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2013-10-08 08:36:34

Flexible, LMS-ready professional development tool offers results-focused programs that empower institutions and educators to meet today's educational challenges NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional development in the higher education industry is becoming increasingly important as shifts in student demographics, pedagogy and classroom technology usage mean that faculty require a new generation of training tools. To help educators respond effectively to these challenges,...

2013-02-12 12:23:26

NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the higher education landscape continues to shift due to the increasing use of technology and the emergence of new learning environments, learning institutions and their faculty are challenged to both adapt to the new landscape and deliver ever-stronger learning results. To help educators respond effectively to these challenges, McGraw-Hill Education today announced the launch of McGraw-Hill Learning Institute, a professional development program...

2010-06-10 10:04:00

MADISON, Wis., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill and Magna Publications are pleased to announced the winners of the second annual Scholarly Work on Teaching and Learning Award. The award recognizes outstanding scholarly contributions that advance college-level teaching and learning practices. An expert panel of authors, editors, and faculty familiar with pedagogical literature selected one winner and two finalists from a pool of more than 100 submissions. The winning article...

2009-12-10 10:02:00

MADISON, Wis., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill and Magna Publications are seeking nominations for the Scholarly Work on Teaching and Learning Award. Now in its second year, the award recognizes outstanding scholarly contributions that advance college-level teaching and learning practices. The winning author(s) will be recognized at the 2010 Teaching Professor Conference, May 21-23 in Cambridge, Mass. and receive a $1,000 stipend provided by McGraw-Hill. For more information, visit...

2009-09-24 09:03:00

MADISON, Wis., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Magna Publications, the leading provider of higher education resources, today launched the Magna 20 Minute Mentor(TM), a series of brief, highly targeted videos that provide specific strategies for dealing with some of the most pervasive issues in higher education. From facilitating classroom discussions to dealing with pushy parents, the Magna 20 Minute Mentor gets to the heart of the matter with proven, actionable information. As its name...

2009-07-07 09:15:00

MADISON, Wis., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Magna Publications, the leading provider of higher education resources, today announced a new online course developed to help faculty make a smooth transition to the online classroom. Online Courses: Step-by-Step teaches instructors the key elements of effective online teaching and course design, including teaching methods for maximizing student satisfaction and learning outcomes. The online course is led by John Orlando, Ph.D., instructional resource...

2009-06-09 14:08:00

Online training will help RAs deal with students who are aggressive or suicidal MADISON, Wis., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Magna Publications, the leading provider of higher education newsletters, conferences, online seminars, and online courses, today announced two new online courses for college resident advisors (RAs). The two courses - Aggression Identification and Management for the Resident Advisor and Suicide Assessment and Mental Illness Awareness for the Resident Advisor - make a smart...

2009-06-08 12:34:00

Recognized at The Teaching Professor Conference, winners selected from 224 submissions MADISON, Wis., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Magna Publications, the leading provider of higher education newsletters, conferences, online seminars, and online courses, today announced the winners of the inaugural McGraw-Hill - Magna Publications Scholarly Work on Teaching and Learning Award. An expert panel of authors, editors, and faculty familiar with pedagogical literature selected one winner and four...

2009-05-18 12:03:00

Now in its sixth year, The Teaching Professor Conference features more than 55 sessions on strategies for improving the teaching and learning environment MADISON, Wis., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Magna Publications, the leading provider of higher education newsletters, conferences, online seminars, and online courses, today announced the schedule for the sixth annual Teaching Professor Conference. Held June 5-7 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C., The Teaching Professor...