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7th Biennial Threshold Concepts Conference

Conference Theme: Thorny Thresholds: Identity, Transfer, Research, Assessment

Date: June 12-16, 2018

Location: Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, USA

More information will be available beginning Spring 2017.


Tentative Schedule

Wednesday, June 12

  • Morning: Workshops on threshold concepts, decoding the disciplines, and transfer of knowledge
  • Afternoon: Workshop on research and assessment of threshold concepts
  • Evening: Opening keynote: Ashley Finley on meaningful assessment of deep learning

Thursday, June 13

  • Opening keynote: Tai Peseta on identity work
  • Concurrent sessions

Friday, June 14

  • Concurrent sessions
  • Closing session with roundtables, showcase of planned research projects, and responses to questions posed by the opening speakers

Saturday, June 15

  • Optional events in the area

Keynote Speakers

Ashley Finley is Associate Vice Provost of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Dominican Experience at Dominican University. She is the National Evaluator for the Bringing Theory to Practice Project and previously served as Senior Director of Assessment and Research at AAC&U.

Tai Peseta is Senior Lecturer for Education Innovation and Deputy Vice Chancellor for Education Portfolio at the University of Sydney.