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STARLINK announces its October 8th Professional Development Program:
MAKING LECTURES MORE MEANINGFUL:
INTEGRATING ACTIVE LEARNING TECHNIQUES
October 8 - October 22, 2007

STARLINK has instigated a new delivery method for its professional
development seminars.  Instead of satellite broadcasts each licensee
will receive a DVD of the seminar plus two  weeks of program
availability via the Internet.  The cost to license this program is
$275.00.

Here is the information for the first of our 2007-2008 seminars.

MAKING LECTURES MORE MEANINGFUL:
INTEGRATING ACTIVE LEARNING TECHNIQUES
October 8 - October 22, 2007
Many college faculty still teach their classes in the traditional
lecture mode.  The lecture can be an efficient way to present
information but a large amount of research shows that adding active
elements to your teaching will improve student motivation and learning. 
Leading educators from across the country will present easily
implemented active learning strategies.
Presenters: 
Dr. Jim Eison, Co-author of Active Learning: Creating Excitement in the
Classroom, founding Director of the University of South Florida Center
for Teaching Enhancement, and Professor, Department of Adult, Career and
Higher Education, USF
Dr. K. Patricia Cross, Professor Emerita of Higher Education at the
University of California-Berkeley, Co-author of Classroom Assessment
Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers, Collaborative Learning
Techniques: A Practical Guide to Promoting Learning in Groups
Dr. Thomas A. Angelo, Professor of Higher Education and Director of the
University Teaching Development Centre, Victoria University of
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand, and Co-author of Classroom
Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers
Dr. Elizabeth F. Barkley, Professor of Music, Dean of Fine Arts and
Communications, De Anza Foothill College, and Co-author of Collaborative
Learning: A Handbook for College Faculty

Topics include:
-Why is active learning important?
-Low-risk high-impact active learning instructional strategies 
-Simple ways to engage learners from the very start of class sessions 
-Classroom demonstrations of active learning instructional methods &
activities that enhance classroom presentations

More details at www.starlinktraining.org (
http://www.starlinktraining.org/ )

To sign up online: 
http://www.starlinktraining.org/license/license.html
To obtain additional information contact STARLINK at
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Please do not hesitate to call with questions regarding this program. 


Thank you,

Kathy McFatter
STARLINK
Member Services/Marketing Coordinator
Phone: 972-669-6502
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www.starlinktraining.org ( http://www.starlinktraining.org/ ) 

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