Webinars

AAC&U webinars highlight the work being done at colleges and universities around the country to address challenges and identify best practices for enhancing the teaching and learning experience, demonstrating the value of liberal education, and preparing students to contribute to a diverse democracy and global citizenship.

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Recordings of previous webinars are available to watch on-demand.

Upcoming Webinars

  • September 19, 2019

    What is the role of community—as a concept, an outcome, and an entity—in a liberal education, and how can community contribute to student success? How do students experience community, on and off campus? This webinar will examine emerging definitions of community, ongoing efforts to create inclusive pathways for engagement, and ways community-based practices can advance inclusive excellence....

  • September 25, 2019

    Valid Assessment of Learning in Undergraduate Education (VALUE) empowers faculty and other higher education professionals to engage in the authentic assessment of student learning by providing the tools needed to use students’ work to gauge and demonstrate their success. This webinar will present an overview of the VALUE approach and showcase the various options for employing it, from local...

  • October 22, 2019

    When intentionally designed by faculty, curricular pathways can guide students to higher levels of learning, intellectual skill development, and practical knowledge. This webinar will feature the ambitious curricular change efforts currently underway to increase intentionality and reduce time to degree at the four institutions participating in AAC&U’s Purposeful Pathways: Faculty Planning...

  • October 30, 2019

    Synthesizing five years’ worth of data, this webinar will showcase the results generated by the national—now multinational—Valid Assessment of Learning in Undergraduate Education (VALUE) initiative. Facilitators will present evidence of students’ attainment of such essential intellectual and practical skills as critical thinking, written communication, and civic engagement, and they will...

  • November 14, 2019

    Can pedagogies developed to foster critical and creative thinking in arts, design, and visual communications majors be integrated into other disciplinary areas in order to foster a civic consciousness for the public good? This webinar will highlight exemplary pedagogies and present strategies for applying them across disciplinary boundaries. 

  • December 11, 2019

    To succeed, innovative efforts to broaden participation in STEM and to make equity an immutable factor in quality STEM teaching require critical reflection and active engagement from the entire range of stakeholders. This webinar will bring together key institutional leaders, funding agency officers, and professional society representatives for an open and frank discussion of the...