8.395[J] Teaching College-Level Science and Engineering


Class Info

Participatory seminar focuses on the knowledge and skills necessary for teaching science and engineering in higher education. Topics include theories of adult learning; course development; promoting active learning, problemsolving, and critical thinking in students; communicating with a diverse student body; using educational technology to further learning; lecturing; creating effective tests and assignments; and assessment and evaluation. Students research and present a relevant topic of particular interest. Appropriate for both novices and those with teaching experience.

This class has no prerequisites.

8.395[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by J. Rankin.

This class counts for a total of 4 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

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