UNH Summer 2014 Program on College Teaching
Each summer, the UNH Graduate School and the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning co-sponsor the Summer Program on College Teaching. The program features both on-campus courses and electronic, asynchronous courses. Scheduled course offerings for the 2014 program are as follows:
GRAD 950 Issues in College Teaching. 2 cr. Meets: 5/19, 5/21, 5/22, 5/27, 5/29; 9-12 AM. Location: TBA. Instructor M. Lee.
Issues faced within the classroom including evaluation methods, classroom climate and diversity, instructional approaches, teaching and learning resources, and student behavior. Cr/F.
GRAD 951 Teaching With Writing. 2 cr. Meets: 5/19, 5/21, 5/22, 5/27, 5/29; 1-4 PM. Location: TBA. Instructor E. Mueller.
Examination of the issues, principles, and practices of using writing to enhance learning. Appropriate for all fields and disciplines. Participants design and field test assignments. Seminar requires field work and independent research. Cr/F.
GRAD 961 Cognition, Teaching, and Learning. 2 cr. Online course runs 5/19-6/24. Instructor K. Peracchi.
Cognitive theories and their application to classroom instruction. Examination of historical relation between cognition and education as well as current application of cognitive theory in the learning process. Cognitive skills involved in the learning process. Teaching strategies that enhance the use of cognitive skills and improve learning and teaching effectiveness.
GRAD 965 Classroom Research and Assessment Methods. 2 cr. Online run 5/19-6/24. Instructor:
Examination of methods used in classroom assessment and classroom research. The focus is on the improvement of teaching and learning in a teacher's own classroom. Research project is required.
GRAD 971 Teaching and Learning in Science. 4 cr. Meets: 5/19-5-23; 5/27-30; 9-12. Location TBA. Instructor C. Bauer.
Issues, activities, and research in science education, including history of curricula, student and teacher knowledge and beliefs, epistemological and cognitive bases of science learning, and related instructional approaches. Extensive reading, writing, discussion, and reflection are included. Not open to all students who have completed CHEM 971.
**Online courses meet asynchronously, with 7-8 weeks of class interaction between May 19 and June 24. A required course paper may be due after this time period.
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