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Monday, November 8 • 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Fostering institutional sustainability as educational developers

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As educational developers, we play a unique role in fostering cultural and institutional change in our in institutions. As urgency around sustainability grows, and institutional practices re-form in the wake of COVID, how can we leverage that expertise and knowledge to help foster more environmentally-responsible institutions that will help tackle the crises of climate change, environmental degradation, and biodiversity loss? Join us to share approaches you've tried at your own institution, learn from others, and brainstorm new possibilities for how we as educational developers can foster a more sustainable future.


Heather Keith

Executive Director of Faculty Development, Professor of Philosophy, Radford University
Course and curriculum innovation, incorporating wicked problems across the curriculum, brave pedagogy
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Kelsey Bitting

Asst. Prof., Env. Studies; Asst. Dir., Ctr. for Teach. & Learn., Elon University
POSTER TITLE: TA Teaching Beliefs, Undergraduate Interest, and Learning in Introductory Geology Courses: Preliminary Results from the PandemicTHEME: Student experiences and affect
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Bart Everson

Creative Generalist, Xavier University of Louisiana
As a creative generalist for faculty development, it’s my professional mission to encourage teachers to think deeply about their teaching, to explore new pedagogical techniques, and to thrive as whole human beings. To those ends, I am a passionate advocate for contemplative pedagogy... Read More →
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Christina Fabrey

Director, Student Success Center, Virginia Tech

Monday November 8, 2021 2:15pm - 3:15pm EST