Back to the Bay 2014

Keynote Speaker

Photo of Gerard L. Hanley, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Academic Technology Serivces, California State University Office of the Chancellor

Our Back to the Bay Keynote Speaker is Gerard L. Hanley, Ph.D., Executive Director, MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching), and Assistant Vice Chancellor, Academic Technology Services, California State University Office of the Chancellor.

Assistant Vice Chancellor Gerry Hanley will be speaking about the new initiatives from the CSU Chancellor's Office that are intended to enhance student learning and to assist faculty in learning about innovative teaching techniques.


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Welcome to Back to the Bay 2014

Back to the Bay, CSUEB's annual professional development event is sponsored by Academic Affairs, Faculty Support Services, and Faculty Governance: Office of Faculty Development/Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching; Information Technology Services - Online and Hybrid Support Center - Media and Academic Technology Services. Each year since 2003, Back to the Bay brings faculty together to share their expertise, and learn from one another and campus experts about topics of interest to faculty in their roles as teachers, advisors, researchers, users of technology, and active participants in the campus community. This year we offer a variety of workshops on pedagogy, research, governance, and teaching with technology at our state-of-the-art facilities.

This year's keynote speaker will be Gerry Hanley from the CSU Chancellor's Office. Mr. Hanley has been coordinating a series of new Chancellor's initiatives that include support for quality in online education, course redesign, and sharing of online courses between CSU campuses. Come hear the keynote and stay for great breakout sessions that will start your 2014-15 academic year off in high gear.

This year's highlights ... Participants will be able to learn from other faculty on diverse topics such as:

  • Active and engaged learning strategies
  • Teaching with technology
  • Online Teaching and Learning
  • Diversity and Social Justice, Past and Present at CSUEB
  • Program Assessment

All our workshops are presented by professionals and peers who share their tips, strategies, best practices, and technical tools to increase learning. All faculty and their support staff with supervisory approval can attend this "free" conference.


Conference Details

  • September 18, 2014
  • CSUEB Hayward Hills campus
  • Valley Business & Technology Center (VBT)
  • A professional photographer will be in the Library Biella Area from 3:50pm to 5:00pm to take faculty photos.


Registration Deadline

Register online by Monday, September 15, 2014

Participants who register by the deadline will receive a complimentary lunch.





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