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Paired teaching for faculty professional development in teaching

(In this post, I collect presentation materials related to my project studying paired teaching.) In my department, we’ve been pairing faculty together to teach courses. The main goal is to provide these faculty opportunity to develop their teaching. My job is to figure out: Are¬†they learning about teaching? The short answer is: Yes, they are. […]

Developing my spielraum

This semester is my first as an instructor. Although I have a lot of experience as a Teaching Assistant in university physics classrooms, and even some (brief and low-responsibility) experience lecturing in front of a large class, being in full control of an entire classroom of students for the¬†duration of a semester is an entirely […]