2017 TILT Summer Conference on Learning, Teaching, and Critical Thinking | May 17-18

May 17-18
High-Impact Educational Practices Intersect with the Science of Learning


We are pleased to invite you to the 2017 TILT Summer Conference: High Impact Practices Intersect with the Science of Learning Approach. This annual conference is open to all CSU faculty, staff, and graduate students. This is free of charge.

Wednesday, May 17th will be devoted to CSU faculty members' research and presentations on learning, teaching, and related topics including Active learning, Learning Assistants in the classroom, Student Engagement, Experiential Learning, Adaptive Learning Systems, Inclusion and Diversity, and many others.

NOTE: Additional faculty presentations will occur on Thursday as well.

Thursday, May 18th will feature keynote speakers, Candace Thille, Assistant Professor of Education at Stanford University's Graduate School of Education and Senior Research Fellow for the Office of the Vice Provost for Online Learning and Dale Johnson, Adaptive Program Manager at Arizona State University's EdPlus. Each will present a workshop as well.


Candice Thille

Candace Thille is the founding director of the Open Learning Initiative (OLI) at Carnegie Mellon University and at Stanford University. She is a senior research fellow in the Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning and an assistant professor in the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University. Her focus is in applying the results from research in the science of learning to the design and evaluation of open web-based learning environments and in using those environments to conduct research in human learning.

Dale Johnson

Dale Johnson is the Adaptive Program Manager at Arizona State University. He works with faculty and vendors to develop new courses and educational technologies to enable student success. Dale studied architecture at ASU and public policy at Harvard, a learning path that combined his interests in design, engineering, art and history. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling and building: he's traveled to over 30 countries, lived in Barcelona for a year, and built his own solar home in Phoenix.