Stanford University

Due to COVID-19, all classes have moved to an online format and many events at Stanford have been canceled or moved to a virtual format. This calendar may not reflect all changes. Please confirm event status with the event contact before attending.


Teaching Workshop for Postdocs

Tuesday-Friday, August 4-7, 9:00am-11:00am
via Zoom
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This 4-Day teaching improvement workshop is designed to enhance participants’ versatility as teachers, enable them to use a 7-component educational framework to analyze teaching, and provide a forum for collegial exchange about teaching. The workshop incorporates a variety of instructional methods including didactic presentations, group discussion, video vignette review, role-play and worksheet exercises, and personal goal setting. This very popular workshop is required for those who wish to pursue the Postdoc Teaching Certificate. Attendance is required all 4 days – please only apply if you can attend this entire workshop.


This workshop covers the following topics:

  • Learning Climate
  • Control of Session
  • Communication of Goals
  • Promotion of Understanding & Retention
  • Evaluation of Learners
  • Feedback to Learners
  • Promotion of Self-Directed Learning
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