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Plan to attend 2020 Learning Summit with guest speaker Thomas Tobin

08.03.2020 | By: CETL
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Make plans to attend this year's Learning Summit beginning Tuesday, Aug. 11 with a keynote presentation and workshop by Dr. Thomas Tobin.  

  • 10:00 a.m. - Presentation
    "Reach Everyone and Teach Everyone with Universal Design for Learning"

  • 1:00 p.m. - Workshop
    "Expanding Access for Everyone across Campus"

Thomas J. Tobin is the Program Area Director for Distance Teaching & Learning on the Learning Design, Development, & Innovation (LDDI) team at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as an internationally recognized speaker and author on quality in technology-enhanced education, especially copyright, evaluation of teaching practice, academic integrity, and accessibility/universal design for learning.

He holds a Ph.D. in English literature, a second master’s degree in information science, and professional certifications in project management (PMP), online teaching (MOT), Quality Matters (QM), and accessibility core competencies (CPACC).

Tom serves on the editorial boards of InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, the Journal of Interactive Online Learning, and the Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration.

His books include

  • Evaluating Online Teaching: Implementing Best Practices (2015) with Jean Mandernach and Ann H. Taylor.
  • The Copyright Ninja: Rise of the Ninja (2017).
  • Reach Everyone, Teach Everyone: Universal Design for Learning in Higher Education (2018) with Kirsten Behling.
  • Going Alt-Ac: A Guide to Alternative Academic Careers (2020) with Katie Linder and Kevin Kelly.

Register today!

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The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) at Texas Wesleyan University promotes a student-centered university by providing resources and professional growth opportunities to faculty on enhancing instructional practice, integrating technology and promoting essential student skills.