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Kent State’s Faculty Professional Development Center Hosts “Build a Better Student” Conference

Posted Feb. 24, 2014
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Kent State University's Faculty Professional Development
Center will host the “Build a Better Student” conference on
March 14
in the Moulton Hall Ballroom.

Kent State University’s Faculty Professional Development Center will host the “Build a Better Student” conference on March 14 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. in the Moulton Hall Ballroom. Refreshments will be provided. Space is limited and registration is required at http://bit.ly/BuildStudent.

Katherine Rawson, associate professor of psychology; John Dunlosky, professor of psychology and director of experimental training; and Christopher Was, associate professor of educational psychology, have examined the effectiveness of specific learning strategies that are commonly used by students. Rawson will discuss this research, as well as examine specific course structures that will allow faculty members to build better students in their classes.

You can view resources from the fall 2013 “Build a Better Student” conference at www.kent.edu/fpdc/fpdc_initiatives/build_a_better_student/index.cfm (log in with your Kent State username and password).

For questions about the event, contact Eve Dalton at edalton@kent.edu.