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IMPACT stories: Transformations in ENG106 & ENTM311

Two Purdue faculty members discussed the transformation of their classrooms into active learning environments during "The IMPACT Story," a live webinar on Nov. 18. Jenny Bay, associate professor of English, and Ian Kaplan, associate professor of entomology, shared their IMPACT experiences with Frank Dooley, vice provost for teaching and learning, and Chantal Levesque-Bristol, director of the Center for Instructional Excellence, during a live question-and-answer format.The webinar was sponsored by the Office of the Provost. The address for viewing will be available soon.

Purdue’s IMPACT (Instruction Matters: Purdue Academic Course Transformation) program is a University-wide initiative in which faculty redesign foundational courses around active, participatory student-centered teaching and learning. Enrolled faculty members work with support staff from the Center for Instructional Excellence, ITaP Teaching and Learning Technologies and Purdue Libraries to develop a new framework for their courses with the goal of increasing student engagement.

Dr Edward Deci


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