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Where Do We Go From Here? A Virtual Conference on Teaching in Texas

April 7 - April 9


***Organized by the UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers**


Conference theme: What have we learned from teaching in the pandemic and how might we use this to make our teaching and our universities even better in the future?

What we hope to do:

  • Capture what we have learned from teaching during the pandemic
  • Share new best practices and improve the old ones
  • Imagine the future of higher education at Texas
  • Craft more inclusive pedagogies
  • Articulate the value added by excellent teachers
  • Promote a system-wide commitment to excellence in teaching
  • Create opportunities for collaboration within and across the UT System


Conference Tracks (tracks will be offset, so faculty can attend sessions in all three and participate in generating answers to the conference’s theme questions):

  • Incentivizing Excellent Teaching
  • Pedagogies of Inclusion and Social Justice
  • What do we want higher education to look like after the pandemic?


Logistics: The conference will be entirely online, using Zoom.


View the official communication here.


April 7
April 9


The University of Texas System Academy of Distinguished Teachers