Magna Publications Teams Up With the Society for Teaching and Learning in
Higher Education


    
    First joint seminar features STLHE president discussing student engagement
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<p>HAMILTON, Ontario, <chron>Jan. 19</chron> /CNW/ -- The Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) and Magna Publications today announced a collaborative agreement in which the two higher education organizations will jointly develop online seminars for college faculty.</p>
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<p>The first joint seminar Engaging Students: Practical Strategies for Success will be broadcast live on <chron>February 11</chron> at <chron>12:00 CST</chron>. It will feature <person>Dr. Joy Mighty</person>, president of the STLHE and director of the Centre for Teaching and Learning at Queen's University in Ontario, <location>Canada</location>. The 90-minute online seminar will help college faculty uncover ineffective teaching practices and learn innovative strategies for keeping students engaged.</p>
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<p>Registration for Engaging Students: Practical Strategies for Success is now open. Go to <a href="http://www.magnapubs.com/">http://www.magnapubs.com/</a>.</p>
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<p>Each year Magna develops and hosts approximately 100 online seminars on a wide range of relevant higher education topics, including academic leadership, best practices in teaching, online education, assessment, student affairs, recruitment and retention, and legal issues. To see the full list of upcoming online seminars, visit <a href="http://bit.ly/7R87ar">http://bit.ly/7R87ar</a></p>
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<p>"This partnership brings together the collective insight of professionals with a long-standing tradition of advancing teaching and learning excellence through professional development, advocacy, and community," said <person>Denise Stockley</person>, PhD, vice president of partnerships for STLHE. "Working together, Magna and STLHE will be a powerful force, but the ones who will benefit the most are the students."</p>
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    About the STLHE
    
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<p>Founded in 1981, the Ontario-based Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) is a national association of academics interested in the improvement of teaching and learning in higher education. Website: <a href="http://www.stlhe.ca/">http://www.stlhe.ca/</a></p>
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    About Magna Publications
    
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<p>Since 1972 the higher education community has turned to Magna Publications for its timely, high-quality products and services. Today the company's growing portfolio includes award-winning newsletters, online seminars, online courses, and in-person conferences. The company is based in Madison, Wis. Website: <a href="http://www.magnapubs.com/">http://www.magnapubs.com/</a>.</p>
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For further information: For further information: David Burns, Publisher of Magna Publications, +1-608-227-8109, dburns@magnapubs.com; or Dr. Mercedes Rowinsky-Geurts of STLHE Communications, +1-519-884-0710, ext. 2835, mrowinsky@wlu.ca, for Wilfrid Laurier University Web Site: http://www.magnapubs.com

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