Teaching Narratives Symposium
Please join us as faculty share their personal experiences using innovative pedagogies to foster student learning and success. Attendees can choose from active learning workshops, information sessions, and roundtable conversations. The event will also feature presentations by two internationally recognized experts in innovation and pedagogical excellence: Lawrence C. Ragan, Ph.D., and Alexandra M. Pickett.
MAY 31, 2018
D’Angelo Center Ballroom, Room 416ABC
8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: FACULTY AS LEADERS OF INNOVATION IN TEACHING AND LEARNING
LAWRENCE C. RAGAN, PH.D.
Principal Community Aggregator, Penn State EdTech Network
Lawrence C. Ragan, Ph.D., is the Principal Community Aggregator for the Penn State EdTech Network. In this role, Dr. Ragan fosters relationships between members of the Penn State community who share a dedication to advancing innovation in education.
PLENARY SESSION: CONCEPTUALIZING ACTIVE LEARNING FOR THE ONLINE CLASSROOM
ALEXANDRA M. PICKETT
Director, Open SUNY Center for Online Teaching Excellence
Alexandra Pickett is a pioneer in instructional design and faculty development for asynchronous web-based teaching and learning environments. Since 1994, Ms. Pickett has led the development of the instructional design methods, support services, and resources used by SUNY.
DISTINGUISHED PANELIST: CREATING COMMUNITY AND NETWORKS TO SUPPORT INNOVATION
KATHLEEN S. IVES, D.M.
Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director, Online Learning Consortium
Kathleen S. Ives, D.M. is the Online Learning Consortium’s Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director where she oversees the organization’s strategic direction. Additionally, she serves as faculty for the Institute for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning and serves on the EdSurge Advisory Group, the Executive Strategic Council for IMS Global Learning Consortium and on the Leadership Advisory Board for the Center for Learning Innovations & Customized Knowledge Solutions (CLICKS).