Lifelong Learning

7th Annual Language Educator Symposium

2017-12-09 09:00 2017-12-09 16:30 15 Penn GSE Event: 7th Annual Language Educator Symposium Co-sponsored by the Educational Linguistics Division and Penn Language Center, this year's Language Educator Symposium is themed "Open-Source Learning and the Future of Language Education." The plenary session and workshops will investigate the benefits and challenges of language teaching and learning in open environments. Sarah Peyton Kaufman DD/MM/YYYY

Speakers and workshop leaders will examine the reasons for why many institutions have transitioned away from traditional textbooks to Open Educational Resources (OERs) and in-house-produced materials.  Language program coordinators and instructos of both commonly- and less-commonly-taught languages will describe their experiences creating their own materials and will guide workshop participants through examples of the effectiveness of these materials in the classroom. 

 


Event Contact

Sarah Peyton Kaufman
speyton@upenn.edu

Penn Alumni Virtual Globetrotter Series: The Art & Culture of Cuba

2017-11-13 12:00 2017-11-13 13:00 15 Penn GSE Event: Penn Alumni Virtual Globetrotter Series: The Art & Culture of Cuba Join Penn Alumni for an exciting spin around the world in our Virtual Globetrotter Series. Each online session offers insider information about specific destinations presented by an expert Penn faculty member. DD/MM/YYYY

Join Professor of Art History Larry Silver, and tour operator Academic Arrangements Abroad for an informative session about your upcoming Cuba trip. This webinar will take a brief look at the itinerary before discussing travel tips and answering any questions you may have. The session will be open to Q & A throughout.

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Engaging Minds: NYC

2017-12-09 09:00 2017-12-09 14:00 15 Penn GSE Event: Engaging Minds: NYC Join President Amy Gutmann and Provost Wendell Pritchett on December 9th for an exciting academic symposium in New York City! DD/MM/YYYY

Join President Amy Gutmann and Provost Wendell Pritchett on December 9th for an exciting academic symposium!

 Engaging Minds returns to New York with three dynamic faculty members:

Katherine L. Milkman, Associate Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions and Evan C Thompson Endowed Term Chair for Excellence in Teaching (Wharton)

Penn Alumni Career Tools Webinar Series: Identifying and Maximizing Your Strengths

2017-12-05 12:00 2017-12-05 13:00 15 Penn GSE Event: Penn Alumni Career Tools Webinar Series: Identifying and Maximizing Your Strengths The Alumni Education Office partners with Career Services to offer a wide array of professional development seminars and workshops exclusively for alumni. December features Penn GSE alumna Jenna Tesauro, Associate Director, Academic Affairs and Advising for Identifying & Maximizing Your Strengths. DD/MM/YYYY

CliftonStrengths, an assessment developed by Gallup and used in a variety of educational and professional contexts, provides a framework for individuals to first identify their unique combination of talents and then develop them. This program will focus on providing participants with an understanding of what a strength is, what their strengths are, and how they can approach maximizing them personally and/or professionally. Participants will need to take the online assessment and will receive instructions for doing so in advance of the session. 

Registration: $10

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