In its efforts to enhance the pedagogical knowledge and effectiveness of all who teach
at USC, the Center for Teaching Excellence sponsors yearly teaching symposiums that encourage
and provide support for excellence in teaching.
Oktoberbest: A Symposium on Teaching
Oktoberbest is a free one-day symposium focused on sharing best practices in teaching. The Oktoberbest schedule has a wide variety of workshops on topics ranging from active learning and online
course development to critical thinking and integrative learning.
Educational Technology Showcase
The Educational Technology Showcase is an exciting forum spotlighting the latest in
higher education technology used for teaching and learning. USC faculty and other
experts from around the country give presentations on how they are creatively using
educational technology in and beyond their classrooms to improve student learning.
The spring 2019 Educational Technology Showcase will be held Friday, March 29 at the Russell