Events

  • Closing the Gender Gap: Balancing for Better – ...

    8 March 2019 (Fri) , 6:00 PM
    At Performance Hall

    Despite progress in recent years, girls continue to suffer severe disadvantages and exclusion in education systems throughout their lives. Girls’ education is both an intrinsic right and a critical lever to reaching other development objectives. But the challenges of gender equality remain significant and the many distinctive cultural contexts f...

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  • Teaching Recognition Dinner

    16 January 2019 (Wed) , 5:30pm
    At Performance Hall Foyer

    Join us as we award the inaugural Distinguished Teaching Excellence Award and the Early Career Teaching Award. The Teaching Innovation Grant Projects will also be on display for your review and learning.

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  • ALSET Presentation

    19 November 2018 (Mon) , 12pm
    At Classroom 16

    The session will introduce NUS Institute for the Application of Learning Science and Educational Technology (ALSET) and its programmes to encourage faculty at all levels to participate in impactful pedagogical research. ALSET’s team will present its role within NUS and how it complements other units such as CDTL and the Teaching Academy. They wi...

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  • Rubrics: Transparent Assessment in Support of S...

    14 November 2018 (Wed) , 10am
    At CTL Office

    Rubrics provide a powerful tool for grading, assessment and feedback, and act as a transparent guide to students’ learning. Rubrics are made up of a set of evaluative criteria and performance scales that clearly outline essential components of an assessment task and communicate to students on how they are being assessed. They can also provide...

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  • Integrating Learner’s Prior Knowledge into the ...

    11 October 2018 (Thu) , 12pm
    At Tan Chin Tuan Lecture Theatre

    Addressing psychological literature on constructivism, William Rando will share with the community the ways in which new information, or even new skills, are learned more deeply when they are integrated into the learner’s prior knowledge. Lessons from the University of Chicago Common Core will shed light on approaches to teaching and learning th...

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  • Can We Predict the Future of New Universities?

    18 September 2018 (Tue) , 12pm - 1pm
    At Classroom 16

    As new universities get established to cater to the growing needs of mass higher education, they respond differently to the expectations and demands of their stakeholders that often compete with their research and teaching missions. An understanding of these responses, and how they shape the evolution and future of new universities, is vital to ...

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  • Peer Observation Training for Faculty

    27 August 2018 (Mon) , 9:30am - 11am
    At CTL Office

    The Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is offering training to all Yale-NUS College faculty members on how to conduct summative peer observation: Monday, August 27, 9:30am – 11:00am (Breakfast will be provided) Please RSVP to let us know you are coming – https://bit.ly/2ACgRV1 

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  • Starting a New Semester & Creating an Inclu...

    23 August 2018 (Thu) , 12pm - 1pm
    At CTL Office

    The CTL invites you to a Teaching and Tonics event, a collegial sharing and discussion session on “Starting a New Semester and Creating an Inclusive Classroom Environment.” This is an informal opportunity for our new and more seasoned faculty to share their strategies and get some new ideas. Professors Shaffique Adam (Physics) and Malcolm Keatin...

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  • Teaching and learning of science for modern und...

    4 April 2018 (Wed) , 12pm - 1pm
    At Classroom 16
    Speaker(s): Jason Pun Chun Shing

    The University of Hong Kong (HKU) at over 100 year old is the oldest higher education institution in Hong Kong.  The curriculum at HKU underwent a major reform in 2012 when the university education in Hong Kong changed from a 3-year to a 4-year system.  In the new curriculum for science students, we incorporated compulsive learning modules to gi...

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  • Disability in Academia: Lunch Conversations wit...

    3 April 2018 (Tue) , 11.45pm - 1pm
    At Classroom 15

    Disability studies is a burgeoning field, and is studied across the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Join Kevin Goldstein and Takashi Obana for lunch to share their experience studying disability in academia, such as the current hot topics of critical disability studies, differences between social and medical models, and how they navig...

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