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A forward-looking forum designed to contemplate the rapidly evolving changes in university teaching in response to disruptive technologies and global forces. The program features renowned educators and innovators from a variety of disciplines in lectures, discussions, teaching demonstrations and interactive workshops.

The biennial De Lange Conferences, funded by the De Lange Endowment, were established by C. M. and Demaris Hudspeth in honor of Demaris' parents, Albert and Demaris De Lange.

De Lange Conference IX

Teaching in the University of Tomorrow
October 13-14, 2014

Monday, October 13, 2014
Rice University, Bioscience Research Collaborative (BRC)

Introduction - Susan McIntosh, Director, Scientia/De Lange Conferences Welcome - David Leebron, President, Rice University

Perspectives on the University and its Teaching Mission (Moderator, Jeff Selingo)

Opening Address -
William Bowen, President Emeritus, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
and President Emeritus, Princeton University

Ruth Simmons, President Emerita and Professor of Africana Studies, Brown University

Lunch Address, Nancy Cantor, Chancellor, Rutgers University-Newark

Afternoon Session:

New Insights in Learning and Impacts on the Teaching Process (Moderator, Jeff Selingo)

Stephen Kosslyn, Dean, Minerva Schools of Arts and Sciences

Henry L. Roediger III, James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of
Psychology, Washington University, St. Louis

by Jeff Selingo


Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Rice University, Bioscience Research Collaborative (BRC)

Morning Session:

Impact of Technology on Teaching (Moderator, Caroline Levander)

Anant Agarwal, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT and
President, edX

Daphne Koller, Rajeev Motwani Professor of Computer Science, Stanford University
and Co-Founder, Coursera

Lunch Address — Kevin Guthrie, President, Ithaka

Afternoon Session:

Into the Future: Impact of Technology on Teaching and Where Will We Go? (Moderator, George Rupp)

David Pritchard, Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Physics, MIT

Panel, Moderated by George Rupp, President Emeritus, Rice University and Columbia University; Former President and CEO, International Rescue Committee

Panel Members: Anant Agarwal (MIT, edX), José Antonio Bowen (Goucher College), Stephen Kosslyn (Minerva), James Lang (Assumption College), Caroline Levander (Rice)

George Rupp

David Leebron, President, Rice University

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