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Session 1: Defining Best Practices: Drawing from Our Collective Experience
Session 2: Many Ways to Learn: Teaching to Different Cognitive Abilities
Guest speaker: Robert J. Sternberg, Dean of Arts & Sciences
Suggested reading: Sternberg, R. J. (2006). Successful intelligence: Toward a broader model for teaching and accountability. Edge (1)5, 2-18
Session 3: "Will This Be on the Test?" Promoting Our Students’ Cognitive Development
Session 4: See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Do No Evil: Thinking about Visual, Auditory and Kinesthetic Learners
Session 5: Leveling the playing field: The inclusive classroom"
Guest speaker: Jean Wu, Tufts American Studies program
Session 6: If you were a math major and I am terrified of numbers, how do we both learn biostatistics? Teaching and Reaching All Students
Session 7: Beginning Where We Want to End: Designing Curriculum to Achieve Outcomes
Guest speaker: Deborah Kochevar, Dean of Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
Session 8: Engaged Teaching for Effective Learning
Session 9: How Do I Know You Know? Approaches to Assessment
Session 10: Asking Questions and Questioning Answers
Session 11: Teaching As Scholarship
Guest speaker: Janet Hafler, Dean of Educational Development, Tufts School of Medicine
Session 12: Life Beyond Spell Check: The Diverse Reasons to Teach Writing Across the Curriculum
Guest speaker: Larry Weinstein, Director, Bentley College Expository Writing Program and Writing Center
Session 13: Educating Active Citizens
Session 14: What To Do When All Else Fails?
Guest Speaker: Sol Gittleman, Tufts University Professor
Session 15: Looking Back and Looking Forward