Winter teaching retreat: Integrating the Wisconsin Idea into teaching and learning

The 2012 Teaching Academy Winter Retreat is a collaborative event with the 3nd Annual Health Sciences Teaching Symposium under the theme of “Using Community Service Learning to Integrate the Wisconsin Idea into Our Teaching and Learning”. This event will emphasize teaching strategies for including community service learning opportunities in your curriculum and methods in evaluating programs and assessing students. This free event is to be held from 8:00am-12:00pm, January 18 (Wednesday), 2012 in R1325 of Health Science Learning Center and open to all in the UW-Madison community.

Keynote Speaker Aaron Brower, PhD, Professor of Social Work and Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, UW-Madison, will address the Wisconsin Idea and its 100 year celebration. Dr. Brower will also discuss the Wisconsin Experience and how integrating learning inside and outside the classroom, and collaborating with our communities to teach will produce graduates who are not only great leaders and problem solvers, but good citizens.

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