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Teaching & Learning Winter Festival: Arshad Ahmad

Promoting Deep Learning

Friday, February 1, 2013
11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

This event is free


1455 De Maisonneuve W.
Room Room 763



Deep learning is associated with understanding, sense making and critical thinking. It also correlates highly with intrinsic motivation. In this session we will generate student-centered teaching and learning strategies that promote deep learning, conceptual change, sense making and meta-learning.

Arshad Ahmad

Arshad Ahmad is Associate Professor in the Finance Department in the John Molson School of Business (JMSB). He is President of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) and Vice-President of the International Consortium for Educational Development (ICED). His current research interests are in Conceptual Change, Teaching Philosophies, Excellence in Teaching and Accelerated Learning Designs.

Arshad Ahmad is the 1992 3M National Teaching Fellowship award winner. He has also won several awards at Concordia University

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