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‘Composing the New Classroom’ series

Posted by | January 3, 2013

Series begins January 16

PULLMAN, Wash. – Teaching with effective communications tools, and ascertaining what students have learned, is the focus of an eight-part spring seminar series created for faculty members at Washington State University. It begins Jan. 16, and concludes with a guest expert workshop and lecture May 8.

“Composing the New Classroom: The Teaching and Learning Remix” is sponsored by the University College and hosted by its writing program. Faculty from all disciplines are invited to attend, said Diane Kelly-Riley, director of writing assessment and co-director of the writing program.

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March 25, noon-1 p.m., CUE 305: Rich Zack and Laura Lavine (entomology) examine the idea that “the rote saying of anything is the enemy of understanding” and discuss the use of interactive methods to enhance learning in the general education environment.