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An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching

This event is part of series:

June 18, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
MSOB x140
Robin Sugiura

ONLINE COMPONENT: New content released on Mondays, June 11 - July 31 (6 weeks of content + 2 project/evaluation weeks)

IN-PERSON COMPONENT: Mondays, June 18 - July 23 (6 weeks), 5:00pm-6:30pm, MSOB x140

Open to all Stanford postdocs and to advanced graduate students as space is available.

This registration site is for the in-person Learning Community discussion group for the following course:

Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching

“An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching” is an open, online course designed to provide future STEM faculty, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows with an introduction to effective teaching strategies and the research that supports them.  The goal of the eight-week course is to equip the next generation of STEM faculty to be effective teachers, thus improving the learning experience for the thousands of students they will teach.
For more info about this class, see 

To register for the online component of this class which starts Monday, June 11, go to: An Introduciton to Evidence-based Undergradaute STEM Teaching

The Learning Community discussion group for this course will meet weekly for 6 weeks on Monday evenings 5:00pm-6:30pm starting Monday, June 18th to discuss the content and how it can be incorporated into your teaching practice. Fellow postdocs will facilitate these discussions and group activities.


*For the postdoc teaching certificate:

  • take the MOOC online only for up to 12 hours of credit toward the training requirement

  • take it as a flipped class (online + in-person discussion) for up to 21 hours toward the training requirement

  • facilitate one discussion session for 1.5 hours toward the teaching requirement