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Cornell University    
  Feb 18, 2018
Courses of Study 2011-2012 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ALS 6015 - The Practice of Teaching in Higher Education

Fall, spring. 2-3 credits, variable. Letter grades only.

Permission of instructor is required. For those students electing to take it for 3 credits, they will be required to schedule regular tutorials with the instructor over the semester.

D. G. Way.

The course will assist graduate students prepare for a faculty position in higher education. Course assignments and activities cover effective teaching and professional development. Students will complete an electronic portfolio in preparation for employment. The course covers faculty roles and responsibilities, educational philosophies, learning theories, instructional methods, course design, assessment among others. Students electing 3 credit hours will be required to schedule regular tutorials, which may be used to explore additional readings, have their teaching video recorded and reviewed by the instructor, or used to explore additional issues in teaching and learning in higher education.

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