Empowering Innovation: Seize the Opportunity
How do colleges and universities empower innovation in teaching and learning? This lightning-round session will highlight the best practices for empowering innovation at Harvard, Notre Dame, Penn State, and Virginia Tech. The speakers will share current practices, data on real-world transformation, best practices, and challenges to empowering faculty to be innovative in their approaches to teaching and learning. Attendees will learn strategies for creating disruptive innovation and how to encourage faculty partners in this change. Participants will be encouraged to share their best practices during the discussion or through Web 2.0 technologies.
* Acquire strategies for creating environments that foster innovation in teaching and learning
* Share successes and challenges for helping faculty transform their teaching and learning strategies
* Using Web 2.0 technologies and an appropriate backchannel communication tool, share innovative practices, challenges, and successes
Hannah InzkoSenior Director of Academic Technology, Wake Forest University
Jennifer SparrowSenior Manager, Strategic Accounts, Amazon Web Services