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7th Biennial Threshold Concepts Conference

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

Date: June 13-16, 2018

Location: Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, USA

More information will be available beginning Spring 2017.


Tentative Schedule

Wednesday, June 13

  • 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 14

  • Opening keynote: TBD
  • Concurrent sessions

Friday, June 15

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

Saturday, June 16

  • 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.

Our second keynote speaker is to be determined.