Students Learn Teaching Tips at Professional Development Workshop

Noreen Nkosana '11 akes notes during the Professional Development Workshop July 24 in Daniel Family Commons. The workshop was designed for students who are considering careers in academia.

Noreen Nkosana '11 takes notes during the Professional Development Workshop July 24 in Daniel Family Commons. The workshop was designed for students who are considering careers in academia.

Pedagogy expert James Zimmerman, center, from Montclair State University taught the workshop.

Pedagogy expert and associate professor of chemistry James Zimmerman, center, from Montclair State University and Erika Taylor, assistant professor of chemistry, co-taught the two-part workshop.

Chemistry graduate student Jessica Fedorchick, center, learns pedagogical and curricular tools used to pique students' curiosity in the classroom.

Chemistry graduate student Jessica Fedorchick, center, learns pedagogical and curricular tools used to pique students' curiosity in the classroom.

Biology graduate student Jiang "Shannon" Liu, was one of the graduate and advanced undergraduate students who learned "how to teach" with theory and examples.

Biology graduate student Jiang "Shannon" Liu, was one of the graduate and advanced undergraduate students who learned "how to teach" with theory and examples. This was the second year Wesleyan hosted the workshop. The workshop is supported by a Seed Grant from the Pedagogical Renewal Committee and the Hughes program. (Photos by Olivia Bartlett Drake)