Speakers Series

By Office of University Communications

Wednesday, 03 04 2015

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The Speakers Series will focus on innovative high-impact practices that improve student academic success and will feature national experts.

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Garner pictureDr. John Gardner

Expertise:  The creation of higher education programs designed to enhance the learning, success, retention, and graduation of students in transition, especially first-year students.
Date: November 13, Time: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (Staff focus) / 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Faculty Focus Location: Auditorium at Main Campus
Bio found at  http://www.jngi.org/staff/institute-staff/
John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education website http://jngi.org/

Presentation Recordings:

FoE Staff Focus Recording

FoE Faculty Focus Recording

McNair photoDr. Tia Brown McNair

Expertise:  High Impact Practices in collaboration between faculty and student affairs
Date: April 7  Time: 3:30 - 5 p.m. Location: Auditorium at Main Campus
Bio found at   http://www.aacu.org/contributor/tia-brown-mcnair

Video of Dr. McNair's presentation at A&M-SA

Video of Dr. McNair's 2nd presentation at A&M-SA


Pain pictureDr. Gage Paine

Expertise:  High Impact Practices Serving At-Risk Populations
Date: April 2 Time: 3:30 – 5 p.m. Location: Auditorium at Main Campus
Bio found at  http://www.utexas.edu/student-affairs/meet-the-vp

Video of Dr. Paine's presentation at A&M-SA

Gallup Poll document (.pdf)

McNair photoDr. Tia Brown McNair

Expertise:  High Impact Practices in collaboration between faculty and student affairs
Date: April 7  Time: 3:30 - 5 p.m. Location: Auditorium at Main Campus
Bio found at   http://www.aacu.org/contributor/tia-brown-mcnair

Video of Dr. McNair's presentation at A&M-SA

Video of Dr. McNair's 2nd presentation at A&M-SA


Kinzie photoDr. Jillian Kinzie

Expertise:  High Impact Practices in Student Engagement
Date: April 15  Time: 3 - 4:30 p.m. Location: Auditorium at Main Campus
Bio found at  https://www.naspa.org/events/2013-naspa-utah-conf#speakers

Presentation: http://tamusa.adobeconnect.com/p658iazabwe/

Reference Book List

Who Gets to Graduate? - NYTimes.com article
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/18/magazine/who-gets-to-graduate.html?_r=0

College Results Online
http://www.collegeresults.org/

National Commission on Higher Education Attainment Report
http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/National-Commission-on-Higher-Education-Attainment.aspx

The Ohio State Orientation and FYE Program
https://fye.osu.edu/orientation.html


 Mehaffy photoDr. George L. Mehaffy

Expertise:  High Impact Practices in Challenge and Change: Universities in the 21st Century
Date: April 21  Time: 3 - 4:30 p.m. Location: Auditorium at Main Campus
Bio found at 

Presentation: 

http://tamusa.adobeconnect.com/p94abbqfwlr/

The End of the University as We Know It – The American Interest
http://www.the-american-interest.com/2012/12/11/the-end-of-the-university-as-we-know-it/

 The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business is Selling Less of More by Chris Anderson — Reviews, Discussion, Bookclubs, Lists
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2467566.The_Long_Tail

 10 Retailers Closing the Most Stores - Sears Holdings (NASDAQ:SHLD) - 24/7 Wall St.
http://247wallst.com/special-report/2015/03/12/10-retailers-closing-the-most-stores/

 Now You See It: Attention and the Future of Learning with Cathy Davidson - UCTV - University of California Television
http://www.uctv.tv/shows/Now-You-See-It-Attention-and-the-Future-of-Learning-with-Cathy-Davidson-22897

 SHEF — State Higher Education Finance | SHEEO
http://sheeo.org/projects/shef-%E2%80%94-state-higher-education-finance

 State Funding: A Race to the Bottom
http://www.acenet.edu/the-presidency/columns-and-features/Pages/state-funding-a-race-to-the-bottom.aspx

 IPEDS Analytics: Delta Cost Project Database 1987-2010 Data File Documentation
https://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2012823

 Trends in College Pricing 2008 (PDF)
https://professionals.collegeboard.com/profdownload/trends-in-college-pricing-2008.pdf

 My Valuable, Cheap College Degree - NYTimes.com
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/01/opinion/my-valuable-cheap-college-degree.html?_r=1

 Delta Cost Project
http://www.deltacostproject.org/

 Beginning Postsecondary Students (BPS)
https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/bps/about.asp

 New Study of the Literacy of College Students Finds Some Are Graduating With Only Basic Skills | American Institutes for Research
http://www.air.org/news/press-release/new-study-literacy-college-students-finds-some-are-graduating-only-basic-skills

 Squeeze Play (PDF)
http://www.highereducation.org/reports/squeeze_play_10/squeeze_play_10.pdf

 TIME Magazine Cover: Reinventing College - Oct. 29, 2012 - U.S. - Higher Education - College - Loan Debt
http://content.time.com/time/covers/0,16641,20121029,00.html

 Most Americans Say Higher Education Not Affordable
http://www.gallup.com/poll/182441/americans-say-higher-education-not-affordable.aspx?utm_source=HIGHER_EDUCATION&utm_medium=topic&utm_campaign=tiles

 State by State Data | The Institute For College Access and Success
http://ticas.org/posd/map-state-data

 Freebies for the Rich - NYTimes.com
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/29/magazine/freebies-for-the-rich.html

 Separate and unequal
https://cew.georgetown.edu/report/separate-unequal/

 Career Preparation
https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/02/26/provosts-business-leaders-disagree-graduates-career-readiness

 Falling Short? College Learning and Career Success
https://aacu.org/leap/public-opinion-research/2015-survey-results

 The Innovative University
http://www.claytonchristensen.com/books/innovative-university/

 Clay Shirky
http://www.shirky.com/weblog/2014/01/

 Perverse Incentives slide
http://learningoutcomesassessment.org/documents/HillmanViewpoint.pdf

Ranking schemes’ slide
http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/a-colleges-high-ranking-often-means-less-time-with-professors/97413?cid=pm&utm_source=pm&utm_medium=en

 College selectivity slide
http://nsse.iub.edu/html/annual_results.cfm

 Rules for the 21st Century
http://www.amazon.com/Abelard-Apple-American-Colleges-Universities-ebook/dp/B005LGV34A

 Teaching Not Learning
http://www.athens.edu/visitors/QEP/Barr_and_Tagg_article.pdf

 What Are the Key Learning Outcomes?
http://press.princeton.edu/titles/7704.html

 Honoring Research Over Teaching
http://chronicle.com/article/Ad-juncts-Are-Bet-ter/141523/

 Changing Faculty Work/Culture
http://chronicle.com/article/how-to-Build-a-Faculty-Culture/141887

 “Big Med.” Atul Gawande.  The New Yorker.
http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2012/08/13/big-med?currentPage=all

 “An Emerging Culture for Health Care”
http://www.naicu.edu/events/detail/2011-annual-meetinghttp://agb.org/trusteeship/2011/marchapril/higher-education-and-health-care-at-a-crossroads

 The Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative
http://cwsei.ubc.ca/

 Flipped Courses
https://www.khanacademy.org/

 Open Learning Initiative (OLI) (PDF)
http://oli.cmu.edu/wp-oli/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Lovett_2008_Statistics_Accelerated_Learning_Study.pdf

 “Higher Education’s Silver Bullet”  Carol Twigg
http://www.changemag.org/Archives/Back%20Issues/2011/May-June%202011/math-emporium-full.html

 No Significant Difference Study
http://nosignificantdifference.org/

 SRI Study
http://www2.ed.gov/rschstat/eval/tech/evidence-based-practices/finalreport.pdf

 Ithaka Study
http://www.sr.ithaka.org/research-publications/interactive-learning-online-public-universities-evidence-randomized-trials

 Online Learning in Postsecondary Education. A review of the Empirical Literature (2013-14)
http://sr.ithaka.org/research-publications/online-learning-postsecondary-education

 Analytics that Inform the University: Using Data You Already Have (PDF)
http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ982670.pdf

 Teaching and Learning in an Evolving Educational Environment (Charles Dziuban) ​
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JwratsdxrH8

 Blended Learning
http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ERB0407.pdf

 Broad Course Re-Design
https://keycenter.unca.edu/sites/default/files/aacu_high_impact_2008_final.pdf

 High-Impact Educational Practices (PDF)
https://www.aacu.org/publications-research/publications/ensuring-quality-taking-high-impact-practices-scale

 Who Gets to Graduate? New York Times
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/18/magazine/who-gets-to-graduate.html?_r=0

 Stepping Forward as Stewards of Place (2014) (PDF)
http://www.aascu.org/WorkArea/DownloadAsset.aspx?id=5458

 Is This Something George Eastman Would have Done?: The Decline and Fall of Eastman Kodak Company
http://www.amazon.com/This-Something-George-Eastman-Would-ebook/dp/B00C0ZVTQM



Photo of Dr. John LinDr. John Lin

Date: April 24  Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Location: Auditorium at Main Campus
Bio found at http://www.mckinsey.com/about_us

Presentation: http://tamusa.adobeconnect.com/p155yjcxssi/


 Maria Stein photoMaria K. Stein

Expertise:  Cooperative Education:  Northeastern University's Innovative Approach to Work Integrated Learning
Date: May 1  Time: 10 - 11:30 a.m. Location: Auditorium on Main Campus
Bio found at http://www.northeastern.edu/coop/about/

Presentation: http://tamusa.adobeconnect.com/p91g8e6t00f/


 Jarrett Jobe

Expertise: Experiential and Service Learning Models
Date: August 28  Time: 1:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Location: Auditorium on Main Campus
Bio found at http://www.uco.edu/central/leadership/contact/jarrett-jobe.asp/

Presentation: http://tamusa.adobeconnect.com/p5oxkqggx0u/