The Office of the Associate Vice-President of Teaching & Learning, the Faculties of Science and Health, and the Lassonde School of Engineering are collaboratively hosting a signature speaker event, “A Mind for Numbers with Coursera expert Professor Barbara Oakley,” on Wednesday, Oct. 19, from 10:30am to 3:30pm.
Oakley is the author of the New York Times bestselling science book A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra). She is a professor of engineering at Oakland University in Rochester, Mich., and a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical & Biological Engineering. Oakley is also a visiting scholar at the University of California, San Diego. She is Coursera’s inaugural innovation instructor and co-lead of Coursera’s most popular massive open online course, “Learning How to Learn,” with over 1.1 million people enrolled to date.
This signature event will feature two seminars and a keynote address:
- Morning seminar: Integrating teamwork and active learning into the classroom.
- Keynote address: Learning how to learn.
- Afternoon seminar: Lessons from a basement studio: How to make a riveting online class.
Both seminars will be held in the new Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence and require advanced registration. Attendees can register by emailing Lauren Grant at email@example.com. The keynote address will be held in the Life Sciences Building (Room 105) from 12:30 to 1:30pm.
More details are available at goo.gl/GkPsY6.