Dine and Discover Workshop Series

Session Information

From best practices for engaging your students in the learning process and better utilizing technology in the classroom, to evidence-based strategies for overcoming challenges in the classroom, Dine and Discover sessions are some of the most popular and practical professional development opportunities available to UofL faculty. All sessions are free to UofL faculty, but space is limited so preregistration is required. A light lunch is provided. All sessions are from 12-2 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Click on the link for more information and to register.

Featured Session

The Teacher in the Movies

We are pleased to offer The Teacher in the Movies, a session by special guest, James Rhem, founder and executive editor of The National Teaching & Learning Forum. In addition to his extensive work with The Forum, Dr. Rhem also created "The Teaching Professor" and served as faculty for the "Bootcamp for Profs" program. In this session, Dr. Rhem traces the archetype of the teacher as reflected in and portrayed by movies, exploring the public idea of "the teacher" and its private reality as each faculty member carries part of it into practice. Register for The Teacher in the Movies today!

Location and Parking

Sessions meet on Belknap Campus in the Delphi Center, Ekstrom Library, Room 244. We can provide a parking pass if you park at the Speed Museum garage, located next to Ekstrom library.

Spring Schedule

(All sessions are 12-2 p.m. unless otherwise noted.)

Tools to Help You Blend Critical Thinking Standards into Everyday Assessment
Wednesday, January 14

Seven Principles to Improve Student Success in Your Online Class
Wednesday, January 28

The Teacher in the Movies
Wednesday, February 18

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Social Media in the Classroom
Tuesday, February 24

Understanding and Teaching the Reluctant Learner: Lessons from Social Psychology and Communications
Wednesday, February 25

“Rolling in the Deep:” Thinking Deeply about Diversity in Your Classroom
Tuesday, March 10

“Appy Hour” Open House: Teaching with Mobile Apps
Thursday, March 19
Special time: 3-5 p.m.

Renewing Your Inner Teacher: Support for Sustaining Your Teaching Practice
Wednesday, April 8

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