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Center for Academic Faculty Enrichment
The mission of Longwood University's Center for Academic Faculty Enrichment (CAFE) is to foster a vibrant intellectual community that supports innovative teaching, scholarship and professional growth. The CAFE pursues this mission with the understanding that a dynamic faculty engages students by integrating learning with 21st century pedagogies. To this end, it seeks to promote, sustain and celebrate a climate of open intellectual exchange--an ongoing cross-discplinary dialogue that builds collaborative relationships.
The goals of CAFE include providing support for faculty by faculty in the following areas:
- Faculty Development
- Instructional Development
- Organizational Development
Longwood University’s Teaching and Learning Institute
Navigating the Changing Landscape of
May 22, 2013
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN @
What are the emerging trends in teaching and learning, and how do they enhance, complement, disrupt, dismantle, and/or strengthen our teaching? How do these trends affect student learning? How can we balance what we already do well with pedagogical initiatives that invite us to re-think and re-work teaching and learning? How do we cultivate a culture of change that leads to both student and faculty success?
The Center for Faculty Enrichment (Cafe), the Digital Education Collaborative (DEC), and Greenwood Library invite you to join us for a day of interactive exploration of these questions. In addition to the keynote address and workshop, participants will choose from a variety of sessions focusing on the institute theme.
The Institute is free for all Longwood faculty and staff, Hampden-Sydney College faculty, and University of Mary Washington faculty. Registration is NOW OPEN @ http://blogs.longwood.edu/cafeinstitute/ . The first 50 to register will receive a copy of Dr. Bowen’s book, Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology out of your College Classroom will Improve Student Learning.
Dr. Jose Bowen, our keynote speaker, is Dean of the Meadows School of the Arts, and Algur H. Meadows Chair and Professor of Music, at Southern Methodist University. Bowen is a pioneer in active learning and the use of technology in the classroom, including podcasts and online games. He was nominated by both students and colleagues for teaching awards at Georgetown and he received a Stanford Centennial Award for Undergraduate Teaching. He is the author of the book, Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology out of your College Classroom will Improve Student Learning . In addition to his keynote address, Dr. Bowen will facilitate a workshop for all participants focusing on technologies to enhance student engagement and better student preparation, reading, and writing.
For more information, please contact Dr. Pamela Tracy @ email@example.com.