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Certificate Program: Principles of Effective Teaching is a Course

Certificate Program: Principles of Effective Teaching

Ended Dec 6, 2023
12 credits

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Term: Fall 2023

Dates & Times: Participants will meet in person from 10:00am – 12:00pm on September 15, 22, 29, October 13, 27, and November 10. Classroom observations (peer and self) will be scheduled between November 13 and December 6.  

Location: NEC Room 2420

Instructors: Kim Filer

Presented By: Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning

 

Description:

The certificate program is designed to provide Virginia Tech faculty members with the opportunity to develop their pedagogical knowledge and skills. Faculty will purposefully and proactively: 

 design effective learner-centered instruction that emphasizes core curricular ideas and focuses on student learning. (PLANNING) 

apply fundamental learning principles toward the creation of learner-centered instructional environments. (LEARNING) 

integrate assessment into instruction, viewing assessment as both a component of student learning and a component of what students have learned. (ASSESSMENT)

respect the institutional and cultural contexts within which college teaching occurs. (CONTEXT) 

implement instruction that is focused on and fosters student learning. (TEACHING) 

Participants will meet in person from 10:00am – 12:00pm on September 15, 22, 29, October 13, 27, and November 10. Classroom observations (peer and self) will be scheduled between November 13 and December 6.