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300.750.01 TEACHING AT THE UNIVERSITY LEVEL

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
3rd term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday,  3:30 - 6:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Mary Sewell
Course Instructor:

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Description:

Prospective instructors explore and practice key skills, including course planning and development; lecture planning and delivery; discussion leading; evaluating students and courses; and maintaining positive interactions with students. Encourages students to articulate their own educational philosophy. Identifies and discusses characteristics and behaviors of exemplary teachers.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. identify and describe their own teaching styles and learning styles
  2. describe the important contextual and motivational aspects of managing the “educational space” and teaching effectively
  3. design a university-level course, which includes development and/or selection of learning objectives, syllabus, lectures, participative learning activities, reading materials, and evaluation tools.
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on two brief papers and a final project in which students work towards developing their own course or developing and delivering a lecture on material in their field.

Enrollment Restriction:

doctoral students in their second year or beyond, post-docs and fellows in all the JHMI institutions

Instructor Consent:

No consent required