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Saturday Scholars

The Changing Nature of Work

Saturday, November 12, 2016
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
McNamara Alumni Center

Please register by November 9.

Faculty and staff are exploring how work places and jobs are different than ever before. 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.


The Changing Nature of Work: Radical changes for organizational leaders

Louis Quast
Lecturer and Associate Chair, Organizational Leadership, Policy and Development

Session 1: 9:55am-10:45am

Nicole Lavoi
Senior Lecturer, Kinesiology

Paradox, pitfalls and parity: where have all the women sport coaches gone?

Julie Rohovit
Director of Training, Minnesota Center for Chemical and Mental Health

The Big Bang in behavioral health: how the cosmos of mental health and addiction care is evolving and expanding…for the better

Bodong Chen
Assistant Professor, Curriculum and Instruction

“Sticking around” and “Geeking out:” Learning pathways of persistent teacher-learners in MOOC’s

Session 2: 11:00am-11:50am

Clayton Cook
Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology

Educator Beliefs and Wellbeing are Foundational to Children's School Success

Gillian Roehrig
Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction

Promoting 21st Century Skills through Integrated STEM education

Roy Gaddey
Teaching Specialist, Business and Marketing and Sports Management Programs

Beyond the Classroom: Student-centered experiential learning

Session 3: 12:10-1:00pm

Mistilina Sato
Professor, Curriculum and Instruction

The Changing Landscape of Teacher Assessment

Amanda Sullivan
Associate Professor and Coordinator, School Psychology, Educational Psychology

Understanding Disparities to Improve Services for Diverse Students with Special Needs

Bhaskar Upadhyay
Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction

Rethinking Food Security as a Global Human Rights Issue: Actions of an Indigenous Community in Nepal

Cost & Registration

Registration includes breakfast and lunch.

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

Please register by November 9.

Saturday Scholars is a casual event, so wear your University or other campus-comfortable attire. Contact 612-624-2230 or if you require any special dietary or accessibility accommodations.


Register online, just click this link. (Deadline: Thursday November 9) Registration is open.


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