2020 Double-Header Keynotes

We are excited to welcome our keynote speakers to the 2020 SIDLIT Virtual Conference.

Thursday Keynote

Robin DeRosa

Robin DeRosa is the director of the Open Learning & Teaching Collaborative at Plymouth State University, and a national advocate for public higher education in the United States. She was an English professor for fifteen years before becoming the director of a unique Interdisciplinary Studies program where students create their own majors and help develop the curriculum and course architectures for their own learning. In her current role, she works with faculty and staff to develop community-based approaches to pedagogical and curricular innovation. She lectures and publishes widely on Open Education and building a more sustainable, equitable, and hopeful future for higher education.

Robin DeRosa’s Greeting to SIDLIT attendees

Robin DeRosa’s keynote address

Her slide deck is available at https://bit.ly/SIDLIT20 (licensed under Creative Commons 4.0 CC BY for free sharing & re-use).

Friday Keynote

Erin Crisp

Erin Crisp is the AVP of Innovation at Indiana Wesleyan University. She serves at the hub of institutional spokes that include instructional design, faculty enrichment, strategic program launch, and employer partnerships. Crisp earned her doctorate in instructional systems technology from Indiana University and loves all things teaching, learning and technology. Her research interests include feedback processes, adaptive learning, program evaluation, assessment, instructional implementation, design theory, and learner-centered design. She has been invited to provide a keynote addresses and has presented numerous times at AALHE, ACHE, and ISTE. Her academic research has been published inTechTrends and Educause Review, and she was awarded best graduate student research project from the Online Learning Consortium in 2018.