Campus News - February 11, 2002

Inaugural conference on teaching, learning Feb. 15 in Dane Smith Hall

A Scholarship of Teaching and Learning conference will be held Friday, Feb. 15 at UNM for faculty and graduate students. Topics include how to deal with unprepared students, the inside story on tenure, how to adapt to different learning styles, retention and the freshman year experience.

The conference is free of charge, an RSVP by Feb. 11 is required.

Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. at Dane Smith Hall, rm. 120.

The keynote, “Cutting Edge Teaching and Learning Issues,” will be presented by Sherwyn Morreale, Ph.D., associate director of the National Communication Association, from 1 to 2 p.m.

Presenters Beth O'Neil, Colston Chandler, Peter White, Susan Deese-Roberts and Richard Holder will conduct various sessions from 2:15 to 5 p.m.

A reception follows at University House from 5 to 6 p.m.

The conference is sponsored by Preparing Future Faculty, a nationwide effort preparing graduate students to become faculty.
Additional support is provided by UNM's Center for the Advancement of Scholarship in Teaching and Learning, Teaching Assistant Resource Center and Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate.

To RSVP, contact Amie Kincaid, 277-4541, For more information, contact Janet Cramer, 277-0095,

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