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FGCU Whitaker Center Hosts Nationally Recognized STEM Education Expert Alison Morrison-Shetlar to Lead Faculty Professional Development Workshop Dec. 5

FORT MYERS, FL - The Whitaker Center at Florida Gulf Coat University, as part of its inaugural 2008-09 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Academy Series hosts a faculty professional development workshop at 1:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 5 in Whitaker Hall 243.

The workshop titled, "Assessment of Teaching Effectiveness," is led by Alison Morrison-Shetlar, vice-provost and dean of Undergraduate Studies, director of the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning, and professor of Biology at the University of Central Florida in Orlando.

Morrison-Shetlar is co-author of "Teaching Creatively: Ideas in Action" (2001) and has led workshops on various STEM education topics including: scholarship of teaching and learning, teaching large numbers of students, interactive teaching techniques with or without technology, and student ownership and motivation.

The two-hour workshop is free and open to the public.

For more information, media representatives should contact Sharon Isern at (239) 590-7438.

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