Provost's Seminar on Teaching - Undergraduate Education: Forging a Common Vision

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Provost's Seminar on Teaching - Generative AI & Teaching

Tuesday, February 20 - Michigan Union


8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Registration and Networking Breakfast 
9:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Opening Plenary (Recording Now Available - 2/22/2024)

  • Welcome - Matt Kaplan, Executive Director, CRLT
  • Introductory Remarks - Laurie McCauley, Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Remarks and Introduction of Panelists - Angela Dillard, Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education

Rogel Ballroom (2nd Floor)

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Panel on Early Momentum (Recording Now Available - 2/22/2024)

  • Amanda Knapp, Associate Vice Provost and Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Academic Affairs, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Mary Wright, Associate Provost for Teaching and Learning, Executive Director, Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning, Brown University 
  • Betsy Barefoot, Senior Scholar, Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education
  • Remarks and Introduction of Panelists - Angela Dillard, Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education
  • Angela Dillard, Moderator

Outline of day - Malinda Matney, Managing Director, Center for Research on Learning and Teaching

10:30 - 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 pm.  Concurrent Sessions: Facilitated Working Groups on Key Topics

Early momentum: Promoting credit completion and academic progress in the first year

2210 ABC (2nd floor)

Advising and teaching with a "validation" approach

Anderson ABC (1st Floor)

Grade covering in the first year: Options, advantages, and challenges

Pond (1st Floor)

Addressing DFW rates, with emphasis on lowering withdrawal rates

Wolverine (3rd Floor)

12:00 - 12:15 p.m. Break
12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch & Discussion (Recording Now Available - 2/22/2024)

Closing Remarks from Angela Dillard 

Q&A with Participants




Advisory Committee for Winter 2024 Provost’s Seminar on Teaching

Peter Bodary
Claire Boeck
Gina Cervetti
Lauren Clarkson
Karishma Collette
Stephen Connelly
Sarah Daniels
Perry Fittrer
Nicholas Henriksen
Judy Johnston
Mika LaVaque-Manty
Elizabeth Levesque
Brad Maki
Tim McKay
Deb Meizlish
Dan Merian
John Montgomery
Donna O’Brien
Kevin Pipe
Priti Shah
Will Sherry
Rebecca Strzelec
Connie Tingson Gatuz
Kerri Wakefield
Emily Youatt