From Might 11 to 13, the Penn State neighborhood will come collectively in a digital format to participate within the annual Symposium for Instructing and Studying with Know-how. The free occasion affords an abundance of programming to share concepts and strategies with the ability to remodel training.
“We selected to carry this 12 months’s TLT Symposium just about out of an abundance of warning, and with the protection of presenters and attendees as the highest precedence,” mentioned Jennifer Sparrow, affiliate vp for Instructing and Studying with Know-how. “Additionally, the later date for the occasion will match effectively into our adjusted educational calendar and permit presenters extra time to submit their proposals.”
Katherine Milkman, an award-winning researcher and Evan C. Thompson Endowed Time period Chair for Excellence in Instructing on the College of Pennsylvania, will current the keynote deal with for the 2021 Symposium on Might 11.
“Katherine was scheduled to affix us for the 2020 TLT Symposium, however many circumstances resulted in her presentation being postponed to this 12 months,” mentioned Sparrow. “It is going to be definitely worth the wait to listen to her communicate as a result of her experience in researching methods to vary consequential behaviors is so related to our present circumstances.”
Alongside together with her work at U Penn, Milkman has revealed articles in journals resembling The Journal of Finance, Administration Science, and Proceedings of the Nationwide Academy of Sciences. She has penned a variety of columns for The Washington Publish on the behavioral economics of on a regular basis life, and hosts a Charles Schwab podcast titled, “Choiceology with Katy Milkman.”
Moreover, Milkman co-directs the Habits Change for Good Initiative on the College of Pennsylvania. That program’s work is being chronicled by former Symposium speaker Stephen Dubner’s podcast, “Freakonomics Radio.”
Registration for the 2021 Symposium is now open, and the occasion is free for all Penn State school, college students, and employees.