Loyola University Chicago

Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy

Teaching & Learning Workshops

Best practices point to the value of “flipping” your classroom, spending less time lecturing in class and more time engaging students in active learning activities. This session, which includes case examples, introduces the principles and techniques of a flipped classroom experience. After the session, you will be prepared to employ elements of the flipped classroom model into your teaching.  

If you want to infuse your classes with a more Jesuit approach to education, this session can help. Ignatian Pedagogy (IP) includes a set of values and practical tactics aimed at deepening the educational experience for your students. We can offer sessions on the general application of IP in the classroom, as well as more nuanced information related to IP and assessment, IP in learning outcomes, etc.

Are you curious about how to implement recommendations from the instructional design literature in the design of your course? After this session, you will be able to give examples of learning outcomes, assessments, and activities that align.

How do you outline criteria for successful completion of assignments? After this session, you will have sample rubrics to use and be able to give examples of criteria to use in rubrics.

How do you design presentations that engage learners and accomplish your goals? After this session, you will be able to recognize and use good presentation design techniques.

How do you elicit a diversity of student participation and facilitate an engaging discussion? After this session, you will be able to give examples of different techniques to use to facilitate discussion and elicit a diversity of student participation

How do you help students have positive experiences working in groups?  After this session, you will be able to give examples of different strategies to use to help students succeed in group work.

What is universal design for learning, why is it important, and how do you use it in your classroom? After this session, you will be able to explain the importance of universal design and give examples of how to use it.

These workshops are open to faculty, staff, and graduate students. If you are interested in requesting one of these workshops, please complete this Request for Services form. We can also customize workshops - delivered in person or online - to meet your needs.

If you have a request for a workshop topic that is not addressed here, please fill out our Request for Services form or contact us at facultycenter@luc.edu