Teaching and Learning Workshop - An Event for Grad Students
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Continental breakfast and lunch will be served.
- $2000 "Professors in Training" (PROF-it) Opportunities at the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) - UMBC/CCBC Teaching Fellows Program
- Teaching Undergraduates Through the "Introduction to an Honors University (IHU)" Program
- The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Leadership (CIRTL) - UMBC's Role in the national center, and available resources
- "Teaching Disciplinary Thinking"
- Instructional Technologies (Including Blackboard, Bb screencasting, and Bb Collaborate for virtual office hours.)
- Conflict Resolution: What Every TA Needs to Know
- Assisting Students with Disabilities
- Counseling Center
- Panels of experienced TAs and instructors in Social Sciences and Humanities disciplines, and for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields.
9:00 AM: Instructional Technologies - Blackboard Online Technology for Teaching - Includes Bb screen casting, and Bb Collaborate for virtual office hours.
Mariann Hawken, eLearning Coordinator, UMBC Division of Information Technology
9:30 AM: PROF-it Teaching Opportunities
- Teaching opportunities that exist with UMBC's first-year programs (Jill Randles, Assistant Vice President and Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Education)
- Opportunities for enhanced training with Skillsoft (Renetta Tull)
- CCBC, AACC, Ana G. Mendez University (Dr. Renetta Tull); Center for the Integration of Teaching and Learning - CIRTL (Dr. Renetta Tull)
Dr. Jennifer M. Harrison, Associate Director of Assessment of the Faculty Development Center
11:00 AM: Conflict Resolution (TBC)
Stephanie Lazarus, Human Relations Manager
11:15 AM: Assisting Students with Disabilities
Tawny McManus, Director, Office of Student Disability Services
11:30 AM: Counseling Center
Dr. Amber Hager, Psychologist, The Counseling Center
11:45 AM: "Top TAs" Give Advice in Discipline-specific sessions
- The Graduate Assistant Advisory Committee
- Breakout Sessions (Discussions include: Leading a lab, grading, teaching class, time management, and more)
- Lawrence Sebald - Computer Science & Electrical Engineering
- Payam Rezaei - Chemical, Biochemical, and Environmental Engineering
- Deanna Cerquetti - Language, Literacy and Culture
- Landry Digeon - Language, Literacy and Culture
- Jennifer Lorenzo - Psychology
- Eswar Kumar Hathibelagal Kammara - Mathematics and Statistics
- Hari Lamsal - Physics
- Jaron Kropp - Physics
- Ian Nodurft - Physics
- Yogita Jethmalani - Biological Sciences
- Margarita Correa-Mendez - Biological Sciences
"Career-Life Balance? Talk with Dr. Bambi Chapin" Lunch Seminar from Deluty's Series
Dr. Bambi Chapin is a faculty member of the Sociology, Anthropology, and Health Administration & Policy Department at UMBC. She holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of California, San Diego (USCD). Her work on relationships and human development across cultures include:
2014: Childhood in a Sri Lankan Village: Shaping Hierarchy and Desire. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.
2010: Kathleen Barlow and Bambi L. Chapin, eds. "Mothering as Everyday Practice". Ethos 38(4).