Reminder: Annual Faculty Summit Feb.17-18, 2012

Reminder: Annual Faculty Summit Feb.17-18, 2012As in years before, Brenau will host a Faculty Summit in 2012. The 2-day event runs Friday, Feb. 17 from 1 to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Thurmond-McRae Lecture Hall (TMLH). A light breakfast will be provided on Saturday.

Faculty of any status, full-time, part-time, and adjunct, are invited. You may attend on the main campus at TMLH or remotely via Wimba. A variety of workshops will cover the following topics:

– Using Facebook as a Department
– Making the Most of Google Mail and Google Documents
– “Online Learning – Does it Make the Grade?”
– Class Activities for Critical Thinking
– Learning Strategies for Students
– Blackboard Q & A

Door prizes include a chance to win: one of 2 iPad 2´s; one of 4 How People Learn from the Committee on Learning Research & Educational Practice; one of 4 copies of Think Critically by Peter Facione; one of 4 copies of Academically Adrift by Richard Arum. Additional door prizes are available. You must be present to win.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012