UT @ SXSWedu

SXSWedu held its inaugural event in March 2011, with the goal of celebrating innovations in learning. The four-day event is a platform for the growing SXSWedu community to connect, collaborate, create and change how we teach and learn.

The University of Texas at Austin will once again be well represented at SXSWedu in 2014.

Monday, March 3 || Tuesday, March 4 || Wednesday, March 5 || Thursday, March 6

Monday, March 3

The Liberal Arts Matter in a STEM World - Panel

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#LibArtSTEM

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Austin Convention Center Room 12AB
500 East Cesar Chavez Street

Presenters

Art Markman
The University of Texas at Austin - Professor, Departments of Psychology & Mktg

Clay Spinuzzi
The University of Texas at Austin - Professor

Isaac Barchas
Austin Technology Incubator - Director

Catherine Crago
Diversity Interactive - Founder & Exec Producer

Tear Down the Wall: Giving Students' Agency - Core Conversation

#utsxsw

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Hilton Austin Downtown Salon A
500 East 4th Street

Presenters

Jennifer Keys Adair
The University of Texas at Austin - Asst Professor

Heather Staker
Clayton Christensen Institute - Sr Research Fellow

 

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Tuesday, March 4

Making MOOC Magic: What Students Have to Say - Panel

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10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Hilton Austin Downtown Salon J
500 East 4th Street

Presenters

Bahaa Ghobrial
The University of Texas at Austin - PhD Student

Coleman Tharpe
Webber Energy Group - UT Austin - Communications Mgr

Anant Agarwal
edX - President

Steven Mintz
Institute For Transformational Learning - Exec Dir

 

Energy at the Movies: From Campus to Primetime - Panel

#utsxsw

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Hilton Austin Downtown Salon D
500 East 4th Street

Presenters

Michael Webber
Webber Energy Group - Professor & Host

Juan Garcia
Energy at the Movies - Producer

 

Social Learning and the Future of the Residential Experience - Panel

#utsxsw
#UTAustinexperience
#UTlearningandliving
#UTinthe21stcentury

3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Location Details and Link Coming Soon

Presenters

David Vanden Bout
Professor and Associate Chairman in the Department of Chemistry

Brent Iverson
Dean of the School of Undergraduate Studies

Cynthia LaBrake
Senior Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and Director of Faculty Support and Initiatives

David Laude
College of Natural Sciences Faculty

 

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Wednesday, March 5

Innovative Partnerships: Extending the Reach of the University - Panel

#utsxsw
#UTAustinimprovingeducation
#Impactbeyondthe40acres
#UTimprovingcollegereadiness
#UTAustinimpactinglives

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Location Details and Link Coming Soon

Presenters

Harrison Keller
Vice Provost for Higher Education Policy and Research and Executive Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning

Jamie Pennebaker
The Regents Centennial Professor of Liberal Arts and the Departmental Chair in the Psychology Department

Julie Schell
Director of OnRamps and Strategic Initiatives at the Center for Teaching and Learning and a Clinical Assistant Professor in the College of Education

Catherine Stacy
Senior Assistant Dean in the College of Natural Sciences and a lecturer in the CNS Division of Statistics and Scientific Computation

 

Reverse Engineering to Teach Design in High School - Workshop

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#EYW

2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Hilton Austin Downtown Room 410
500 East 4th Street

Presenters

Pius Wong
The University of Texas at Austin - Research Engineering & Scientist Assoc III

Miguel Alanis
UTeach Engineering - Field Trainer & Analyst

 

MoonshineU: Discover Drupal in Education

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3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill
303 Red River Street
Austin, TX 78701

RSVP - No Badge Required!

Presenter

Jenn Coast
Web Strategist, The University of Texas at Austin

 

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Thursday, March 6

MOOCs: Effective Vehicles for Learning - Panel

#utsxsw
#UTAustinimprovinglearningforall
#UTAustinMOOCs

9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Location Details and Link Coming Soon

Presenters

Holly Custard
Associate Director, CTL

Daniel Bonevac
Chairman of the Department of Philosophy from 1991 to 2001

Michael Starbird
Professor of Mathematics and a University Distinguished Teaching Professor

Jonathan Valvano
Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering 

 

Making Museums Magnetic for Today's Communities - Panel

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10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Austin Convention Center Room 15
500 East Cesar Chavez Street

Presenters

Tricia Berry
The University of Texas at Austin - Dir, Women in Engineering Program

Adam Nye
Thinkery - Assoc Dir of Education

Katie Kizziar
Thinkery - Assoc Dir of Programs

Jane Werner
Children's Museum of Pittsburgh - Exec Dir

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