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2020-21 Summit Presentations

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Keynote Address: Experiential Learning and The Future of Higher Education

April 12, 2021
10:00 A.M. (MST)
Keynote Speakers: Michael Horn, Author, Senior Strategist at Guild Education, Eisenhower Fellow & Jeff Brown, Dean of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Gies College of Business

Creating Experiences Where Students Forget About Grades and Focus on the Experience

March 12, 2021
11:00 A.M. (MST)
Presenter: Dr. Bill Heinrich- Director, Orbis Mindset
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Assessing Disciplinary Knowledge and Professional Skills

March 12, 2021
9:00 A.M. (MST)
Presenters: Dr. Bill Heinrich- Director, Orbis Mindset; John Bennion- BYU Associate Professor of English; Frank Christianson- Associate Dean College of Humanities

Additional Resources Referenced:


Vanderbilt University- Bloom's Taxonomy

LX Consortium Presentation PowerPoint
John Bennion’s Presentation
Bill Heinrichs’s Presentation

Training Mentors to Mentor Others – Delegation, Maintaining Institutional Memory, and Accountability

Feb. 12, 2021
11:00 AM (MST)

Panelists:

Dr. Jamie Jensen, Associate Professor, Biology, BYU & Mr. Jacob Kinsey, Senior Associate Director, Illinois Business Consulting at University of Illinois

Building Your Own Mentoring Model – “If I could do it over again …”

Feb. 12, 2021
11:00 AM (MST)

Panelists:

Dr. Luke Howard, Associate Professor of Music History, School of Music, BYU & Ms. Kristie Paskvan, Associate Director of Business Development, Gies College of Business, University of Illinois

Recruiting and Engaging Specific Populations in Mentoring – Minority, First Generation, International, etc.

Feb. 12, 2021
9:00 AM (MST)

Panelists:

Dr. Alisha Redelfs, Assistant Professor, Public Health in the College of Life Sciences, BYU &
Paul Frandsen, Assistant Professor of Genetics, Genomics, and Biotechnology, BYU

Tapping Outside Funding Resources

Jan. 15, 2021
1:00 PM (MST)

Panelists:

Jaynie Mitchell, Grant Developer McKay School of Education & Dana Stephenson, CEO Riipen
Dana Stephenson's Presentation
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Finding and Working with Internal and External Partners for Capstones, Consulting, and other Projects

Jan. 15, 2021
11:00 AM (MST)

Panelists:

Lisa Barrager, External Relations Manager & Capstone Coordinator; Allyson Gibson, External Relations Manager and Capstone Coordinator; & Roger McCarty, Director of Experiential Learning BYUH, Founder of BYU’s On Campus Internship Program
Lisa Barrager & Allyson Gibson’s Presentation
Roger McCarty’s Presentation

The Faculty Story

Nov. 13, 2020
11:00 AM (MST)
How can faculty demonstrate the value of their Experiential Learning efforts to multiple audiences?

Panelists:

Mat Duerden, Associate Professor of Experience Design and Management & Dave Waddell, Director of Experiential Learning and Internships
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Experiential Learning Research Opportunities

Nov. 13, 2020
1:00 PM (MST)
What research opportunities does experiential learning present in any discipline?

Panelists:

Dr. Kerry Laufer, Director, Tuck School of Business Dartmouth &
Dr. Jason McDonald, Instructional Psychology & Technology Associate Teaching Professor
Dr. Kerry Laufer's Presentation
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Experiential Learning Buy-In from Decision Makers

Nov. 13, 2020
12:00 PM (MST)
How to gain internal buy-in from key stakeholders to build or expand experiential learning within a school or college.

Panelists:

Susan McCracken, Associate Dean (Academic), PhD, FCPA, FCA &
Spencer Magleby, Associate Dean and Professor of Mechanical Engineering
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Enhancing the Value of a University Education

Oct. 9, 2020
1:00 PM (MST)
How experiential learning can enhance the value of a university education given the COVID disruption of the traditional campus experience.

Panelists:

Michael Bednar & Dr. Jamin Rowan
Recording

Challenges and Solutions for Online

Oct. 9, 2020
11:00 AM (MST)
Challenges and solutions to experiential learning in a COVID-19 world - managing from a distance, shrinking opportunities, maintaining quality mentoring, etc.

Panelists:

David Comisford & Dr. Michellana Jester
Recording

Managing Student Teams

Sept. 11, 2020
11:00 AM (MST)
Organizing, training new team members, managing conflict, engaging the unengaged, etc.

Panelists:

Scott Steffensen; Professor, Ali Crandall; Assistant Professor, Kirsten Novilla; Student ,Arline MacCormack; Babson College- Associate Director, Experiential Education
Recording

Clarifying the Transferable Skills

Sept. 11, 2020
1:00 PM (MST)
Clarifying the transferable skills students learn through Experiential Learning–helping students recognize the ways their skills can be applied to diverse, multi-disciplinary problems.

Panelists:

David Habben; Assistant Professor, Christine Miller, Global HC Talent & Impact Team at PwC, Jeff Tessem; Professor, Weston Elison; student
Recording

Experiential Learning Summit 2019

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