Credit Hours: 2Department: Gerontology
Teaching Seminar in Gerontology
The purpose of this seminar is to prepare doctoral students as classroom instructors, and to enhance instructional skills of those students with teaching experience. Emphasis is placed on developing the fundamental knowledge and skills needed to survive and excel in the classroom. Topics covered include: course development strategies; lecture preparation and delivery; interactive and group learning; writing for learning; student evaluation; student advising; and instructional ethics and responsibilities. Seminar activities include development of instructional materials, thematic discussion, and demonstrations/simulations of classroom experiences. Prereq: GRN 600 and GRN 620, or consent of instructor.