Teach Talks

Teach Talks 

Below are selected videos from the series "Teach Talks", featuring different NYU instructors reflecting on their experiences around subjects such as the use of social media, technology, and more in the classroom.

Active Learning
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In a lecture hall in Washington Square, Trace Jordan creates a more intimate and interactive classroom environment when he uses problem-based learning to teach “Molecules of Life.”

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Teaching with Social Media
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In her organic chemistry and genetics classes, Jin Montclare encourages students to use social media in the classroom, and to explore it outside the classroom as a professional tool.  

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Utilizing the Global Sites
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In her course Globalizing Social Activism, Victoria Kiechel takes her NYU DC students outside classroom. Both locally, and by connecting with students and faculty at NYU Berlin, students venture into the field to learn about cities firsthand.

Teaching in Depth
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In his freshman seminar, “Emerson and Thoreau, A Life Fully Lived” Philip Kunhardt guides students as they explore these famous poets' lives in context, and learn to better understand themselves and their fellow freshmen.

     

How to Communicate Research
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In her freshman seminar “How We See,” Marisa Carrasco-Queijeiro encourages students to not only absorb the science of sight, but to communicate what they have learned in the form of a capstone presentation.

     

International Classrooms
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In his freshman seminar “Global Citizenship,” Ulrich Baer stimulates a dialog among diverse students and encourages them to dispel preconceived notions about themselves and their peers.