Chemistry faculty member invited to speak at WVU

A chemistry faculty member at Pennsylvania College of Technology recently served as an invited speaker in a seminar at West Virginia University in Morgantown, W.Va.

Kelly B. Butzler, associate professor of chemistry, was invited to present “Flip Your Class! A Paradigm Shift for Teaching in the 21st Century” at a seminar hosted Oct. 24 by the university’s department of physiology and pharmacology.

A “flipped classroom” moves lectures online, outside of class, and moves assignments into the classroom, where teachers can provide guidance and answer questions.

Butzler, who writes a blog titled Kelly’s 24-Hour Classroom for Penn College faculty, is pursuing a doctorate in education, specializing in e-learning. She has taught at Penn College for 14 years. She holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Gettysburg College as well as a bachelor’s degree in education and a master’s degree in organic chemistry from North Carolina State University.

To learn more about courses in natural sciences offered by Penn College’s School of Sciences, Humanities and Visual Communications, visit www.pct.edu/SHVC.

Penn College will mark 100 years as an educational institution of national reputation in 2014. For more information, visit www.pct.edu, email admissions@pct.edu or call toll-free 800-367-9222.

Last Updated November 19, 2013