Panels and Discussions
(ordered by presentation time)
EDSIG Town Hall
Thursday - 11/1/2018 in Elizabeth Board Room at 3:00 pm
Open Q&A session with the officers of EDSIG. All are invited to ask about our organization and its future
Creating a Culture for Internships and Experiential Learning
James Madison University
University of South Carolina
West Texas A&M University
Friday - 11/2/2018 in Marriot 6/7 at 8:45 am
With an renewed emphasis on
engaged and experiential learning, university faculty are seeking new methods to bring outside professionals
into the classroom and to enhance and monitor internship experiences.
Successful examples will be presented and discussed.
Uprooting unconscious bias in STEM fields
Indiana University South Bend
Robert Morris University
Friday - 11/2/2018 in Marriot 6/7 at 10:30 am
There is conscious bias and unconscious bias,
also sometimes called implicit bias. Implicit bias is bias that of which we are not consciously aware.
Implicit bias leads changes in our thoughts, feeling and beliefs about the world we live in.... (more)
Teaching blockchain: Technology, applications and implications
Friday - 11/2/2018 in Marriot 6/7 at 3:20 pm
Blockchain. Bitcoin. Ethereum. Smart Contracts. ICOs. A lot of new terminology is swirling around the emerging technology of blockchain. This panel will provide a basic level of understanding of the blockchain technology to help the attendees understand the blockchain environment and the different terminology. The panelists will debate on the “killer apps” the hold promise based on blockchain. More...