UMass Flex Summit
UMass Flex Summit Takeaways
On April 12, 2022 UMass Amherst held the first UMass Flex Summit as an opportunity to learn more about the UMass Flex initiative.
- How UMass Flex can open the door for more students
- How to make decisions about flexible learning via a student-centered, inclusive, opt-in approach
- How to integrate state-of-the-art technology and support for both instructional and non-instructional units
Watch the corresponding video to learn more.
More From UMass Flex Summit '22
Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy
Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy, PhD, presented his strategic plan for expanding online infrastructure to offer greater access to the excellence of the UMass educational experience.
Keynote: Dr. David Madigan
Dr. David Madigan, Provost and Senior Vice Presidentfor Academic Affairs at Northeastern University shares the ways NUflex enhances the in-person and online experience, supports teaching and learning, and provides digital flexibility for both instructors and students.
Keynote: Dr. Brian Beatty
Dr. Brian Beatty, Associate Professor of Instructional Technologies at San Francisco State University, who pioneered the HyFlex course design model for blended learning environments, discusses its values and principles, along with its history and implementation.
Panel: Flexible Learning
A panel of administrators, faculty, and students draw on experiences from UMass Amherst, Northeastern and other universities to consider Flexible Learning through an institutional lens.
Panel: Flexible Course
This panel explores elevating educational quality and better serving students through Flexible Learning.
Flex Summit Closing
Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy closes out the 2022 UMass Flex Summit.
UMass Flex Summit Keynote Speakers
UMass Flex Summit Panelists, Moderators, and Emcees
Department Chair and Senior Lecturer, UWW Interdisciplinary Studies, UMass Amherst
Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, UMass Amherst
Associate Chancellor of Partnership and Innovation, and Distinguished Professor of Information and Computer Science, UMass Amherst
Senior Vice Provost for Lifelong Learning and Professor, Operations & Information Management, UMass Amherst