Loyola University Chicago

Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy

Teaching & Learning Workshops


New Faculty Orientation Workshop Series 

All sessions will take place on Zoom. Please register for the sessions or join us using this Zoom link. The sessions are open to all instructors: new faculty, current faculty, staff, and graduate students.  


How To Bring Your Class to Life Through Active Learning  

Wednesday, September 8, 4:00pm-5:30pm on Zoom 

  • My students are all looking at me and at each other. What do I do? During this session, faculty will learn strategies to use to lead discussion, engage students in group work, and enhance student participation. 

Gathering Mid-Semester Feedback  

Wednesday, October 6, 4:00pm-5:30pm on Zoom 

  • Are my students learning anything or enjoying the class? During this session, faculty will explore the value of gathering mid-semester feedback and strategies for doing so.  

Boosting Energy at the End of the Semester: Strategies to Keep Students Motivated 

Wednesday, November 10, 4:00pm-5:30pm on Zoom 

  • Are you and your students ready for the semester to end? Sharing ideas about how to motivate your students (and how to keep yourself motivated) may give you an extra boost of much needed energy! 

What is Ignatian Pedagogy? Why and How Should I Use It? 

Wednesday, February 9, 4:00pm-5:30pm on Zoom 

  • You’ve made it through the first semester! Now, let’s take a deeper dive into teaching and learning and explore how and why to use Ignatian Pedagogy in your classroom.  

What is Anti-Racist Pedagogy? Why and How Should I Use It? 

Wednesday, March 9, 4:00pm-5:30pm on Zoom 

  • How do your identities and your students’ identities and positionality inform your teaching?  Discuss these questions and take a closer look at what anti-racist pedagogy is and why it is important, particularly at LUC. 

I Think I Can: Self-Care Strategies to Make It to the End of the Semester 

Wednesday, April 6, 4:00pm-5:30pm on Zoom 

  • Come to this session to reflect on how you may already use self-care and learn examples of self-care practices you can add to your repertoire. The importance of self-care for you and your students will be discussed. 

Related Content

Check out our on-going program: "Meditation Fridays" for an open, drop-in meditation space for all instructors, faculty, staff and graduate students.

Combating Zoom Fatigue Videos available in Sakai

Sakai Site

Description: The Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy and the Office of Online Learning have released several videos on how to design asynchronous course components to combat Zoom fatigue for faculty and students. Log into Sakai with your credentials and you will be able to join the Asynchronous Strategies site to access the videos.

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Online Learning (online@luc.edu).

Teaching and Learning Workshops are open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.

Resources from past workshops

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If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at facultycenter@luc.edu.