IMC 2004: Sessions

Session 1419: Teaching and Learning: Strategies for Graduate Students in Higher Education

Wednesday 14 July 2004, 19.30-20.30

Sponsor:Graduate Student Committee, Medieval Academy of America
Organiser:Kimm Perkins, School of Humanities (History), University of Glasgow
Moderator/Chair:Kimm Perkins, School of Humanities (History), University of Glasgow
Abstract

The Graduate Student Committee of the Medieval Academy of America is dedicated to providing information on research, teaching, publishing, professionalization, funding and employment as well as fostering international and interdisciplinary exchange. The purpose of this round table is to provide information regarding particular concerns for those postgraduates in the field of Medieval Studies and will address issues pertaining to graduate teaching which may include: how to teach to departmental course guidebooks, departmental teaching and training, balance of research vs. PhD work, developing a ‘teaching philosophy’, how to design courses and preparing for the job market.
Participants include Michael Hicks (School of Humanities & Heritage Studies, King Alfred’s College, Winchester), Paul Hyams (Department of History, Cornell University), Pat Reynolds (Department of Archaeology,
University of York), Cate Gunn (Centre for Antiquity and the Middle Ages, University of Southampton), and Nhora Lucia Serrano (University of Wisconsin, Madison).