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Dr. James M. Lang to Present at ISU Teaching and Learning Symposium April 6

March 2, 2023

Best selling education author and writing expert, Dr. James M. Lang, will provide the keynote presentation during the first annual ISU Teaching and Learning Symposium on Thursday April 6 starting at noon in the Pond Student Union Wood River Room. 

Lang is a former Professor of English and the founding Director of the D’Amour Center for Teaching Excellence at Assumption University in Worcester, MA. He is the author of six books, the most recent of which are Distracted: Why Students Can’t Focus and What You Can Do About It, Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning, and Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty. A sought-after speaker, he has given talks and workshops on teaching for faculty at more than two hundred colleges, universities, and schools in the U.S. and abroad, and consulted for the United Nations on the development of teaching materials in ethics and integrity for college faculty.

Faculty, staff, and graduate assistants are invited to attend the ISU Teaching and Learning Symposium and learn more about high-impact practices of teaching. The keynote presentation from Dr. Lang will start at noon in the Pond Student Union Wood River Room. Lunch will be provided to the first 100 attendees who RSVP, followed by breakout sessions from 2 - 4 p.m. in the Salmon River Suites. The keynote presentation and breakout sessions will be broadcast to all outreach campuses. The symposium will end with a reception in the Wood River Room from 4:30-6 p.m. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet Dr. Lang and mix and mingle with fellow colleagues. 

The ISU Teaching and Learning Symposium is hosted by the ISU Program for Instructional Effectiveness and the College of Education. To learn more, please email Dr. Karen Appleby at karenappleby@isu.edu

RSVP: https://forms.gle/Z9UgwEEjWAdBG2jE6


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