Presentation from Prof. Harry Hubball at St. Gallen – September 3, 2019

Presentation from Prof. Harry Hubball at St. Gallen – September 3, 2019

Dear colleagues,

We are very happy to invite you to a talk and discussion with an internationally renowned expert on the Scholarship of Teaching, Curriculum and Educational Leadership at higher education institutions, Prof. Harry Hubball from the University of British Columbia, Canada.

His presentation will focus on the “Scholarship of Educational Leadership in Research-intensive University Contexts: Strategic Inquiry, Evidence-based Practice and Dissemination”. We are sure that both his theoretical as well as practical expertise with higher education institutions around the world will offer a deep and well-founded insight into the topic. The discussion will offer opportunities to share ideas and insights from your areas and institutions. 

Please find further information on Harry’s person and the presentation theme attached to this message and on his website:

The presentation will take place on 3 September, 2019, at 1.30 – 4 pm. The venue will be the University of St. Gallen, Institute of Business Education and Educational Management (IPW-HSG), Dufourstrasse 40a (Central Institute Building, Building No. 24, 3rd floor), CH-9000 St. Gallen.

Please find directions and travel information here:

We would like to welcome you at St.Gallen for the exchange on these topics. If you participate, please send a short e-mail with your name and number of participants to Robert Kordts-Freudinger by 28 August, email:

We are looking forward to meeting you and sharing exciting perspectives on the Scholarship of Teaching, Curriculum and Educational Leadership!

Best wishes

Robert Kordts-Freudinger & Bernadette Dilger, University of St.Gallen


Rachel C. Plews currently works as an educational developer in the Center for Teaching Support (Centre de soutien à l’enseignement) at the Haute école pédagogique Vaud. Her work with faculty members supports ongoing professional development with teaching and learning workshops, as well as individual consultations. Her research interests include technology in education, self-directed learning, and faculty development. Prior to moving to Switzerland, Rachel completed her doctoral studies at Teachers College, Columbia University, from which she holds an Ed.D. in Adult Learning and Leadership. She earned a M.Ed. in Teaching, Learning, & Technology from Lehigh University, and she has taught various undergraduate courses in education and hospitality programs. Rachel is a graduate of the School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University and worked in sales and marketing before moving into higher education. Rachel C. Plews travaille présentement comme conseillère pédagogique au Centre de soutien à l'enseignement de la Haute école pédagogique du Canton de Vaud. Son travail avec les membres du corps professoral appuie le développement professionnel continu par des ateliers d'enseignement et d'apprentissage, ainsi que des consultations individuelles et la recherche du domaine de Scholarship of Teaching & Learning. Ses intérêts de recherche comprennent la technologie en éducation, l'apprentissage autodirigé et la pédagogie de l'enseignement supérieur. Avant de déménager en Suisse, Rachel a terminé ses études de doctorat au Teachers College de Columbia University, où elle détient un doctorat en éducation Adult Learning et Leadership. Elle est titulaire d'un Master in Education, apprentissage et technologie de Lehigh University, et elle a enseigné divers cours en éducation et en hôtellerie au niveau tertiaire Rachel est diplômée de la School of Hotel Administration de Cornell University et a travaillé dans la vente et le marketing avant de passer à l'enseignement supérieur.

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