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Provost’s DELTA Teaching Forum

May 1, 2023 | JHU Homewood Campus & Online | Register

A day of presentations, demonstrations, and networking opportunities devoted to the exploration of teaching innovation at Johns Hopkins University, including the work of DELTA grant recipients. The symposium is intended to provoke conversation, spark new thinking, and advance the ongoing pursuit of teaching excellence.

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Event Date: May 1, 2023
Event Location: Hodson Hall, JHU Homewood Campus with sessions streamed online

Forum Sessions

Opening Keynote: Dr. Safiya Noble

Safiya Noble headshotDr. Safiya Noble is a 2021 MacArthur Fellow, a recipient of the inaugural NAACP-Archewell Digital Civil Rights Award, and author of the highly acclaimed Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism (NYU Press). She is an Associate Professor of Gender Studies and African American Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where she Co-Founded the UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry (C2i2). She and her work have been featured in Time, The Guardian, the BBC, CNN International, Wired, The New York Times, among many others. Her talks and research focus on the ways that digital media impacts our lives and intersects with issues of race, gender, culture, and technology.

Plenary Session: Interview with Mr. Jonathon Heyward

Jonathon Heyward headshotMr. Jonathon Heyward is the Music Director Designate of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. In Colin’s Column Ateş Orga noted: “Heyward’s a man of twenty-nine coolly heading for the stratosphere.” Jonathon’s recent and forthcoming symphonic guest conducting highlights in the United Kingdom include debuts and re-invitations with the London Symphony, London Philharmonic, The Hallé in Manchester, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, BBC Symphony, Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Scottish Chamber Orchestra. In 2021, Jonathon made his Wolf Trap debut conducting the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington DC. Mr. Heyward will be interviewed by Andrew Kipe, Assistant Dean of Performance Activities at the Peabody Institute.

Plenary Session: Teaching in the Age of Chatbots

A panel of JHU experts will discuss the advance of chatbots and generative artificial intelligence technologies along with what impact they may have on teaching and learning.

Plenary Session: Student Panel Discussing the Future of Teaching and Learning

The day will end with a diverse group of students from various divisions sharing their thoughts on how instructors can best support their learning. One of the more popular sessions in past events, participants will have a chance to engage with the student panel after an initial moderated discussion.

Detailed list of full agenda including current breakout sessions.

Past DELTA Events

2022 Provost’s Teaching with Technology DELTA Symposium
2021 Provost’s Teaching with Technology DELTA Symposium
2020 Provost’s Teaching with Technology DELTA Symposium
2019 Provost’s Teaching with Technology DELTA Showcase

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