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Based on the popular book, Teaching With Your Mouth Shut (2000) by Donald Finkel, this workshop explores various active-learning strategies and activities that allow faculty to engage students without being limited to only lectures. The workshop incorporates the theory of multiple intelligences—interpersonal, linguistic, and kinesthetic intelligences—while demonstrating and sharing active-learning techniques and strategies. Participants receive lesson-planning ideas and learn how to incorporate music into the classroom. Participants also consider several classroom assessment techniques and explore at least three instructional technologies.
By the end of this workshop, participants know or are able to:
All workshop participants can obtain, at no additional cost:
Dr. Ericka Landry, who has worked in K-12 and higher education for over 20 years, has a passion for personal and professional growth. Dr. Landry currently serves as a Senior Organizational Development Consultant working with c-suite level executives in Houston, Texas. In this role, Dr. Landry enjoys providing strategy and support to foster a culture of employee engagement and excellence. As an adjunct faculty member at Lone Star College, Dr. Landry mentors and provides high-quality learning opportunities for students in Learning Frameworks First-Year Experience courses. Dr. Landry holds degrees from the University of Arkansas at Monticello (B.B.A.), Houston Baptist University (M.Ed.), and Sam Houston State University (Ed.D.). Dr. Landry has received numerous facilitator certifications, including being recognized as a Master Presenter by NISOD.
Hampton Inn and Suites Houston/League City
2320 Gulf Freeway South
League City, TX 77573
Candlewood Suites Texas City
1700 Highway 146 North
Texas City, TX 77590
|10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.||Workshop|
|12:00 – 12:30 p.m.||Lunch provided by NISOD.|
College of the Mainland
Conference Center (Building #21, Room 135)
1200 Amburn Road
Texas City, TX 77591
Use Parking Lots C and D.
Campus map is attached.