Teaching through a pandemic has highlighted the struggle to build community and equity in the landscape of online education. Enter Maha Bali. As the keynote speaker at this year’s Innovate conference on Wednesday, May 5 , Maha will explore the ways in which equity and care must work together if we are to truly connect with our students and each other .
Innovate 2021 is going virtual. Join educators from across Ohio State and beyond for a half-day virtual conference on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 . This year’s theme is Transformed . We’ll explore how the education landscape has transformed in response to the global pandemic, and the significance of technology in the transition to remote education.
Get to know the keynote speakers for the Innovate conference
Does your teaching style make students excited about learning?
Do your assignments encourage students to explore beyond the classroom? Are you a student who has experienced an exciting or meaningful experience in class? If any of these apply to you, why not share your stories with educators at...
Ethan Zuckerman is Director of the Center for Civic Media, Associate Professor of the Practice, MIT Media Lab, and cofounder of the citizen media community, Global Voices. Ethan’s presentation at InnovateX will focus on students’ desire for social justice, coupled with their mistrust of political institutions. He will share how innovators around the world are harnessing that mistrust and channeling it into a force for change.
Shauna Chung is a PhD student in the Rhetorics , Communication, and Information Design program at Clemson University. Her experience as a first-year composition teacher has afforded her with opportunities to push and rethink the boundaries of traditional writing genres and to involve students as active participants in the creation and dissemination of meaning through digital technologies. At InnovateX , Shauna will share her expertise on digital storytelling and show how students can expand their modes of communication, build skills in a fail-forward environment, and use digital technologies for civic engagement.
Over the past ten years, the needs and interests of students have changed drastically. T oday, t hey are looking for skills that will serve them well in our changing world , whether that be technological prowess or the courage and dedication necessary to...
Registration for InnovateX will open in March, but until then, learn more about our two keynote speakers who will dive deeper on the threads of exciting learners, exploring new opportunities and designing around the student experience.