Thursday, March 28, 2013

Prof. Periman attends Lilly conference on college and university teaching

Prof. Deb Periman, J.D., Justice faculty, attended the 25th Annual Lilly Conference on College & University Teaching - West in March. This year's theme was "Evidence-based Teaching and Learning."  Higher education professionals from the U.S. and around the world met this year to discuss topics such as:
  • improving critical thinking across the curriculum
  • learner-centered teaching
  • metalearning - building brained-based learning skills to help students succeed
  • power of peer collaboration in the classroom 
  • promoting diversity awareness
  • scholarship of teaching and learning as part of an institutional strategic plan
At Lilly Conferences, internationally-known scholars join new and experienced faculty members and administrators from all over the globe.  The conferences are retreats that combine workshops, discussion sessions, and major addresses, with opportunities for informal discussion about excellence in college and university teaching and learning.