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Focus on Teaching and Learning

Focus on Teaching and Learning Spring 2013

Focus on Teaching and Learning: Spring 2013

Implementing and Assessing Evidenced-Based Learning
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Water Tower Campus

Watch the keynote

The Spring Focus on Teaching and Learning event will feature Dr. Randall Bass, Associate Provost and Professor of English at Georgetown University.  Dr. Bass, who also serves as the Executive Director of the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship at Georgetown, will discuss the issues of evidenced-based learning and how they impact instruction.

Again this year, FOTL will also feature a series of faculty-lead breakout sessions and demonstration sessions on Loyola technologies.

Tentative Schedule:

9:00  Welcome by Provost John Pelissero  (Lewis Towers, Regents Hall)

9:05-10:15  Keynote: Dr. Randall Bass

10:30-11:30  Breakout Session I (Corboy Law Center)

  • Team Teaching Creative Applications for Advertising and Public Relations. Pamela Morris, Jessica Brown & John Goheen, School of Communication. (CLC 211)
  • How Do I Teach Writing When I Don’t Teach Writing?:  Resources and Strategies for WI Courses. Sherrie Weller, Department of English (CLC 208) [FOT WI presentation] [FOT WI handout]
  • What's New on the Horizon? Email and Sakai Demonstrations. Information Technology Services Staff (CLC 206)

11:45-1:00  Lunch (Corboy Law Center Kasbeer Hall)

1:15-2:15  Cracker-Barrel Session

2:30-3:30  Breakout Session II

  • Teaching Trends.  Michael Meinhardt, Department of English. (CLC 208)
  • Creating Your Own e-Textbook & Materials. Alanah Fitch, Department of Chemistry. (CLC 211)
  • What's New on the Horizon? Email and Sakai Demonstrations. Information Technology Services Staff (CLC 206)

3:30  Reflection (CLC 211)

Fall Focus on Teaching & Learning is sponsored by: Academic Technology Services, the Center for Experiential Learning, Faculty Administration, the Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy, the Graduate School and University Libraries.