Thank you to Presenters and Participants
Thanks to all who worked to make the 2018 STAR Symposium a great success and to all of the presenters and participants who joined us for the day. The all-day virtual conference was held February 9, 2018. Here’s a quick summary of the day:
- The day started with a Keynote by Dr. Todd Zakrajsek, (University of North Carolina School of Medicine) during which he presented recent findings in the area of brain-based learning with respect to how best to teach for effective and efficient student learning. His session, Teaching for Brain-based Learning, was recorded and includes practical ideas that can be implemented into almost any course.
- The symposium featured twenty-four concurrent sessions that were delivered via four virtual meeting rooms throughout the day. A full list of sessions and presenters can be viewed in the STAR Symposium Conference Guide.
- The day concluded with a Featured Session by Dr. Malynnda Johnson (Indiana State University). Her session, Building Connections Across Communities: Creating Public Voice by Integrating Technology into Classroom Experiences, was also recorded.
- There were 220 participants including 180 participants from twenty-nine Minnesota State institutions; and, 40 participants from the University of Minnesota, the College of St. Scholastica, University of St. Thomas, and from many other institutions from across the United States.