CONTACT: SCOTT HAUSER
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0007; fax (319) 384-0024
UI Center for Teaching offers video/discussion series on education
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Faculty, graduate teaching assistants and others
interested in teaching are invited to a series of video presentations and
discussions on issues in education sponsored by the University of Iowa
Center for Teaching during the fall 1997 semester.
The series, "Film at Noon," will be from noon to 1:30 p.m.
at least once a month. Each session includes the showing of a video on
topics faced by practicing and future educators in higher education.
The sessions are free and open to the public. Participants should bring
their own lunches.
Here is the schedule for upcoming events in the fall 1997, "Film
at Noon" series:
-- Tuesday, Sept. 30. Video, "The Art of the Lecture: JUSTICE:
A Harvard University Course in Moral Reasoning." Discussion, "How
do you successfully reach a lot of students?" Room 253 of the Iowa
Memorial Union (IMU).
-- Friday, Oct. 24: Video, "A Private Universe." Discussion,
"What ideas are your students bringing to class?" Room 253 IMU.
-- Tuesday, Nov. 11. Video, "The Art of Discussion Leading."
Discussion, "What are some ideas for making discussions an effective
learning experience?" Room 341 IMU.
-- Friday, Dec. 5. Video, "Making Large Classes Interactive."
Discussion, "What are some ways to teach large classes besides standing
in front of classes and talking?" Room 345 IMU.
For more information, contact the Center for Teaching at (319) 335-0757;