Lynch School Faculty Elida Laski and Laura O’Dwyer Awarded Teaching With New Media Awards
By: Ed Hayward
Marking its 10-year anniversary, Instructional Design & eTeaching Services held its annual E-Teaching Day on May 16th, featuring morning and afternoon lectures and workshops, a keynotes speaker, and a ceremony honoring the six winners of this year’s Teaching With New Media (TWIN) Awards, which recognize faculty who successfully integrate a range of web-based tools into their classroom teaching.
This year’s TWIN winners are: Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biology Joseph Burdo, for classes in Neuroscience and physiology; Lynch School of Education Assistant Professor Elida Laski for her course on child growth development; Professor of English Paul Lewis, for his advanced topic seminar on Boston’s literacy history; Lynch School of Education Associate Professor Laura O’Dwyer, for her course on Multi-level regression models; and Law School Assistant Professor Brian Quinn, for his class on corporations.
Eric Mazur, Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics and Area Dean of Applied Physics at Harvard, delivered a keynote address in Devlin Hall. In addition to his work on optical physics, Mazur is interested in education, science policy, outreach, and the public perception of science.
Morning and afternoon workshops and lectures showcased innovative uses of technology in teaching by BC faculty.