The Office of Institutional Planning and Effectiveness teamed up with Shawna Young, director of assessment and marketing in the Division of Student Affairs, earlier this year to evaluate and provide feedback on the quality of annual institutional effectiveness reports for all educational degree programs and all administrative and student support services units on campus.
An open house set for 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, will showcase the capabilities of an experimental “bring-your-own-device” e-classroom in Room 313 of Forsyth Building, which has become a testing ground for learning spaces in the new natural sciences building to be constructed on campus.
Teaching and learning expert, radio commentator and University of Texas-Austin music professor Bob Duke will have two public speaking engagements on the Western Carolina University campus during a two-day residency.
WCU is joining with six other Western North Carolina higher education institutions in hosting the 2015 Institute for New Faculty Developers beginning Tuesday, June 16, and continuing through Friday, June 19, in Asheville.
A Western Carolina University professor who spent two weeks at “ground zero” of the collapsed World Trade Center will share his recollections as the nation pauses for the fifth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
MountainRise, the electronic journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) at Western, has a new mission. With its fall 2004 issue, the publication will become an open peer-reviewed journal featuring articles written not only by Western faculty but also by national and international scholars.