Webster University Teaching Festival 2011 Archive

Program of Events

Monday, April 25

2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Opening Reception & Poster Presentations Showcase

Visit the FDC for opening remarks, refreshments, and a chance to view and discuss poster displays of exciting teaching practices.

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Tuesday, April 26

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Application of Metacognitive Strategies for Effective Teaching

Presenters: Eric A. Goedereis, Assistant Professor, and Heather Mitchell, Assistant Professor, Department of Behavioral & Social Sciences

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11:00 a.m. – Noon

Learning by Acting - Language and Culture in Spain and Latin America

Presenter: Graciela N. Vico Corvalan, Professor, Department of International Languages & Cultures

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Noon – 1:00 p.m.

Combining Academic Instruction, Reflective Thinking, and Meaningful Service to Enhance Learning and Promote Cross-Cultural Understanding

Presenters: Deborah Pierce, Director, Center for International Education and Yupa Saisanan Na Ayudhya, Adjunct Professor, Center for Interdisciplinary Studies

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1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

The 30-second Lecture

Presenter: Joe Schuster, Chair and Professor, Communications & Journalism Department

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3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Mum's the Word: Teaching With Your Mouth Shut to Enhance Student Inquiry, Critical Thinking, and Reflection

Presenter: Carla Colletti, Assistant Professor, Department of Music

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Wednesday, April 27

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Paper Training Your Students: Teaching Assignment Literacy to Improve Student Writing

Presenter: Peter Coogan, Adjunct Professor, Communications & Journalism Department

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Noon – 1:00 p.m.

Debating Across the Curriculum

Presenter: Gina Jensen, Assistant Director, Forensics & Debate, Communications & Journalism Department

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1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Play at Work: Using Games to Teach Content and Critical Thinking

Presenter: Amanda Rosen, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Politics & International Relations

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4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Using Online Video Collections in the Classroom

Presenter: Kathy Gaynor, Librarian, Instruction and Liaison Services Department

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Thursday, April 28

2:30 – 4:00 p.m.

William T. Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching Winners Panel

Join a panel of award winning teachers as they discuss their teaching philosophies, the impact of the Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching, and other experiences related to their craft of teaching.

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4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Closing Reception

Immediately following the Kemper Award Winners Panel, enjoy refreshments at the concluding event of this multi-day celebration of teaching.

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