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E.C. Moore Symposium on Excellence in Teaching

The 2020 E.C. Moore Symposium on Excellence in Teaching brings together stakeholders in the higher education community across Indiana to examine teaching excellence and innovative pedagogies that encourage student learning. 

The E.C. Moore Symposium will be held on Friday, March 6, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the University Tower on the IUPUI campus.

The symposium is open to all faculty and instructional staff, regardless of appointment type, institution, or organization.  Professional staff who provide support for the teaching and learning mission of the campuses (e.g., instructional designers, IT professionals) are also welcome to attend.

The symposium will include concurrent sessions, TED-like talks, and an interactive poster session. 

About Edward C. Moore

Edward C. Moore, for whom this symposium is named, served as the IUPUI dean of the faculties from 1973 until 1982. Prior to his work at IUPUI, Moore was chancellor of the board of Higher Education for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Dean Moore was a prolific author who wrote for many national journals and published four books on pragmatism. Additionally, he reviewed and edited numerous books on subjects that included English literature, science, and philosophy. Moore was highly regarded by his IUPUI colleagues, and his gifts of persuasion, wit, and candor were especially appreciated. The Edward C. Moore Symposium is one of IUPUI’s longest running public events and provides an opportunity for the higher education community in Indiana together examine teaching excellence and innovative pedagogies to encourage student learning.