The 2015 Teaching and Learning Symposium was held on April 14th, 2015 at the McKimmon Center for Extension and Continuing Education.
This annual 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 Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching , the Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Award, the Outstanding Teacher Award, and the Gertrude Cox Award. Certificates of Reflective Teaching are also presented at this event.
This year’s keynote speaker was Dr. Linda B. Nilson, founding director of the Office of Teaching Effectiveness and Innovation at Clemson University. She is the author of many books, the most recent of which is Specifications Grading: Restoring Rigor, Motivating Students, and Saving Faculty Time (Stylus Publishing, 2014).