Physics/Astronomy Program Fall 2015
Activity 1: Pre-semester workshop on syllabus construction, designing and grading assignments pitched to the right level of rigor for the course
Activity 2 & 3: Workshops during the semester on classroom management and techniques for teaching lab courses
Activity 4: Adjuncts are paired with roster faculty mentors for formative teaching observations.
Activity 5: Mentors coach adjuncts in preparing a teaching portfolio.
Activity 6: Adjuncts present their portfolios at a department meeting
Teaching assignments & background of adjuncts: Teaching introductory Physics and Astronomy lab courses; most are at early phase of teaching career.