Dead Ideas in Teaching and Learning

Dead Ideas in Teaching and Learning

Teaching Development at Its Best: A Graduate Student Reflects

February 24, 2022

Columbia University graduate student, Aleksandra Jakubczak, shares her reflections on her journey to become a more informed and confident teacher, and how that journey took her so much further than she initially expected! Listen to find out what changed in her teaching, but also discover how her engagement with the Columbia CTL’s Teaching Development Program changed her conception of teaching and its place in her career—exactly the kind of change called for and highlighted in Beth McMurtrie’s article, “The Damaging Myth of the Natural Teacher” (our previous episode).

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