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CANCELLED: Provost's Teaching & Learning Symposium

Featuring Breakfast with the Deans & Keynote by Randy Bass!

Friday, October 12, 2018
9:00 AM - 2:15 PM
University Center

UPDATE: Due to the water outage, this event is cancelled.

Please join us for the fifth annual Provost’s Teaching and Learning Symposium! This symposium, part of the Hrabowski Innovation Fund initiative, will bring together UMBC faculty and staff to discuss transformative learning experiences.

Overview of the Symposium Schedule

  • 9:00-9:30 am: Breakfast with the Deans [REGISTRATION REQUIRED, REGISTER HERE]
  • 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 pm: Lunch available [REGISTRATION REQUIRED, REGISTER HERE]
  • 12:30-2:00 pm: Dr. Randy Bass, keynote speaker √ § Ͼ




Concurrent sessions include:

  • Hrabowski Innovation Fund Fellows’ and Awardees’ Projects
  • Enhancing the Teaching & Learning Journey with Blackboard Ultra
  • High Impact Practices
  • Bridging Student Learning Outcomes & Student Success Analytics
  • Deliberate Dialogues: Mapping Your Curriculum
  • Teaching for Inclusive Excellence Workshop
  • Assessing & Integrating Curricular & Co-Curricular Student Learning

This year’s keynote address will be given by Randy Bass, Vice Provost for Education and Professor of English at Georgetown University. Randy 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. For 13 years he was the Founding Executive Director of Georgetown’s Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS).

He has been working at the intersections of new media technologies and the scholarship of teaching and learning for thirty years. From 2003-2009 he was a Consulting Scholar for the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, where he served, in 1998-99, as a Carnegie Fellow. In 1999, he won the EDUCAUSE Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Technology and Undergraduate Education. Bass is the author and editor of numerous books, articles, and electronic projects, including (with Bret Eynon), Open and Integrative: Designing Liberal Education for the New Digital Ecosystem (2016) and (with Jessie Moore), Understanding Writing Transfer: Implications for Transformative Student Learning in Higher Education (2017).

Graduate TAs are welcome to attend.
Ͼ UMBC CIRTL graduate students are invited to attend

√ Counts toward ALIT Certificate
§ Counts towards INNOVATE Certificate
Please note that only the keynote presentation counts toward the ALIT or INNOVATE Certificate.
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