National Award Recognizes Professor’s Innovative Teaching

by | Dec 15, 2020 | Around the ‘Bein.

Associate Professor Anna Young, director of the Zoo and Conservation Science program at Otterbein, has long understood the benefits of remote learning. While video chat services are now a common teaching tool, Young began incorporating them into her classes in 2013, when video chats were a novel idea. Due to her innovative teaching methods, she recently received the 2020 Penny Bernstein Distinguished Teaching Award from the Animal Behavior Society. As the recipient of the Penny Bernstein Distinguished Teaching Award, Young will host a workshop in December 2020 on the topic of transitioning to an online learning model.

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