From: Faculty and Research E-Memo (memofrom@Colorado.EDU)
Date: Fri Feb 04 2011 - 18:07:49 MST
Date: Fri, 4 Feb 2011 18:07:49 -0700 (MST) From: Faculty and Research E-Memo <memofrom@Colorado.EDU> Subject: Conference examining how students learn
TO: Boulder Campus Full, Associate, Assistant Professors and all Instructors
FROM: President's Teaching Scholars Program
SENDER: Mary Ann Shea, Director
DATE: February 4, 2011
SUBJECT: Conference examining how students learn
President's Teaching Scholars Program (PTSP) Conference: Critical, Creative, Interactive Learning
The University of Colorado President's Teaching Scholars sponsor the third
annual Conference on Teaching and Learning. The Conference is planned for
All University of Colorado faculty and will encompass a range of sessions
Including a plenary.
How students learn and what that means for faculty members will be the topic of
the upcoming conference March 4, 2011 on the University of Colorado Anschutz
Several educators from throughout the university system will present sessions
to advance the discussion of the way students learn in the classroom and how
professors can capitalize on those methods.
Examples of the sessions include "On Incivility and Digital Distraction:
Collaborative Social Contracts for Building a Better Classroom Community,"
"Student Learning, Neurons and Surprise Reward" and "How to Do the Impossible:
Teaching and Learning in a Lecture."
Mary Ann Shea, PTSP director, and Provost Roderick Nairn, University of
Colorado Denver will open the one-day conference with a welcome.
Established in 1989 as a presidential initiative, PTSP endorses excellence in
teaching by honoring faculty throughout the university who excel in teaching,
scholarship and research.
Registration for the event, scheduled from 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., is free and
includes all sessions, refreshments and lunch, at the medical campus, Research
2 Building, P15-2100, Trivisible Room.
Space is limited to 110 attendees. Online registration must be completed by
Feb. 25. For the conference program and registration please visit:
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