Sept. 18, 2020: Assessment Seminar/Core Competency Kick Off: Equity Through Transparency in Learning and Teaching

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2020 UAA Annual Academic Assessment Seminar/Core Compentency Kick Off

Equity Through Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TILT)

Friday, Sept. 18, 2020 via Zoom
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Keynote speaker: Dr. Suzanne Tapp, executive director, Teaching, Learning and Professional Development, Texas Tech University; co-editor, Transparent Design in Higher Education Teaching and Leadership: A Guide to Implementing the Transparency Framework Institution-wide to Improve Learning and Retention. Access Dr. Tapp’s book through the UAA/APU Consortium Library.


About the workshop

This will be a hands-on workshop in which you will learn how to TILT a curricular or co-curricular assignment or activity toward greater transparency. Participants should bring an assignment or activity to work on, with a preference for one that aligns with the Core Competency Personal, Professional, and Community Responsibility.

Questions about the workshop can be sent to Terry Kelly or Carrie King, 2025 Accreditation Tri-Chairs.

Questions about registration can be sent to Megan Carlson.

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About the keynote speaker

Dr. Suzanne TappSuzanne Tapp is executive director of the Teaching, Learning, and Professional Development Center and an adjunct faculty member in the Integrated Studies Program at Texas Tech University. She is a former Board of Directors member for the Professional and Organizational Development Network for Higher Education (POD) and founding chair of the Texas Faculty Development Network. She recently had the privilege of serving as co-editor of the new book, Transparent Design in Higher Education Teaching and Learning. Her research interests include organizational change, inclusive teaching practices, ePortfolio development and digital storytelling. And last but not least, she will gladly engage in almost any conversation about her family’s favorite hobby: running.

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