MCB 375 – Pedagogy for MCB Graduate Student Instructors

  • 2 unit course required for all new MCB GSIs, offered in the Fall semester

  • The course introduces new graduate student instructors to effective teaching methods that they can use in their MCB courses. Through readings, discussions and demonstrations, students will learn how to engage and motivate students, facilitate active participation, plan a class period, and write exam or practice problems. Emphasis will be placed on science education literature and proven practical techniques. We will also provide support and solutions for dealing with difficult situations that may come up during the semester.

  • 5 weeks, 1 hour of seminar per week

MCB 375 Schedule