About the Institute

The purpose of this year's Institute is to engage the teachers in higher education from all across the Commonwealth in a discussion about ways to bridge the gap between teaching and learning.  Please read General Information to learn about the specific goals and themes for this year.

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Ken Bain, historian, educator, and author of the international best-seller "What the Best College Teachers Do" (Harvard University Press, 2004) will deliver the Keynote Address and conduct a Workshop, both entitled “Learning By Design: How to Foster Deep Learning”.  Dr. Bain will also host book-signing sessions on Tuesday at noon and during the afternoon break.  Be There!

Schedule Available

Use the detailed online Schedule to plan your time at the Institute.  Check out the titles and spread the word to your colleagues and friends.