Teaching & Learning News for Faculty

Spring 2013

The Center for Teaching & Learning at Caltech celebrated its half-birthday in January! Here's a brief pdf update on our staff, participation rates, and resources. Please find more news below from many of the offices supporting Caltech teaching.
Upcoming Events For Faculty: 
For your TAs: New Services:
Photo by Bob Paz

Support for Educational Outreach

Mitch Aiken, Associate Director for Educational Outreach, is available to work with faculty, students, and staff to develop and implement educational outreach programs that serve K-12 students and the public. Whether you have an upcoming proposal, seek to fulfill NSF Broader Impacts, have an ongoing program, or a new idea, please contact Mitch to discuss: 626-395-4641, aiken@caltech.edu.

Library Offers Teaching Services for Faculty

Contact us to find out how to:
  • Request course reserves (print or online), or other research materials
  • Arrange instruction on finding authoritative sources and managing citations via EndNote
  • Find out whether software needed for your class is available on our 95 library computers

The Hixon Writing Center  Welcomes Faculty & Students

Dr. Susanne Hall, Campus Writing Coordinator, works with faculty on ways to create and revise writing assignments, give effective feedback on student writing, and promote learning in the classroom through writing. 

Students make appointments to visit the Writing Center Outpost in Sherman Fairchild Library. They can receive free one-to-one feedback on their writing from professional or peer tutors.
For more information, email Dr. Hall at seh@hss.caltech.edu.
IMSS and Academic Media Technologies support faculty teaching in multiple ways: Moodle (Caltech's Learning Management System), course recording, live broadcasting, multimedia teaching in the New Media Classroom, media conversion, and more. Find updates for Spring 2013 here. To add your course to Moodle, visit here.
Best wishes for Spring 2013!

 Cassandra Horii
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