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Meet Featured ACM Distinguished Speaker Susan M. Zvacek

Susan M. Zvacek is an independent consultant, speaker, and teacher, focused on cultivating learning-centered teaching in higher education. Her background includes keynote addresses and workshops in the Czech Republic, Austria, Costa Rica, Estonia, Slovakia, Cyprus, England, Portugal, China, Germany, and the United States. Susan has 25+ years of experience in higher education including teaching, curriculum design, faculty development, and administration. She is an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer and co-author of two books, as well as many articles on topics such as course design, remote labs, and higher-order thinking.

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