James M. Lang, CTL Distinguished Visiting Professor, Spring 2018
James M. Lang, Associate Professor of English and Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence at Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts, will return to CEU this spring as CTL Distinguished Visiting Professor. An internationally acclaimed teacher and writer on teaching, Jim will lead a CTL Seminar for Doctoral Students, "Starting Your Teaching Portfolio," from April 4-25, 2018. He also will lead a series of discussions with faculty and doctoral students to explore recent research on learning and implications for teaching in higher education.
Jim Lang is the author of five books and more than a hundred reviews or essays on topics ranging from higher education to British literature. Lang is familiar to academic audiences internationally through his monthly column in the Chronicle of Higher Education and his books on higher education: Life on the Tenure Track (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005), On Course: a Week-by Week Guide to your First Semester of College Teaching (Harvard University Press, 2008), Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty (Harvard University Press, 2013), and Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning (Jossey-Bass, 2016).
Jim Lang's 2016 photo essay on teaching at the CTL and discovering Budapest: