IMPACT guest to speak on group work

February 28, 2012

A management professor from University of Central Missouri will discuss pedagogy, team-based learning, and designing effective group assignments at a public forum sponsored by Purdue's IMPACT initiative and the Teaching Academy.

Professor Larry Michaelsen will present "Designing Group Work that Really Works" at 9:30-11:30 a.m. March 7 in Krannert Building, Krannert Auditorium  (Room 140).

IMPACT (Instruction Matters: Purdue Academic Course Transformation) aims to change the way key large enrollment classes are taught. More about the program can be found at Also sponsoring the forum is the Teaching Academy at Purdue, which consists of peer-selected faculty members who strive to increase the effectiveness of all faculty at the University. 

To register for the forum, visit

More information about Michaelsen is at

More information about the forum is available by contacting Hosi Karzai, project director for IMPACT, at 49-66487 or