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Teaching Effectiveness Symposium



Friday, August 19
Hughes Trigg Student Center - Lower Level
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM 

Keynote speaker James M. Lang: 

“Small Teaching:  Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning”

Lang will present a strategy for improving student learning with a series of modest but powerful changes that make a big difference—many of which can be put into practice in a single class session. The strategies build on the research on teaching and can be implemented by any faculty in any discipline, and even integrated into pre-existing teaching techniques.

James M. Lang is a professor of English and the Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence at Assumption College in Worcester, MA. Lang writes a monthly column on teaching for The Chronicle of Higher Education. He has authored five books including Life on the Tenure Track (Johns Hopkins University Press), Cheating Lessons (Harvard University Press), and, most recently, Small Teaching (Jossey-Bass). Lang holds a Ph.D. from Northwestern University and a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame. Learn more about Professor Lang.