Therese Huston Speaks on 'Teaching What You Don't Know'

Albany, NY (September 4, 2012) – The Institute for Teaching, Learning & Academic Leadership (ITLAL), in partnership with the School of Education and the Educational Psychology RGSO, welcomes Therese Huston of Seattle University and author of Teaching What You Don’t Know on September 20 and 21.

Teaching What You Don’t Know Well—and Staying Just Ahead of Your Students
Thursday, September 20, 3-5:00pm, ITLAL Underground (Library 69)
Session for graduate students and future faculty (your GSO funds at work!)

The Joy in the Chaos: Teaching Beyond What You Know Best
Friday, September 21, 10:30am-12noon, ITLAL Underground (Library 69)
Session for all UAlbany faculty

Dr. Therese Huston (PhD in cognitive psychology, Carnegie Mellon University) is the author of Teaching What You Don’t Know, published by Harvard University Press and recipient of a 2009 Book of the Year award in the education category with ForeWord Reviews. Her primary research focuses on faculty morale and retention, innovative teaching strategies, and peer mentoring programs for college teachers. Dr. Huston is the Founding Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Seattle University. She was awarded a post-doctoral fellowship in clinical cognitive neuroscience at the Center of Neural Basis of Cognition at the University of Pittsburgh. Previously, Huston was an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Pacific University and the Assistant Director for Faculty Support at the Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence at Carnegie Mellon University.

To RSVP, visit ITLAL or call (518) 442-5521.