You are cordially invited to attend and participate in the fifth annual Provost's Teaching and Learning Symposium at UMBC, which will take place on Friday, October 12, 2018, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm in the University Center (and assorted classrooms)
Call for Poster Presentations
Posters should describe projects designed to enhance or assess students' learning or success at the University. To submit your abstract, please complete this Google form by Friday, August 3, 2018. Proposals will be screened for appropriateness to the Symposium, and authors will be notified by Friday, August 17 if their submission has been accepted. Further instructions about preparing and setting up posters will be sent to presenters in late September.
This symposium, part of the Hrabowski Innovation Fund initiative, will bring together UMBC faculty and staff to discuss transformative learning experiences. We are delighted to have as a guest speaker Dr. Randy Bass, Vice Provost for Education and Professor of English at Georgetown University. Dr. Bass leads the Designing the Future(s) initiative and the Red House incubator for curricular transformation and co-directs the Hub for Equity and Innovation in Higher Education. He has been working at the intersections of new media technologies and the scholarship of teaching and learning for thirty years and is the author and editor of numerous books, articles, and electronic projects. He served as a Carnegie fellow, and won the 1999 EDUCAUSE Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Technology and Undergraduate Education.
Overview of the Symposium Schedule
9:00-9:30 am: Breakfast with the Deans
9:30-9:50 am: Welcome by the Provost
10:00-10:40, 10:50-11:30 am: Concurrent Sessions (Invited panels & workshops)
11:30-12:15 pm: Poster Session (Posters will remain posted through lunch)
12:15-12:30 pm: Lunch
12:30-2:00 pm: Dr. Randy Bass, keynote speaker
Linda, Kerrie, Jennifer, and Sarah