University of Hawai'i
(808) 956-8856 Telephone
|For Immediate Release:||
July 24, 2001
Shawn Nakamoto, (808) 956-9095, University & Community Relations
Kristen Cabral, (808) 956-6934,
|University Of Hawaii To Host Western Region Teaching Symposium|
HONOLULU The University of Hawaiis College of Tropical Agriculture
and Human Resources is sponsoring the Western Region Teaching Symposium, September
28-29, 2001, at the UH Manoa Campus and the Ala Moana Hotel.
The two-day symposium will showcase University of Hawaii achievements as well as feature other states in the Western Region. Educators from nine states in the Western Region and Pacific Land Grant Institutions will speak, including keynote speakers Tom Angelo of the School for New Learning of DePaul University and James Knight of the University of Arizona.
The symposium will focus on teaching "TIPS" applicable to both formal and non-formal situations. These TIPS will be provided through workshops, posters and presentations that will inform attendees about and involve them in the following areas:
Teachers: Meeting Professional Challenges
Institutions: Changing with the Times
Programs: Reflecting Todays and Tomorrows Needs
Students: Understanding Diverse Profiles
The first day of the symposium will also include a "Made in Hawaii"
Festival at the UH Campus Center featuring products of Hawaii, followed
by a reception and Hawaiian buffet dinner and program at the Ala Moana Hotel.
The second day will feature a keynote address and concurrent sessions, ending with lunch. Visitors and their families will then be treated to an afternoon tour of Windward Oahu for an in-depth look at traditional Hawaiian and modern management of agricultural lands.
For more information, visit http://www2.ctahr.hawaii.edu/wrts or call (808) 956-6997.