Yale Center for Teaching and Learning

Pedagogical Partner

Description 

The Pedagogical Partner participates in the Pedagogical Partnership Program in which they are paired with a Yale faculty member to act as a consultant for the faculty member’s course for the entire semester. Pedagogical partners observe their faculty partner’s class on a weekly basis and take observational notes, meet with the faculty partner regularly to discuss how pedagogical goals are being achieved in the classroom, and meet regularly with a Poorvu Center staff member to offer feedback on the partnership and the program overall.

Requirements 

The Partner should be a current Yale University student and have an interest in pedagogy and student learning experiences at Yale.

Responsibilities 

i.      Form partnership with Yale faculty member (as assigned by Poorvu Center)

ii.      Act as a consultant for the faculty member’s course for the entire semester

iii.      Observe faculty partner’s class on a weekly basis and take observational notes

iv.      Meet with the faculty partner regularly to discuss how pedagogical goals are being achieved in the classroom

v.      Meet regularly with a Poorvu Center support member to offer feedback on the partnership and the program overall

Find out more 

i.      Primary contact: Victoria Hallinan, victoria.hallinan@yale.edu, applications are opened in anticipation of each semester start.

ii.      Compensation: $18.50 per hour