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Teaching and Learning in the US CIRTLCast

Join us for the final session in the Teaching and Learning in the American System CIRTLCast series, "Grading and Effective Feedback in the American System." As evaluations of student work, it’s no surprise that grades are a source of anxiety for students, and that grading is often a stressful process for international TAs. This session will introduce the American grading system, place an emphasis on strategies that can decrease the stress of grading for TAs, and offer suggestions for how to provide meaningful feedback to students and minimize student complaints about grading.  Read More »

Using Your International Background to Your Advantage in the Classroom

Calling all international teaching assistants! Join us for another session in the Teaching and Learning in the American System CIRTLCast series for international students and post-docs. Derina Samuel and Kimberly Kenyon of Cornell University's International Teaching Assistant Program will present examples of how international TAs can integrate their international background into their classroom.

Engineering Inclusive Teaching: Faculty Professional Development project webinars

Join the Women in Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN) for their upcoming Engineering Inclusive Teaching: Faculty Professional Development project webinars. Each webinar combines current research and promising teaching practices and hosts both engineering educators and social science experts. Read More »

Job Announcement: Assistant Professor in CM/AMO Physics Position at The University of California, Merced

The University of California, Merced's School of Natural Sciences is currently seeking applicants for a faculty position in experimental Condensed Matter/Atomic, molecular and optical Physics (CM/AMO). For more information, see the full job description here.

CIRTL Reads Journal Club

Join us for this month at CIRTL Reads Journal Club for scholarly discussion of articles about STEM higher education. October's selection is "Collaborative Testing: Evidence of Learning in a Controlled In-Class Study of Undergraduate Students" (Gilley & Clarkston, 2014). 

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