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178 Pillsbury Dr. S.E
Minneapolis, MN 55455
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Saturday Scholars

The future is made here: Innovation in CEHD

Saturday, November 7, 2015
7:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Mcamara Alumni Center

From technological advances to groundbreaking ways of thinking about old cultural norms, innovation is driving change in almost every aspect of our lives. At Saturday Scholars, you will learn about some of the many ways that CEHD faculty and staff are pushing the boundaries of education, healthcare, and technology.

Join us for a day of learning, sharing and connecting with alumni and friends.

Schedule of Sessions

7:45 a.m. - Registration and breakfast buffet

8:30 a.m. - Welcome and keynote
Design Shifts: From twelve students to millions
Charles Miller, Associate Professor
Curriculum & Instruction

10:00 a.m. - Concurrent Sessions
*Box lunch will be served at noon.

The Changing Story: Digital storytelling for transformative teaching and learning
Linda Buturian, Senior Teaching Specialist
Postsecondary Teaching & Learning

Accessing algebra: It's not a high school course anymore
Lesa Clarkson, Associate Professor
Curriculum & Instruction

Open textbooks: Improving access, affordability, and academic success
David Ernst, Chief Information Officer
Academic Technology

Thinking outside the pillbox: Medication self-management in renal care
Joseph Merighi, Associate Professor
School of Social Work

Hitting a home run with sustainability at Major League Baseball's All Star Game
Tiffany Richardson, Lecturer
School of Kinesiology

From idea to reality: Developing market-ready technologies from CEHD experts
Ryan Warren, Chief of Operations and Director of the Institute for Design Innovation
Dean’s Office

Design thinking for higher education innovation
David Weerts, Associate Professor and Faculty Director
Jandris Center for Innovative Higher Education

And more...

*Schedule and presenters subject to change

This event will provide CEUs for teachers and administrators.

Cost & Registration

Registration includes breakfast and lunch.

$10 for students
$25 for Alumni Association members
$30 for general public and non-Alumni Association members


Saturday Scholars is a casual event, so wear your University or other campus-comfortable attire. Contact 612-625-1310 or if you require any special dietary or accessibility accommodations.


Register online, just click this link. (Deadline: Thursday November 5) Registration is open.


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