Institutes | Storrs 2010
Teaching, Learning, Innovation and (Even) Enjoyment in Large Classes!
On Friday, January 15th, 2010, the Institute
for Teaching & Learning welcomes you to a day
of teaching and learning workshops. We look forward to lively
discussions and the opportunity
to share ideas.
About the Speakers
- Keith Barker
- Adam Fry
Adam is a faculty member in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology where he is a Lecturer and Coordinator of the Biology 1100s courses. Adam has a Ph.D. in Biology and Medicine from Brown University. He has been teaching large, non-majors, and introductory biology courses since coming to UConn in 2005. Adam can be reached at adam.Fry@uconn.edu.
- Janet Jordan
Janet is the Manager of the Instructional Resource Center (IRC) at the University
of Connecticut. She works with instructors at all the university’s
campuses who are interested in utilizing technology to enhance teaching
and learning. The IRC provides individual and group training sessions and
support for HuskyCT as well as other instructional technologies. Many instructors
utilize the hardware and software resources in the IRC and learn to prepare
a variety of multimedia instructional materials with assistance from the
IRC staff. Janet can be reached at email@example.com
- Richard Kochanek
- Steve McDermott
- Catherine Ross
Catherine is the Associate Director of the Institute for Teaching & Learning,
and Director of Teaching Assistant Programs. She
works with faculty, TAs, and ITAs from all disciplines, both individually
and in workshops and orientations. She runs the New Faculty Learning
Community and book discussion groups open to all faculty. Her most recent
research is focused on undergraduate attitudes towards ITAs and student perceptions
of intelligibility. Catherine can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Amit Savkar