Reflective Practice Executive Summary for 1995–96

  • Co-Directors: Mary Ann Cessna, Dir. Center for Teaching Excellence, Marie Twal, Nursing and Allied Health Professions, and Lorraine Wilson, Music

    • 59  Faculty members
    • 6 Academic Colleges

    11 Cross-Disciplinary Small Groups

    • Teaching Portfolio
    • Student Portfolio
    • Course Portfolio (CP 101)
    • Course Portfolio (CP 102)
    • Computer Technology and Multimedia Instruction
    • Classroom Assessment
    • Cooperative Learning
    • Learning Styles
    • Stimulating Student Discussion
    • Developing Critical Thinking
    • Case Studies in Teaching                     


    20 October 1995

    Conversations about Learning Communities

    By Dr. Roberta Matthews

    21 October 1995

    32 participants

    Creating Learning Communities and Cooperative Learning:  Toward a Definition of Teaching Excellence at IUP

    By Dr. Roberta Matthews

    3 February 1996

    43 participants

    Developing Course Portfolios to Improve Evaluation of Teaching

    By Brenda Manning, University of Pittsburgh

    2 May 1996

    Reflective Practice Recognition Dinner

    7-9 March 1996

    Fifth Annual Conference on Advancing Teaching in College Classrooms and Campus Cultures at State College, PA