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CAPS VIP Lunch: Dr. Susan Ambrose, Northeastern University

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Blue Valley Center for Advanced Professional Studies

7501 West 149th Terrace

Overland Park, KS 66223

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Please join us for a CAPS VIP lunch event with special guest, Dr. Susan Ambrose.

Dr. Susan Ambrose, Professor of Education and History, and Senior Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education & Experiential Learning, is an internationally recognized expert in college-level teaching and learning, and has conducted workshops and seminars for faculty and administrators throughout the United States and around the world. She focuses on translating research to practice in the design of curricula, courses and educational experiences for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Dr. Ambrose is co-author of four books, most recently How Learning Works: Seven Research-based Principles for Smart Teaching (Jossey-Bass, 2010), which has been widely praised for integrating fundamental research in the cognitive sciences and practical application. She has also published articles in The Journal of Higher Education, The Review of Higher Education, Research in Higher Education, Quality Approaches in Higher Education, and the Journal of Engineering Education, as well as numerous chapters in edited volumes. She served as a Visiting Scholar for the American Society of Engineering Education and the National Science Foundation (1998-2001) and was named an American Council on Education fellow (1999-2000). Dr. Ambrose’s research has been funded by the NSF, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Lilly Endowment, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the ALCOA Foundation, the Eden Hall Foundation, the Helmsley Charitable Trust, the Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education, and the Davis Educational Foundation.

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