2018 General Education and Assessment Conference: Schedule at a Glance

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Conference Registration and Membership Information

Thursday, February 15, 2018

8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Conference Registration and Membership Information

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  
Pre-Conference Workshops (Separate Registration and Fee Required)

12:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Publication Sales

1:00 – 1:45 p.m.
AAC&U Newcomers Welcome and Strategic Visioning

2:00 – 3:15 p.m.
Welcome and Plenary I
Reimagining General Education: Design Thinking and Intrinsic Motivation Perspectives
Richard K. Miller, President—Olin College of Engineering
Richard K. Miller Biography

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions

4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Poster Sessions and Reception

Friday, February 16, 2018

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Conference Registration, Membership Information, Publication Sales

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Plenary II
Faculty Innovation and Leadership: Connecting Student Learning Outcomes across General Education and the Majors
Claire Howell Major, Department Head and Professor, Higher Education Administration—The University of Alabama
Claire Howell Major Biography

9:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions

12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Lunch on Your Own

2:15 – 3:15 p.m.
Plenary III
Hallmarks of Assessment Innovation: Flipping the Conversation about General Education and Assessment
José Moreno, Associate Professor of Latino Education & Policy Studies—California State University, Long Beach
José Moreno Biography

3:30 – 4:45 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Happy Hour: Continuing Conversations and Networking

Saturday, February 17, 2018

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 10:45 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Plenary IV
Connecting Student Assets and Interests to Preparation for Work and Civic Engagement
Jason A. Tyszko, Executive Director, Center for Education and Workforce—U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Jason​ A. Tyszko Biography