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Speech and Hearing Sciences 563, 2009-2010
Instructional Development Forum - Wednesdays, Autumn 9:30-10:20; Winter 11:30-12:20: SW 036

Instructor: Lesley B. Olswang, Ph.D.
Email: lolswang@u.washington.edu

Office: Eagleson 162
Office Hours: Wednesdays 10:30-11:30; Thursdays 2:30-3:30
Telephone: 206-685-2997

General Description

This two quarter, one-credit course, is being offered autumn and winter quarters during the 2009-2010 academic year.  It is a graduate course designed for doctoral students and teaching assistants in the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences. 

Prerequisites: Good standing as a doctoral student and/or SPHSC Teaching Assistant 

This course is designed to provide students with general and specific information regarding teaching at the college/university level.  The course will expose students to University of Washington teaching resources and provide opportunities to learn about instructional techniques and issues as they relate to teaching in the discipline of communication sciences and its disorders.  Guest speakers, panel presentations, group discussions will be included in the course delivery.  Students will be expected to be actively engaged in both the teaching and learning of material.  Students will be required to complete two assignments during the year.  One assignment will be to investigate and lead a class discussion on a topic related to teaching and of particular interest to the student.  The other assignment will be to develop and write a short essay regarding the student's philosophy of teaching. The course is designed to not only provide opportunities to increase knowledge and skills in regards to teaching, but also as a forum for students to share personal experiences and insights related to teaching and learning.