Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

Effective Teaching Strategies in the Classroom - Jeffrey Watt Special Lecture and Reception

Tuesday, 25 January 2011 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
University Library LILLY AUDITORIUM

Jeffrey Watt, a faculty member in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at IUPUI, will share his teaching strategies used in his undergraduate mathematics courses that were recognized by the Professor of the Year Award. Dr. Watt was the 2010 Indiana State winner of this award from the Carnegie Foundation, which is the only national teaching award to recognize excellence in undergraduate teaching. The presentation will include effective pedagogical practices (including those strategies that failed), external support for curriculum and instruction reform, and student outcome data from his classroom. It all begins on the first day of class, Dr. Watt discusses with his students that learning mathematics is like learning to swim ...

A reception will be held in the foyer outside Lilly Auditorium in University Library at 4:00 pm, immediately following Dr. Watt’s lecture.

You can register for this event HERE