Call for Applications: 2018-2019 Lead Teaching Fellows
Applications for the 2018-19 cohort of Lead Teaching Fellows (LTFs) are being accepted through Monday, March 19. The LTF program is a professional development opportunity for doctoral students who are committed to promoting pedagogical practices and conversations among their peers.
LTFs participate in a series of meetings at the CTL and organize teaching-related workshops and events in their home departments. LTFs earn a $2,000 stipend for the academic year. Full details and the 2018-19 LTF application are available online. Applicants must be in years 2-7 of their doctoral program in Fall 2018. If you are interested, please apply by the March 19 deadline.
Spotlights on Lead Teaching Fellows:
Student Spotlight: Nicole Gervasio, PhD Candidate in English & Comparative Literature
In this Spotlight story, Gervasio shares how she overcame initial challenges and anxieties as a new teaching assistant, and in doing so, found a community of like-minded peers through the Center for Teaching and Learning. Gervasio also offers teaching tips and approaches for soliciting and using student feedback to design, assess, and tweak her course.
Student Spotlight: Braden Czapla, Ph.D. Candidate in Mechanical Engineering
In this Spotlight story, Braden shares how facilitating learning communities and other professional development opportunities for his peers has strengthened his own teaching practice, and offers tips for being a good mentor to undergraduate students.