CCT Semester One: Foundational Teaching Principles
I. Spring Semester: Foundational Teaching Principles
What Will Participants Learn?
Participants will develop a foundational understanding of basic teaching principles and be able to:
What Will Participants Do?
Step 1: Introduction to Foundational Principles and Resources Available at IUPUI
- Apply the principle of alignment between learning objectives, instructional activities, and assessments in their own teaching.
- Create a new rubric or modify an existing one to assess a graded assignment in their disciplinary teaching.
- Identify at least two Canvas tools/features that can enhance their students' learning and illustrate examples of how those tools/features can be applied in their teaching context.
- Reflect on the development of their teaching skills and begin to articulate their preliminary teaching philosophy using suitable examples and evidence.
SIX required webinars in Instructional Design and Instructional Technology:
- Creating a Syllabus
- From Learning Goals to Learning Objectives
- Creating Rubrics that Work
- Classroom Assessment Techniques
- Collaborative Learning
- Canvas: Peer Assessment OR Canvas: Using Groups
TWO elective webinars and/or workshops, one in Instructional Design and one in Instructional Technology:
- Lecturing with the Learner in Mind
- Giving Feedback
- First Day of Class
- Designing Assignments
- Slideshow Best Practices
- Getting Started with Canvas
- Using Clickers in Large Classes (workshop)
- Global Learning (workshop)
Step 2: Reflecting on Foundational Principles
- Attend the following cohort meetings:
- Pre-CCT Assesments Discussion and Canvas Tools
- Rubric Design and Canvas Workshop
How Will Participants be Assessed?
- Based on what you have learned in step 1:
- Complete First Statement of Reflection that explains your current teaching practice and how you will change the way you teach a class session in your current course.
- Using peer and CTL mentor feedback from the second cohort meeting, revise your rubric draft for one graded assignment that is most representative of your teaching context.
Semester Two: Disciplinary Teaching
Return to CCT Summary
- First Statement of Reflection
- Final rubric with associated assignment prompt