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University 101 Programs

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Teaching Experience Workshop

This three-day workshop is a prerequisite for teaching UNIV 101 and provides prospective instructors with valuable insight for developing and teaching the course.

Spring 2021 Workshop Dates

January 6-8
March 10-12 
May 11-13

Workshop Goals

As a result of participating in this workshop, we expect that instructors will be able to:

  • articulate the goals, purpose and philosophy of UNIV 101
  • describe the needs and attitudes of first-year students
  • experience and learn appropriate pedagogical styles and techniques relevant to a seminar class
  • develop an understanding of and strategies to teach the major components of UNIV 101
  • become acquainted with the available resources
  • begin their course plan and syllabus
  • build community as a cohort of instructors.

See a sample agenda


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