Where do I start? This is the question most professionals ask themselves when starting their journey as adjunct instructors. This crash course will provide you with the basic pedagogical tools to start your teaching experience. Join us for a day of learning and sharing with other professionals. You will leave prepared with new friends and tools for your adventure at Kirkwood!

NOTE: This is a training for new adjuncts only. Participants will receive a $50 stipend. Please bring your laptop and/or preferred device for individual working time.

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Fall 2019 Dates

Please select on the days below:
Saturday, August 24th, 10 am - 3 pm
Tuesday, August 20th, 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday, September 7th, 10 am - 3 pm

Note: All sessions will take place on Cedar Rapids Main Campus | Cedar Hall Room 2077.

Topics to Cover

  • Unpacking Course Learning Outcomes
  • Creating Significant Assessment
  • Active Learning Activities
  • Planning your first week of classes
  • Kirkwood Technology Overview