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The Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning is available to support faculty and to influence measurable effectiveness in teaching, advance scholarly activities, and promote innovation in teaching and learning. We offer services in instructional design, instructional technology, small group instructional diagnosis, as well as one-on-one expert assistance. The Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning also hosts a number of events, such as book discussion groups, learning communities, instructional technology learning activities, instructional design workshops and other faculty enrichment events.

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Hardwiring Happiness:

The New Brain Science

of

Lasting Inner Strength and Peace

A One-Day Workshop with Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

Friday, October 17, 2014
9  AM-4 PM
Watermark Country Club
5500 Cascade Road SE
Grand Rapids, MI

The Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning (FCTL) will cover the costs for 10 faculty—tenure and non-tenure track alike— to participate in this workshop. If you are interested in participating in this workshop, please contact FCTL at fctl@ferris.edu or call 231.591.3826 to indicate your interest in participating.  Questions may also be directed to FCTL.

Rick Hanson, Ph.D.Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a neuropsychologist and New York Times best-selling author. His books include Hardwiring Happiness, Buddha's Brain, Just One Thing, and Mother Nurture. Founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom, and on the Advisory Board of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, he's been an invited speaker at Oxford, Stanford, and Harvard, and taught in meditation centers worldwide. He has several audio programs and his free Just One Thing newsletter has over 500,000 subscribers. 

 

Hosted by:

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Co-sponsors:

Grand Valley State University - Robert and Mary Pew Faculty Teaching and Learning Center

 Grand Valley State University Kirkhof College of Nursing

If you are interested in participating in this workshop, please contact FCTL at fctl@ferris.edu or call 231.591.3826 to indicate your interest in participating.  Questions may also be directed to FCTL.

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