Susie Lubbers, assistant professor of education, and Dr. Leslie Werden, associate professor and chair of writing and rhetoric, recently gave presentations in Switzerland.
Susie Lubbers, assistant professor of education at Morningside College, and Dr. Leslie Werden, associate professor and chair of writing and rhetoric at Morningside, recently gave presentations in Switzerland.
Together they presented on “Studying in the United States: Chances, Problems and Risks,” which discussed what it is like to be a high school student in the United States, as well as what it would be like to study abroad at a college in the United States.
Lubbers also gave a presentation at The University of Lucerne in Switzerland on “Methods of Teaching English: How to Engage Students in Classroom Activities.” This focused on teaching English in the United States and the research-based strategies for engaging students, such as differentiated instruction, motivation strategies, and growth and fixed mindset.
Lubbers came to Morningside College in 2006. She has a master’s degree from Southwest Minnesota State University. She is currently working on her Ph.D. in educational leadership at Drake University in Des Moines. Werden joined the Morningside faculty in 2006 as a member of the English department. She has a doctorate in English from the University of North Dakota.