Teaching Resources, Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education

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  • Integrating Cybersecurity and Agricultural Innovation
    Drape, Tiffany A.; Thompson, Cris; Johnson, Kellie; Brown, Anne M.; Simpson, Joseph; Oakes, Joseph; Duncan, Sue; Westfall-Rudd, Donna M. (Virginia Tech, 2022-08-10)
    This 1-2 credit undergraduate course, as presented, is designed to provide an interdisciplinary, experiential-learning-based background and exposure to working on and completing a team project in cyberbiosecurity in agriculture and the life sciences. These modules and capstone are designed for students to learn about cyberbiosecurity and how their agriculture knowledge can provide employment opportunities related to cyberbiosecurity. This course will provide knowledge and training on cyberbiosecurity, issues with online data and security, how we might protect our biological data, and ethical implications of biological data sharing and ownership. The course will teach critical thinking and problem-solving in a team environment, professional presentations, and writing skills in the context of completing the capstone project.
  • Syllabi for Introduction to Graduate Teaching Scholars (GTS)
    Westfall-Rudd, Donna M. (2022-02-23)
    Syllabi for the Graduate Teaching Scholars courses are offered to complement "Teaching in the University: Learning from Graduate Students and Early Career Faculty" (2022) edited by Donna Westfall-Rudd, Courtney Vengrin, and Jeremy Elliot-Engel which is available at https://doi.org/10.21061/universityteaching. ALCE 6415 "Introduction to Graduate Teaching Scholars (GTS)" offers Graduate Teaching Scholars opportunities to observe university course organization and instruction. Observations serve as a platform for course discussions focused on planning course instruction, examining student centered teaching strategies, and design of student assessments. Scholars work with faculty mentors to become familiar with the teaching expectations and resources for course assigned in the program.