Missouri S&T’s Teaching and Learning Technology Conference will feature a keynote address by Dr. Claire Howell Major, professor of higher education administration at the University of Alabama. Her presentation, titled “Learning Assessment: Making Learning Visible as an Essential Element of Effective Teaching,” will set the stage for teaching and engagement development for attendees.
The Teaching and Learning Technology Conference will be held 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall, located near 15th and Pine streets in Rolla. The conference is free to attend, but attendees must register prior to the event.
The conference is Missouri S&T’s annual opportunity for instructors in K-12 and higher education classrooms to learn about new technologies to aid their teaching practices. The conference features a range of presentations, workshops and demonstrations and gives attendees a chance to make new connections with other educators.
Following this year’s theme of “Assessments,” presentations throughout the day will include, “A Blueprint for Learning: Creating an Assessment Map of Your Course,” “Practical Approaches to Engaging Students in Their Learning and Success,” “It’s Not Beethoven Anymore: Opening New Territories for Assessments by Integrating Music,” and “Controlling Your Message: Using Video Responses to Student Work.”
The Teaching and Technology Learning Conference is hosted by Missouri S&T’s educational technology department. For more information or to register for the event, visit tlt.mst.edu or call 573-341-4131.