Promoting Students' Growth as Disciplinary Thinkers and Writers
Sept 26, 2014, 9 am - 3 pm, Abbotsford, B121

Keynote Speaker: John C Bean

John C Bean is an emeritus professor of English at Seattle
University, where he held the title of “Consulting Professor
of Writing and Assessment.” He is the author of
Engaging Ideas: The Professor’s Guide to Writing, Critical
Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom, 2nd edition
(Jossey-Bass, 2011) as well as several widely-used composition
textbooks. His current researchand writing have focused on the
development of institutional assessment strategies that
promote productive faculty conversations about teaching
and learning. He is particularly interested in pedagogical
strategies for promoting transfer of learning and for accelerating
students’ growth in critical inquiry and argument.


9 am - 10 am           Keynote address: John Bean
10:30 am - 12 pm    Workhop 1*
1:30 pm - 3 pm        Workshop 2*

*Workshops in the afternoon have the same content so please choose only one. 

Registration begins August 26, 2014



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