June 26-29, 2023
Join us in beautiful Washington, D.C., for the four-day FTI: Physics and Astronomy Faculty Teaching Institute!
The FTI is our flagship workshop program and is dedicated to developing faculty members' teaching practice. Click here for more reasons to attend the next FTI.
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The registration fee is $400. Travel and caregiver grants are available. Please email email@example.com for details.
Please complete the registration as soon as possible. Registration closes on April 7, 2023.
|09:00||Welcome and introduction|
|10:00||Career session #1: Imagining your role|
|11:15||Stories (from teachers/students)|
|11:30||Equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) 1: Identity and positionality|
|12:30||Working lunch & Welcome from society CEOs|
|13:30||EDI 1 (continued): Case studies|
|14:00||Foundations of Teaching I|
|14:30||Experiencing the active class|
|16:00||Foundations of Teaching II|
|17:00||Discussions in pod groups|
|17:30||Your Most Important Questions and action planning|
|18:30||Working dinner at hotel: Continue discussing questions over dinner|
|19:30||Social at hotel|
|09:45||How Can I Help Students Learn: Information delivery, individual work, whole class|
|11:15||Information delivery, individual work, whole class, continued|
|11:30||Think pair share (How Can I Help Students Learn: Pairs and group work 1)|
|13:15||Quantitative problem solving (How Can I Help Students Learn: Pairs and group work 2)|
|14:00||Visualizations and demonstrations (How Can I Help Students Learn: Pairs and group work 3)|
|14:30||Formative assessment: Assessment as a learning tool|
|16:00||Reflecting on your teaching|
|16:15||Discussions in pod groups|
|16:45||Your Most Important Questions and action planning|
|17:15||"Midterm" feedback: Stop start continue|
|18:30||Dinner on your own|
|09:00||Introduction & stories|
|09:15||How Can I Help Students Learn|
|10:45||First day & student engagement|
|11:15||First day & student engagement, continued|
|11:30||Equity diversity and inclusion #2: Teaching inclusively|
|13:30||Sticky questions about pairs and group work: Facilitation and other issues|
|14:30||Summative assessment: Using grading and exams to evaluate students fairly|
|15:30||Longer coffee break|
|16:15||Labs and other investigations (How can I help students learn: Pairs and group work 7)|
|16:45||Discussions in pods|
|17:15||Your Most Important Questions and bigger action planning session|
|18:30||Dinner on your own|
|19:30||(optional) Tenure chat|
|08:00||Working Breakfast & Discussion with NSF program officers (optional)|
|09:15||Career #2: Doing your role well|
|10:15||Bringing it together: So now what? Course planning strategies|
|10:45||Individual action planning work time|
|11:15||Collective action planning work|
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