Events

  • Seminar Engagement Techniques – In and Beyond t...

    5 August 2021 (Thu) , 11:30 AM - 1 PM

    The CTL and Director of the Common Curriculum are co-hosting a gathering for faculty who are new to Yale-NUS and new to the Common Curriculum. As the title suggests, the focus will be on seminar pedagogy techniques, with a particular emphasis on strategies for engaging and motivating students in Common Curriculum courses. We will bring...

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  • Design Thinking Retreat for Faculty

    30 April 2021 (Fri) , 2 PM - 6 PM

    Want to explore design thinking as a tool for teaching in a fun-filled afternoon? The CTL is hosting a Design Thinking retreat this month, in collaboration with the School of X in Singapore. The goal of the training is to provide a fun and practical learning experience and the opportunity to explore how to apply...

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  • Syllabus: The Remarkable, Unremarkable Document...

    5 March 2021 (Fri) , 9AM

    Many of us are dissatisfied with the course syllabus–the document that we’re obligated to produce, that our students typically don’t read, and that nowadays bursts at the seams with requirements, disclaimers, and other quasi-legal languages. We know that as a piece of writing we make for an audience, the syllabus often fails – and fa...

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  • Teaching Interactive Classes Online Using Zoom

    29 July 2020 (Wed) , 10 AM - 12 PM

    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 Familiarity with Zoom Function, Fostering a Welcoming Community, and Creating Expectations/ Norms of Engagement. We will show how you can use a number of Zoom tools to promot...

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