Monday, October 24
Opening Reception with UW Oshkosh Honorees and Keynote Speaker Ken O'Donnell, California State University, Collaborating...For a Change
4 to 7 p.m., Reeve Union Ballroom (227)
Exemplary teachers, teaching scholars and collaborators will be honored at this hors d'oeuvres reception. Keynote speaker Ken O'Donnell will address the Summit theme: Collaborating...For a Change. As a professor of film and state university system administrator, O'Donnell has a unique, inspirational, entertaining, and challenging perspective of collaboration, campus change, and student-learning driven General Education. Note that models of collaboration will be available for browsing during the first hour of the reception, as food is served.
Tuesday, October 25
Luncheon with Speaker Robert Zemsky
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Reeve Union Wisconsin Room (306)
Zemsky's presentation will include the preliminary research report Findings to Fuel Collaboration: An Investigation of Student Course Choices at UW Oshkosh. His analysis of recent STAR reports should provide fascinating material to further fuel collaborative discussions about our students' experiences, and how we together can improve those experiences.
General Education Reform Proposal: Presentation and Discussion
3 to 4:30 p.m., Reeve Union Ballroom (227A)
This session will focus on recommendations compiled and structured by the summer and fall teams that have been facilitating the reform conversations about General Education. A draft proposal will be presented for discussion. The collaborative Portland State General Education Reform and Implementation Team will join the conversation via Skype.
Wednesday, October 26
UW Oshkosh General Education Reform and Transfer Students: Collaborative Conversation with Two-Year College Representatives, Students, Faculty, Staff, and Administrators
3 to 4:30 p.m., Reeve Union Room 202
As we work together on the complex, intertwined issues affecting General Education at UW Oshkosh, multiple constituents need to connect. This panel discussion will include traditional and transfer students, secondary school curriculum directors, technical and two-year college representatives, faculty, staff, and administrators.
Thursday, October 27
Challenges to Collaboration in Academia: Interactive Panel Presentation
3 to 5 p.m., Reeve Union Room 221
This interactive, multi-disciplinary panel comprised of members of the UW Oshkosh academic community is designed to inspire vigorous dialogue and offer practical suggestions. Laurence Carlin (Philosophy), Norlisha Crawford (African American Studies & English), Steve Dunn (COB), and Emmet Sandberg (Art) contribute their thinking to launch the conversation.
Register now for related events during the Provost's Teaching and Learning Summit (Oct. 24-28).