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311Thisspringmorethan30facultymembersfromCSMaswellasothercollegesatRowanUniversityattendedtheworkshopAnIntroductiontotheFlippedClassroomandPeerInstruction2.0presentedbyDr.JulieSchellasenioreducationalresearcherwithintheMazurGroupoftheSchoolofEngineeringandAppliedSciencesatHarvardUniversity.Intheinteractiveandinformativesessionfacultywereintroducedtovariouswaystodiversifyteachingincludingpeerinstructionandtheflippedclassroom.Peerinstructionactivelyengagesstudentsinthelearningprocess.Theflippedclassroomtechniquefamiliarizesstudentswithconceptspriortoclass.Onceintheclassroomthestudentstheninteractwiththeirprofessorstoapplyandpracticetheconceptremovingthetraditionallectureasthefirstmomentofexposuretonewmaterial.Studentsandteacherswantthesamething-wewantthemtoengageandtheywanttobeengagedSchellFacultyLearntoFlipstated.Theflippedclassroomisabenefitasitcanimprovetheteacherstudentrelationshipinsidetheclassroom.SchellisalsoaninstructionaldesignerattheCenterforTeachingandLearningattheUniversityofTexasinAustinandco-founderofPeerInstructionNetworkaglobalsocialnetworkconnectinginnovativeeducators.TheworkshopwashostedbytheCollegeofScienceandMathematicsaspartofitsongoingfacultydevelopmentseries.GoogleInc.recentlyawardedComputerScienceprofessorDr.JenniferKaya34000grant.ThisisKaysthirdgrantfromGoogleundertheirinternationalCS4HSprogram.AccordingtoGoogleswebsitetheobjectivesofCS4HSComputerScienceforHighSchoolincludepromotingcomputerscienceandcomputationalthinkinginhighschoolandmiddleschoolcourses.RowanjoinsthelikesofotheruniversitiesbenefitingfromCS4HSincludingStanfordHarvardVirginiaTechandUniversityofCaliforniaBerkley.ThreeTimesaCharmforProfessorandGoogleKaysultimategoalalignedwiththoseofCS4HSistogetmoreK-12studentsinterestedincomputerscience.ForthelasttwoyearsKayhasusedthegenerousawardsfromGoogletosupportthedevelopmentandimplementationof3-dayon-campusworkshopsformiddleschoolteachersthatintroducedthemtoLEGOrobotprogramming.ThisyearKayistakingitupanotchdevelopinganon-lineversionofherLEGOrobotprogrammingworkshopthatwillbeavailableforfreetointerestedteachersaroundtheworld.37Dr.JulieSchelloftheSchoolofEngineeringandAppliedSciencesatHarvardUniversityinteractswithRowanfacultyduringworkshopTheWallofFameawardsaregiveneachyearbyRowanUniversityatarecognitionBanquetandAwardsCeremonyinMayheldinhonoroftheProfessorsandProfessionalStaffmemberswhohavebeennominatedbygraduatesfromthepreviousyearfortheirexcellenceinteachingandoradvising.2013WallofFameExcellenceinTeachingAwardsJohnBarnardPsychologyGregCaputoChemistryBiochemistryJamesHaughPsychologySubashJonnalagaddaChemistryBiochemistryKeikoStoeckigPsychology2013WallofFameExcellenceinAdvisingAwardsGregCaputoChemistryBiochemistryValerieDavis-LaMastroPsychologyTiffanyFortunatoNursingMichelleSorethPsychologyMariaTahamontBiologicalSciencesTomasVarelaHealthProfessions2013WallofFame