As institutions known for design and innovation, AITU universities are particularly equipped to transform the approaches used to prepare students to critically think to solve complex problems, innovate and lead. This invitation- only summit is a call to use our collective capabilities to move the needle within individual institutions and for the AITU, in general. Participants will launch a ‘scope, design, develop,’ process to innovate our methodologies for imbuing 21st century critical thinking skills by benchmarking related outcomes and assessment practices, creating action plans to enhance our impact, and framing a strategy to communicate the value of our contributions to the teaching and learning of critical thinking in the future.
Attendees: Targeting at least one to two implementation leaders from each AITU institution, representing faculty, academic affairs or assessment offices.
Summit participants will represent their universities in the:
Summit registration deadline is July 10, 2019. Current information and registration can be found HERE. Participants are to make their own reservations with the Hyatt O’ Hare or by calling 847.696.1234 and mentioning AITU Summit. Limited rooms at the discount rate are reserved at first come, first served basis. Group rates are as follows:
Questions? Contact Dr. Jennifer Schneider, Eugene H. Fram Chair in Applied Critical Thinking, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, USA at firstname.lastname@example.org or 585.475.2092 OR Angela M. Brodie at email@example.com or 585.475.7965.
Day 1 Evening (all): (2 hours)
Welcome with evening reception and dinner
Continental Breakfast (all)
Concurrent Morning sessions (2.5 hours, pick one):
Light Lunch (all)
Whole group discussions with facilitation (each 45 mins):
Adjourn 3 pm