Teacher Development

Encina Hall
Dec 18, 2015
TAs produce a lot of materials.  Whether it’s in-class worksheets, take-home vocabulary sheets, pre-lab exercises, or exam study guides, most TAs spend much of their teaching preparation time making materials.
Nov 17, 2015
Designed for faculty in their first three years at Stanford. Hear from a panel of Stanford faculty members about their own struggles and strategies, and learn about a variety of approaches to decision making and time management.
LIne drawing: a hand drawing a circle with a compass tool
Nov 13, 2015
Help for grad students and postdocs to design a great syllabus.
Traffic sign: question mark in a triangular sign against a blue sky
Nov 10, 2015
Attend this workshop to learn techniques of asking great questions.
Two female students sitting in Hume Center looking a notebook
Nov 4, 2015
Learn to use PowerPoint and other tools to foster audience understanding and attention.
Prof. Sheri Sheppard teaching. Photo by Rod Searcey for Stanford VPTL.
Oct 22, 2015
Hear from Stanford faculty about how they use learning goals, and learn about resources for developing and implementing your own learning goals.
Students around a table eating pizza, talking, smiling
Oct 9, 2015
A quick hour to meet fellow grad students and talk about teaching over lunch.
Vice Provost John Mitchell speaking, gesturing
Oct 2, 2015
Stanford will explore the art and science of teaching and learning in 2015-16 with the Year of Learning initiative. To kick off the Year of Learning, innovative Stanford faculty will share their techniques and projects at the Great Teaching Showcase event on Oct. 2.
Front of the Stanford Quad, hills in background
Sep 8, 2015
VPTL helps Stanford kick off the Year of Learning in 2015-16 with this Oct. 2 event.
Two grad students outside, talking, listening
Jul 9, 2015
How Stanford's BioEngineering improved its TA training with a strong mentor program, including videorecording and consultation.


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