Chemistry 607—Teaching Methods
Dr. Richard Nafshun

Tentative Schedule of Discussions (this schedule may change with student interests and a library orientation)

Week               Topic

1                      Your teaching concerns
   
                     Model recitation with emphasis on group activities

2                      Your teaching concerns
                        Model recitation with emphasis on group activities (continued)

3                      Model laboratory with emphasis on dynamic assistance and technology

4                      Grading of Quizzes and Exams
                       
Proctoring Exams
                        Learning Styles
                        Bloom's Taxonomy

5                      Your teaching experience to date

6                      Guest Panelists—a retrospective view of several first-year Teaching Assistants

7                      Grading of Laboratory Reports

8                      Effective Teaching Methods with emphasis on the differences of large and
   
                     small class size

9                      Guest Panelists—undergraduate reflections on student learning outcomes
   
                     in our program

10                    Your teaching experience to date

Finals               No class meeting

Grading:  An "A" is earned by contributing to the ten class discussions and the thoughtful completion of an Effective Teaching assignment (week 8).