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Past Events

Spring 2018 Calendar

Thursday Feb 22, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. How to Help your Majors Apply for and Win Prestigious Fellowships,Dr. Mark Reynolds (Chemistry, Office of Fellowships) and student panel, Mandeville 111.

Monday Mar 5 - Wednesday Mar 7, Open Classrooms, campus community. List of available classes and locations TBD. If you would like to welcome visitors to your class, please indicate hereby Wednesday, February 21.

Wednesday, Mar 7, 2 - 5 p.m.Open Classrooms Reception, McShain 5thfloor, Foyer. All are welcome to join us and meet the OTL advisory board, no registration required.

Thursday, Mar 22, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Incorporating Catholic Social Teaching into Faith-Justice Studies,Drs. James O’Sullivan (Theology and Religious Studies) and Susan Clampet-Lundquist (Sociology). Co-sponsored with the Faith-Justice Institute. Wachterhauser Seminar Room, Post Learning Commons.

Thursday Apr 12, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. A Welcoming Classroom:  From Accommodation to Inclusivity,Mary Ann McMenamin (ATDL), Dr. Chris Mecke (Office of Student Disabilities), Dr. Usha Rao (Chemistry, OTL) and student panel. Mandeville 111.

Thursday Apr 26, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.Book Discussion Groupon Dr. Ken Bain’s What the Best College Teachers Do, Dr. Peter Norberg (English), facilitator, 5thfloor McShain, Meeting Room 1 (Small Lapsley).

Faculty Learning Communityon research-supported teaching and learning practices, co-led by Drs. Robert Daniel (Modern and Classical Languages) and Usha Rao (Chemistry, OTL).

Tuesday, May 22, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.Annual Teaching and Learning Forum (LINK to registration site).

Monday, May 21 - Friday, Jun 29, Faculty Development Seminar on ‘Contemporary Pedagogy and the Ignatian Tradition’, Dr. Peter Norberg (English), Director.

Monday, Jun 4– Dr. Aimee Terosky will discuss career planning for mid-career tenured faculty. Please register by emailing Beth Moran at

Fall 2017 Calendar

Tuesday Sept 26, 6:30-9 p.m.Merchants of Doubtscreening and faculty panel, co-sponsored with the Arrupe Center for Business Ethics

Thursday Sept 28, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., “Teaching hot topics” lunch and discussion, Drs.

Nancy Fox (Economics) and Richard Warren (History), facilitators

Thursday Oct 5, 1-3 p.m.OTL Fall Lecture and workshop by Dr. Todd D. Zakrajsek

on evidence-based teaching practices that enhance student learning, Doyle banquet hall

Thursday Oct 12, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Lunch with a Lindback Award Winner, Dr. Millicent Feske (Theology and Religious Studies)

Thursday Oct 26, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Experiential learning in the Science GEP Laboratories, Dr. Brian Forster (Science)

Tuesday Oct 31, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Panel on Service Learning, (co-sponsored with the

Faith-Justice Institute), Drs. Susan Clampet-Lundquist (Sociology), Ann Green (English), Tony Del Conte (Pharmaceutical Marketing), Jim Boettcher (Philosophy) and Ms. Ann Marie Keffer (the Faith-Justice Institute)

Thursday Nov 9,11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Lunch with a Lindback Award Winner, Dr. Betsy Linehan (Philosophy)

Friday Nov. 17, 6:30 p.m.,Performance of Uninvited Girl: An Immigrant Story by Dr. Nimisha Ladva (co-sponsored with the Department of English, Department of Political Science, Asian Studies Program, Office of Inclusion and Diversity, Campus Ministry and the Faith-Justice Institute)

Thursday Nov 30, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Privatizing K-12 Education, Drs. Encarnacion Rodriguez (Education) and John McCall (Management, Philosophy)

Learning Community on research-supported teaching and learning practices, monthly meetings, dates TBD, Drs. Robert Daniel (Modern and Classical Languages) and Usha Rao (Chemistry, OTL)

Lecture Videos

Joe Defeo

Teaching and Learning Forum 2019

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Teaching and Learning Forum 2018

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Teaching and Learning Forum 2017


2017 Fall Lecture Workshop "Enhancing Student Learning"

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Teaching and Learning Forum 2016