TEACHx 2021 Highlights Remote Teaching Innovations

TEACHx 2021 Highlights Remote Teaching Innovations

Lois TrautvetterLois Trautvetter and her MSHE team present on using a virtual platform for poster sessions. School of Education and Social Policy students, faculty, and staff will highlight innovative experiments in remote teaching and learning at Northwestern University’s annual TEACHx symposium held May 11 -13.

The virtual event features on demand sessions and live options from the Center for Talent Development, the Master's in Higher Education Administration and Policy program, the Learning Sciences doctoral program, and more. Registration is now open and the full schedule is available online. (Note: Monday May 10 sessions are pre-recorded and available on demand.)

Ohio State University’s Jasmine Roberts will deliver the keynote address, “Higher Education’s Humanity Crisis”. Roberts, an educator, speaker, writer, and communications strategist, will argue that academia needs to be humanized, framing it as a social justice issue that is particularly consequential for marginalized communities.

TEACHx is a collaboration between Northwestern Information Technology and the Office of the Provost. The annual event builds collaborations between instructors, students, learning designers and educational technology specialists in a variety of learning environments.

SESP-affiliated presenters include:

Monday, May 10 • 12 p.m.

Leveling Up (Student) Engagement in Virtual Classes

  • Ruth Doan, program coordinator at the Center for Talent Development
  • Danielle Holtz, program coordinator at the Center for Talent Development

Monday, May 10 • 12 p.m.

Hopin: Poster Session Connections for Research Through a Virtual Platform

  • Chris Neary (pictured below), instructional design and technology consultant with the Master’s in Higher Education Administration and Policy Program (MSHE)Chris Neary
  • Lois Trautvetter, director of the MSHE program
  • Ellen Meents-DeCaigny, instructor, MSHE program
  • Amit Prachand, instructor, MSHE program, assistant vice president of information and analytics at Northwestern
  • Rob Aaron, instructor, MSHE program

Monday, May 10 • 12 p.m.

The Potential and Perils of Teaching with Augmented Reality

  • Kit Martin, learning sciences doctoral student

Tuesday, May 11 • 11:15 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Lessons on Inclusive STEM Teaching Project Northwestern Learning Community

  • Susie Calkins, instructor with the MSHE program, interim director of the Searle Center for Advancing Learning

Tuesday, May 11 • 1 - 1:45 p.m.

Finding a PATH to Success: Achieving Peak Performance Through Well-Being

  • Joe Holtgreive, MSHE internship supervisor, assistant dean for undergraduate engineering, McCormick School of Engineering
  • Heather Bacon, MSHE internship supervisor, assistant dean for student affairs, McCormick School of Engineering
  • Ellen Worsdall, MSHE internship supervisor, assistant director of advising and student development, McCormick

Tuesday, May 11 • 3 - 4 p.m.

Birds of a Feather: Inclusion, Access, and Social Justice

  • Shannon Bartlett, MSHE internship supervisor, associate dean of inclusion and engagement at Northwestern’s Pritzker School of Law

Wednesday, May 12 • 3 - 4 p.m.

Birds of a Feather: Graduate Student Instructors

  • Stephanie Brehm, assistant director for academic and strategic initiatives at The Graduate School, instructor for the MSHE program

Thursday, May 13 • 3 - 4 p.m.

Birds of a Feather: The Next Normal

  • Miriam Sherin, associate provost for undergraduate education and the Alice Gabrielle Twight Professor of Learning Sciences in the School of Education and Social Policy
  • Victoria Getis, director, teaching and learning technologies

 

By Julie Deardorff
Last Modified: 5/10/21