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This area contains other items of interest for new faculty. Activities of FOD, campus workshops other than the Teaching Essentials for New Faculty workshops ... will be listed here.

Let us know of activities that you know about that would be relevant here and we will post them for the community.


Syllabus Design Resources

posted Sep 4, 2012, 5:50 AM by R Chivukula

Resources on syllabus design, including the "MSU Syllabus Checklist", can be found here.

Sticking with innovative teaching...

posted Aug 31, 2012, 11:43 AM by R Chivukula

A news release from the AAPT, with links to the original article.

Explorations in Instructional Technology - Fall Schedule

posted Aug 29, 2012, 2:06 PM by R Chivukula

The fall 2012 brown-bag series on instructional technology is attached.

Academic Writing Blog

posted Aug 24, 2012, 8:26 AM by R Chivukula

Lots of useful tips on academic writing, either for research or in courses, can be found at "Explorations of Style: A Blog about Academic Writing".

Writing in STEM Classes: A Case Study

posted Aug 10, 2012, 6:25 AM by R Chivukula

The paper attached describes a strategy for teaching the basic skills of reading and writing scientific literature in an immunology course, and utilizes backward course design, peer instruction/group learning, and the use of rubrics.

Online Webinars on Teaching for MSU Faculty

posted Aug 9, 2012, 6:45 AM by R Chivukula   [ updated Aug 9, 2012, 6:46 AM ]

"Teaching Essentials for Careers in Higher Educations (TECHE)" is a set of eight well-designed modules produced by Epigeum, Ltd., and designed to simulate, as much as possible, the experience of being part of a workshop.  These workshops engage the participant in exercises, videos, lectures and reading.  They are ready when you are and can be started and stopped if other obligations intrude.

To access the modules, one must have an MSU ID and log into ANGEL.

Five Characteristics of Learner-Centered Teaching

posted Aug 9, 2012, 6:40 AM by R Chivukula

Webinar on the Effective use of Clickers

posted Aug 9, 2012, 6:26 AM by R Chivukula

"Make Clickers Work for You", presented by Stephanie Chasteen and Steven Pollock of the Science Education Initiative at the University of Colorado.

Learning about Teaching Physics Podcast

posted May 29, 2012, 6:33 AM by R Chivukula   [ updated May 29, 2012, 6:33 AM ]

Stephanie Chasteen and Michael Fuchs host this iTunes U podcast series highlighting results from Physics Education Research that can be used in the classroom. Most of the material covered is also applicable broadly to other STEM fields. Links are here and here.

President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) Report on Undergraduate STEM Education

posted Feb 15, 2012, 9:49 AM by R Chivukula   [ updated Feb 15, 2012, 9:49 AM ]

On Feb. 7, 2012, PCAST released a new report, "Engage to Excel", on Undergraduate STEM Education.

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