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Wednesday, June 9 • 12:30pm - 1:00pm
From Textbooks to the Jungles – Lessons Learned on Introducing Relevancy

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Engaging students in content that they believe that they have no interest in is one of the greatest challenges facing faculty in the general education programs. Delivering this content in a manner that makes them understand the relevancy of learning new material has been a challenge in the age of digital delivery. Here the author presents three lessons that have been learned from the developed of a continuously
updated science textbook, and how he used that information to develop virtual lectures for students from the rainforests of Belize.

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Michael Windelspecht, PhD

Author, Educator and Chief Learning Officer, Inspire EdVentures
As an educator, Dr. Windelspecht has taught introductory biology, genetics, and human genetics in the online, traditional, and hybrid environments at community colleges, comprehensive universities, and military institutions. Dr. Windelspecht has also authored over 30 reference textbooks... Read More →

Wednesday June 9, 2021 12:30pm - 1:00pm PDT