Thank you for attending this year’s Kentucky Convergence Conference! Next year’s conference will be November 7-8, 2024, so save the date and be on the look out for more information in the spring.

November 9-10, 2023
University of Louisville Event and Conference Center at ShelbyHurst Campus
450 North Whittington Parkway, Louisville, KY 40222

Convergence is the single event that brings together professionals in information technology, academic libraries, online learning, and instructional design from all the public and private colleges and universities in Kentucky and the surrounding states. Sponsored by Kentucky post-secondary institutions and private sector partners, Kentucky Convergence is a conference that emphasizes innovations and best practices in the fastest-growing areas of higher education.

Hotel Information

Coming from out of town? You can find area hotel information at https://louisville.edu/conferenceservices/where.

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Thursday, November 9 • 11:30am - 12:15pm
Is "Ungrading" a Good Fit for You?

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"Ungrading" is an increasingly popular topic in higher education. Applying it isn't just a matter of not assigning points, but involves rethinking the power dynamics of education. When you adopt it as a philosophy you shift the power from your hands to your students. You provide guidance and paths toward mastery while leaving room for student goals. This session will explain the main characteristics and prompt you to assess if "Ungrading" is a good choice for you and your students.

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Juli Gatling

Special Initiatives Research and Development Lead, Kentucky Community and Technical College System
Dr. Juli Gatling teaches graduate level Digital Game-based Learning, is a faculty developer/instructional designer, leads special initiatives at the KCTCS Office of Teaching and Learning, and is co-founder of FacultyFYI.com.She's a confirmed multipotentialite, which she thinks is... Read More →

Thursday November 9, 2023 11:30am - 12:15pm EST
Room 136A