Spring Conference on Teaching & Learning
At the Crossroads: The Future Landscape of Learning
April 20 – 21, 2017, La Crosse, Wisconsin
The 2017 Spring Conference on Teaching and Learning will bring together 200 faculty and staff across many disciplines to demonstrate the UW System’s commitment to excellence in teaching and student learning. The conference will provide a forum to recognize, acknowledge, and share the expertise of faculty and academic staff who excel at teaching, value learning, and are committed to sharing their experience, knowledge, practice, and scholarship with colleagues. The intentional relationships among teaching, learning, and making excellence inclusive will be a foundation of this event.
Meet Our 2017 Keynote Speaker
Randall Bass, Ph.D.
Randy Bass is Vice Provost for Education and Professor of English at Georgetown University, where he directs the Designing the Future(s) of the University Initiative and the Red House incubator for curricular transformation. For 13 years he was the Founding Executive Director of Georgetown’s Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS). 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 Pew Scholar and 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, The American Studies Crossroads Project, “Disrupting Ourselves: the Problem of Learning in Higher Education” (Educause Review, March/April 2012) and most recently, Open and Integrative: Designing Liberal Education in the New Digital Ecosystem (with Bret Eynon, published by the American Association of Colleges and Universities, 2016).