Project Rising Tide Annual Spring Student Success Workshop

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Claire Major, University of Alabama
Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
Bryant Conference Center
Rast Room
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Claire Major is a Professor of Higher Education in the University of Alabama’s College of Education. Early in her career, she taught more than forty sections of English, including developmental studies, freshman composition, and sophomore literature. During this time she worked at two-year institutions; including a two-year historically black college, a two-year technical institution, and a large urban community college; and four-year institutions, including a comprehensive university and a large research university.

Now, she teaches masters and doctoral level courses in the Higher Education Administration program. She also conducts research on pedagogical approaches and student engagement. She has authored and co-authored several books, including three with Elizabeth Barkley published in the Wiley/Jossey Bass College Teaching Techniques series: Interactive Lecturing, Learning Assessment Techniques, and Collaborative Learning Techniques. She has also published Online learning: A guide to theory, research, and practice and Teaching for Learning (with Michael Harris and Todd Zakrajsek).​

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