GIFT 2017 Workshop Schedule

Locations
May 22-June 2: CHAT, 48 Professor's Row
May 31: Tisch Library, Electronic Resource Center (ERC)
June 5-June 8: Granoff Music Center, Room 155

Tentative schedule: All information is subject to change.

Week 1

Session 1
Monday, May 22, 2017
8:30-9:00 Inaugural Breakfast with Bob Cook, Dean GSAS
9:00-12:00 Triggers and Hooks
by Steve Cohen, Department of Education (A&S)
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-3:00 Cognitive Aspects of Learning
by Nathan Ward, Department of Psychology (A&S)
3:00-3:20 Announcements
by Sinaia Nathanson, Associate Dean GSAS, Director of GIFT
Session 2
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
9:00-11:00 Designing Effective Writing Assignments
by Martha Pott, Department of Child Study and Human Development (A&S)
11:00-11:30 Introduction to the Current Events activity
by Sinaia Nathanson
11:30-1:00 Lunch and Find-a-Fellow Guessing Game
1:00-3:00 Teaching in Diverse Settings: From Labs to Lectures
by Kelly McLaughlin, Department of Biology (A&S)
3:00-3:20 Announcements 
Session 3
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
9:00-11:15 Writing a Syllabus and Conveying Expectations
by Benjamin Hescott, Department of Computer Science (SOE)
11:15-12:00 How to Give Constructive Feedback
by
Donna Qualters (CELT)
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-3:00 Teaching Research-Based Writing
by Carmen Lowe, Academic Resource Center
3:00-3:20 Announcements
Session 4
Thursday, May 25, 2017
9:00-12:00 Course Design, Planning and Assessing Students
by Laura Rogers, Department of Education (A&S)
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-1:30 Current Events (3 groups)
1:30-2:00 Current Events (3 groups)
2:00-3:30 Teaching Science
by Bob Cook, Dean GSAS 
3:30-3:40 Announcements
Session 5
Friday, May 26, 2017
9:00-11:00 Assigning and Supervising Group Projects
by Phil Starks, Department of Biology (A&S)
11:00-11:30 Current Events (3 groups)
11:30-12:00 Current Events (3 groups)
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-3:00 How to Project Confidence in Front of a Classroom
by Heather Nathans, Department of Drama (A&S)
3:00-3:20 Announcements

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Week 2

Session 6
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
9:00-12:00 Reviewing Your Teaching Philosophy Statement
by Mitch McVey, Department of Biology, and Annie Soisson (CELT)
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-3:00 Diversity in the Classroom and Conducting Difficult Conversations
by Sabina Vaught, Department of Education (A&S)
3:00-3:20 Announcements
Session 7
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Tisch Library, Electronic Resource Center (ERC)
9:00-11:20 Teaching with Technology
by Alicia Rusell (CELT), and Bryan Revis, Senior Educational Technology Specialist
11:30-12:45 Connecting Students with the Library using Assignment/Project Design
by Erica Schattle, Outreach and Assessment Librian at Tisch Library
12:45-2:00 Lunch (served at the library)
2:00-3:00 Team Teaching
by Marie-Claire Beaulieu, Department of Classics, and Jennifer Eyl, Department of Religion (A&S)
3:00-3:20 Announcements
Session 8 Thursday, June 1, 2017
9:00-11:30
Effective Lecturing in Large Classes
by Roger Tobin, Department of Physics (A&S)
11:30-12:30 TBA
12:30-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:00 Current Events (3 groups)
2:00-2:30 Current Events (3 groups)
2:30-3:00 Visit Granoff Music Center, Room 155, and Announcements
Session 9
Friday, June 2, 2017
9:00-12:00 Student-Teacher Relationships
by Sinaia Nathanson
12:00-12:30 Current Events (2 groups)
1:00-3:00 Panel of Excellence luncheon
Location: TBA

 

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Week 3

Sessions 10-13 held in Perry and Marty Granoff Music Center, Room 155
Five GIFT Fellow presentations per day
Feedback provided by Tufts faculty members

Session 10
Monday, June 5, 2017
9:00-11:30 Student Presentations and Feedback
11:30-12:30 Lunch
12:30-4:15 Student Presentations and Feedback
Session 11
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
9:00-11:30 Student Presentations and Feedback
11:30-12:30 Lunch
12:30-4:15 Student Presentations and Feedback
Session 12
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
9:00-11:30 Student Presentations and Feedback
11:30-12:30 Lunch
12:30-4:15 Student Presentations and Feedback
Session 13
Thursday, June 8, 2017
9:00-11:30 Student Presentations and Feedback
11:30-12:30 Lunch
12:30-4:15 Student Presentations and Feedback
6:30-8:30 Closing dinner at 7:00 pm (Location TBA)
 

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