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Professor Karen Head to Speak

Professor Karen Head, the Director of Communications Center at Georgia Tech University, will be on campus Monday, November 11 to speak about Online Teaching and Interviewing for Academic Jobs.  Dr. Head will give two talks:  from 11:30-1:00pm, she will host an informal discussion of online teaching in 12:10 McClung Tower, and from 3:30-5:00pm she will give a talk on “How to Interview for Academic Jobs.”  Dr. Head blogs for the Chronicle of Higher Education about online teaching.

Dr. Head received her MA from the University of Tennessee and has a PhD from the University of Nebraska. Her research focuses on communication theory and pedagogical practice, especially the implementation and development of writing centers, writing program administration, and multidisciplinary communication. She has published three books of poetry and exhibited acclaimed digital poetry projects. Since 2006, she has been a Visiting Scholar at Technische Universität-Dortmund, Germany, where she serves as primary consultant for their academic center. In 2012-13, she was awarded a Georgia Tech Fund for Innovation in Research and Education Grant.

For additional information about this event contact Dr. Marilyn Kallet at mkallet@utk.edu

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