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Keynote | Katherine Newman

Published March 18, 2021
Presented by Katherine Newman, University of Massachusetts
Planning Types: Academic Planning

Institution(s) referenced in this resource:
University of Massachusetts-Amherst

As the chief academic officer of the University of Massachusetts system and as a labor market sociologist, Katherine Newman will provide valuable insight on how global changes are affecting the academic, research, and public service mission of higher education. The current public health crisis—as well as other factors such as automation and social change—is accelerating efforts to attract, educate, and retain a range of high achieving, diverse, and unskilled populations of learners. Come learn how your institution can provide experiential learning and hybrid course delivery options that meet the needs of students and employers who are experiencing multiple tectonic shifts in their industries.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Identify the global changes that are affecting the academic, research, and public service mission of higher education.
  2. Explain how the public health crisis is accelerating efforts to engage and retain students.
  3. Discuss options for implementing experiential learning and hybrid course delivery options that best serve students.
  4. Describe how various industries are changing due to factors like automation and social change.

Presenter:

Katherine Newman


System Chancellor for Academic Programs & Senior Vice President for Economic Development
University of Massachusetts



Recorded March 18, 2021.


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