The Teacher Scholar Program will not be running in Fall 2022 or Spring 2023.
The Chemistry Undergraduate Teacher Scholar Program places undergraduate students as apprentice instructors in lower division laboratory and discussion sections. In a weekly meeting with instructors, participants learn about teaching, review chemistry knowledge, and are coached to mentor students.
Description of Typical Activities
In assigned lab/discussion section:
- answering questions from students throughout the lab period.
- facilitating group discussions
- participating in and/or leading demonstrations
In weekly Teacher Scholar Class (Tuesday evenings):
- meeting in small groups with other students who are teacher scholars in the same class as you to discuss the upcoming week's lab experiment or discussion topics
- role-playing to practice teaching
- working individually or in small groups to write worksheets or review session materials
- large-group discussions based on assigned reading
- Attend assigned section each week (1 lab section or 3 discussion sections)
- Attend weekly Teacher Scholar class (Tuesdays 6:00 - 7:00 pm) (Time subject to change)
- Attend weekly GSI meeting with the instructor of your assigned class
- 30-45 min per week individual work outside of class (prelab preparation, postlab reflection, reading assignments, etc.
- Full-day training/meetings a few days before the start of the semester.
Participants in this program earn two credits (P/NP grading) by enrolling in Chem 301C.
The program will not be running in Fall 2022 or Spring 2023. Please check back during Phase I enrollment in Spring 2023 semester for an update.
[content coordinated by Natalie Johnson]