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  • PCPSE (Perelman Poli Sci and Econ)
    The Forum, Second Floor
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Leading Classroom Discussions

Facilitator: Dr. Roxanne L. Euben, Professor, Political Science

Why does in-class discussion matter in higher education? Is discussion even possible when so many of us have lost the ability to listen? What strategies encourage participation among a variety […]

  • Towne Building
    215, ODEI Conference Room
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Indistinguishable From Magic: Teaching Advanced Technology with Real-World Applications

Facilitator: Dr. Dustyn Roberts, Practice Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics

All graduate students are welcome. This event grows out of concerns in the Mechanical Engineering & Applied Mechanics department, and so may be most useful to students in related fields. […]

  • PCPSE (Perelman Poli Sci and Econ)
    The Forum, Second Floor
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Supporting Students in Crisis: Professional Development from Penn Violence Prevention

Facilitator: Reema Malhotra Phillips, MSW, LSWS, Associate Director, Student Services, Penn Violence Prevention

All graduate students are welcome. This event grows out of concerns in the Political Science department, and so may be most useful to students in related fields. Counts toward the […]

  • Goddard Labs
    207
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Integrating Computational Tools

Facilitator: Dr. Benjamin Voight, Associate Professor, Pharmacology

As computational tools and thinking become increasingly complex and increasingly integrated into STEM disciplines, the need for using computational tools in the classroom and teaching computational thinking is also increasing. […]

  • Hayden Hall
    360
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Why Teaching Matters (Even if Your Career Leads Outside of Academia)

Facilitator: Dr. Reto Gieré, Professor, Earth & Environmental Sciences

Are you searching for what's beyond academia but are still required to teach during grad school? Are you wondering how teaching might impact your career even if you go outside of academia? Or just curious about how teaching impacts other areas of our research and science? Please join our workshop with Dr. Reto Gieré as he discusses the ways […]

  • Cohen Hall
    204
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Teaching Religion in the Premodern World

Facilitator: Dr. Reyhan Durmaz, Religious Studies

Recent scholarship has demonstrated that “religion” as we know it today is a post-Enlightenment concept. But this fact has not changed common discourse that assumes the universality of religion, nor has it stopped the academy from offering courses on religion in pre-modern contexts. So how do we approach teaching within a framework which we have […]

  • PCPSE (Perelman Poli Sci and Econ)
    200
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Inclusive Teaching in Economics

Facilitator: Ornella Darova, SAS Graduate Fellow in Inclusive & Equitable Teaching, Economics

All graduate students are welcome. This event grows out of concerns in the Economics department, and so may be most useful to students in related fields. Counts toward the CETLI Teaching Certificate.

  • Levine Hall
    612
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Interdisciplinary Teaching: Merging the Liberal Arts with Engineering

Facilitator: Dr. Danaë Metaxa, Assistant Professor, Computer & Information Science

What are the most effective methods for developing and delivering interdisciplinary courses? What’s the difference between being faculty at an R1 versus a small, liberal-arts college (SLAC)? This seminar explores these questions and more, from the key aspects of creating and effectively teaching an interdisciplinary curriculum, to choosing between different academic career paths. Professor Danaë […]

  • BRB (Biomed Research Building)
    251
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Advocating for Yourself: Navigating Your Role as a Researcher and Teacher

Facilitator: Dr. Allyson Mackey, Associate Professor, Psychology

Being a TA with demands from both a research advisor and teaching professor can be a lot. This workshop will discuss how to exactly navigate this in between space and advocating for yourself and needs, while aiming to meet the demands of your advisor and professor. All graduate students are welcome. This event grows out […]

  • Van Pelt Library
    CETLI Seminar Room 134
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Making Your Recitations More Effective: Tools from the Weingarten Center

Facilitator: Oscar Escudero-Ortega, STEM Learning Specialist, Weingarten Center

Join STEM Learning Specialist, Oscar Escudero-Ortega to discuss Weingarten approved tools and strategies that can be implemented in structuring an effective recitation. All graduate students are welcome. This event grows out of concerns in the Neuroscience department, and so may be most useful to students in related fields. Counts toward the CETLI Teaching Certificate.

  • Williams Hall
    543 - Cherpack Lounge
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From Application to Campus Visit: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Job Market

Facilitator: Dr. Corine Labridy, Assistant Professor, French and Francophone, Italian, and Germanic Studies

Dr. Labridy will be discussing how to showcase your strengths in your application materials and what happens during interviews and campus interviews. All graduate students are welcome. This event grows out of concerns in the Francophone, Italian, and Germanic Studies department, and so may be most useful to students in related fields. Counts toward the […]

  • Cohen Hall
    204
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Teaching Polarizing Topics

Facilitator: Dr. Anthea Butler, Religious Studies

Students have social and political concerns that can enter into the classroom depending on the topic. How do we teach topics like religion, race, and gender during politically charged times? How can we facilitate productive discussions in the classroom? What kinds of pushback should we anticipate from students, and how can we mitigate it before it […]