Dr. Schneller to Speak at Faculty Lecture
October 21, 2014
ALLIANCE – Dr. Peter Schneller, professor of education at the University of Mount Union, will present the 2014 Faculty Lecture, “21st Century Future Shock and Education: The Symptoms are with Us Now,” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 29 in Presser Recital Hall.
A short reception will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Cope lobby prior to the lecture.
After finishing his undergraduate career at Wittenberg University, Schneller earned a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education at Kent State University, a Master of Science degree as a reading specialist at the University of Akron and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in teacher education at the University of Idaho.
Topics during Schneller’s lecture will range from adolescent development to neuroscience to technology, with a heavy emphasis on the 21st century as a catalyst for a prolonged adolescence and the necessity for teachers of adolescents to focus on creativity, integration, empathy and insight as a way to best prepare students for their future.
To watch Schneller give a preview of his lecture, click here.
Presser Recital Hall is located inside of Cope Music Hall, at the intersection of Simpson Street and Union Avenue, at Mount Union.
About the Faculty Lecture
Each year, a member of the Mount Union faculty is selected to give a special lecture relating interesting or important developments in his or her own field or exploring matters of general concern to the faculty.
The Faculty Lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Office of Marketing at (330) 823-6063.