Day four of UD's Summer Faculty Institute will focus on learning how to engage students and help them develop a passion for a discipline.

Summer Faculty Institute

Learn how to engage students, help them develop a passion for a discipline


3:25 p.m., May 21, 2013--For University of Delaware faculty members who would like to learn ways to draw students in and help them develop a passion for a discipline, the Summer Faculty Institute is offering the workshop “New Directions in Student Engagement” on Friday, May 31, and there is still time to sign up.

The one-day workshop will focus on strategies to attract and retain students in a major by identifying learning styles and leveraging multimodal communication channels.

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Peggy Smith from Smith and Associates will present the morning keynote on cross-generational communication. Team-building exercises will demonstrate the value of the individual for the achievement of common goals.

Participants who recently migrated to UD's Google Mail will find the lunchtime walk-through especially valuable. There will be an opportunity to have questions answered by an IT expert and get an introduction to the most popular Google Apps for Education.

A focus on assessment will conclude the day with a showcase of group reflection and tangible outcomes based on the exercises presented.

New Directions in Student Engagement” is the final day in this year's Summer Faculty Institute.

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