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Joel S Migdal
JSIS 513
Seattle Campus

Teaching International Studies

For current and prospective teaching assistants. Includes teaching writing, leading effective discussions, the art of evaluation, and teaching critical reading skills; videotaping of actual teaching sessions of participants in class. Credit/no-credit only.

Class description

This is a discussion class for TAs and prospective TAs. Students learn concepts, techniques, and methods for teaching international studies. They become self-conscious about themselves as teachers. This is a discussion class. One small paper, limited reading assignments, teaching one section one day of a real course and leading the class’s discussion of the video taken of that session

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by M Jane Meyerding
Date: 10/17/2012