Selected Invited Recent and Upcoming Keynotes

I am often invited to speak at colleges and universities as well as provide keynote addresses at conferences that focus on teaching, learning, and higher education. Below are lists of selected addresses and workshops I have recently given. Topics have included flipping the classroom, active learning practices, assessment, myths about learning, ePortfolios, open education resources (OERs), the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, and the future of higher education, among others.

Selected Upcoming Addresses and Workshops

University of the Ozarks, Clarksville, AR (September 7-8, 2017)

American Accounting Association, 2017 Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Colloquium, Tampa, FL (November 16, 2017)

Selected Recent Invited Addresses

Invited Conference Keynotes (Selected)

How to reach the full potential offered by open educational resources (OERs). Invited keynote address at the 11th Annual SUNY Teaching and Learning Conference, Fredonia, NY. (August 2017)

Navigating the learning landscape: Where we are and where we go next. Invited keynote address at the Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, Blacksburg, VA. (February 2017)

Teaching naked techniques: A practical workshop for designing better classes. Invited workshop at the Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, Blacksburg, VA. (February 2017)

Improving student learning and graduation rates: Strategies that embrace all metrics of student success. Invited keynote address at the annual meeting of the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative, Houston, TX. (February 2017)

Student perspectives and student-driven efforts. Invited address at the Symposium on the Future of Educational Resources, Macon, GA. (January 2017)

Interdisciplinarity in teaching: The scholarship of teaching and learning. Invited keynote address at the Speaking SoTL: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference, High Point, NC. (May 2016)

Classroom 2020. Invited keynote address at the annual teaching and learning conference of the American Political Science Association, Portland, OR. (February 2016)

What do we really know about how people learn? Invited keynote workshop at the annual teaching and learning conference of the American Political Science Association, Portland, OR. (February 2016)

Interdisciplinarity in teaching: The scholarship of teaching and learning. Invited keynote address at the 16th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference, Athens, GA. (February 2016)

The field guide to the eportfolio future. Invited keynote panelist at the annual conference of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, Forum on Digital Learning and E-Portfolios, Washington, DC. (January 2016)

Achieving equity through student success and digital pedagogies. Invited plenary panelist at the annual conference of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC. (January 2016)

What do we really know about how people learn? Invited keynote address at the Evidence-based Teaching and Learning Lilly Conference, Austin, TX. (January 2016)

Best practices in the use of technology in the classroom. Invited panelist for the 2015 Southeastern Conference Symposium, Atlanta, GA. (September 2015)

Equity in the digital learning / e-portfolio world of higher education: Where we are and where we are going. Invited keynote address at the annual conference of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, Forum on Digital Learning and E-Portfolios, Washington, DC. (January 2015)

Using open source materials to infuse project-based learning into general education courses.  Invited panelist at the inaugural Symposium on the Future of the Textbook, Athens, GA. (December 2014)

Fostering meaningful faculty engagement in assessment: Crowdsourcing best practices.  Invited keynote speaker at the annual conference of the Virginia Assessment Group, Norfolk, VA. (November 2014)

What do we know about learning:  Myth / not a myth.  Invited keynote speaker at the IDD@UGA Conference, Gwinnett, GA. (August 2014)

Opportunities for instructional designers in higher education.  Invited panelist at the IDD@UGA Conference, Gwinnett, GA. (August 2014)

Next generation “textbooks”:  OERs and affordable learning in the USG.  Invited panelist at the University System of Georgia’s Teaching and Learning Conference, Athens, GA. (April 2014)

Current trends and future directions regarding eportfolio research.  Invited keynote speaker at the annual conference of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, Washington, DC. (January 2014)

Classroom 2020.  Invited keynote speaker at the annual conference of the International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning, Orlando, FL. (October 2013)

Realizing the promise: ePortfolios and scholarship.  Invited keynote panelist at the annual conference of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, Atlanta, GA. (January 2013)

ePortfolio trends:  Technology to support varied purposes. Invited summit leader for the executive summit of the Association for Authentic, Experiential, and Evidenced-Based Learning, Boston, MA. (July 2012)

Invited College and University Keynotes and Workshops (Selected)

Teaching naked techniques. A practical workshop for designing better classes Invited keynote workshop at the Fall Faculty Conference, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL. (August 2017)

What do we really know about how people learn? Invited keynote address at the Fall Faculty Conference, Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL. (August 2017)

Interdisciplinarity in teaching: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Invited keynote address at the eWolf Intensive Spring Conference, University of Anchorage, Anchorage, AK. (May 2017)

Teaching naked techniques: A practical guide to designing better classes. Invited workshop at the eWolf Intensive Spring Conference, University of Anchorage, Anchorage, AK. (May 2017)

Accomplishing the goals of signature work through eportfolios. Invited workshop at the eWolf Intensive Spring Conference, University of Anchorage, Anchorage, AK. (May 2017)

How we learn and why eportfolios are essential in higher education. Invited keynote address at the eWolf Intensive Spring Conference, University of Anchorage, Anchorage, AK. (May 2017)

Gateway course design: Integrating interdisciplinary thinking through active learning techniques. Invited workshop at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA. (March 2017)

Teaching online courses successfully. Invited workshop at the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS. (March 2017)

Classroom 2020. Invited keynote address for LaGrange College’s Faculty Institute, LaGrange, GA. (August 2016)

How we learn and why eportfolios are essential in higher education. Invited keynote address at the Institute of World Languages Faculty Retreat, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. (May 2016)

Flipping the classroom: Best practices for engaged learning. Invited keynote address at Herzing University, Atlanta, GA (March 2016)

What do we really know about how people learn? Invited presentation for a university-wide event of the Center for Academic Excellence, Dalton State College, Dalton, GA. (January 2016)

OER in teaching and learning: What, why, and how. Invited presentation for campus event on open education resources at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA. (November 2015)

Supporting faculty OER exploration: Adoption, adaption and authoring. Invited presentation for campus event on open education resources at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA. (November 2015)

Peer-facilitated formative evaluation of teaching. Invited presentation for the Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AK. (August 2015)

Developing and evaluating authentic assessments. Invited workshop for day-long faculty development event for the University System of Kentucky, Louisville, KY. (January 2015)

Classroom 2020: What is the future you want to make? Invited afternoon keynote address for Life University’s Faculty and Staff Development Program – Winter Quarter, Marietta, GA. (January 2015)

Flipping the classroom: Ideas and strategies grounded in what we know about learning. Invited morning keynote address for Life University’s Faculty and Staff Development Program – Winter Quarter, Marietta, GA. (January 2015)

What do we know about learning?  Invited keynote speaker at Georgia Regents University’s Curriculum Design Academy, Augusta, GA. (September 2014)

Reducing the costs for students through open education resources.  Invited presentation to the University System of Georgia Board of Regents, Atlanta, GA. (March 2014)

What do we know about students?  Technology, student culture, and multitasking.  Invited keynote speaker at the annual faculty retreat for Southwestern Adventist University, Granbury, TX. (August 2013)

What do we know about learning?  Reconsidering our beliefs based on educational research.  Invited keynote speaker at the annual faculty retreat for Southwestern Adventist University, Granbury, TX. (August 2013)

Active learning strategies for face-to-face and online teaching.  Invited keynote for Faculty Education Day, Jefferson College of Health Sciences, Roanoke, VA. (October 2012)

Groupwork and teamwork activities for online teaching. Invited keynote for Faculty Development Retreat, Jefferson College of Health Sciences, Roanoke, VA. (April 2011)

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