The 4th Annual Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy was held on February 8-10, 2012 at Virginia Tech University. "The conference focused on higher education teaching excellence and the scholarship of teaching and learning. The conference showcases the best pedagogical practice and research in higher education today with presenters from around the country. Sessions addressed disciplinary and interdisciplinary instructional strategies, outcomes, and research."
This conference provided an opportunity for scholars to present their research on the scholarship of teaching and learning and provided faculty development center directors an opportunity to learn about cutting edge pedagogy and best practices from the classroom.
Five members from the School of Education presented at this conference.
Jim Barber, Assistant Professor of higher education, presented Wiki Pedagogy:
Pamela Eddy, Associate Professor of higher education, and April Lawrence, Academic Technologist and doctoral student—Curriculum and Education Technology, presented Wikis as Platforms for Authentic Assessment.
Shannon Chance, PhD '10 EPPL—higher education, John Marshall, University of Michigan, and Jim Barber, Assistant Professor of higher education, presented, Using Problem-Based Learning to Foster Student Development.
Angelo Letizia, doctoral student—higher education, presented Revolutionary Curricula: Toward a Radical Pedagogy in Teacher Education.