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Designing an Effective Syllabus: A Workshop for Graduate Students and Post-Docs

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Lathop Library, room 135
Stanford Grad Students and Postdocs RSVP Here
The ability to create an effective syllabus is critical to the development of a successful course, and it is also important in the academic job search and your future academic position. In this workshop, we will discuss the process of… Details

Creating Inclusive Classrooms

Thursday, February 23, 2017 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Huang 10 (Ground Level)
Stanford faculty and teaching students and staff Please register
We will explore how our everyday teaching practices can be more inclusive for all students in a variety of disciplines and class formats. Details

CANVAS: Winter 2017 Office Hours

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesdays, 408 Panama Mall, Room 148
For Faculty/Staff No appointment necessary. For a one-to-one appointment, go to:http://gocanvas.stanford.edu/contact-us/
Beginning January 10, 2017, Canvas Office Hours will be held at on Tuesdays, 12:00-2:00 PM at 408 Panama Mall, Room 148. Our last VPTL Canvas Office Hours session will be on March 28, 2017 Have a question about Canvas that seems best suited for… Details

How to Set Sticky Goals

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lathrop 135
A Stanford Grad Student Workshop Please Register
Tired of making and breaking academic, personal or professional goals? In this interactive workshop, Alana Kim will guide you on how to create realistic goals that help keep you on track. About Alana: Alana Garcia graduated from Stanford in… Details

Teaching & Tutoring Opportunities Information Session for Undergrad and Graduate Students

Thursday, January 26, 2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lathrop 135
For Stanford Undergrad and Grad Students Space Limited, Please Register
Are you an undergraduate or graduate student looking for an opportunity to teach your own class, tutor someone in your favorite subject, or mentor local youth? At this information session, you’ll hear from representatives from various campus… Details

Grad Student Teaching Café

Monday, January 23, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lathrop 135
For Stanford grad students, consultants, postdocs & staff. Lunch provided. Please register
Grad Students: Are you looking to expand your teaching toolbox? Are you rusty and in need of dusting off your teaching skills? Do you have a specific teaching concern and are looking for solutions? Simply looking for great ideas and fun… Details

VPTL Innovation Grant Informational Session 1 / Office Hours

Monday, January 9, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
VPTL , 408 Panama Mall, 1st Floor Open Space Area
Open to Stanford Faculty
Office Hours by VPTL consultants for faculty interested in discussing a proposal for this year's Innovation Grant Program. Details

VPTL Innovation Grant Informational Session 1 / Office Hours

Monday, December 12, 2016 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
VPTL , 408 Panama Mall, 1st Floor Open Space Area
Open to Stanford Faculty
Office Hours by VPTL consultants for faculty interested in discussing a proposal for this year's Innovation Grant Program. Details

Hidden inequities in active learning classrooms: How groups of students are differentially impacted by active learning

Friday, December 9, 2016 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hartley Conference Center
Meet the speaker reception @ 1:30 pm Space Limited, RSVP
In response to calls for implementing active learning in college-level STEM courses, classrooms across the country are being transformed from instructor centered to student centered. Sara Brownell, neuroscientist turned full-time education… Details

Sara Brownell speaks on: Opportunities and tension points associated with integrating teaching and research

Friday, December 9, 2016 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Hartley Conference Center
Lunch served, with reception to follow Space Limited, RSVP
Sara Brownell is an Assistant Professor in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University, she uses both qualitative and quantitative data to better understand how undergraduate biology students learn and how instructors can develop… Details