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Graduate Teaching Academy Book Club

Friday, January 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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The GTA BOOK CLUB will meet on Fridays (of the same week) from 2:00pm-3:00pm to discuss Ken Bain’s book “What the Best College Teachers Do”.  This book will allow us to dig deeper into topics related to teaching that we touch on during the Graduate Teaching Academy.  Recommended for people seeking deeper conversations and understanding about teaching, and greater opportunities to network with colleagues.

Below is the reading schedule, copies of the book will be provided and is also available via our library (link above) for those who prefer electronic copies.

  1. Friday, January 31 – Chapters 1 Defining the Best (22pp)

  2. Friday, February 21 – Chapter 2 What do they know about how we learn? (25pp)

  3. Friday, March 13 – Chapter 3 How do they prepare to teach? (20pp)

  4. Friday, April 3 – Chapter 4 What do they expect of their students? (30pp)

  5. Friday, April 24 – Chapter 5 How do they conduct class? (~40pp)

  6. Friday, May 8 – Chapter 6 How do they treat their students (15pp) AND Chapter 7 How do they evaluate their students and themselves? (23pp)

 

*Note: Registration and acceptance is required to attend.*

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Date:
Friday, January 31
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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CITL
Website:
umaine.edu/citl

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