Date(s) - Friday March 27
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Tucker Technology Center, Room 139
This workshop will help faculty transition more fully to a model of learning based on increasing student activity and leveraging available technologies to improve instructional efficiency and effectiveness. An instructional model and methods to increase students’ responsibility for their own learning, personal ownership of class goals and to improve students reaching meaningful learning and developmental goals will be described with immediately applicable techniques appropriate and effective with all learners.
The workshop follows a Keynote Presentation. While participants are encouraged to attend both the Keynote and the Workshop, they are welcome to attend either portion based on what fits with their schedule. Please RSVP for the sections you will be attending. Each section has a separate RSVP.
Keynote: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Workshop: 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
About the Speaker
Dr. Mark Taylor is an award winning speaker recognized internationally as an educator, expert and consultant who is on the forefront of transformations in educational practice and workplace management. As an authority on the traits, developmental issues and learning outcomes of today’s young people, he is dedicated to helping schools better understand and serve our students for learning, development, persistence and successful integration into the after college world. Dr. Taylor has worked with over 500 organizations, businesses and schools in 47 states, and made presentations at numerous state, regional, national, and international events. Publications include numerous book chapters, invited pieces, and articles in professional journals including his recent articles on “Teaching Generation NeXt”. Dr. Taylor holds graduate degrees from the University of Arkansas and academic appointments at Arkansas State University and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Graduate School.