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Bridget Arend

Executive Director

University of Denver

US United States

Bridget Arend is the Executive Director of the Office of Teaching and Learning at the University of Denver where she has been consulting with faculty members about teaching and learning, facilitating and overseeing professional development events, and organizing teaching-related initiatives for 15 years. She teaches courses related to teaching, educational evaluation and curriculum development in the Morgridge College of Education. She received her PhD in Higher Education and Adult Learning and her research interests include teaching strategies in higher education, encouraging critical thinking in discussions and alternative ways to evaluate teaching. She is co-author of a comprehensive book about instructional practices in higher education, Facilitating Seven Ways of Learning: A Resource for More Purposeful, Effective and Enjoyable College Teaching.