Step into the classrooms of Western’s most respected and innovative instructors and observe them engaging with their undergraduate students, their course material, and their discipline. Following the in-class observation, join us at the Teaching Support Centre to meet with these instructors and discuss the strategies they employ in their classrooms.
Teaching Master Class - Lecture in Sociology
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Middlesex College Room 110
Observe Professor Kim Luton as she leads an interactive class of 360 students through clicker questions and a voluntary exercise to examine the impact of 'structural forces' and culture on behavior. Professor Luton's lecture will be followed by a one-hour discussion in the Teaching Support Centre (Weldon Library Room 122).
Teaching Master Class - Lecture in English Literature
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
University College Room 30
Observe Professor Alison Conway as she introduces her first-year English class to the visual world of W.H. Auden's poem, "Musée des Beaux Arts". Who are the Old Masters and what are they doing here? What is ekphrasis?
Teaching Master Class - Lecture in Health Sciences
Monday, November 19, 2012 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Natural Sciences Centre Room 145
Observe Professor Jennifer Irwin as she talks about the importance of and challenges to implementing health promotion programs with 350 Introductory Health Promotion students.