What does it mean for science to matter in everyday life? Explore public understanding of science and science literacy through readings drawn from across the humanities and social sciences, with particular attention to the interdisciplinary field of science and technology studies. Wednesdays 1:45-4:15pm, starting January 24. ΔΔ
Have you read education research, and you’d like to better understand the quantitative methods that are used to answer questions about student learning? This course offers an introduction to quantitative chemistry education research and the theories that underpin it as we explore the evidence put forward for a particular claim. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:50-9:40am, starting January 23. ΔΔ
Explore and develop your own evidence-based teaching practice, informed by research in teaching and learning. You will leave this course with a teaching philosophy statement and a teaching plan that demonstrates how you apply your approach to the college classroom. Mondays 3-5pm, starting January 29. ΔΔ
Graduate students who are currently working with a mentor meet within a supportive interdisciplinary learning community to learn, practice, reflect, and grow together. Mondays, noon – 1:30 pm, starting January 29.
Delta’s Research Mentor Learning Communities are for graduate students and postdocs who are mentoring an undergraduate researcher or for whom mentoring may be an important part of their future career. Three sections available, online or in-person, beginning in late January.
Research has shown that when students write more in a course, they learn course content more effectively and engage more deeply with the material. Learn how to use writing to promote students’ active learning and create a more inclusive learning experience in any disciplinary or course context. Thursdays, 2-3:30pm, starting January 25. ΔΔ
Use the principles of improv theater to improve your communication in multiple contexts and audiences, including talking with colleagues, presenting your research, and teaching in the classroom. Tuesdays, 1-3pm starting January 23. Δ
Join us to explore how to effectively use active learning in a variety of teaching and learning contexts. This course will take a “learning by doing” approach, with opportunities to examine, experience, and try out various active learning instructional methods in the college classroom. Wednesdays, 1-3pm starting January 24. ΔΔ
Using the lens of international experience, this discussion-based course models ‘flipped classroom’ and ‘blended learning’ approaches and advances your skills in leveraging the diversity of your students for the learning of all. Tuesdays, 10 am – noon, starting September 12. ΔΔ