Four USC Upstate professors will present Lessons on Teaching and Learning from the Teaching Professor Conference Wednesday, Sept. 28 during a workshop sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Teaching in Learning.
The workshop will be held from 12 – 1:30 p.m. in Campus Life Center Room 309.
Logan Camp, instructor in the Mary Black School of Nursing, will talk about “Teachers as Learners: Instructional Insights.” Takeaways will include:
- Understand varying perspectives on student learning
- Incorporate new teaching styles into instruction
- Help students with issues beyond the classroom setting
Dr. Kela Goodman, assistant professor, Early Childhood Education in the School of Education, will present “Engaging in Active Learning.” After her presentation, participants can use: presentation will include:
- Use a strategy for thinking about something in six different ways
- Identify their teaching and learning philosophy
- Sort cards to assess levels of thinking from apprentice to expert
Suzanne Hall, instructor of Communication Studies in Fine Arts and Communication Studies, will present “Incorporating Technology and Entertainment in the Classroom. Participants will:
- learn techniques to engage students during class “down time”
- gain tools to develop course mileposts that guide student learning
- receive ideas on how to put personal stamps on their class meetings
- acquire techniques that can help close the feedback loop between student and instructor
Dr. Charley Harrington a professor in the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies will present “Integrating Information Literacy and Metaliteracy into Course (Re)Design.” His presentation will:
- provide a general overview of information literacy and metaliteracy
- consider the advantages of integrating literacy and metaliteracy into
course design and pedagogy
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