Welcome to CS 375!

Teaching Techniques for Computer Science
Fall 2013

Tuesday 4:10-6:00
405 Soda

Satish Rao

Victor Huang

Welcome to CS375! Piazza Course Page. Most of the course logistics will be handled through piazza. Please make sure you add yourself to piazza as soon as possible.

TT    = Tools for Teaching, Davis, B.G., Jossey-Bass; San Francisco, 2009.
This link takes you to an e-book copy but you'll need a library proxy to access it from your home computer.

This table will be populated as the semester goes on. Be sure to check back frequently for updates.
Also see Piazza Resource Page for handouts/homeworks and other links.
Week Date Topic Homework due Handouts Reading due
Week 1 September 3 Your First Section; none Slides Ceci, Stephen and Williams, Wendy, ``How'm I doing.''
Immediacy/student ratings.
Survey/student ratings.
Benefits of early course evaluations.
Week 2 September 10 Guest Speaker: Richard Freishtat Self Reflection Worksheet Guide to Peer Review
Peer Observation Guide
First Section Aftermath
TT: Discussion Strategies
Week 3 September 17
Video: Khan Academy and the Effectiveness of Science Videos
Common and outstanding section issues
Online Ethics Course
Peer Observations
Self-Reflection Reflection TT: Enhancing Students' Learning and Motivation
TT: Evaluation to Improve Teaching
When Wrong is Alright.
Week 4 September 24 Try Learning Yourself Misconception Worksheet   Learn to Swim
Week 5 October 1 Bloom/Retrieval Learning/Teacher Quality Example for Completing the Square Survey help   Teacher Variance. Bloom/Retrieval Learning
Week 6 October 8 Bloom/Retrieval Quiz. Research on Laptop use. Research on VARK.   Quiz VARK Laptop Use
Week 7 October 15 Presentation Techniques   Present something!
Toastmaster's World Champion
Links to Papers.
Tools for Teaching Part IV
Week 8 October 22 Training Problem Solving Problem Worksheet Teaching Problem Solving
Links to papers.
Week 9 October 29 Defensive Climates.   Steele Video
Lecture Outline.
TT: Part II. Student Body.
Defensive Climate
Science: respond to stereotype threat.
Week 10 November 5 Last Class      
Week 11 November 12 Independent meetings      
Week 12 November 19 Independent meetings      
Week 13 November 26 Independent meetings      
Week 14 December 3 Independent meetings