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2015 TeachWeek Program

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TeachWeek is a campus-wide celebration of teaching and learning, featuring conversations with Caltech faculty, students, staff, and renown guest presenters. All events are open to the entire Caltech community.

All Week

Open classes: Caltech faculty invite you to sit in on a variety of classes spanning Caltech's divisions and levels. Each one features a distinct philosophy of learning and approach to teaching. Visitor seats may be limited in number due to space and planned activities.

Monday, October 19

4:00 – 5:00 PM: Lees-Kubota Lecture Hall 
The Future of Teaching and Learning at CaltechAn Innovation Showcase 
Panel Discussion with Faculty
TeachWeek Opening Reception Immediately Following
View the video recording.

Tuesday, October 20

12:00 – 2:00 PM: Dabney Lounge 
Bringing Joy into Your Teaching: A Workshop by Chris Duffy

Chris Duffy is conducting individual consultations on Tuesday and Wednesday. 

Wednesday, October 21

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Keck Center
Engaging Students Beyond Their FieldA Discussion with 2015 Feynman Prize Recipient, Professor Kevin Gilmartin, and Colleagues

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM: Beckman Institute Auditorium
The Teaching and Learning ProjectA National Photographic Essay Featuring Caltech 
Presentation and Discussion with Photographer Martin Springborg

Thursday, October 22

4:00 – 5:00 PM: 201 East Bridge 
Confessions of a Converted Lecturer: Keynote by Eric Mazur
With Remarks by President Thomas F. Rosenbaum
View the video recording.

Friday, October 23

9:00 – 11:30  AM: Winnett Lounge  
Flat Space, Deep Learning: A Workshop by Eric Mazur

12:00 – 1:00 PM: Winnett Lounge
TeachWeek Capstone Panel: with Caltech Faculty, Staff, and Students

 

CTLO LogoTeachweek is organized by the Center for Teaching, Learning, & Outreach. Thanks to the Twenty-Seven Foundation for supporting portions of TeachWeek, as well as for sponsorship of other events engaging the Caltech community in new perspectives on teaching and learning.