Collaboration Focus of Annual Teaching, Learning Conference
Day to explore, celebrate processes, challenges, benefits of working collaboratively
U of G’s 23rd annual Teaching and Learning Innovations Conference May 11 will explore and celebrate the processes, challenges and benefits of collaboration. In line with the theme, the conference is being sponsored jointly by the College of Arts and the College of Physical and Engineering Science.
The day will showcase a range of collaborative teaching and learning activities, practices and tools from across the University’s undergraduate and graduate curricula.
Kicking off the conference is keynote speaker Lisa Lattuca, an associate professor of higher education and senior research associate in the Center for the Study of Higher Education at Pennsylvania State University. Her publications include the book Creating Interdisciplinarity: Interdisciplinary Research Among College and University Faculty.
Lattuca’s talk will focus on “Interdisciplinary Competence: A Learning Goal for Students — and Faculty?”
The day will continue with showcases and workshops focusing on three themes: “Collaboration in the Classroom,” “Collaboration and Technology” and “Working Collaboratively.”