PROF-it:Teaching at a Community College–Classroom Management
AND Public Speaking in the Classroom (Part II)
Learn more about the UMBC-CCBC Teaching Fellows program. Get paid while gaining teaching experience.
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Postdocs and graduate students are invited to find out more about the unique partnership that UMBC has with the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) where you can teach a class for one semester, under the guidance of a CCBC faculty mentor. Dr. Dallas Dolan, Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching, will discuss the opportunities, challenges, and rewards in teaching at a community college.In Part II: Dr. Judith Pollack will continue with "Public Speaking in the Classroom." Graduate students and PostDocs, especially those applying for the Teaching Fellows program, will get the opportunity to prepare and teach a 5-min lesson and get constructive feedback.
Graduate Students and Postdocs are welcome to attend, regardless of interest in the CCBC program. You do not have to be a TA to attend. All UMBC-CCBC Teaching Fellows program applicants for Spring 2014 are strongly encouraged to attend.Please participate in the Blackboard Discussion Forum, especially if you plan to apply for the UMBC-CCBC Teaching Fellows program now or in the future.
To join PROF-it on Blackboard: Search in Organization for PROF-it.
Students who are interested in being nominated for the UMBC/CCBC $2000 Teaching Fellows program should be participating in the Blackboard Community group for PROF-it. If you are not on the list, please speak to Dr. Judith Pollack at Friday's seminar. You can also join the group on your own by going to Blackboard, clicking "Communities", and typing "PROF-it" into the "Organization Search" box in the left column.