Conference on Teaching Excellence 2001

Beyond Technique: Combining Creativity, Substance, and Passion in The Classroom

A conference on teaching excellence in higher education
Thursday and Friday, May 3rd and 4th, 2001
Lycoming College, Williamsport, PA

Welcome to The Lycoming College Conference On Teaching Excellence (CTE 2001).

CTE was designed for faculty, administrators and related professionals who are committed to improving the quality of teaching and learning in higher education. CTE 2001 offered a rich program of workshops and presentations in a highly collegial atmosphere.

Our featured presenter was Peter Seldin, Distinguished Professor of Management at Pace University. Seldin is a nationally-recognized expert on faculty development and evaluation. He has written several books, including The Teaching Portfolio: A Practical Guide To Improved Performance And Promotion/Tenure Decisions. Seldin taught a special pre-conference workshop on Thursday, May 3rd, and delivered the keynote address on Friday, May 4th.

Lycoming College is a liberal arts college in Williamsport, PA, located along the Susquehanna River in north-central Pennsylvania. The college is 80 miles north of Harrisburg, 60 miles northeast of the Penn State main campus in State College, 170 miles northwest of Philadelphia, 185 miles west of New York City, and 200 miles northeast of Pittsburgh. The region is well-known for its natural beauty and outdoor attractions.

CTE 2001 was organized by Lycoming College faculty and staff committed to improving teaching effectiveness.