Keynote speeches and Info lit

Will you be attending conferences in the near future?  If so you will probably listen to keynote addresses.  My favorite keynotes had a few things in common. First of all the speeches were relatively brief.  This concern is important at national conferences, where people either have just arrived (for an opening keynote) or have planes Read More…

Honing Your Learning Outcomes – Part 2

  (Read Part One from this link) In Part One of this piece, we took a nice, prefabricated stroll through the process of rehabilitating some unrefined learning outcomes. While we were successful in meeting that goal, we inadvertently pulled a thread which unraveled a horrible truth: Our cake course doesn’t actually teach students how to Read More…

Dr. Rebecca Wyke Keynote Address

On October 27, University of Maine at Augusta President, Dr. Rebecca Wyke delivered the keynote address to the UPCEA conference. What follows is the full text of that speech. I’d like to talk to you about something I’m incredibly passionate about. And, as a numbers person, It’s a number. It’s a number that haunts me. Read More…

Guest Post from Robin DeRosa, PhD

Open Pedagogy and Adult Learning: Faculty Collaborating to Strengthen Public Higher Education Higher Ed: Lower Ed: Open Ed: Pitfalls and Potential in Adult Learning from Robin DeRosa On August 2nd, I was honored to be the keynote speaker at the inaugural Summer Academy for Adult Learning and Teaching for Faculty, an event for instructors in Read More…