Reaching and Teaching Every Learner Everywhere
February 10, 2021
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Chicago, IL 60612
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With Dr. Jessica Rowland Williams, Director, Every Learner Everywhere, Dr. Tazin Daniels, Assistant Director at the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching at the University of Michigan, and George Calderaro, Director of Outreach Programs, Columbia University School of Professional Studies
Presented by the Community and Economic Engagement (CEE) Network of the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA)
Join the CEE Network for a presentation about the work of Every Learner Everywhere, an organization that helps institutions use new technology to innovate teaching and learning, with the ultimate goal of improving student outcomes for Black, Latinx, and Indigenous students, poverty-affected students, and first-generation students.
Every Learner Everywhere is a network of twelve partner organizations with expertise in evaluating, implementing, scaling, and measuring the efficacy of education technologies, curriculum and course design strategies, teaching practices, and support services that personalize instruction for students in blended and online learning environments.
Prior to joining Every Learner Everywhere, Dr. Jessica Rowland Williams worked as a director for the University Innovation Alliance and Georgia State University. Williams was a fellow at Princeton University's Office of Academic Affairs and Diversity, as well as program coordinator for the Princeton Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (PSURE). She holds a Ph.D. and an M.A. in Molecular Biology from Princeton University, and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Spelman College. Through her personal and educational experiences, Jessica developed a passion for improving student outcomes among underserved, minority, and low income students. Jessica has devoted her career to expanding access, increasing graduation rates and promoting student success among students of all socioeconomic backgrounds.
Dr. Tazin Daniels is an educational developer, consultant and coach with over 15 years of experience in higher education and over a decade of experience preparing instructors to teach online. Her background in Medical Anthropology gives her a unique perspective on how to create equitable and engaging online spaces in the midst of a global pandemic. Currently, she serves as Assistant Director at the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching at the University of Michigan, and runs ThePedagologist.com, a platform to connect with educators and educational developers committed to improving online education everywhere.
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