Next Workshop

VITAL and the Office of the Provost Present


"MOOCs:  More Questions than Answers"

Friday, August 23, 2013

Harre Union Ballrooms B & C

Keynote speaker will be Dr. Keith Devlin of Stanford University. Dr. Devlin is co-founder and executive director of Stanford's Human-Sciences and Technologies Advanced Research Institute (H-STAR), a co-founder of the Stanford Media X research partnership program, and a senior researcher in the Center for the Study of Language and Information (CSLI). He is also known as "The Math Guy" on National Public Radio. His current research is focused on the use of different media to teach and communicate mathematics to diverse audiences.

A continental breakfast and buffet lunch will be served.


8:00 a.m.     Continental breakfast
8:30 a.m.
President's Welcome - Dr. Mark Heckler
8:40 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction of Dr. Keith Devlin by Provost Mark Schwehn  
8:50 a.m.
Presentation by Dr. Keith Devlin 
9:45 a.m.
10:00 a.m.

Split Session I:

  • "How VITAL Can Help You with Your Teaching" - Cynthia Rutz, Jen Gregory, Jodie Reminder (Harre Union Brown and Gold Room)
  • "Office of Institutional Innovation" - David Rowland (Ballroom A)
10:55 a.m.
11:05 a.m.
Split Session II:
  • Repeat of Split Session I
12:00 p.m.  
Lunch Buffet