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Introduction to Stanford Domains

Friday, June 14, 2019 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
408 Panama Mall, Basement Room 001
Speaker: Caitlyn Craft, Director of Technology and Communications, Vice Provost for Graduate Education (VPGE) The days of only developers building the web are long gone. Many of our faculty, staff, and students are looking to claim their own… Details

Experiments in Learning Lunch Series

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
The Faculty Club (Red Lounge)
“Drawing Students into Arguments: How Mapping Argument Structure Improves Engagement and Analysis” Speaker Emilee Chapman, Assistant Professor of Political Science Interested in learning about what your colleagues are doing in the classroom to… Details

Fundamentals of Online Course Design

Thursday, May 30, 2019 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
408 Panama Mall, Room 001
Speaker: Kenny Ligda, Associate Director, Instructional Design, Center for Teaching and Learning, VPTL This workshop will introduce the essentials of online education: the major tools and techniques of the field, the varieties of digital… Details

Teaching with Technology Program Spring Share Event

Monday, May 20, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
408 Panama Mall Rm 001
Join us for the final event of this year’s Teaching with Technology (TwT) Program, the Spring Share event, where participants will showcase their online and flipped learning projects. Lightning talks will be followed by a networking reception… Details

STEM Lecturer Brown Bag Lunch

Monday, May 13, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Y2E2, Room 300
Looking Forward Please join us for the final STEM Lecturer Brown Bag Lunch for this academic year. In celebration of this being our last gathering of the year, VPTL will provide lunch in addition to a lively discussion! Share your ideas for… Details

Experiments in Learning Lunch

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
The Faculty Club (Gold Lounge)
"The Power of Vulnerability in Fostering Student Learning and Belonging" Steven Roberts, Assistant Professor in Psychology with his students, Valeria Wu, Jackson Richter, and Isaac Arocha Interested in learning about what your colleagues are… Details

Conducting Virtual Office Hours and Problem Sessions with Zoom

Monday, April 8, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
408 Panama Mall, Basement Room 001
Sometimes the students who need help the most may not be able to make it to office hours on campus. With Zoom, you can support their learning when unexpected conflicts prevent them from coming to see you. Christopher Kong has nearly 20 years’… Details

Building an inclusive classroom

Friday, April 5, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Huang Engineering Center 10
There is a critical need to recruit, retain, and empower first generation students, under-represented minorities, and women in elite university programs. Instructors, programs, and financial investment often start by focusing on access and… Details

Learning for social good: beyond human centered design

Friday, April 5, 2019 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Studio 1, the
Academia has long used outside communities for research and education. However, not all of these interactions have been beneficial, and sometimes communities have been inadvertently exploited for student learning without leading to long term,… Details

Spring Quarter TA Orientation

Monday, April 1, 2019 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tresidder Memorial Union, Second Floor
Each quarter, VPTL hosts a TA Orientation to help prepare graduate students to teach at Stanford. This event is highly recommended for all new TAs and is also open to returning TAs, postdocs, and other members of the campus community. This… Details