Physics and Astronomy

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.

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