About the Keynote Speaker
We would like to welcome Dr. Claire Major as our keynote presenter for the 2020 IU Southeast SoTL Conference. Her presentation topic will be Evidence-Based Teaching.
Dr. Claire Major
Claire Major is a Professor of Higher Education at The University of Alabama. Her teaching and research interests center on instructional approaches and instructional technology. She has authored and co-authored ten books, including four with Elizabeth Barkley: Interactive lecturing, Learning assessment techniques, Collaborative learning techniques, and Student Engagement Techniques (2nd edition, 2020). In addition to these, she has published Teaching for learning: 101 intentionally designed instructional activities to put students on the path to success, with Michael Harris and Todd Zakrajsek, and Online learning: A guide to theory, research, and practice. She has published her research in top-tier journals and presented it at national and international conferences. Major has also presented public lectures and faculty workshops, as well as online workshops and webinars, for dozens of colleges and universities in the United States and abroad.