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Donald Knuth's 25th Annual Christmas Lecture: Pi and The Art of Computer Programming (Live)

Thursday, December 5, 2019 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Nvidia Auditorium
Professor Knuth will present his 25th Annual Christmas Lecture on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 6:30 pm in NVIDIA Auditorium in Huang Engineering Center, 475 Via Ortega, Stanford University. For those unable to come to Stanford, the lecture… Details

Stanford Classrooms Reimagined Preview

December 4, 3:30-4:30pm and December 5, 9:30-10:30am
408 Panama, Room 001
We heard from faculty, students, administrators and stakeholders on how Stanford can improve classrooms and learning spaces. Now VPTL and the Stanford Classrooms Reimagined team invite you to a preview of these findings. Hear what we learned… Details

3D Printing

Friday, October 11, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Hub @ Lathrop
Come in and learn how to design and print using the free 3D printers at the Lathrop Learning Hub Create Space. After completing this workshop you will have the knowledge necessary to print your own designs. Details

Engage Students in Active Learning with Poll Everywhere

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Y2E2 Room 300
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Poll Everywhere allows instructors to engage students in real time with live interactive web-based polls. Join us for an active and hands-on workshop examining ways to use Poll Everywhere for student engagement and active learning. In this… Details

Mini-course: Practices & Principles of Effective Teaching

October 1-18, 2019
Put Research-based Strategies Into Action This mini-course provides learners with a basic knowledge of the relevant research in cognitive psychology and science education and the ability to apply that knowledge to enhance their ability to learn… Details

Autumn Quarter TA Orientation

Friday, September 20, 2019 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hewlett Teaching Center
Each quarter, CTL hosts a TA Orientation to help prepare graduate students to teach at Stanford. This event is highly recommended for all new TAs and is also open to returning TAs, postdocs, and other members of the campus community. This… Details

Fundamentals of Course Design

September 18, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
408 Panama Mall, Room 001
This workshop provides faculty and lecturers with a collaborative environment in which to design a new course or modify an existing course to optimize for student engagement and learning. This two-hour workshop will introduce the principles… Details

CATAPULT: CA/TA Panel on University Learning and Teaching

Monday, September 16, 2019 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Teaching doesn’t have to be stressful. In this interactive workshop and panel presentation, you’ll learn tips from experienced international student peers and identify resources to support you in your TA or CA assignment, whether you start this… Details

Grade Faster and Provide Better Feedback with Gradescope

Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Gates Computer Science Building, Room B01
Faculty, instructors, TA’s and grading staff are invited to join us for a special workshop featuring the staff at Gradescope. Find out how you can decrease the time you spend grading exams and homework while providing your students with better… Details

Course Design Institute for New H&S Faculty

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
408 Panama Mall, Room 001
The Course Design Institute (CDI) is an annual program that provides faculty with a collaborative and immersive environment in which to design a new course or modify an existing course optimized for student engagement and learning. This year we… Details