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Using Learning Communities in STEM Disciplines

Dr. Orlando Taylor, is the Vice Provost for Research and Dean of the Graduate School at Howard University. He has focused on the production of minority Ph.D. recipients in science, mathematics and engineering with special attention to using learning communities to enhance academic achievement. This workshop will provide Xavier faculty with an opportunity to learn why learning communities are effective and how they can be best utilized. The emphasis will be on STEM disciplines but all faculty interested in this pedagogy are encouraged to attend.

Find out what learning communities are and how they have been used for STEM students.

Get tips on how to get started.

Hear from Xavier Science faculty who have been using learning communities.

  • Led by: Dr. Orlando Taylor, Vice Provost for Research, Dean of Graduate School, Howard University
  • Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2007
  • Time: 9:00 - 10:30 AM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Dean, Freshmen Studies/Center for the Advancement of Teaching

Tags: STEM, learning communities, outside speaker, pedagogy
Format: presentation
Event ID: 00925

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