Upcoming Teaching Resource Center Workshops

VITAL Presents

Symposium on Innovative Pedagogy

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Harre Union

Valparaiso University will be holding its first ever Symposium on Innovative Pedagogy on Saturday, November 2 in the Harre Union. Keynote speaker will be Eric Mazur, the Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Harvard University. Professor Mazur is an internationally known proponent of active learning and peer instruction in science education. Fellow Valpo faculty will be appearing on panels to share their teaching innovations with you.

8:30 a.m.     Refreshments
9:00 a.m.            Keynote Address: "Confessions of a Converted Lecturer," Eric Mazur, Harvard University
10:10 - 11:00 a.m.             Peer Instruction Workshop with Eric Mazur

10:10 a.m. -
1:00 p.m.        

Panel Discussions by Valpo Faculty:  The Flipped Classroom, The Real World in the Classroom, and Realistic Role Play
(A preliminary list of faculty presenters is available here.)
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Lunch

Space is limited, so please RSVP for this event at: http://scholar.valpo.edu/altpedagogy/