Please join us for the next Campus Conversations event where Elizabeth Barkley, Ph.D., will be presenting Maximizing Student Engagement and Collaboration Learning through Digital Education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus.
In this webcast event, Barkley will share her expertise on how college faculty can improve the quality of classroom learning and the effectiveness of their teaching. She will focus on collaborative learning processes which help students integrate information through personal and active engagement with content and with others through digital education. The skills and knowledge developed through this type of learning have been shown to prepare students for careers after graduation.
Important: When registering for the event, please indicate if you would like to attend the presentation in-person or via webcast. An e-mail will be sent prior to the event with attendance information.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM (CST)
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Elizabeth Barkley, Ph.D., is a professor of music at Foothill College, located in Los Altos Hills, California. She has spent her career researching and writing about classroom teaching practices that transform both face-to-face and online classes so that instructors can meet the needs of diverse learners. Barkley was named California Higher Education Teacher of the Year and her work has been recognized by the state of California and has also received a number of honors for her undergraduate and online teaching and has been named a Carnegie Scholar in music.
Barkley is the author of Student Engagement Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty and Collaborative Learning Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty. In her books, she shares ideas for engaging students in a wide variety of disciplines. She also addresses how faculty can effectively involve students in small group work that promotes learning.
About Campus Conversations
The University of Nebraska Online, in partnership with each NU campus, co-hosts a series of talks focused on key topics related to education in the fact of rapidly changing technology.
Sessions are held on their respective host campus and streamed live on the web for those who cannot attend in person. Campus Conversations are free for NU employees.
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