Best Practices for Effective Team Projects

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Center for Teaching Excellence
Thomas Cooper Library, Room L511


Details

Team assignments are pedagogically sound and beneficial practices, but incorporating them effectively into course learning outcomes and managing them strategically in the classroom can be challenging. In this interactive workshop, Barbara Bolt and Lindsay McManus will share best practices for designing, detailing and assessing team projects in the undergraduate classroom.


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Facilitator


Barbara L. Bolt
Lecturer
Department of Management, Center for Business Communication
Darla Moore School of Business

Barbara L. Bolt is an instructor at the Darla Moore School of Business. Barbara’s professional background includes more than a decade managing public use programs for both the National Park Service and the US Fish and Wildlife Service. Wanting to try her hand at business ownership, Barbara operated Bolt Outdoors, an ecotourism guide service, in Florida from 1998-2000. She received an M.A. in literature from the University of Houston-Clear Lake in 2003. Currently teaching Professional Communication in the Moore School, Barbara received her doctoral degree in English from the University of South Carolina.



Lindsay McManus
Lecturer
Department of Management, Center for Business Communication
Darla Moore School of Business

Lindsay McManus is a Clinical Assistant Professor at USC's Moore School of Business. Her professional experience includes academic support management, international student advising and consulting, workplace training, and editing. She teaches Professional Communication and works as a Center for Business Communication Faculty Consultant.