MT891 Graduate Teaching Seminar
Fall Semester 2012-2013
Friedberg and Tao Li
Wednesdays from 3-4:15 p.m. in
Carney Hall 309
Welcome to the MT891 course website.
Prerequisite: MT890, Graduate Teaching Seminar
Course description: This seminar is
directed at building the teaching skills of advanced graduate
students, who are teaching their own classes. Topics
include: preparation of a syllabus, preparation of an
examination, assigning course grades, lecture organization and
delivery, classroom management. The seminar will include
both practice and case-studies based discussion.
This is one of two teaching seminars being offered by the
department. The other is MT890, Graduate Teaching
Seminar I. Sometimes we will meet together,
and on those days we will cover common topics. On other
days we will break up into separate groups and pursue aspects
of teaching that are relevant to more advanced graduate
Mathematics in Colleges and Universities: Case Studies
for Today's Classroom (Graduate Student Edition) by
Solomon Friedberg et al. Issues in Mathematics Education
Vol. 10, American Mathematical Society, 2001. Available
from the American
Mathematical Society bookstore. More information
about case studies and reviews of this book are available here.
This website is organized and maintained by Prof.
Last revised: May 25, 2012. Copyright 2012 by Dr.
Solomon Friedberg. All rights reserved.