Register for student learning strategies workshop


January 9, 2012

Saundra McGuire, professor of chemistry and assistant vice chancellor for Learning, Teaching, and Retention at Louisiana State University will present the workshop "Get Students to Focus on Learning Instead of Grades: Metacognition is the Key!" to faculty and staff on Jan. 20 in the Colvard Student Union's Foster Ballroom. McGuire has been teaching chemistry and working in the area of learning support for the past 40 years, and she has presented her widely praised workshop at more than 100 colleges and universities. Faculty have reported increased professional and academic success after implementing the strategies she presents. Lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m., with the workshop held from 12:15-2:45 p.m. Please register by Friday [Jan. 13] by clicking here. The event is sponsored by MSU's Center for Teaching and Learning and the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness. For more information, view the Center for Teaching and Learning website at http://ctl.msstate.edu.