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Fall Graduate Course: Preparation for Teaching (for Students in the Sciences, Engineering, & Math)

Posted by on Thursday, May 27, 2010 in News.

Stacy Klein-Gardner (Teaching & Learning, Biomedical Engineering) is offering a one-credit graduate course on college teaching this fall.

BME 395. Preparation for Teaching. Basics of curriculum design, assessment, accreditation. Diversity in the classroom and classroom management. Technology for teaching, assessment, and communication. Basics of K-12 outreach. Open to graduate students in all STEM disciplines wishing to pursue college/university teaching. FALL. [1].

While the course is listed in the BME department, none of the content is at all specific to BME and the course is open to all engineering or science graduate students. The course will help all graduate students who are considering future faculty positions learn the basics of teaching.

Graduate students from around the CIRTL Network will be taking the course online at the same time Vanderbilt graduate students take the course face-to-face.  If you have questions about the course or would like to see the syllabus, contact Professor Klein-Gardner.

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