Week 1 August 29: Introductions
- Getting on the Commons & Share-Ling
- Preparing a statement of purpose for any class
- Blooms taxonomy
- Observable outcomes
- Syllabus Design
September 12: See you at the Colloquium in 6417!
Week 2 September 19: Syllabus, First Impressions, Prior Knowledge & The Big Questions
- On Course: A Week-by-Week Guide: Before the Beginning & Week 1
- At least 1 article from Supplemental Readings: Syllabus
- I want to know more about this!!: What the Best College Teachers Do: Chapter 3: How Do They Prepare to Teach
- Compare Syllabi
- Course Description for Intro to Linguistics
- BIG questions in Linguistics
- Scheduling tests and homework
- How to manage your workload, too!
- Make a proto-syllabus
Week 3 September 26: Learning Theory and Learning Styles
- National Research Council: How People Learn Chapters 1 & 2 (pg 1-50)
- This can be downloaded from the link – the ‘download’ is on the left. If you are having trouble, email Michelle for a copy.
- On Course: Chapter 7
- If you are not familiar with John Dewey’s work and philosophy, either read Experience and Education or Watch this 4 minute video (VERY basic – but draws a parallel to today).
- Perry’s States of Intellectual Development & “Women’s Ways of Knowing”
- I want to know more about this!!: National Research Council: How People Learn Chapters 7 & 10
- How does Dewey relate to all this?
- Concept of an Expert
- Perry’s theory of intellectual development
- Does this apply to adults?
Week 4 October 3: Assignments, Grades & Time management
- On Course: Chapter 6 Assignments and Grading
- Avoiding Grade Appeals
- If you aren’t sure what it means to scaffold assignments, check out this article from edutopia
- I want to know more about this!!: Check out the Supplemental Readings on Assignments and Grades
- Informal assignments & structured big assignments (i.e., scaffolding)
- Assignment Types
- Writing intensive
- Linguistics – specific
- Corpus studies
- Peer magic
- Letters, Numbers
October 10: See you at the Colloquium in 6417!
October 17: See you at the Colloquium in 6417!
Week 5 October 24: Academic Ethics
Promoting Academic Honesty & Teaching How to Avoid Plagiarism,
Cheating & Academic Ethics
- On Course: Week 9 Academic Honesty
- A Culture of Sharing…
- Plagiarism Video
- I want to know more about this (Plagiarism)!!: Check out the Supplemental Readings on Plagiarism
- I want to know more about this (Cheating)!!: Check out the Supplemental Readings on Cheating
- How to teach citations
- Crafting assignments that involve intermediate steps
Week 6 October 31: Technology! (Not so spooky after all)
Read the Section on Technology for Academic Purposes – about half way through the article. But are They Connected? A Report on the Queens College Technology Survey of the Use of Ubiquitous Tools for Learning
- Academic Commons
- Google Sites & Blogs
- Making group blogs
- Open Source Textbooks (links to the Wikibook on Intro to Linguistics )
- Open Source Linguistics (links to van Oostendorp’s excellent and comprehensive list)
- Digitally enhanced assignments
- Finding your IT, help desk, printers
Week 7 November 7: Special Session
Teaching in Speech & Hearing Departments
Logistics and Protocols for teaching at CUNY
How to get better reviews and feedback
Recap with Energizing & Revitalizing Techniques
Last tips and suggestions
November 14: See you at the Colloquium from 5-7pm room TBA!
Week 8 November 21: Practice Lessons day
November 28: Happy Thanksgiving!!
December 5: See you at the Colloquium in 6417!
Week 9 December 12: No Session –
Good luck on finals!