CityU Hosts First Annual Conference on Teaching and Learning – April 13
As part of City University of Seattle’s 40th anniversary year celebration, the university’s Faculty Standards and Development Committee are pleased to announce the first annual Conference on Teaching and Learning. The FREE conference will be held at the CityU’s Seattle campus, located at 521 Wall Street in Seattle on April 13, 2013 at 8:30 a.m.
This conference will provide an opportunity for administrators and academics at CityU and other universities to share research and best practices with their colleagues. All presentations begin at 9:00 a.m. with a keynote provided by CityU’s School of Management Dean, Dr. Kurt Kirstein, and Faculty and Program Coordinator of the Albright School of Education, Trisa Dixon covering performance based learning. From there, we will offer a number of break-out sessions and a networking luncheon. The conference will conclude at 3:00 p.m.
Presenters who will be leading the break-out sessions will be talking about one of the following:
- Strategies to enhance students’ learning experience and ways to assess such tactics.
- Ways that faculty can use experience and theory to educate students.
- How to deliver relevant curricula that results in authentic learning and real world skills.
- Methods of integrating students’ professional and academic experience.
- Processes and procedures that ensure high-quality learning opportunities.
Under these topics, attendees will hear about course and program design, 21st century teaching strategies, personalized learning, program assessment, and how to create dynamic online teaching experiences.
A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided upon registration. An official conference schedule will be available as the event draws near. We look forward to learning from you at this conference in April.
Send your questions to Conference@cityu.edu.