Symposium focuses on students’ teaching innovations

The 2016 Classroom Teaching and Research Symposium (CTRS): Classroom Research and Teaching: A Symposium for Current and Future Faculty

June 6, 2016

On May 16, the fifth annual Classroom Research and Teaching Symposium brought together graduate students and faculty who are interested in applying their research skills to develop more effective teaching practices.

In addition to poster presentations by graduate students and postdoctoral scholars, the full-day symposium included workshops with local and visiting experts in the field of evidence-based teaching and learning.

Established by the Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) and co-sponsored by Cornell’s Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CU-CIRTL), the event focuses on innovations in teaching practice. Presenters included eight Graduate Research and Teaching fellows, who participated in year-long research projects on effective teaching, and 17 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning practitioners, who participated in an accelerated program to design and conduct pilot “Teaching as Research” projects.

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