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Student Engagement Techniques: A Workshop for TA Trainers and Mentors

Monday, October 9, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Lathrop Learning Hub Room 135
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Do you want to help your TAs make their teaching more interactive, engaging, and fun? This session is designed to prepare TA trainers and mentors to run their own workshop on Student Engagement Techniques, an interactive workshop that offers… Details

2017 ATXpo

Monday, October 2, 2017 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center
Open to participating institution faculty, students, and staff (including Stanford). Seats are limited. Regsistration cost discounted for students.
The ATXpo is a one-day event that brings together faculty members, instructors, students, and staff from Stanford University, UC Berkeley, UC San Francisco, University of San Francisco, San Francisco State University, San Jose State University… Details

Teaching Assistant Orientation 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017 7:45 am - 12:00 pm
Hewlett Teaching Center
Open to Stanford TA Community and Staff. ID and onsite registration required
VPTL will hold a Teaching Assistant (TA) Orientation Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, for all students who will be leading class sections and labs in the new academic year. Experienced TAs are welcome, too! VPTL will also offer winter and spring TA… Details

Introduction to Gradescope

Thursday, September 21, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Thornton 102 or streamed live via YouTube
The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning is pleased to introduce Gradescope to the campus community. Gradescope is a tool that allows instructors to grade paper-based assignments online effectively and consistently in half the… Details

VPTL Consultant and Mentor in Teaching Training

Monday, September 18, 2017 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
by invitation only
Training to graduate students who have already served as TAs and who want to take their teaching to the next level. Details

Teaching at Stanford

Thursday, September 14, 2017 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
408 Panama Mall
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The goal of the teaching lunch is to kick-off the academic year with an overview of key resources and discussions to jump start your teaching at Stanford. The session is primarily oriented to new faculty and lecturers. Continuing faculty and… Details

Digital Teaching Café

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
408 Panama 001

Are you looking to expand your digital teaching toolbox? Curious to see some neat digital strategies in action to engage your students inside and outside the classroom? Do you already use Canvas, online discussion forums, or polling and want to… Details

Myths, Mindsets, and Deep Learning in Higher Education: Better Ways for All to Succeed in Learning Mathematics

Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Stanford students, despite their high achievement in many areas, experience varying degrees of “math anxiety.” New research has found that the highest-achieving students have the most striking negative relationship between math anxiety and… Details

Brownbag Lunch Presentation: Assessment: The Silent Killer of Learning

Friday, May 12, 2017 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
Thornton 102
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Why is it that stellar students sometimes fail in the workplace while dropouts succeed? One reason is that most, if not all, of our current assessment practices are inauthentic. Just as the lecture focuses on the delivery of information to… Details

Improving Student Learning Using Deliberate Approaches

Thursday, May 11, 2017 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Huang 10 (Garden Level)
What do you do when you see your students struggling in your classroom, or when you see an opportunity for change? In this session, participants will examine the Teaching as Research approach, critique Teaching as Research projects, and… Details