University of Minnesota Active Learning Conference

The 3rd Biennial National Forum on Active Learning Classrooms will be held August 5-7, 2015 at the University of Minnesota campus.  Sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Education and the Center for Educational Innovation, the conference will focus on promoting the application and research of active learning classroom spaces.

The forum will provide a platform for participants to share practices and research demonstrating the advantages of engaging learning environments with enhanced technology.  A wide span of participants are expected from institutions all over the nation, and internationally, to examine common issues, share successes, and network with colleagues.

Featured speakers include keynote speaker Kim Eby, Associate Provost for Faculty Development and Director of the Center for Teaching and Faculty Excellence at George Mason University, and closing speaker Thomas Fisher, former dean of the College of Design and current Dayton Hudson Chair in Urban Design in the School of Architecture at the University of Minnesota.

If you are interested in attending or curious for more details, please visit the National Forum on Active Learning Classrooms website.