TAP HomepageTAPTalk ArchiveMarch 2007

Laptops in the Classroom
As more and more students bring laptops to class, some instructors are becoming concerned about what�s going on behind the open laptop lids. Are students tapping away at their keyboards diligently taking notes, or are they playing computer games? Instructors may feel...

The Master Faculty Observation Program
TAP has assembled a select group of outstanding faculty members who have volunteered to provide graduate students with the opportunity to observe their classes. The names, teaching schedules, and contact information of these veteran teachers are listed on our website. Earn a certificate by visiting three or more classes.

TAP Workshops in March
Integrating Sexual Identity Issues Into Your Course Curricula
Date:    Thursday, March 1
Time:    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Place:   Room 411ABC, Rutgers Student Center, CAC

Using Media
Date:    Tuesday, March 6
Time:    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Place:   Room 410AB, Rutgers Student Center, CAC

Developing a Teaching Portfolio
Date:    Thursday, March 8
Time:    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Place:   Room 402, Rutgers Student Center, CAC

Designing a Syllabus
Date:    Wednesday, March 21
Time:    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Place:    Room 117, Busch Campus Center, BC

Improving Your Teaching Evaluations
Date:    Wednesday, March 28
Time:    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Place:    Room 402, Rutgers Student Center, CAC

Giving Feedback
Throughout your academic career, you will be called on to provide feedback, in both written and oral forms, to students and to colleagues. Knowing how to provide constructive feedback is a highly useful skill...

Inclusive Science Syllabi Available
The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL) and the National Women's Studies Association Science and Technology Task Force have produced a new resource for inclusive course development, called Content Matters. This collection of inclusively designed, science-related syllabi is available at their website.

Want to know how your students see you?
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Other workshops in March
Teaching with Technology
Career Services

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