Featured Event

Keynote Speaker: Tom Angelo

Tuesday, May 20 (9AM - 11AM)

Over the past twenty-five years, Tom Angelo has served – often concurrently – as a faculty member, faculty developer, academic administrator and/or researcher at several institutions, including:  Harvard University, the University of California-Berkeley, California State University-Long Beach, Boston College, the University of Miami, the American Association for Higher Education (AAHE), Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand), and La Trobe University (Australia).

He has directed six university teaching and learning centers, four of which he also designed and founded. Throughout, he has continued to teach undergraduate courses – in political science, freshman composition, teacher education, and introductory statistics – as well as postgraduate courses in applied linguistics, assessment and evaluation, and higher education.

Tom is currently Assistant Provost, Founding Director of the Center for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence, and Professor of Higher Education at Queens University of Charlotte (NC).  He has consulted on teaching, assessment, and learning improvement in 17 countries, in all 50 of the United States, for more than 60 higher education associations/systems, and more than 250 postsecondary institutions.

His current research interests focus on formative assessment, curriculum renewal and redesign, and research-led teaching.  His best-known publication is Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers, 2nd Edition (with K. Patricia Cross, 1993), with more than 100,000 copies in print. Other publications include Classroom Research: Early Lessons from Success, Classroom Assessment and Classroom Research: An Update on Uses, Approaches, and Research Findings, and more than thirty-five articles and chapters.