The Teaching and Learning Symposium, was held on April 11, 2013 at the McKimmon Center for Extension and Continuing Education.
This one day event recognizes excellent teaching on NC State’s campus. Highlights of the day include a poster session featuring NC State faculty members’ scholarship on their teaching, a keynote address, and the presentation of several university awards including the Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor award, the Academy of Outstanding Teachers, and the Board of Governors’ Award for Excellence in Teaching. The Gertrude Cox Award and Certificates of Reflective Teaching are also presented at this event.
This year’s keynote speaker was Dr. Stephen D. Brookfield, Distinguished University Professor in the College of Education, Leadership and Counseling, University of St. Thomas.
Schedule of Events:
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Poster Session
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Reading Circle with Dr. Stephen Brookfield
NOTE: This session is intended for those who participated in one of the Office of Faculty Development’s Fall 2012 reading circles on Dr. Brookfield’s Teaching for Critical Thinking: Tools and Techniques to Help Students Question Their Assumptions. Others who have read any of Dr. Brookfield’s publications are also welcome to attend.
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Keynote Address by Dr. Stephen Brookfield
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. University Teaching Awards Luncheon
NOTE: Space at the luncheon is limited. See below for details.
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Demonstrations by Gertrude Cox Award Winners
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Gertrude Cox Awards and Certificate of Reflective Teaching presentation