**Talks**

**Conference Talks**

- Fabiana Cardetti and Amit Savkar, “Pedagogy in large lectures and the age of digital media: Keep up or be left out!” presented at JMM Boston, Massachusetts January 2012
- Amit Savkar, Fabiana Cardetti, “Calculus in large lectures: Pedagogy through technology” Presented at JMM New Orleans, Louisiana January 2011.
- Erin Terwilleger Mullen, Amit Savkar, “A comparison of two paths in college level calculus” Presented at JMM New Orleans, Louisiana. January 2011.
- A.A Savkar, K.D. Murphy, and M.R. Begley, “Initiation of stick release via dynamic excitation in stiction failed MEMS devices.” Poster Materials Research Society, Symposium R, Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, November 29-December 3, 2004.

**Outside of UConn**

- Cengage Math and Statistics Conference: Panelist to discuss best strategies in mathematics. New Orleans February 2015.Placement exam – Is it necessary and what does it tell us?, WebAssign User Group North Carolina, June 2015.
- Faculty Advisory Board (WebAssign) June 2014, January 2015 Panel discussion on Developmental Mathematics and ALEKS, NewYork, NYC, February 2014, McGraw Hill publications.
- Placement, Knowledge gap, and assessment: Common challenges for University educators, Central Michigan University, Jan 2015.
- Pedagogy through Technology: A challenge through changing times, Teaching Seminar, University of Delaware, Newark, 17
^{th}October 2013. - Instruction and Intervention through technology, Key Note talk at WebAssign User Group Meeting Raleigh NC, June 27 2013.
- Technology to the rescue! Homogeneous integration without intimidation. Break out session, WebAssign User Group Meeting Raleigh NC, June 28 2013.
- Past Present and Future: Pitfalls and opportunities in Engineering and Mathematics in US Universities, Invited talk at Bharati Vidyapeeth’s College of Engineering Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India, January 14
^{th}2013. - Panel discussion on use of clickers to collect data. iClicker conference Chicago 25
^{th}October 2012. - Panel discussion on Effective use of technology in classrooms. WebAssign User group conference, Raleigh, June 22
^{nd}2012. - Panel discussion on Improving Outcomes through Technology, Pearson Publication, 20
^{th}April 2012.

**Talks at UConn**

- Data Integration and Assessment System (DIAS) (February 2015) S.I.G.M.A Department of Mathematics, University of Connecticut.
- Mapping Learning Objectives to Student Performance through Data Integration and An Assessment System, Math and Science Education CLAS conference University of Connecticut.
- “ALEKS – Placing students and beyond”, University of Connecticut Department of Mathematics S.I.G.M.A seminar, March 7th 2014.
- Teaching math courses online, Colloquium talk, Department of Mathematics, October 11
^{th}2012, by Steven Pon and Amit Savkar. - Expert witness in a course “Statistical reasoning in Law” by Mark Myers, July 2012.
- “Eigenvectors and Eigenvalues in Engineering “, University of Connecticut, Department of Mathematics, Math Club, 7
^{th}March 2012. - “Tools of the trade in large lecture calculus instruction”, University of Connecticut Department of Mathematics S.I.G.M.A seminar, October 28
^{th}2011. - Panel discussion on Calculus Summit, Wiley Calculus Summit, Hoboken NJ, September 9
^{th}2011 - “Utilizing Interactive Powerpoint and Clicker (PRS) in the Calculus Classroom Pedagogy through technology”, Changing times, Changing students in calculus, Camden County College Blackwood NJ, 18
^{th}February 2011 - “Calculus at University of Connecticut Pedagogy through Technology”, Experiencing Mathematics Workshop, Pearson, Boston Ma, 4
^{th}February 2011. - “Large Lectures in Calculus: A Challenge for Teaching and Research” University of Connecticut Department of Mathematics November Fall 2010, by Amit Savkar and Fabiana Cardetti.
- “Pedagogy of large lectures” University of Connecticut Early College Experience Math Workshop May 2010 University of Connecticut.
- “Pedagogy through Technology” Brown bag seminar at the Institute of Teaching and Learning at the University of Connecticut Feb 2010
- “Pedagogy through Technology” Workshop for Winter Teaching Institutes Storrs 2010 Faculty Development Programs, Institute of Teaching and Learning at the University of Connecticut.