José Antonio Bowen, author of “Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology Out of Your College Classroom Will Improve Student Learning,” will host a workshop and give a keynote on active learning strategies and technology on Thursday, March 27.
Topics will include rethinking course design and assignments, using class time for activities and interactions, using technology outside of class to provide first contact with course materials, developing technology-based micro tests, and using games to increase student learning.
Bowen was just named the president of Goucher College. Previously, he was the Algur H. Meadows Chair and dean of the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University. Bowen has taught at Stanford, Georgetown and Miami.
The keynote and workshop are sponsored by the Center for Teaching and Faculty Development.