Breakfast Discussion with Mats Selen - 2015 Professor of the Year

April 21, 2017 - 8:30am to 9:45am
Where: 401 Physical Sciences Building
Competencies: Teaching
Contact Name: Leslie Williams
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The Center for Teaching Excellence and the Physics Department are sponsoring several events with Mats Selens, experimental high-energy physicist and 2015 Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Professor of the Year award recipient. Dr. Selen is a Professor and Associate Head for Undergraduate Programs, University of Illinois and a former research associate at the Cornell Electron Storage Ring (CESR) at Cornell University. After 25 years of studying elementary particles he shifted his research focus to understanding and improving the way students learn. He has developed interactive teaching tools, most notably the i>clicker student response system now used in thousands of classrooms in the United States and Canada. 

Graduate students and postdocs are cordially invited to a breakfast discussion about creativity in teaching and active learning. RSVPs requested to by April 18



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