Collaborate, Design, Innovate


Please join us for the Teaching & Learning Forum this Study Day, April 30th, from 8 AM to 2 PM!  See the program below for scheduled sessions covering a wide range of topics, from blended learning to cross-course, multidisciplinary collaborations.  The Forum concludes with box lunches and a keynote presentation by Meghan Slining and Alicia Powers on their recent work in team-based learning (from 1-2 PM).  If you're joining us for lunch, please RSVP to Tammy Sightler (include any dietary restrictions) by April 24th. 


Session 1 (LIB 041)

Session 2 (LIB 043)


Coffee, bagels

8:30 - 9:10

MayX Roundtable Discussion: How does the May term allow us to do things that we aren't normally able to do in the regular terms?  Lloyd Benson, Sarah Worth, John Conrad, Sean O’Rourke, Ross McClain

9:15 - 9:40

Tami Blumenfield, Student-Directed Blended Learning with Streaming Media and Facebook Groups: Media in Asia

Wes Dripps, The Lifestyle Project

9:45 - 10:15

Wes Dripps, Melanie Cozad, John Quinn:   An Interdisciplinary Multi-Class Mega-Field Trip



10:30 - 10:55

Jessica Hennessey, Telling a Story Using Data Visualizations


Blended learning FLC Roundtable Discussion:  Alison Roark, Dennis Haney, Randy Hutchison, Christopher Blackwell, Tami Blumenfield, Mike Winiski

11:30 -11:55

Mike Svec, Owning the Debate:  Students Designing the Assignment

Suresh Muthukrishnan, Demonstrating Google Glass


iPads in the Classroom Roundtable Discussion: Ross McClain, Suresh Muthukrishnan, Shane Herron, Brandon Inabinet, Jeanine Stratton, John Quinn


Keynote w/ box lunches: Meghan Slining & Alicia Powers, Team-Based Learning: Ideas and Challenges

In The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), we collaborate with faculty, professional staff, and students to design and implement engaging learning experiences. Faculty collaborations include: individual and group consultations, course and assignment design support, forums to connect and share with other faculty, customized workshops and seminars, innovation support through teaching grants, collaborative technology exploration, and design and implementation of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) projects. The CTL Writing and Media Lab​ is a space where students can collaborate with faculty-nominated peers who are experienced in facilitating the writing and media creation process. CTL brings together student, staff, and faculty support in one location, in a dynamic, centralized environment where energetic exchange, deep learning, innovation, and intellectual community flourish.


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