Education Conference at Alliance Theological Seminary with Dr. Eric Mazur
Nyack College's Center for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Resources in partnership with Nyack Public Schools recently co-hosted a day-long conference at Alliance Theological Seminary (ATS), 350 North Highland Avenue in Nyack, NY for educators on the teaching and learning process.
Dr. Eric Mazur of Harvard University addressed the topic, “Enhancing Teaching Effectiveness” in two sessions, “Confessions of a Converted Lecturer” and “Assessment, the Silent Killer of Learning. Several afternoon sessions were also presented.
Mazur, Harvard’s Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics is internationally recognized for his work on peer instruction, interactive teaching methods and educational technology. This education innovator has been celebrated for his contributions to nanophotonics, a branch of optics, optical engineering, electrical engineering and nanotechnology. He was the 2014 recipient of the very first Minerva Prize for Advancements in Higher Education. The award according to the Minerva Institute website was created to recognize “one faculty member from any institution worldwide who has made a significant impact on student learning experiences through extraordinary innovation in higher education.”
Learn more about the Nyack College Center for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Resources led by Dr. Leonard Kageler.
Photo (l-r) Dr. Leonard Kageler and Dr. Eric Mazur)
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