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Winter 2024 Research Colloquium: Teaching roundtable

Ended Feb 1, 2024
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Term: Spring 2024

Date: February 1st, 2024

Time: 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Location: Newman Library Goddard Room (101)


Cori Rukhtanonchai, Population Health Sciences, Virginia Tech   (website)
Cora Olson, Department of Science, Technology, and Society, Virginia Tech  (website)
Jessica Otis, Department of History and Art History,  George Mason University (websiteLinks to an external site.)
Nick Rukhtanonchai, Population Health Sciences, Virginia Tech  (website)
Tom Ewing, Department of History, Virginia Tech (website


Presented By: College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Diversity Grant (link), Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (link), and the Diverse Voices and Perspectives Lecture series (link)



This roundtable will explore the ways that courses on the Human Dimensions of Infectious Disease connect general education concepts in the natural sciences, humanities, quantitative and computational thinking, and ethics. The roundtable will be open to all, with an intended audience of faculty, of all ranks, as well as graduate teaching assistants across programs. The roundtable will discuss challenges and opportunities associated with an integrated approach to pedagogy and provide examples of assignments and activities to promote active learning. Eligible faculty may earn Professional Development Network (PDN) credit by enrolling in the Canvas course linked here