Events

    2018 Mar 15

    CFP Journal Club

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Bibring Conference Room, Gordon Hall
    CFP Journal Club is open to anyone interested in learning about new findings from the teaching and learning literature.
     

    Presented by: Deepali Ravel, PhD

    2018 Feb 12

    Teaching Observations and Feedback Workshop

    Registration Closed 10:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    TMEC L-008

    Teaching Observations and Feeback Workshop

    Bradley Coleman
    Co-Director, HMS Curriculum Fellows Program
     

    The ability to give and receive constructive, actionable feedback on teaching is critical for anyone from whom teaching will be a component of their career. We will discuss the goals of teaching observations and identify best practices. This will include training on the use of an observation rubric and an introduction to several observation protocols frequently used in STEM classrooms. We will also explore...

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    2017 Nov 29

    Student Town Hall - Comprehensive Review of Graduate Education

    Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Gordon Hall - Waterhouse Room

    Student Town Hall - Comprehensive Review of Graduate Education

     

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    2017 Nov 29

    Using Qualitative Data to Inform Teaching and for Educational Research (CFP Education Workshop Series)

    Registration Closed 1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Gordon Hall- Bibring Conference Room

    Using Qualitative Data to Inform Teaching and for Educational Research

    Diane Lam, Ph.D.

    Curriculum Fellow in Microbiology and Immunobiology

    While assessment scores may tell you whether or not students understand a concept, they may not tell you why. This workshop will concentrate on one type of qualitative data that can begin to answer these "why" questions: verbal data. They may come in the form of interviews, surveys, evaluations, free-response answers, etc. and are always messy. We will discuss how verbal data can be used to uncover...

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    2017 Nov 01

    Equity, Empathy, and Engagement for All Students (CFP Education Workshop Series)

    Registration Closed 11:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    TMEC - 128

    Equity, Empathy, and Engagement for All Students

    Rachel M. Wright, Ph.D.

    Curriculum Fellow in Genetics

    Tari Tan, Ph.D.

    Curriculum Fellow in Neurobiology

    The value of inclusive scientific teams is increasingly recognized, but effective strategies to engage diverse students during education and training remain poorly implemented. Here we present practical tools to cultivate a fair learning environment. This workshop will include hands-on activities to approach and correct our own implicit biases.

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    2017 Sep 27

    Getting Active Learning Right (CFP Education Workshop Series)

    Registration Closed 1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    TMEC 448

    Getting Active Learning Right

     

    Bradley Coleman, Ph.D.
    Interim Co-Director, HMS Curriculum Fellows Program

     
    Over the last several years, multiple studies have demonstrated that active classroom approaches improve student learning outcomes and diminish race- and gender-based performance disparities. As a result, the use of mid-class questioning, paired discussions, worksheets and other activities has grown. Yet, all active learning is not created equal. In this workshop we will discuss and apply best practices that...
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    2017 Jun 28

    CFP Journal Club

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Alumni Conference Room, Gordon Hall 316

     

    CFP Journal Club is open to anyone interested in learning about new findings from the teaching and learning literature.

     

    Presenter: Christine DeGennaro, PhD

    Curriculum Fellow, HMX Office of Online Learning

     

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    2017 Jun 15

    Preparing Job Search Materials: Writing Effective Teaching and Diversity Statements

    Registration Closed 4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    TMEC 227

    Preparing Job Search Materials:

    •    Writing Effective Teaching Statements

    •    Writing Effective Diversity Statements

     
    Attendees for these two seminars will have the opportunity to interact with experts from Tufts University and Northeastern University who have extensive experience delivering workshops on writing teaching and diversity statements.  
     
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    2017 Jun 08

    Panel Discussion: Understanding Interview Day(s) and the Tenure Process in Different Academic Settings

    Registration Closed 4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Armenise Amphitheater

    Panel Discussion: Understanding Interview Day(s) and the Tenure Process in Different Academic Settings

     

    In this facilitated discussion, attendees will benefit from the perspective of current department chairs and senior faculty members who have experience interviewing candidates for junior faculty positions and evaluating faculty at the promotion and tenure phases.  Panelists will be able to share experience from a diverse array of academic institutions: Boston University, Emmanuel College, Harvard Medical School and Wellesley College.  Attendees will...
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    2017 Jun 01

    Teaching Careers Panel: Personal and Professional Lessons from Time Spent in the Classroom

    Registration Closed 4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Armenise Amphitheater

    Teaching Careers Panel: Personal and Professional Lessons from Time Spent in the Classroom

     

    In this facilitated discussion, panelists whose work balance research, teaching and administrative responsibilities will share insights from their work at various academic institutions.  The expertise on this panel will also allow attendees to learn more about transitional post-docs that support teaching and administrative skills development.  Our confirmed panelists come from Bunker Hill Community College, Harvard Medical School, Simmons College and Wellesley College...
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