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January Symposium Speaker

Dr. Jillian Kinzie will be the speaker for the Spring 2016 FaCET Conference. The conference is scheduled from 830A to 3p on Tuesday, January 12th2016 at the Kauffman Conference Center (4801 Rockhill Road). .
 
Dr. Kinzie received her PhD in higher education, with a minor in women’s studies, from Indiana University. Her research interests include college choice, first year student development, teaching and learning, and access and equity. Presently, she serves as the Associate Director for the Center for Postsecondary Research and The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) Institute.
 
The focus for this day is understanding the NSSE data  and how to use these data to enhance learning,  increase student engagement, and improve undergraduate education. Specifically, the focus will include differences in student engagement by gender, race-ethnicity, and first generation college status. Additionally, knowing how to assess the impact of programs aimed at improving student success, such as learning communities, undergraduate research, and service learning, will be discussed.
 
This conference is free and open to all faculty and graduate teaching students. To ensure there are sufficient lunches, please register by January 5, 2016.
The Symposium Agenda can be downloaded here: Spring 2016 FaCET Symposium
 
RSVPs can be sent to FaCET@umkc.edu, or register online here.

 

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