BTC Hosts US Embassy Guest Mr. Robert Schoenfeld for Lectures on Authentic Assessment
November 14, 2018
The US Embassy in Bahrain has continued to partner with the Bahrain Teachers College by providing guest speakers, fellows, and English language tutors. One such speaker, Mr. Robert Schoenfeld, the Executive Liaison for International Student Services at the W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University, toured the region with the US Embassy Regional English Language Office, providing professional development to the ministries of education in Kuwait and Bahrain. Schoenfeld was able to spend a day with the Bahrain Teachers College, lecturing on engaging teaching strategies in higher education and quality authentic assessment in classes with high enrollment. He spent considerable time with the Department of English Language Education focusing on innovative ways to promote high quality writing assessments.