Effective Teaching, Mentoring and Curriculum Development

Speaker:  Dan Garcia – Millbrae, CA, United States
Topic(s):  Society and the Computing Profession


(This talk is aimed at early-stage faculty, especially those from under-served groups) 
There are many hats young faculty are asked to wear, yet most "how to be a great professor" advice seems to focus mostly on building a solid and effective research program. This talk will address other elements of the professoriate: teaching, mentoring and curriculum development. Among the topics covered are: how to prepare to teach a new course, design a new lecture, handle cheating, deal with flaky teaching assistants, design forgiving grading policies, incorporate active learning into lectures, coordinate distributed exams, nurture a learning community, and (try to) lead a balanced life. This is a very interactive session, with at least half the time reserved to handle questions and assuage concerns young faculty are bound to have.

About this Lecture

Number of Slides:  34
Duration:  60 - 120 minutes
Languages Available:  English
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