Teaching Development

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Climate Across the Curriculum: An Octopus’s Journey

View Recording on Panopto (restricted to the MIT community). On Thursday, February 14, we hosted Dr. Sandra Goldmark to discuss climate-responsive teaching in any discipline. Designing Change Dr. Sandra Goldmark […]

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Collecting Mid-semester Feedback

Midcourse Formative Review (MFR) is a new service offered by TLL to support faculty and instructors as they grapple with how to best engage and support their students’ learning.

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Rethinking Your Problem Sets in the World of Generative AI

Introduction In most STEM subjects, problem sets (psets) are both a central learning tool and a key assessment method. When students grapple with the solution of challenging, well-posed problems, they […]

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Applying the Science of Learning in Your Teaching: Generative AI May Help

For most instructors, a conscious application of the Science of Learning (SoL) can significantly improve student learning in their classes.

Using Peer Review to Enhance Your Reflective Teaching Practice

Join TLL’s Peer Teaching Observation Initiative and further develop a culture of reflective teaching in your department. We are inviting departments to host a Peer Teaching Observation workshop to learn […]

Teaching with English as a Second Language

On October 30, 2020, TLL held a panel event for English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) TAs. This event was conceived and hosted by Jingfan Yang, a Teaching Development Fellow, to introduce ESL TAs […]

Teaching Development Fellowship Network AY20-21

The Teaching Development Fellowship (TDF) Network launched in January 2019 after Benjamin Hansberry, Ph.D., Assistant Director for Graduate Student Teaching, joined the Teaching + Learning Lab.