Kaufman Teaching Certificate Program Registration opens Dec. 1

December 1, 2014

The Teaching and Learning Lab will be offering the recently re-named Kaufman Teaching Certificate Program (KTCP) again in Spring 2015.  This workshop series is for students and postdocs interested in developing their teaching skills to support their teaching at MIT, as well as those who are planning careers in academia.  To earn a certificate, students must participate in 7 classroom workshops and two videotaped teaching/lesson presentations.  Registration is required and will open at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, December 1st online.  Space is limited and sections fill very quickly!  For any questions about the program, please contact Leann Dobranski at leann@mit.edu.

The Spring Program kicks off on Friday, February 6th, with the first workshop: Students as Learners, You as Teacher. There will be eight (8) sections offered, with one reserved for students in non-science/engineering departments.

Spring 2015 Section Meeting Times:

Section 1 – 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m. (for non-science/engineering majors only)
Section 2 – 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Section 3 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Section 4 – 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Section 5 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Section 6 – 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Section 7 – 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Section 8 – 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Spring 2015 Program Meeting Dates:

Students as Learners, You as Teacher on Friday, February 6th
Designing a Course and Constructing a Syllabus on Friday, February 13th
1st (of 2) Video-recorded Microteaching Session scheduled between Feb 17-27
Planning and Facilitating a Class Session on Friday, March 6th
Interactive Teaching & Active Learning on Friday, March 13th
Constructing Effective Assignments, Problem Sets & Exam Questions on Friday, March 20th
Teaching Inclusively on Friday, April 3rd
Educational Technologies / Teaching Philosophy Statement on Friday, April 10th
2nd Video-recorded Microteaching Session scheduled between April 15th and May 1st

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