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Spring 2016-2017
ENG 581   P/D/F Only

Seminar in Pedagogy

William A. Gleason

Required weekly seminar for all English Department PhD students teaching for the first time at Princeton and scheduled to precept during the Spring 2017 semester. Balancing pedagogical theory with practical tips and collaborative discussion, the seminar helps students meet the challenges of their first semester in the classroom while also preparing them to lead their own courses. Topics include: integrated course design (preparing lesson plans; leading discussions; lecturing; teaching writing; assessment and grading); writing recommendations; and managing students, faculty, and time.


Requirements/Grading:
Other (See Instructor) - 100%

Other Requirements:
Open to Graduate Students Only.

Other information:
Classroom observations, Blackboard postings, and teaching portfolios required. Comparative Literature PhD students teaching for the first time at Princeton are also eligible for enrollment. All students must be precepting in the spring term, concurrent with the seminar.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
42443 S01 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm Th   McCosh Hall   B14   Enrolled:12 Limit:15