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Faculty Seminar at LAU
Posted 07/25/2016 08:58AM

Dr. Shihab presented a faculty seminar at the LAU School of Pharmacy. The session, entitled “Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century”, addressed the psychological and behavioral characteristics of the 21st century learner and how to bridge the gap between digital natives and digital immigrants. Dr. Shihab introduced the TPACK (Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge) framework which can be used to create a foundation for sound technology integration to meet the needs of the 21st century learner. During the presentation, Dr. Shihab looked at the roles of the administration, teaching staff, and facilitators and explained the expected performance indicators at the ISTE standards. He also introduced the essential conditions needed for creating an effective student-centered learning environment as well as the pedagogical techniques that should be used in the 21st century classroom. Dr. Shihab recommended the use of Poll Everywhere and Microsoft OneNote for their power to increase interaction and collaborative note taking at the university level.

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