UND cancelled classes at 6 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, Dec. 4. Also canceled, Frank Warren's PostSecret multimedia event at the Chester Fritz Auditorium and the Music Composition Concert. The University otherwise remains open tonight.
The Graduate Certificate in College Teaching offers a 12-credit graduate level program teaching effective college instruction in terms of both principles and techniques. It is targeted, but not limited, to faculty (full-time and adjuncts) and graduate students who are, or intend to become professors, college instructors, academic advisors, internship supervisors, program trainers, curriculum coordinators, and learning designers.
Through this certificate program, students will:
Gain knowledge about various pedagogical approaches
Experience and demonstrate effective teaching skills
Connect institutional and department missions as well as disciplinary norms
Foster ethical behaviors and professional standards
Understand the complexities of the academic profession
Identify emerging trends in college teaching excellence
Participate in professional forums as a means to enhance the knowledge and practice of effective college teaching during the period of the program and beyond