Events

  • Informal Conversations: Teaching in 2020/21

    17 June 2020 (Wed) , 8 PM

    BYOB (Beverage) and BYOTI (Teaching Ideas). This will be a very informal chat for faculty to discuss their experiences in the past semester and plans for the coming year. We plan to host a few sessions in June and again in July if there is interest. We will be hosting this online to give us...

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  • Teaching Small Interactive Classes Online Using...

    5 June 2020 (Fri) , 10 AM - 12 PM

    Many of us will be teaching face to face next semester, though some may be operating online. If you would like to learn techniques for online instruction, join us for a 2 hour workshop and learn specific strategies for holding courses and promoting discussion and student-to-student interaction using Zoom, including a focus on Setting up...

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  • Experiential Teaching in the Social Sciences an...

    12 March 2020 (Thu) , 4:30 PM - 6 PM
    At CTL Office

    Join us for a collegial conversation about the what, how, and why of experiential learning in the social sciences and other disciplines as well. We will have three Featured Faculty join us – Valentina Zuin (Urban Studies), Jean Liu (Psychology), and Lee Cuba (Sociology) on hand to share their own approaches and spark the conversation. Come...

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  • Teaching Recognition Dinner 2020

    5 February 2020 (Wed) , 5:30 PM - 7 PM
    At Performance Hall Foyer

    Join us as we award the 2020 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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  • Living Ideas: Immersive Assignments and their L...

    29 January 2020 (Wed) , 12 PM - 1:30 PM
    At USP Masters Commons, 3rd floor, Cinnamon College

    Students taking courses in philosophy and the history of ideas are often puzzled by the literary conventions, conceptual frameworks, and philosophical practices they encounter in texts from different cultures and historical periods. In response to this challenge, scholars in the Philosophy as a Way of Life network (2019-2021), a project funded b...

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  • Engaging Students In Capstone Research & In...

    28 January 2020 (Tue) , 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    At Classroom 16

    The CTL will host a workshop with Dr. Mick Healey on strategies for engaging students in capstone research and as partners in research. This is topic on which he has been researching and training faculty around the world for many years. A Geographer by training, Mick has served as director of the Centre for Active...

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  • Peer Observation of Teaching Training

    22 January 2020 (Wed) , 12 PM - 1:30 PM
    At CTL Office

    One of the exciting features of Yale-NUS’ teaching culture is our Peer Observation Program. Come learn about the goals underlying peer observation, how to minimize unintentional bias, and develop your approach for providing useful feedback to your colleagues. This is a valuable professional development workshop for junior and senior faculty alik...

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  • Responding to Hot Moments in the Classroom

    15 January 2020 (Wed) , 12 PM - 1:30 PM
    At CTL Office

    Difficult, uncomfortable, and offensive moments emerge while teaching, sometimes when we least expect them. A student saying something unknowingly cruel. The professor makes a joke that unintentionally offends. Preparing for these moments can help us respond in ways that restore a productive and trusting learning environment. Please join us for ...

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  • Integrating Peer Review Exercises into Your Tea...

    6 November 2019 (Wed) , 12 PM - 1:30 PM
    At CTL Office

    Join us for a workshop on “Integrating Peer Review” into your teaching with the Writer Centre’s Tait Bergstrom and Assistant Professor of Sciences Dave Smith. Explore methods of integrating peer review to enhance student learning across the disciplines. Peer review is an effective way to promote peer-to-peer learning, and give students more feed...

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  • Is there a Liberal Arts Style of Teaching in th...

    18 October 2019 (Fri) , 5 PM - 6 PM
    At CTL Office

    The CTL invites you to join for a casual conversation among colleagues, featuring Jeremy Kua and Philip Johns. We often think of Liberal Arts in terms of curriculum, but is there a distinctive liberal arts style of teaching in science, and other divisions as well? The conversation can start there with some initial thoughts by...

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