Session Descriptions


Session Descriptions

    Check back often, as more feature presenters are confirmed.

    

A fantastic featured presenter has confirmed --- Dr. Dee Fink, author of Creating Significant Learning Experiences, has agreed to present. His topic will be, “Transformative Teaching for Transformative Learning,” and his entire approach in workshops, his book, etc., very much resonates with Transformative Learning. Since retiring from OU he has done presentations and workshops at scores of colleges and universities and is renowned as a good presenter with a good message.

 

Dr. Kathy M. Collins is the director of campus living services and residence life at Michigan State University. Previous to that role, she was associate director of residence life at Texas A&M University. She has worked in student affairs since 1994, working in athletics, conduct, orientation, student activities, and residence life. She taught in the student affairs graduate program at Texas A&M and was a founder of the Student Leader Learning Outcomes Project. She earned a doctorate degree in higher education administration from Bowling Green State University, a master’s degree in counseling with an emphasis in college student personnel administration from Shippensburg University, and a bachelor’s degree in political science/international relations-business from Juniata College.

She is co-editor of the book Learning Is Not a Sprint: Assessing and Documenting Student Leader Learning in Cocurricular Involvement.

    

Dr. Darby M. Roberts is the associate director of student life studies at Texas A&M University.  She has worked in assessment since 1998.  She previously worked in residence life and has advised student organizations for more than 20 years.  A leader with the NASPA community, she served as editor of the Assessment column for NetResults magazine and is actively involved in the Assessment, Evaluation, and Research Knowledge Community.  She teaches in the student affairs graduate program at Texas A&M University and was a founder of the Student Leader Learning Outcomes Project.  She holds a doctorate degree in educational administration, a master’s degree in human resources management, and a bachelor’s degree in business analysis, all from Texas A&M University.”

She is co-editor of the book Learning Is Not a Sprint: Assessing and Documenting Student Leader Learning in Cocurricular Involvement.

Dr. Peter Doolittle, Co-Director of the Metacognition and Multimedia Project at Virginia Tech, is a featured speaker at this year's conference, whose research focuses on the development of cognitive and meta-cognitive strategies within multimedia learning environments. 

Peter Doolittle is at the leading edge of cognitive research, but he’s also a fantastic speaker because of his energy, his humor, and his wonderful take on what education is truly supposed to accomplish.


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