• Mon. Oct 26th, 2020

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Technology

Distance Learning Summit — Campus Technology

Campus Technology Distance Learning Summit

As colleges and universities navigate the ever-shifting challenges of higher education’s “new normal,” they are also looking ahead: How can the lessons learned from the pandemic redefine teaching and learning moving forward? And how can the technology decisions made today impact the future? In thoughtful hour-long editorial sessions, education and IT leaders will share their ideas, experiences and outlook, and engage attendees with a live Q&A.

9:00 – 10:00AM PT

Session 1: How the Pandemic Gave IT as Seat at the Table

For information technology leaders in higher education, one silver lining of the pandemic has been the opportunity it has given IT to shine at a strategic level. In this panel discussion, CIOs will share how they have been able to get involved in pandemic response planning, fast-track IT projects, provide critical solutions to campus challenges, elevate the position of IT within institutional leadership, and more.

10:00 – 10:15AM PT

Session Break

10:15 – 11:15AM PT

Session 2: Lessons Learned from Remote Teaching and Learning

At Boston University, faculty and students have been sharing their tech tools, tips and experiences with remote learning in a series of talks focused on strategies for creating better educational experiences online. In this session, Dr. Deborah Breen, director of BU’s Center for Teaching and Learning, will talk about how her institution is building community around faculty best practices, as well as specific takeaways for engaging students remotely.

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