Faculty take part in ACU's first
Summer Faculty Institute
For immediate release
June 12, 2001
Twelve Abilene Christian University faculty members are
in the midst of ACU's first Summer Faculty Institute this
week focusing on integrating active learning strategies in
Dr. Paul Lakey, professor of communication and
scholar-in-residence, and Raye Lakey, director of
instructional development, are coordinating the Summer
Institute, which concludes on Friday.
The 12 participants were nominated by their department
chairs and deans to focus on the active learning theme.
"Some of our very best faculty members have elected to be
a part of the Adams Center Summer Institute this year," said
Dr. Dwayne VanRheenen, ACU provost. "It's a small group of
faculty members who have come together to study, develop new
skills and learn from one another."
Participants include Mimi Barnard, Denise Barnett,
Orneita Burton, Mark Hamilton, Mary Etta Hobbs, Dr. Loretta
Long, Dr. Kim Pamplin, Dr. Ted Presley, Sean Ridge, Dwight
Robarts, Dr. Tim Sensing and Dr. Jonathan Wade.
"One of the characteristics of ACU faculty members is
they are eager to learn new approaches to teaching and
learning," VanRheenen said. "This group exemplifies that
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