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Teaching Effectiveness Symposium


Friday, August 19th 2016
Hughes Trigg Student Center - Lower Level
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Featuring Keynote Speaker: Maryellen Weimer

Keynote Speaker Profile


Maryellen Weimer is professor emerita of Teaching and Learning at Penn State Berks and led instructional development at the university for more than a decade. Previously, she was the associate director of Penn State’s National Center on Postsecondary Teaching, Learning, and Assessment funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

She is a well-known writer, speaker, and proponent of effective teaching practices. Dr. Weimer has consulted with over 450 colleges and universities on instructional issues and regularly keynotes national meetings and regional conferences throughout the United States and Canada.

She has edited the acclaimed The Teaching Professor newsletter since 1987, a monthly newsletter on college teaching with 15,000 subscribers and writes the Teaching Professor Blog.

The Teaching Professor Blog features a new weekly post from Maryellen on such topics as: the scholarship of teaching and learning, classroom policies, active learning, assessment, generational differences, and student performance.

She has published several books on improving college teaching including: Learner-Centered Teaching: Five Key Changes to Practice (2013), Inspired College Teaching: A Career-Long Resource for Professional Growth (2010), and Enhancing Scholarly Work on Teaching and Learning: Professional Literature that Makes a Difference (2006).


 9:00 am - 10:10 am
 Welcome and Keynote 
 10:20 am - 11:20 am  Session 1
 11:30 am - 12:30 pm  Session 2
 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm  Lunch and Keynote II

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