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Teaching What You Don't Know

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Sponsor
Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning
Location
Online via Zoom - register to receive the Zoom link
Virtual
Date
Oct 27, 2020   3:00 - 4:00 pm  
Speaker
Lucas Anderson, CITL
Cost
Free, but registration required
Registration
Click Here to Register
Contact
Lucas Anderson
E-Mail
lander23@illinois.edu
Phone
217-300-4408
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Originating Calendar
Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning

It’s actually pretty common to teach material that might be a bit of a stretch for you.  Perhaps you are teaching a large survey course, and you haven’t kept up with the recent developments in every sub-field of your discipline (nor could you).  Or perhaps a colleague is on sabbatical and you are stepping in for a semester to teach something in an area adjacent to, but not quite in, your area of expertise.  Using ideas from Therese Huston’s excellent book Teaching What You Don’t Know, we’ll discover some strategies for comfortably and confidently teaching material that is not your specialty.

 

This workshop counts towards the Graduate Teacher Certificate or the Certificate in Foundations of Teaching.

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