Charles Golden

Learning to Teach: Isolation, Communication, and Pedagogy

Charles Golden, Associate Professor of Anthropology, highlights the challenges facing faculty in learning how to teach. 

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Kate Moran

Teaching Philosophy
(about teaching philosophy)

Kate Moran, Associate Professor of Philosophy, explores the tension between helping students realize that they, too, can be a part of an ongoing discussion among philosophers — while also wanting students to realize that philosophy takes a lot of work, and it can sometimes be difficult, confusing and frustrating. This type of tension appears in disciplines across the University.

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Teaching and Testing Analysis Skills

Teaching and Testing Analysis Skills

Carol Osler, Professor of Finance in the Brandeis International Business School, describes how she teaches analytical skills and creates tests that allow her students to best demonstrate these skills.

Classroom Discussions Post-Election

Teaching after the election. The University of Michigan outlines helpful strategies.

James Morris

A Prescription for Better Teaching, Stronger Doctors

James Morris, Department of Biology, reflects on what he "learned in medical school and how it translates to, or doesn't translate, to teaching."

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Welcome to the Center for Teaching and Learning at Brandeis University

The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) supports the teaching success of all members of the Brandeis community who educate Brandeis students. We promote practices that are grounded in research on students’ learning and faculty achievement in higher education contexts. Our services include consultations, workshops, fellows’ seminars, and grants for experiential learning and teaching innovation. In 2019, our staff and services will expand and our website will be revised to reflect those changes.

Please contact us with suggestions and questions about how the CTL can support your teaching at Brandeis: 

Mary-Ann Winkelmes, Ph.D., Executive Director <wink@brandeis.edu>

Dan Perlman, Ph.D., Director; Associate Provost of Innovation in Education; Professor of Biology

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