Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Dr. Barnes speaks at February 11 UAA Campus Bookstore event - "Is the Lecture Dead?"

Dr. Allan Barnes, Justice faculty, speaks at UAA Campus Bookstore event in February about creating an interactive community of learning in the classroom using POGIL - process oriented guided inquiry learning.

What: "Is the Lecture Dead?"
Day: Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Time: 5:00 pm -7:00 pm
Place: UAA Campus Bookstore
Cost: Free
Parking: Free parking in West Campus Central Lot (behind Rasmuson Hall). Click here for a link to a campus map. The Campus Bookstore is number 12 on the map.

POGIL is a student team-based teaching technique which Dr. Barnes has used in a number of his Justice classes.  POGIL stresses cooperative learning through a discovery-based student team environment.

At this event, Dr. Barnes talks about:
  • his research using POGIL in his classes,
  • how the technique works, and 
  • the positive experience and outcomes for students and the teacher.
All UAA Campus Bookstore events are informal, free, and open to the public.  There is free parking for bookstore events in the West Campus Central Lot (behind Rasmuson Hall), the Sports Lot and the Sports NW Lot.

For more information call Rachel Epstein at 786-4782 or email