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2018 Pedagogy Institute for Graduate Students and Postdocs

  • Center for Teaching Excellence Herring 129 Houston, TX 77005 (map)

Please join Rice’s Center for Teaching Excellence for our fall Pedagogy Institute for Graduate Students and Postdocs on Tuesday, October 9th, from 1:00PM-4:00PM.

The Learner-Centered Classroom


In this 3-hour workshop participants will learn principles of effective college teaching grounded in shifting the focus from the teacher to the learners. Participants will learn how to design learning goals, implement them in an engaging, inclusive class, and assess student progress towards these goals. Highly recommended for those who will be graduate instructors or plan to apply to academic positions. 

The workshop is designed and facilitated by the CTE Graduate Fellows:

  • Simranjit Khalsa, Sociology

  • Alex Kluber, Chemistry

  • Rebecca Smith, Computer Science

  • Ellen Whitehead, Sociology

Lunch will be served, and all graduate students and postdoctoral scholars are welcome.