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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 15th, from 1:00PM-4:00PM.

Engaged and Engaging Pedagogy

This 3-hour workshop will cover the principles of effective college teaching, with an emphasis on student engagement. Participants will learn how to design learning goals, implement these goals in an engaging and inclusive class, and assess students' progress towards these goals. This workshop is recommended for all graduate students and postdocs interested in practicing evidence-based strategies to improve their teaching at any level in preparation for academic positions.

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

  • Melia Bonomo, Applied Physics

  • Simranjit Khalsa, Sociology

  • Santiago Martinez Legaspi, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

  • Charles Schmidt, Religion

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