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Teaching Texts in Translation

Facilitator: Professor Jamal Elias, Religious Studies

We take it as axiomatic in our research that a text cannot be fully understood when read in translation. But outside of dedicated language departments, instructors of undergraduate courses can rarely expect their students to have reading facility in languages other than English. So how do we navigate the fact that the texts which our […]

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Bringing Insight from Allied Disciplines into the Religious Studies Classroom

Facilitator: Professor Jolyon Thomas, Religious Studies

The wide range of both research methodology and subject matter in Religious Studies means that it is an inherently interdisciplinary field. Consequently, nearly all scholars in Religious Studies will have a foot in some other department. In this workshop, we will talk about strategies for bridging these disciplinary boundaries. In particular, Professor Thomas, who held […]

  • Cohen Hall
    204
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Bringing Insight from Allied Disciplines into the Religious Studies Classroom

Facilitator: Professor Jolyon Thomas, Religious Studies

The wide range of both research methodology and subject matter in Religious Studies means that it is an inherently interdisciplinary field. Consequently, nearly all scholars in Religious Studies will have a foot in some other department. In this workshop, we will talk about strategies for bridging these disciplinary boundaries. In particular, Professor Thomas, who held […]

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Immersive and Experiential Learning in the Religious Studies Classroom

Facilitator: Professor Justin McDaniel, Religious Studies

Justin McDaniel’s courses involving immersive and experiential learning, such as Introduction to Buddhism and Existential Despair, often receive glowing reviews. Yet these courses are also capable of generating a fair amount of controversy. In this workshop, we will discuss the pros and cons of using immersive and experiential learning. What benefits do undergraduate students gain […]

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    Room 392
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Teaching Critical Writing

Facilitator: Dr. Adam Mohr, Senior Lecturer, Critical Writing Program and Associated Faculty, HSS

Dr. Mohr, a Senior Lecturer in the Critical Writing Program and affiliate of HSS, will speak on teaching good writing to undergraduate students. All graduate students are welcome. This event grows out of concerns in the History & Socioogy of Science department and so may be most useful to students in related fields. Counts toward […]

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    Room 237
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How to Lead an Effective Discussion

Facilitator: Taylor Dysart, CETLI Graduate Fellow, History & Sociology of Science

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

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    Room 493
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Preparing and Delivering Effective Lectures

Facilitator: Alexis Rider, CETLI Graduate Fellow, History & Sociology of Science

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

  • Cohen Hall
    Room 203
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Making a Core Course Your Own

Facilitator: Alexis Rider, CETLI Graduate Fellow, History & Sociology of Science

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

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    Room 392
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Teaching Research Methods to Undergraduates

Facilitator: Alexis Rider, CETLI Graduate Fellow, History & Sociology of Science

Research is a major component of thinking and writing critically, and is a skill that undergraduates are only just beginning to develop. In this workshop, Dr. Meggie Crnic, who teaches the Capstone seminar, will discuss how she helps students construct a senior thesis. The aim of this seminar is to show TAs the skills that […]

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    Room 251 (Classics Lounge)
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Aequora and Classics Outreach

Facilitator: Ryan Pilipow, CETLI Graduate Fellow, Ancient History

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

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Effective Lecturing

Facilitator: Brian Reese, CETLI Graduate Fellow, Philosophy

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

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    Room 392
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Media in the Classroom

Facilitator: Brian Reese, CETLI Graduate Fellow, Philosophy

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

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    Room 392
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Wellness Advising

Facilitator: Brian Reese, CETLI Graduate Fellow, Philosophy

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

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    Room 251 (Classics Lounge)
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Teaching Library Skills

Facilitator: Ryan Pilipow, CETLI Graduate Fellow, Ancient History

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

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    Room 251 (Classics Lounge)
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RESCHEDULED Teaching in Translation: Using Translated Works and the Practice of Translation in the Classroom

Facilitator: Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach, CETLI Graduate Fellow, Comparative Literature

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

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    Room 251 (Classics Lounge)
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Responding to Student Stress

Facilitator: Ryan Pilipow, CETLI Graduate Fellow, Ancient History

Toward the end of the semester, student stress is increasing. Finals are coming up, papers are due, and grading mounts. Join Dr. Julien Almonte from CAPS as we discuss ways to respond to student stress. What resources are available at Penn for students to manage stress? What role does the graduate student instructor play in […]

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Using Office Hours Effectively

Facilitator: Brian Reese, CETLI Graduate Fellow, Philosophy

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

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    Room 251 (Classics Lounge)
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Teaching Post-Baccalaureate Students

Facilitator: Ryan Pilipow, CETLI Graduate Fellow, Ancient History

In the classical studies post-baccalaureate program, Dr. Nishimura-Jensen teaches a wide range of students of different ages and skill-levels. Nevertheless, she strives to create a uniquely cohesive and productive learning environment for each of her students. Join us as she discusses her experience in teaching students after they have received their bachelor's degree.All graduate students […]

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Teaching the Ancient World Online

Facilitator: Ryan Pilipow, CETLI Graduate Fellow, Ancient History

Online teaching is a powerful tool for reaching a diverse audience. It offers students the ability to attend courses with greater flexibility outside the traditional lecture hall. However, digital learning seems very different from the exchange we in the academy are accustomed to, and thus may present teachers with an array of new problems. This […]

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Leading Recitations in Ancient Studies

Facilitator: Ryan Pilipow, CETLI Graduate Fellow, Ancient History

Teaching a recitation for a course has a unique set of hurdles. Occasionally, the professor in charge of the class will lay out goals, aims, and topics for your recitation. Often, however, you will have to determine what your students need to consider without such guidance. A recitation section ideally complements the trajectory of the […]

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Teaching the Global

Facilitator: Elaine LaFay, CETLI Graduate Fellow, History and Sociology of Science

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

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    Room 251 (Classics Lounge)
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Teaching With and About Visual Source Material

Facilitator: Steve Renette, CETLI Graduate Fellow, AAMW

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