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Saturday, November 19 • 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Political states of educational development: Our place in academic freedom

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The American political milieu has recently been defined by polarization drawn across institutions of higher education. For many academic institutions, ideologies and legislation concretely impact how faculty, administration, and staff can engage with issues such as DEI, academic freedom, and even public health initiatives. One of POD’s core values is Equity, but what does this mean for educational developers working within adversarial political environments, risking reprimand or even dismissal if they address such issues? This roundtable creates space for this conversation among educational developers to identify ways to advance our values as a field in the face of challenges.

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Adam Smith

Penn State University
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Allison Boye

Founding Director, Center for Teaching and Learning, Collin College
Dr. Boye has over 16 years of professional experience in the fields of teaching and learning and faculty development in higher education. Prior to joining Collin College as the founding director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, she worked at Texas Tech University, where she... Read More →

Saturday November 19, 2022 4:00pm - 4:45pm PST
603 (Skagit)