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ECO/ECA Summer 2017 Update

Robin Frye, Atiya Smith and Ali Safivand instructed the Early Connection Opportunities (ECO) and Early Connection Africa (ECA) programs from June through August 2017.  The new instructors who joined and contributed were Anastasia Nikolis (ECO Instructor), Hoang Pham (ECO Instructor), and Kenneth Leo (New ECA Instructor). We had over 63 students ECO students who completed this year's program! Congrats!


Introduction to Summer Teaching - Spring 2017

This workshop series prepared graduate students for the unique challenges of teaching summer courses, and provided hands-on experience designing course materials (including a syllabus) that they could use directly in their own teaching.

Some workshop takeaways were:

  • Course objectives (aligned with teaching and learning activities, and assessment tasks)
  • Practice in the use of lectures, discussion and group work
  • Classroom strategies to handle difficult situations
  • Self confidence in their own ability to teach

CIRTL Past Events

CIRTL Reads Journal Club

February 13, 2017: The Long Road - Keeping STEM Students Moving on the Path to Success

March 13, 2017: Problem-Based Learning in STEM Courses

April 10, 2017: Developing Learning Communities for STEM Students

Past CIRTLCasts: Teaching in the US

January 9, 2017: Teaching writing in your classes when you still seek support for your own writing

February 13, 2017: Evaluating Teaching: How do I know I'm being effective in the classroom?

March 13, 2017: Intercultural communication and teaching: Understanding each other

April 10, 2017: Your turn: Topics from the learning community

Visit the CIRTL website for more about the CIRTL event schedule.