Schedule of Events

The Teaching and Learning Shift: Diversity and Technology in the Twenty-First Century

Light buffet lunch available for attendees.

12:30 – 1:30pm 
President Elaine Tuttle Hansen

Opening Panel – Framing the Discussions
Leslie I. Hill, Associate Professor, Department of Politics, and Special Assistant to the President, Bates College

Anna Everett, Professor and Chair, Department of Film and Media Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara

Eszter Hargittai, Associate Professor, Department of Communication Studies, and Faculty Associate of the Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University. 2008-09 Fellow, Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Univeristy

Joline Blais, Associate Professor, New Media, University of Maine at Orono

1:45 – 2:45pm 
Break-out Session I

  • “Learning and Teaching in Digital Environments: Faculty Perspectives”
  • “Identity, Difference, and Digital Cultures” 
  •  “Digital Media and the Arts: Learning and Teaching”

3 – 4pm 
Break-out Session II

  • “Learning and Teaching in Digital Environments: Student Voices”
  • “Networking On- and Off-line”
  • “Digital Media and Technology: Tools for Social Justice and Civic Engagement?”

4:15 – 5:30pm 
Closing Panel Discussion
Panel members return to discuss ideas, concerns, questions, themes they have heard in the break-out discussions