North Central College - Naperville, IL

Renard Jackson and Jack Shindler give talks at symposium

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Renard Jackson (photo), assistant professor of education, and Jack Shindler, professor of English and director of international programs, participated in the Scholarship of Pedagogy Symposium sponsored by the Associated Colleges of the Chicago Area (ACCA). Hosted by Dominican University on Oct. 30, the conference was titled Connecting the Dots: Helping Students Integrate Learning Across Contexts.

Jackson presented as part of a session titled “Bridging the Classroom with the ‘Real World.’” His workshop examined the use of educational, social and entertainment current events from print, visual and auditory media to engage students in the learning process. Shindler participated in a panel titled “Teaching for Core Values of Service and Global Perspectives” and gave a presentation on the topic “Integrating Learning Through an International Focus.”