Welcome!

We are delighted that you are interested in learning more about Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. This semester-long, interdisciplinary seminar  is designed to prepare advanced graduate students for the challenges and opportunities of college teaching in the 21st-century.  It includes a day-long retreat in September and eight bimonthly meetings on Friday afternoons as well as one Tuesday meeting  throughout the Fall semester.

Please take a careful look at our course description to get a sense of the seminar goals and structure.  You can also view course evaluations from the first iteration of this class. If, after reading, you would like to enroll, send an email to Dorothe with your completed application form attached.  At that time, please also request permission to enroll in SIS under UNST 8130. N.B. The course is non-credit bearing and comes at no cost to departments.

The interdisciplinary seminar will include

  • a day-long retreat on Saturday, Sept. 28, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM, which includes a working lunch, Minor Hall 130
  • bimonthly meetings Friday afternoons 2:00-4:00 PM, (Sept. 6, 20, Oct. 4, 18, Nov. 1, 15, 22, Dec. 6), Cabell 268
  • Tuesday, Sept. 10, 1:00-2:30 PM, Reflective Teaching Statement Workshop, Kaleidoscope Room

In reviewing applications, we are looking for fit, a mix of disciplinary backgrounds, as well as your ability and commitment to actively participate in all meetings and the work of your learning team.  We will begin reviewing requests on August 9 and will be in touch with a decision no later than August 16 via SIS.