Featured Sessions

Date:
Thursday January 22, 2015 10:30am
Can we (re)place student curricular and co-curricular work and faculty judgment at the center of higher education assessment discussions? Can faculty-led assessment become a high-impact practice for students, faculty, and institutions around the...
Date:
Thursday January 22, 2015 10:45am
How do you map intentional student success pathways to create supportive and purposeful environments that advance learning and completion for all students? How do you leverage cross-divisional collaboration to prepare students to do meaningful, high...
Date:
Thursday January 22, 2015 10:45am
What is the role of general education in meeting increasing demands for broad-based skills and problem-solving capacities in the context of a growing number of students, especially "new majority" students, who transfer and otherwise build their...
Date:
Thursday January 22, 2015 10:45am
Beyond credits and courses, how do we ensure that college learning is more than the sum of its parts?  This forum explores AAC&U’s proposed strategy to ensure that LEAP works at peak for all college students, whatever their background and...
Date:
Thursday January 22, 2015 10:45am
How does the emerging digital environment shape the life cycle of students’ signature work in the 21st century? Digital technology has changed the learning ecosystem, and the future of liberal education depends upon an integrative vision of learning...
Date:
Thursday January 22, 2015 10:45am
How can educators reduce the loss of STEM talent in high priority fields while also increasing the success of students from underrepresented groups in STEM studies? How faculty—and more broadly, departments, colleges, and institutions—approach this...
Date:
Thursday January 22, 2015 10:45am
This forum explores a vision and empirical evidence for students’ flourishing as an essential goal of a 21st-century liberal education. The forum will present key findings from the scholarship of flourishing and its relation to quality of life,...
Date:
Thursday January 22, 2015 2:00pm
How can America achieve the democratic ideals afforded by access to a high-quality education if the very students who represent the changing face of our country are disenfranchised and underserved? The educational inequities that continue to persist...
Date:
Thursday January 22, 2015 3:15pm
In order for us to increase STEM degree completion, close the attainment gap between underrepresented minority and majority students, and improve the analytical and quantitative skills of all students, change is needed in our STEM courses and...
Date:
Thursday January 22, 2015 4:30pm
Postsecondary attainment is a cornerstone of this country’s promise that education is a path to a better future.  That promise is in peril, however, and it remains to be seen whether or not colleges and universities will be able to address the...

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