Upper Peninsula Teaching and Learning Conference
"Toward Superior Learning"
The UPTLC is a regional conference focused on the practice and scholarship of teaching and learning in higher education. The NMU Center for Teaching and Learning and Michigan Tech's William G. Jackson Center for Teaching and Learning held the 2nd annual UPTLC on May 11, 2018. The first UPTLC was held at MTU in May 2017. We look forward to seeing you at the 3rd annual UPTLC on May 10, 2019.View photos from the 2018 UPTLC.
Featured Speaker (2018)
We were pleased to have Dr. Terry Doyle as the featured speaker. Dr. Doyle is an author, educational consultant and professor emeritus of reading at Ferris State University where he worked for 38 years. His books include Helping Students Learn in a Learner Center Environment: A Guide to Teaching in Higher Education (2008), Learner Centered Teaching: Putting the Research into Practice (2011), and The New Science of Learning: How to Learn in Harmony with Your Brain (2013; co-authored with Dr. Todd Zakrajsek). His presentations focus on ways to assist higher education faculty in becoming learner centered teachers and how faculty can apply new findings from neuroscience, biology and cognitive science in their teaching to improve students’ learning.
In addition to speaking on Friday, Dr. Doyle lead a pre-conference workshop on Thursday afternoon.
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