Faculty/Staff News in Brief: Aug. 9, 2012

August 09, 2012

YOUTH WATER EDUCATORS INVITED TO 'DIVE DEEPER': Educators who teach youth about water resources can get useful information to help plan their curricula by attending "Dive Deeper," a youth water education summit to be offered Sept. 27 by Penn State Extension. The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Best Western Premier -- The Central Hotel and Conference Center in Harrisburg, Pa. For the full story, visit http://live.psu.edu/story/60595 online.

ONLINE COURSE HELPS GUIDE NEW INSTRUCTORS: Cindy Raynak, senior instructional designer and consultant in the Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence, will lead "Online New Instructor Orientation - Fall 2012" from Monday, Aug. 20 through Friday, Sept. 28. For the full story, visit http://live.psu.edu/story/60611 online.

HUMANITIES MINI-COURSES FOR DOCTORS SHARPEN THINKING AND CREATIVITY: Mini-courses designed to increase creative stimulation and variety in physicians' daily routines can sharpen critical thinking skills, improve job satisfaction and encourage innovative thinking, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers who piloted a series of such courses. For the full story, visit http://live.psu.edu/story/60623 online.

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Last Updated October 11, 2012