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USG Teaching and Learning Conference: Best Practices for Promoting Engaged Student Learning
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Thursday, April 14 • 10:00am - 10:45am
Dual enrollment in the High School: Faculty Perspectives

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Katherine Kipp, Laura Ng, David Slutzky, Steve Smith

Our university offers Accel, or dual-enrollment, college courses that are taught by university faculty in the high school. The program supports Complete College Georgia by offering core courses tuition free to high school students so that they can enter college after high school with a year's worth of credits accumulated, thus reducing the time and expense needed to complete their degree. We are presenting a panel discussion of our experiences as faculty teaching these courses. We will discuss the obstacles we encountered in the high schools and how we dealt with these issues to create an engaging learning experience for the students. Our panel consists of English, Economics, Math, and Psychology instructors. The audience will have the opportunity to engage in discussion and we will provide a Tip Sheet of issues to expect and ways to ease the transition from college classroom to high school classroom.

Speakers
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Katherine Kipp

University of North Georgia
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Laura Ng

Assistant Professor of English, University of North Georgia
Dr. Laura Ng is an associate professor of English at the University of North Georgia. Her research interests include gender, peace studies, and the scholarship of teaching and learning.
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David Slutzky

University of North Georgia
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Steve Smith

University of North Georgia


Thursday April 14, 2016 10:00am - 10:45am EDT
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