Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Using Technology to Bridge Connections
Thank you for your interest in the 13th Annual UA System Scholars Institute, which is taking place as a summer series of online events. We invite you to register for the event series by completing this form: 2020 Scholars Institute Registration and Interest Survey. Details will be emailed to registrants the week of each event.
The Scholars Institute fosters a shared community of knowledge among members of the three UA System campuses. The online series will include live presentations, panel discussions, Q&As and other ways to discuss current challenges and opportunities in the use of technology in teaching and learning. Presentations will align with the institute theme, “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Using Technology to Bridge Connections” and explore some aspect of technology’s role in teaching, research, and service.
UA System Scholars Institute Technology Panel
Friday, July 24, 2020, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Panelists from UA System institutions will discuss using new technologies or existing technologies in new ways in the context of events related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
UA System Scholars Institute Kickoff Event
The first event, held Friday, May 15, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., provided an overview of how the UA System community is responding to events related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). A student panel also discussed their experiences of learning in an online or remote format during the spring 2020 semester.
UA System Scholars Institute Zoom Panel
During our Friday, June 12 event, panelists from the UA System, UA, UAB, and UAH discussed using and supporting the use of Zoom for teaching, research, and service.
UA System Scholars Institute Serving Students Panel
On Friday, June 26, panelists from UA System institutions discussed their experience of supporting students in an online or remote format during this time of remote operations and shared tips for engaging with students moving forward.
UA System Scholars Institute Diverse Populations Panel
During our Friday, July 10 event, panelists from UA System institutions discussed using technologies to reach diverse populations in teaching, research, or service.
Thank you in advance for your commitment to the UA System’s Scholars Institute initiative. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or need any additional information.