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Upcoming Searle Center Workshops and Application Deadlines

Modified: April 3, 2015

The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching is offering the following workshop open to all graduate students and postdocs. Space is limited; registration is required.

Promoting Critical Thinking

Monday, April 20, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Searle Center Library, Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching, 627 Dartmouth Place, Evanston, IL 60208

In this workshop, you will identify and discover what critical thinking means in your discipline and in general. It will help you consider barriers to critical thinking commonly encountered in the classroom and also help you evaluate the appropriateness of various teaching tools to overcome these barriers and promote critical thinking in your discipline.

Workshop Facilitators:
Janet Bourne is a Ph.D. candidate in Music Theory and Cognition. She is currently writing a dissertation on how listeners use the cognitive process of analogy to make sense of musical patterns and infer musical communication.

Kyle Burke is a Ph.D. candidate in history who specializes in American politics, culture, and foreign policy in the post-World War II era.

Applications are now open for the following program at The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching:

Searle Center: Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities for Graduate Students

Wednesday, April 22 3:30pm – 4:30pm
TGS Commons, Seabury Hall, Room 140

The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching will be holding an information session about the Teaching Certificate Program and Graduate Teaching Mentors. Develop your professional teaching skills, collaborate with colleagues, engage in the latest conversations in learning and teaching, and help foster a community of learners among fellow graduate students and across Northwestern.