Learn how to develop a syllabus. PROF-it (Professors-in-Training) session @UMBC w/ Dr. Linda Hodges, 9/18, 2PM


Graduate students and Postdocs are invited to come to UMBC on Friday, Sept. 18, 2015 at 2 PM for a seminar on developing a syllabus.  This seminar is part of the PROF-it (Professors-in-Training) series. Participants will learn how to develop a syllabus, manage time in the classroom, and plan content for the semester. Guest Facilitator: Dr. Linda Hodges, Director, UMBC Faculty Development Center.

Linda C. Hodges, Director of the Faculty Development Center, was Director of the Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center for Teaching and Learning at Princeton University from 2003-2009 before retiring to Maryland. She holds a doctorate in biochemistry from the University of Kentucky and was a faculty member for over 20 years before transitioning into faculty development. Prior to coming to the McGraw Center in 2001 she was the William Rand Kenan, Jr. Professor of Chemistry at Agnes Scott College near Atlanta, Georgia. During her faculty tenure at two different institutions she taught a wide range of courses, participated in faculty governance, and served as department chair. In 1999 she was one of 28 faculty chosen nationally to study and assess new pedagogical approaches as a Carnegie Scholar of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. She has published widely on her work in faculty development, engaged student learning, and effective teaching practices. Her special interests are in pedagogies of engagement and the scholarship of teaching and learning.
FREE REGISTRATION
  • If you have a UMBC account, please RSVP on MyUMBC: http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/35133
  • If you don’t have a UMBC account, please post to the comment section below with your name, school, and department so that we’ll know that you are coming.
Light refreshments will be served.
Dr. Linda Hodges teaches graduate students at UMBC about inspiring disciplinary thinking, August 2015.

Dr. Linda Hodges teaches graduate students at UMBC about inspiring disciplinary thinking, August 2015.

Graduate students and postdocs who participate in the Professors-in-Training seminars have an opportunity to apply for mentored teaching experiences with our partners at local community colleges and campuses in the region.

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Categories: Ph.D. Completion, PROF-it: Professors-in-Training

Author:Renetta Garrison Tull

Dr. Renetta Garrison Tull is the Associate Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives at UMBC: An Honors University in Maryland (http://www.umbc.edu), and Professor of the Practice in the College of Engineering & IT. She is Special Assistant to the Sr. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Director of Graduate and Professional Pipeline Development for the University System of Maryland (12 institutions). She is the Founding Director of PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) – http://www.umbc.edu/promise, and Co-PI for the USM LSAMP. Her research is on global diversity in STEM and she is an international speaker, covering nearly all continents, for groups and conferences such as the World Engineering Education Forum, the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies, and the Pacific Sciences Congress. Her personal website is: http://renettatull.wordpress.com. Connect with her on Google+ google.com/+RenettaTull. Follow on Twitter: @Renetta_Tull; https://twitter.com/Renetta_Tull

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2 Comments on “Learn how to develop a syllabus. PROF-it (Professors-in-Training) session @UMBC w/ Dr. Linda Hodges, 9/18, 2PM”

  1. Jaye
    September 14, 2015 at 6:58 PM #

    I will be attending this event on Friday.

    Jaye Nias
    Bowie State University, Computer Science

    Like

  2. drbeh
    September 18, 2015 at 11:11 AM #

    I look forward to learning more about the process of developing a syllabus.

    Michelle Beadle Holder
    University of Maryland, College Park

    Like

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