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New Century Scholars: Teaching, Learning, and Your Academic Career

This workshop, held from 1998-2002, was designed to help new engineering faculty from around the country understand learning and teaching practices which support effective learning for all students. Workshop activities also addressed the integration of pedagogical knowledge with other forms of scholarship, recognizing the multiple demands for faculty productivity. Participants redesigned courses and instructional strategies, taking into consideration new information and research concerning teaching, learning styles, inclusive classroom learning, elements of effective lecturing, project-based learning, technology in teaching, time and stress management, developing a career strategy, and balance in personal and professional lives. To access the archive of materials from these workshops, go to ncs.stanford.edu.