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University of Minnesota Faculty Development Leader to Present Workshops at MSU

Monday, January 7, 2013, from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Foundation and Alumni Center, Foundation Great Room

David Langley, Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of Minnesota, will present two workshops at MSU on Monday, Jan. 7 in the MSU Foundation/Alumni Center Great Room*.

First Presentation - 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Active Learning Classrooms: Environments for Deepening Student Engagement
Come learn more about the TEAL (Technology Enhanced Active Learning) classrooms you have heard about.  Typically defined as technology-enhanced spaces, TEAL classrooms feature multiple flat panel monitors, laptop connectivity, large round tables, perimeter white boards, and a central teaching station.  Dr. Langley will discuss the strengths and challenges of these spaces as well as how to use them effectively.
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Lunch and Second Presentation - 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Teaching That Sticks: Six Principles for Developing Memorable Presentations
Developing memorable and understandable presentations is a process of purposeful design.  Dr. Langley will discuss how the University of Minnesota has adopted the principles of brothers Chip and Dan Heath (2008) in framing many of their own workshops, course design seminars, university courses and consultations.  Lunch will be served.
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These sessions will be recorded and posted at the Faculty Excellence website event page:

Questions should be directed to Anne Angermeyr, Office of the Provost, or 994-7136.

*Parking is limited in the Foundation/Alumni Center lot; please use your usual parking spot on campus.



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