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Symposium Injects Art Into Teaching
A symposium at Oklahoma City University Nov. 11-13 will highlight some advantages to integrating arts into teaching. The Priddy Creativity & Arts Integration Symposium will be held in OCU’s Dulaney-Browne Library, Rm 214. Guest speakers and faculty members will give presentations about how they use arts integration techniques in their classes. The symposium will conclude with a presentation by keynote speaker, Jerry Vannatta of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Vannatta is an OCU trustee and alumnus. Those who are interested in enhancing their teaching skills are welcome to attend any or all of the sessions. To reserve a place, e-mail or or call (405) 208-5580. Symposium Schedule: Nov. 11 12:15-12:45 p.m.: Kent Buchanan (Biology), “Selected Concepts in Biology” Nov. 12 12:15-12:45 p.m.: Mitzi McGuire (English), “Composition II: Research and Writing Across Genres” Nov. 13 10-10:30 a.m.: Deborah Tussey (Law), “Art and Cultural Heritage Law” 10:30-11:30 a.m.: Workshop for Faculty— Liz Donnelly (Student Affairs), “Student Development Theory” Noon-12:30 p.m.: Sharon Betsworth (Religion), “Introduction to Biblical Literature” 12:45-1:15 p.m.: Helen Gaudin (Biology), “Science, Technology, and Society” 1:30-2:30 p.m.: Keynote Speaker—Jerry Vannatta (OUHSC), “Medicine and Literature” Related Links: Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning | Fine Arts Institute