Monday, April 4, 2011
Class Time is Thinking Time with Robert Duke
I would like to invite you to join Dr. Robert Duke, author and renowned educator, for a free workshop sponsored by the College of Arts & Sciences and the Office of Faculty Enhancement titled:
Class Time is Thinking Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 noon
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Student Union Ballroom, 58W/3703
The College of Arts & Sciences and the Office of Faculty Enhancement (OFE) will sponsor a presentation by, a Dr. Robert Duke is the author of Intelligent Music Teaching: Essays on the Core Principles of Effective Instruction and the Marlene and Morton Meyerson Centennial Professor and Head of Music and Human Learning at The University of Texas at Austin. In this presentation, titled "Class Time is Thinking Time," Dr. Duke will address why formal education often fails to make substantive and lasting changes in how learners think and behave, and he will encourage us to design learning experiences that lead to advantageous changes in cognition, affect, and behavior, all of which are components of expertise in every discipline. Come and join the discussion and learn some helpful tips on applying the science of human learning to the classroom and beyond.