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Term: 3rd term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Mary Sewell
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructor:

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 Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
identify and describe their own teaching styles and learning styles
describe the important contextual and motivational aspects of managing the “educational space” and teaching effectively
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.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday 3:30 - 6:20
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Maximum: 30
Enrollment Restriction: doctoral students in their second year or beyond, post-docs and fellows in all the JHMI institutions
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail