Auburn symposium to present cross-cultural perspectives on teaching, learning

AUBURN – Auburn University will host a two-day symposium on “Cross-Cultural Perspectives on University Teaching and Learning” on Feb. 19-20 for higher education faculty members across the state and beyond, as well as its own faculty.

In sessions led by international scholars, topics include: managing a multicultural classroom; how culture affects writing; and teaching and learning in higher education in the context of Korean, African American, Hindu, Hispanic, Muslim and Confusian cultural perspectives.

The symposium is sponsored by Auburn’s Biggio Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, the Office of the Vice President for University Outreach, the Miller Writing Center and the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs.

Registration deadline is Feb. 12. Symposium details and registration information are available online at www.auburn.edu/academic/other/biggio/symposium/ or call (334) 844-8530.

Contact: James Groccia, (334) 844-8530 (groccje@auburn.edu), or
Mike Clardy, (334) 844-9999 (clardch@auburn.edu)