One of the three founders of Inside Higher Ed
, Scott Jaschik co-leads editorial operations for the website, overseeing news content, opinion pieces, career advice, blogs, and other features. Mr. Jaschik is a leading voice on higher education issues, quoted regularly in publications nationwide, and writes articles on colleges in publications such as The New York Times
, The Boston Globe
, The Washington Post
, and Salon
. Of late, Inside Higher Ed
has covered the "assessment beat", publishing multiple in-depth articles about the assessment of student learning. His keynote will share a broader perspective about how stakeholders define learning and view accountability and assessment efforts on college campuses, and will provide insights regarding communicating assessment results to audiences (policy makers, parents, the public) who are not "in the weeds" of data collection and analysis.
Dr. Eddie Watson is the Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of Georgia where he leads university efforts associated with faculty development, TA development, learning technologies, media and production services, classroom support and learning spaces, and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. At UGA, he also teaches courses in College Teaching (GRSC 7770) and is a Fellow in the Institute for Higher Education
. His work has also been published in Educational Technology
, EDUCAUSE Review, Campus Technology Web 2.0
, and To Improve the Academy
. For the latter, he was a finalist for the 2014 Maryellen Weimer Scholarly Work on Teaching and Learning Award. He is the founding Executive Editor of the International Journal of ePortfolio
, the Co-Executive Editor of the International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
, and is a strong advocate for in assessment and research into innovative educational practices to ensure the quality of teaching and learning for today’s students.