As spring turns to summer, I’d like to point you all to a series of live video events/webinars I’m hosting or guests in over the next two months.
All of these are free:
May 26, 2-3 pm EDT: how can liberal arts colleges survive, change, and thrive in this crisis? I join Dr. Christopher Sessums, director of academic affairs at D2L , in a video conversation titled “Reimagining Liberal Arts Colleges: Why It Matters Now More Than Ever.” Thanks to D2L for hosting this event.
May 28, 2-3 pm EDT: does meritocracy still work, or does higher education reinforce privilege? We will explore this idea with Daniel Markovits, professor of law at Yale University and author of The Meritocracy Trap: How America’s Foundational Myth Feeds Inequality, Dismantles The Middle Class, And Devours The Elite. (Future Trends Forum)
June 4, 2-3 pm EDT: looking to fall 2020 higher education plans with Phil Hill, publisher of the PhilOnEdTech blog and Partner at MindWires, LLC. Lately he has been blogging and consulting about the impact of COVID-19 on higher education. (Future Trends Forum)
July 2, 2-3 pm EDT: how will changing demographics transform higher education? A conversation with Darrell Bricker and John Ibbitson, authors of the recently published book Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline. (Future Trends Forum)
July 30, 2-3 pm EDT: we explore how to improve online education with professor James Lang, author of Small Teaching (publisher; our bookstore) and co-author of Small Teaching Online (publisher; bookstore). Lang focuses on “small, manageable changes we could make to our teaching that would have a significant positive impact on student learning.” (Future Trends Forum)
More events are in the pipeline!