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Ways of Understanding Teaching

Date: Thursday October 8, 2009
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Description:

Dr. Joyce Weinsheimer, Associate Director for Faculty Development, Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, Georgia Institute of Technology

In this interactive workshop, participants will use a case study to explore the three primary ways of understanding the role of the teacher in higher education and consider what constitutes good teaching.  We’ll take a look at what the shift from “providing instruction” to “promoting learning” involves—and why it is causing many in higher education to re-think who they are as teachers and what they do in the classroom.  Finally, we’ll consider strategies that participants can adapt in order to have a greater impact on what students learn in their classes.

Sponsored by the Teaching Resource Center and ACC Teaching Scholars Program

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