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  • PCPSE (Perelman Poli Sci and Econ)
    335
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Teaching in Transition

Facilitator: Dr. Jane Esberg, Assistant Professor, Political Science

This Q&A-style workshop will offer insights and tips about teaching while also being on the academic job market. Whether you have questions about teaching while transitioning from PhD student to postdoc, postdoc to assistant professor, or teaching while preparing for a big move in general, Dr. Esberg will be there to answer! All graduate students are welcome. […]

  • PCPSE (Perelman Poli Sci and Econ)
    335
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Working with Undergraduates Beyond the Classroom

Facilitator: Stephanie Perry, Executive Director, Penn Program on Opinion Research and Election Studies (PORES)

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 CETLI Teaching Certificate.

  • PCPSE (Perelman Poli Sci and Econ)
    200
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Games as a Teaching Tool

Facilitator: Professors Kevin He and David Dillenberger, Economics

Instructors in economics sometimes utilize games in the classroom to help teach certain concepts. In this workshop, professors Kevin He and David Dillenberger will share and reflect on some of their experiences using games as a teaching device in their graduate and undergraduate courses. Benefits, pitfalls, best practices and useful technology will all be covered. […]

  • PCPSE (Perelman Poli Sci and Econ)
    The Forum
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Working with Undergraduates Beyond the Classroom

Facilitator: Stephanie Perry, Executive Director, Penn Program on Opinion Research and Election Studies (PORES)

Come find out more about the work that PORES does with undergraduates--from research to tutoring--to help inform your own pedagogy at Penn and how to give students what they need for hands-on quantitative research. All graduate students are welcome. This event grows out of concerns in the Political Science department, and so may be most useful to […]

  • PCPSE (Perelman Poli Sci and Econ)
    200
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Engaging Students with Rewarding Teaching

Facilitator: Emilio Borghesan, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Industrial Relations Section, Princeton University

Penn Economics doctoral alumnus Emilio Borghesan shares his approach to teaching, and how he tries to engage students and make teaching a rewarding experience. Emilio will also reflect on the role teaching played in his recent experience on the economics job market. All graduate students are welcome. This event grows out of concerns in the […]

  • PCPSE (Perelman Poli Sci and Econ)
    The Forum
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Teaching in Transition

Facilitator: Professor Jane Esberg, Political Science

This Q&A-style workshop will offer insights and tips about teaching while also being on the academic job market. Whether you have questions about teaching while transitioning from PhD student to postdoc, postdoc to assistant professor, or teaching while preparing for a big move in general, Dr. Jane Esberg will be there to answer! All graduate […]

  • PCPSE (Perelman Poli Sci and Econ)
    The Forum
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Teaching about “ENEMY #1”

Facilitator: Professor Rudra Sil, Political Science

Relying on nearly 25 years of experience in teaching Russian Politics, Dr. Rudra Sil will discuss the intellectual challenges and delicate nature of sticking to a logical and precise framework despite volatile contexts and highly charged emotions about the subject matter. The workshop will also engage the special challenges of addressing students whose identities are […]

  • PCPSE (Perelman Poli Sci and Econ)
    Forum, 2nd floor
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Engaging Undergrads in Research

Facilitator: Professor Marc Meredith, Political Science

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

  • PCPSE (Perelman Poli Sci and Econ)
    250 (Forum) and Online (register for Zoom link)
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Inclusive Teaching in Political Science

Facilitator: Abigail Dym, Graduate Fellow for Inclusive & Equitable Teaching, Political Science and Chloe Ricks, CETLI Graduate Fellow, Political Science

This workshop counts towards the CETLI Teaching Certificate.

  • PCPSE (Perelman Poli Sci and Econ)
    The Forum (250)
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Tips and Tricks for TAing: How to Have a Calm and Productive Semester Even When Serving as a Teaching Assistant

Facilitator: Professor Michele Margolis, Political Science

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 CETLI Teaching Certificate.

  • PCPSE (Perelman Poli Sci and Econ)
    2nd Floor Forum
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Taking Care of Yourself While Taking Care of Business

Facilitator: Professor Michele Margolis, Political Science

The goal in graduate school (and beyond) should be to “work hard, not long” but for many students “work long, not hard” is probably a more accurate description of their day-to-day lives. The goal of this CETLI session--which will blend logistical and emotional advice that is 100% practical--is to get students working harder but more […]

  • PCPSE (Perelman Poli Sci and Econ)
    2nd Floor Forum
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Partisanship in the Classroom

Facilitator: Abigail Dym, CETLI Graduate Fellow, Political Science

Partisan and ideological differences come up in class in different ways. Sometimes they are related to the course content, and relevant to a discussion that highlights ideological differences among the students (and possibly the professor). Sometimes they are evident in students' partisan apparel (MAGA hats for example), in side conversations, or in unexpected conflict about […]

  • PCPSE (Perelman Poli Sci and Econ)
    2nd Floor Forum
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Inclusive Teaching Strategies: Supporting Students with Disabilities

Facilitator: Abigail Dym, CETLI Graduate Fellow, Political Science

National surveys estimate that nearly 20% of college students identify as a person with a disability. Instructors preparing to teach college courses want to better understand this population and to develop effective instructional methods that are inclusive of students with disabilities. This workshop will explore the role of Disability Services as a resource for students […]

  • PCPSE (Perelman Poli Sci and Econ)
    2nd Floor Forum
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Preparing to Teach Large Undergraduate Lectures

Facilitator: Abigail Dym, CETLI Graduate Fellow, Political Science

Penn political science PhD students are able to practice their postsecondary teaching during recitation, where they typically manage small groups of students in discussion or content review. However, many PhDs who continue in academia will need to teach in large undergraduate lectures. This CETLI workshop provides an overview of similarities and differences in teaching small […]