Dis/Comfort in the Classroom
April 9, 2018
10:15 am-11:45 am
Room: 301, TEFD Conference Room
UMass Amherst Campus
International Scholars Forum - There are many reasons why we might feel uncomfortable in the classroom: mismatched expectations, inappropriate comments or sensitive topics, a lack of shared cultural background with our students, questions that force us off-script, or limited experience with student-centered teaching practices. This interactive workshop will give you opportunities to reflect on and discuss how to better embrace these moments as learning opportunities (for you and your students).
Part of the International Scholars Forum co-sponsored by the Institute for Teaching Excellence (TEFD) and the Graduate School Office of Professional Development; all international faculty, postdocs, and grad students are welcome. Light snacks will be provided.