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Keynote Speaker

Claire Major

Our keynote speaker for both breakfast and lunch is Claire Major, world renowned teacher, consultant, and scholar. She is the author or coauthor of several books in the field of instructional development that include: Learning Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty Online Learning: A guide to theory, research, and practice; Teaching for Learning: 101 Intentionally Designed Learning Activities to put Students on the Path to Success; and Collaborative Learning Techniques: A handbook for college faculty.

Now at the University of Alabama, Claire teaches masters and doctoral level courses in the Higher Education Administration program. She often teaches courses about college teaching, technology in higher education, and reading research in the field of higher education.

Claire’s research interests are in the areas of faculty work, pedagogical approaches, technology for teaching, and online learning.

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