Center for Teaching and Learning

Teaching & Learning Symposium

Wednesday, April 17 (2:00 – 4:30 PM) at the UW Seattle HUB Ballroom

Join us for the UW’s 15th Annual Teaching & Learning Symposium! Faculty, staff, and students from all three UW campuses will come together to:

  • Build conversation and community around teaching, learning, and related research
  • Highlight research and practices that advance student learning
  • Promote innovation in teaching and collaboration among practitioners of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) at UW

Keynote: “Designing Classroom Assessment Ecologies for Universal Student Success”


Stuart Adler, associate professor of Chemical Engineering, University of WashingtonStuart B. Adler is an associate professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Washington, Seattle. His research focuses primarily on energy-related materials and electrochemical energy conversion. Over the last 15 years he has also led changes in the Chemical Engineering undergraduate program focused on increased coverage of molecular and nanoscale phenomena, and more recently the use of flipped classroom instruction to improve educational outcomes for engineering students.

Professor Adler’s awards include a NSF-NATO postdoctoral Fellowship (1993), NSF Career Award (2001), the Charles W. Tobias Young Investigator Award of the Electrochemical Society (2004), UW Junior Faculty Innovator Award (2007).

Asao Inoue, professor, School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, UW TacomaAsao B. Inoue is professor of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, director of University Writing and the Writing Center at the University of Washington, Tacoma. He is a past member of the Executive Board of CWPA and the CCCC Executive Committee, and the 2019 Chair of CCCC. He has published many articles and chapters on writing assessment and race and racism, as well as two edited collections and two books. His books have won the CWPA’s 2014 Outstanding Scholarship Award and their 2015 Outstanding Book Award. He’s books have also won the NCTE/CCCC Outstanding Book Award in 2014 and 2016.

Symposium schedule

2:00 – 2:05 Opening remarks

2:05 – 2:50 Poster session I

2:50 – 3:00 Welcome: Philip Reid, vice-provost, University of Washington

3:00 – 3:45 Keynote speakers:

  • Stuart Adler, associate professor, Chemical Engineering, UW Seattle
  • Asao Inoue, professor, School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, UW Tacoma

3:45 – 4:30 Poster session II


The Symposium is free and open to the public. Please register online.


Symposium co-sponsors

The UW Teaching and Learning Symposium is hosted by the Center for Teaching and Learning, and co-sponsored by:

  • Office of the Provost
  • Graduate School
  • UW Libraries
  • Undergraduate Academic Affairs
  • Learning Technologies
  • Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity
  • Simpson Center for the Humanities
  • Teaching and Learning Center, UW Bothell
  • Teaching and Learning Center, UW Tacoma


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