Thursday, April 17: SAVE THE DATE!
Nationally renowned author and scholar of teaching and learning, Dr. Maryellen Weimer will present the keynote address at the 2nd Annual Conference for Student Success to be held on campus. That afternoon, she will present a workshop for faculty (specific topic to be determined). Dr. Weimer has been editor of The Teaching Professor since 1987. She is a Penn State Professor Emeritus of Teaching and Learning. Prior to her retirement, Dr. Weimer taught a variety of communication courses, first year seminars and in learning communities. In 2005, she won Penn State's Milton S. Eisenhower Award
for distinguished teaching. Dr. Weimer has consulted with over 400 colleges and universities on instructional issues. She regularly keynotes national meetings and regional conferences. In addition to editorship of the newsletter, Dr. Weimer has authored and edited eight books, most recently, Learner-Centered Teaching and Enhancing Scholarly Work on Teaching and Learning. Noon-4:00 PM, venue TBA
Friday, February 28: Cooperative Learning Workshop for faculty offered by David Sabrio and Sue Sabrio, certified trainers of the Johnson & Johnson model of cooperative learning. The presenters will discuss and demonstrate the five principles necessary for successful collaborative work in the classroom, regardless of the content area. Look out for the announcement via email and sign up early, since seats will be limited! Founder's Room, 1:00-3:00 PM. Please RSVP to Jaya Goswami at firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday, February 25, 2014.
Workshops (venue TBA):
- “Prevent Plagiarism with Turnitin”: 3:00 PM, Thursday, September 26
- “Writing to Learn: Using Writing as a Problem-Solving Tool”: 3:00 PM, Wednesday, October 16
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