Open house at 1 p.m. in new Math Studio preceding presentation
Stop by the new Math Studio in P-220 for an Open House Friday afternoon on your way to Dr. Joe Benson’s 2 p.m. presentation in P-260. Refreshments will be served.
Institutions across the country are increasingly turning to course redesign to enhance student learning and create innovative classes. As we begin the Fall Semester, take advantage of the opportunity to learn about the exciting redesign process at a special presentation by Dr. Joe Benson, a nationally renowned NCAT redesign scholar, at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21 in P-260. Light refreshments will be served.
Dr. Benson will cover the following topics:
- Why is the popularity of course redesign growing?
- What is course redesign?
- Who is involved in it and how is it done?
- What results have been achieved by course redesign?
Dr. Benson is Senior Associate Dean in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Alabama, where he leads the college’s Learner-Centered College Initiative and has provided his redesign expertise to a number of institutions.
Santa Fe is redesigning its entry-level math program via a Title III math grant and Dr. Benson’s visit is funded via the grant. Dr. Benson will talk about course redesign from a broad perspective, including all subject areas.
For more information, please contact Byron Dyce at 395-5298.