Revels Receives Award for Innovative Excellence
The Center for Advancement of Teaching
and Learning announced that Northeastern State University assistant professor
of biology, Dr. Mia Revels, received an award for Innovative Excellence
in Teaching, Learning and Technology.
The award was presented at a special ceremony held at the
Twelfth International Conference on College Teaching and Learning in Jacksonville,
Florida, on April 19, 2001.
The conference brought together more than 900 faculty from
colleges and universities in 20 different countries. A total of 52 colleges
and universities nominated faculty to receive awards, representing institutions
throughout the world.
Dr. Revels was nominated by the Deans' Council to the NSU Academic Vice
President. This award emphasizes the use of innovative strategies, such
as interactive and cooperative learning, combines with the use of technology
to support higher education learning.
Dr. Revels earned her B.S.W. and M.S.E. from Henderson State
University and her Ph.D. from the University of Arkansas. Her academic
interests include Vertebrate Zoology, Ornithology, Behavioral Ecology,
and Bird-Parasite Interaction.