April 15, 2016 | UH Main Campus
We invite you to register for the 2nd annual University of Houston System Innovative Teaching and Learning Symposium (UHS ITLS) at the UH Main Campus, Friday April 15, 2016, 8:00 am-3:30 pm.
Dr. Derek Bruff, Director of the Center for Teaching and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mathematics, Vanderbilt University, will be presenting the keynote in CEMO 100D at 9:00 am. His talk is entitled "More Than Just Shiny Objects: Using Technology to Support Student Learning," a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) interactive session.
The works of UHS faculty and staff will be highlighted in break-out sessions throughout the day. View the schedule for more information.
Seating for lunch is limited so please register as soon as possible. Door prizes will be announced at the end of the day, and you must be present to win.
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2016 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Derek Bruff
Director of the Center for Teaching
Derek Bruff is director of the Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching. He oversees the Center’s programming and offerings for faculty and graduate students, helping them develop foundational teaching skills and explore new ideas in teaching and learning. He also consults regularly with campus leaders about pedagogical issues, seeking to foster a university culture that supports effective teaching.
Bruff’s research interests include educational technology, visual thinking, and social pedagogies. He blogs on these topics at derekbruff.org, and his book, Teaching with Classroom Response Systems: Creating Active Learning Environments, was published by Jossey-Bass in 2009. Bruff has taught at Harvard University and has a PhD in mathematics from Vanderbilt University.