## Seminar on College Teaching (MATH 7000)## Fall 2017The seminar is organized by David Sherman. We meet Fridays 12-12:50 in Shannon 108. |
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August 25 | Hello. Syllabus. UVa calculus options. Various internet resources. | ||

September 1 | Discussion of first class meetings. Filming calculus explanations (and critiquing). | ||

September 8 | Filming more calculus explanations (and critiquing). | ||

September 15 | Filming more calculus explanations (and critiquing)! | ||

September 22 | Red Rover with student names. Writing a calculus word problem. | ||

September 29 | Check-in. Best practices in the classroom, first and second level. | ||

Tuesday October 3 |
Teaching with Technology Summit | ||

October 6 |
Discussion of the Teaching with Technology Summit. Trying out our math test to go. | ||

October 13Shannon 108 |
Ingredients of successful exam questions. Diversity presentation by math grad Mike Reeks. Before class, students should watch Shaun Harper's talk "Strategic Action in the Aftermath of Hate at UVa"; if not the whole thing, then the following portions: 5:00-12:00, introductory video about "white bias" in children and the following remarks - where in the curriculum is early racial bias disrupted or corrected? 24:53-34:07, data from studies conducted by the Center for the Study of Race and Equity at UPenn. 35:19-40:30, "four necessary stances" to combat racial bias at UVa. Students should also look over the materials at the Collab site GTA Resources --> Teaching for Diversity. |
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October 20 | Discussion with math grads Kristin Courtney and John Simone, college teaching award winners. | ||

October 27 | Grading workshop. | ||

November 3Shannon 108 |
Clicker demonstration and discussion with math grad Eloisa Grifo. | ||

November 10 | |||

November 17Shannon 108 |
Presentation on implicit biases by Fred Smyth (UVa psychology). | ||

November 24 | Thanksgiving holiday |
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December 1 |

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