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Learning by Design

Designing Courses for Effective Student Learning


Monday, Sept. 12 – Friday, Sept. 16, 10 AM – 2 PM

Optional hours for feedback: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday from 2 PM - 4 PM

This new SGSI course provides graduate students and postdoctoral scholars with a collaborative and immersive environment in which to use effective course design principles to design a new course. You will apply the research on teaching and learning to the development of a syllabus and/or selected class materials for your course. Topics will take into account your and other participants’ needs and interests, and may include: making course content decisions, creating assignments that solidify learning, teaching with technology, grading and other assessments of student learning, and understanding and engaging students.

Audience & Capacity

Open to all graduate students at any stage or in any discipline. Open to postdoctoral scholars if space is available. Space is limited to 25.