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Learning Centered Philosophies Subject of March 19 Academe


The monthly meeting of Academe is set for Monday, March 19, at 3:15 p.m. in 1103 A and B, Houston Cole Library. The program presenters will be Dr. Aaron Garrett, Dr. David Thornton, and Mr. Mark DaParma, all from MCIS. Their topic will be learning centered philosophies. Mr. DaParma will discuss "the integration of innovative concepts and basic security practices" as used in CS 201, using Cengage Learning's Emerge System. Drs. Thornton and Garrett will demonstrate how they incorporate "game-inspired" methods and mastery-based learning techniques in an introductory course on computer programming. The concepts and pedagogies they will be illustrating will provide information that may be adapted to other disciplines and will demonstrate some appropriate uses of technology in the 2lst-century classroom.

All are invited to attend this program.
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