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Designing for Difficulty and Assessing What Matters in the New Learning Ecosystem

Designing for Difficulty and Assessing What Matters in the New Learning Ecosystem

Randy Bass

Vice Provost and Professor of English, Georgetown University

Date: February 23, 2018

Location: MLC 348

Overview

What would higher education look like if we were designing it now? In today’s learning ecosystem, we’re facing new cognitive models, the expanding population of students, the global digital community, and many more challenges. Randy Bass will examine the new undergraduate teaching and learning ecosystem, where we enjoy an unprecedented opportunity to design course-based learning environments that address the whole person, bridge liberal and professional education, and help students to become agents of positive change.