SXSWedu 2017 will feature performances from theatrical groups, literacy development programs, music groups and more to explore interactive pedagogical techniques.
Andrew Smith Lewis, Co-Founder & CEO of Cerego, to speak at SXSWedu 2017. Andrew founded Cerego to create an open platform to improve memory and quantify knowledge.
SXSWedu and Cerego want to hear from innovative changemakers on the front lines of higher education. Join us in elevating the conversation leading up to SXSWedu by sharing your team’s efforts in innovating students’ learning experiences in the #CreateChangeEDU campaign. Forty (40) education innovators will be chosen to win a free registration scholarship to attend SXSWedu 2017 in Austin, Texas based on their participation on social media.
We are humbled and honored to host the community's conversations about innovations in learning at SXSWedu. Each year we look for new and creative ways to encourage the types of conversations and the collaboration that pushes the needle forward. With that said, we are excited to share some of the NEW programming elements and events we've been working on for SXSWedu 2017. As you'll read below, much of this is inspired by the feedback that we've received from the greater community over the past year.
From conference wide parties and daily happy hours to topical focused meet up sessions, there's something at the event for everyone. So browse the schedule, star your favorites and get ready to start networking because SXSWedu is only a few weeks away.
At Public Consulting Group (#PCGatSXSW), we take this integrated and holistic approach every day by combining the talents of our health, human services, and education practice areas for the benefit of the people we serve. That’s why we are thrilled to bring together such a diverse group of speakers and panelists representing all of these areas at SXSWedu. Our goal is to focus the conversation on three major benchmarks: improving reading by grade 3, increasing graduation rates, and improving employability after graduation.
With SXSWedu is less than a month away we are pleased to share the most robust programming announcement of the season including Closing Program speakers Brené Brown, Sarah Elizabeth Lewis and Roberto Rivera, the 15 finalists, and emcee of the Learn by Design competition, judges and emcees of the Launch startup competition, and more!
We are excited to share some updates and offer a glimpse of what you will experience at SXSWedu 2017. Map out your conference & festival, and get the full Austin experience!
Author: David Levin, CEO of McGraw-Hill Education
(Content provided by McGraw-Hill Education)
One topic on my mind as this year’s event approaches is remediation. It’s on my mind in part because I’ll be moderating a panel – “Why Have We Failed On Remediation?” – with two fantastic college leaders who are transforming how their institutions approach this complicated aspect of higher ed.
President of Franklin & Marshall College, Daniel R. Porterfield, announced to speak at SXSWedu 2017. Daniel R. Porterfield will talk about his vision for the future of liberal arts colleges and the roles of colleges in society in his SXSWedu session, Liberal Arts 2.0: The Role of Colleges in Society.