This event has been canceled and will be rescheduled for Fall, 2020:)
The Center for Teaching and Learning presents
"The Instruction Myth – Why Higher Education Is Hard to Change, and How to Change It" with guest speaker and author, John Tagg
Why are colleges and universities to resistant to changing the way they educate undergraduates. In this session we will explore the resilience of the myths that push back against reform and hamper innovations in student learning.
About the author:
John Tagg is author of The Instruction Myth: Why Higher Education Is Hard to Change and How to Change It (2019) and The Learning Paradigm College (2003) and is professor emeritus of English at Palomar College. He has published work on higher education reform in Change, About Campus, Planning for Higher Education, The International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, and other publications and has presented keynotes and workshops at over one hundred campuses and conferences in the last decade. He serves on the Editorial Review Board of The International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and the Journal on Centers for Teaching and Learning.
Tuesday, March 31 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm
McDermott Library, MC 2.410
Lunch will be provided while supplies last
For more information or special accommodations, please contact CTL@utdallas.edu.
Please RSVP at eforms.utdallas.edu/ctl-myth-rsvp by March 26, 2020
Open to all Faculty, Teaching Assistants, and Staff
Seating is limited to 105 attendees
Tuesday, March 31 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
McDermott Library Auditorium, MC 2.410
Persons with disabilities may submit a request for accommodations to participate in this event at UT Dallas' ADA website. You may also call (972) 883-5331 for assistance or send an email to ADACoordinator@utdallas.edu. All requests should be received no later than 2 business days prior to the event.