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CITLA News & Events (updated May 30, 2013)
Workshop on Adult Learners, Tuesday, June 11, 2013, from 2:00 – 4:00 pm, Room 1040, Knight Campus
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What makes adult learners different from traditional students? Connect to College will offer a workshop to heighten awareness of the profile and needs of adult learners on June 11, 2013 from 2-4 pm in room 1040 on the Knight Campus. Topics will include adult learning principles and learning styles, barriers to participation and completion, motivating students, and teaching learners to be self-directed.
Kathy Peno is Associate Professor of Adult Education at the University of Rhode Island where she prepares people to teach adults in the Military, in health fields including Nursing, Pharmacy and Dentistry and in corporate and higher education organizations. She holds a Masters and Ph.D. in Adult Learning and Human Resource Development from the University of Connecticut. Her scholarship focuses on professional learning and skill development from novice to expert. She has written, consulted and presented extensively on workforce development, professional development and mentoring as a vehicle for continuous performance improvement in organizations.
For more information, please contact: Hope Schachter. Program Director, Connect to College (C2C) Community College of Rhode Island 401-825-2384
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Have you ever given an exam and been disappointed by your students¿ performance? Have you ever had students tell you they didn¿t know what to study for the test? Would you like to enable students to be more successful on exams while maintaining your standards? If your answer to any of the above questions is affirmative, please join the Faculty Learning Community on Evaluating Student Progress . We'll meet from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at the Knight Campus in Warwick (room location TBA) and continue meeting regularly throughout the Fall 2013 semester. For more information, contact Assessment Coordinator Jeanne Mullaney .
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