Teaching students to take responsibility for their own learning!

  One-day On Course Workshop, Hampton, Va.

Skip speaks

Presenter: Skip Downing

Nationally known author, teacher, newsletter editor, and workshop host



January 4, 2006 8:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Hampton Roads Convention Center, Hampton, Virginia



Certificates for attendance at this all-day event were awarded to nearly 90 participants. You may use these certificates to substantiate professional development hours toward advancement in rank, according to VCCS-29 policies.


SKIP DOWNING: The creator of On Course Workshops and the author of On Course: Strategies for Creating Success in College and in Life (Houghton Mifflin).


What the recent research on student learning has concluded is that the more actively students are involved in the learning process and take personal responsibility for their learning outcomes, the greater are the learning results.         --Todd M. Davis & Patricia Hillman Murrell, Turning Teaching into Learning. ASHE-ERIC


Workshop was sponsored by VCCS Tidewater Region, Center for Teaching Excellence

Rick Dollieslager, English Dept. Chairman
Thomas Nelson Community College
P.O. Box 9407, Hampton, Virginia 23670
Phone: 757/825-3543 Fax: 757/825-3842
Chairman, VCCS Tidewater Region Center for Teaching Excellence