Game Night: Jeopardy

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During the last hour of the Welcome Reception, join the engagement team for a series of fun games and a chance to win prizes. This group style Jeopardy game is focused on various topics influencing higher education. The game is designed to engage and challenge participants' knowledge on issues that are relevant and impactful in the field of higher education today. The game consists of several categories and will test each participants knowledge. Each category is divided into different point values, ranging from 100 to 500, and participants can select questions from any category and point value. The game is intended for groups of educators, students, or anyone interested in learning about current topics in higher education. The questions are designed to be challenging, but also informative and thought-provoking, providing an opportunity for participants to engage in critical thinking and discussions about the issues.



Dr. Bryan Aylward is the Senior Director of Academic Operations for the University of Arizona Global Campus. Bryan’s division encompasses the Faculty Scheduling department for the university across 50+ start dates annually, the Contracts & Payroll Compliance department, as well as the Data and Academic Systems department for the university. Bryan has almost 14 years of experience in higher education operations across numerous departments including student services, registrar, curriculum operations, as well as academic operations. In addition to this experience, Bryan has been an associate faculty member for the Forbes School of Business and Technology since 2012 with focused instruction on leadership and management courses. Bryan is an advocate of high-quality education, with experience in the online, traditional classroom, as well as hybrid classroom formats (Online and Classroom), and is well versed in the challenges that exist for both students and faculty. Bryan received his Doctorate in Psychology with a focus on Business & Organizational Leadership from the University of the Rockies in 2017.
I am a bilingual learning experience designer, manager, and facilitator. I help organizations create sustainable, scalable, inclusive, and user-centered practices to leverage knowledge and learning. I have over a decade of experience designing, improving, and managing online programs, processes, and services. I specialize in training and development, instructional design, content creation, inclusive practices, and change-management processes. Advocate for accessibility, equity, and inclusion in online learning practices.

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