Thursday, March 29, 2012

Prof. Periman discusses brain-based learning at faculty development luncheon on April 6

Prof. Deb Periman, J.D., Justice faculty, discusses the highlights from the 24th Annual Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching - West : Brain-Based Learning with UAA faculty on Friday, April 6,at the 4th Annual UAA Faculty Development Appreciation Luncheon.

Two other UAA faculty members will also be making presentations at this event.

Prof. Periman recently attended the Lilly Conference in March at California Polytechnic University, Pomona. She will briefly summarize highlights from the convention, which was based on the premise that current models of instruction used in higher education need to be modified to operate in harmony with how the brain learns. Almost daily neuroscience, biology, and cognitive science reveal new insights about how the brain works and learns.