Graduate TF Training in the Biomedical Sciences





This course is an introduction to the skills and frameworks necessary for success as a graduate student teaching fellow (TF). After completing this 6 hour introduction, students will be able to:

- describe core pedagogy concepts including backwards design, formative assessment, active learning, alignment, and inclusive teaching
- identify ways these core concepts may influence their work as graduate student TAs
- demonstrate the ability to apply these concepts to their expected teaching and course-related responsibilities
- identify classroom management and interpersonal approaches that minimize conflict and maximize student belonging and performance

Course Director:
Bradley Coleman, PhD
Director, HMS Curriculum Fellows Program


This course consists of three 2-hour meetings. Students must attend all sessions.
SESSION 1 - Wednesday, January 20 4PM - 6PM
SESSION 2 - Friday, January 22 3PM - 5PM
SESSION 3 - Friday, January 29 3PM - 5PM


This nanocourse is open to anyone serving as a TA or TF in a Spring 2021 course. It is required for students who plan to enroll inMEDSCI 312qc.


CLICK HERE to register for this course.