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Wednesday, August 6 • 2:00pm - 5:00pm
S52: Advice For the New/Returning Professor: What I Wish I Had Known Before I Started Teaching

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The intent of this symposium is to mentor rookie college/university professors through the sometimes-harrowing early years of college-level teaching. Talks will focus on the mechanics of teaching to a college audience and create a clearinghouse of anecdotes and ideas related to teaching science at the college/university level. Topics that may be addressed include: teaching to the Millenial generation (teacher v. student expectations); accommodating different learning styles in the same classroom; incorporating innovative and not-so-innovative teaching methods; teaching at a 2-year v. 4-year institution; small versus large class dynamics; balancing teaching and research; promotion and tenure issues.

Presider: Thomas Jose, Blinn College-Bryan Campus

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Introduction (2:00 pm to 2:05 pm)
P823: Transforming thought into action: A journey to start a research group (2:05 pm to 2:25 pm)
P824: Blending teaching, research, and service properly: Advice for all new/returning faculty (2:25 pm to 2:45 pm)
P825: Know your students, know your institution (2:45 pm to 3:05 pm)
P826: Letting students teach each other: A combined General/Organic Chemistry experience (3:05 pm to 3:25 pm)
Break (3:25 pm to 3:40 pm)
P827: Perspectives from an organic chemist instructor (3:40 pm to 4:00 pm)
P828: Balancing RTP at a PUI (4:00 pm to 4:20 pm)
P829: Which comes first…promotion or tenure? (4:20 pm to 4:40 pm)
P830: Double standard: A report from the trenches on RTP at a PUI (4:40 pm to 5:00 pm) WITHDRAWN


Thomas Jose

Blinn College - Bryan Campus

Wednesday August 6, 2014 2:00pm - 5:00pm
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