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Teaching Unfamiliar Content

March 6 @ 12:45 PM - 2:15 PM

One of the great fears many new teachers have is that their students will find out that they don’t know everything about the topic they’re teaching. However, this is not an uncommon situation that even professors can find themselves in—at many institutions faculty need to teach courses not related to their research.  The good news is that it can actually improve your student’s learning experience! You can be an effective teacher even if you have to reach beyond your comfort zone. Learn about what it takes to make sure students learn and to help you stay sane even if you have to learn the material right before your students.

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Humanities 39