2024 New Approaches to Teaching and Learning Conference

Intentional Teaching:
Active, Multimodal, Engaged


Thursday, January 18th, 2024

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The Office of Faculty Development, CITS Instructional Development, and Online and Continuing Education have partnered with colleagues from across campus to host a full-day, on-campus conference. Join us to…

  • discover new assessment and engagement methods.
  • network with your peers from across campus.
  • showcase innovative teaching and learning practices taking place at UMass Dartmouth.

A light breakfast and lunch are included with registration.

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Conference Agenda:

8:00 am – Check-in & Complimentary Breakfast
Charlton College of Business Lobby

8:45 am – Welcome Remarks
Jay Zysk, Director, Office of Faculty Development
CCB 149

9:00 am – 12:00 pm Concurrent Sessions
Charlton College of Business

12:00 pm – Complimentary Lunch
Claire T. Carney Library Grand Reading Room

12:30 pm – Keynote
Dr. Derek Bruff
Claire T. Carney Library Grand Reading Room

📷: DBruff LinkedIn

Speaker Biography:
Derek Bruff is an educator, author, and higher education consultant. He directed the Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching for more than a decade, where he helped faculty and other instructors develop foundational teaching skills and explore new ideas in teaching. Bruff consults regularly with faculty and administrators across higher education on issues of teaching, learning, and faculty development. Bruff has written two books, Intentional Tech: Principles to Guide the Use of Educational Technology in College Teaching (West Virginia University Press, 2019) and Teaching with Classroom Response Systems: Creating Active Learning Environments (Jossey-Bass, 2009). He writes a weekly newsletter called Intentional Teaching and produces the Intentional Teaching podcast. Bruff has a Ph.D. in mathematics and has taught math courses at Vanderbilt and Harvard University.

Learn more on Derek’s website.

2:00 pm – Closing Remarks
Claire T. Carney Library Grand Reading Room

Conference Sponsors

Please email us at tlconference@umassd.edu with any conference-related questions.