Dine and Discover Workshop Series

Spring 2014 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 and beyond, 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 or afternoon refreshments will be provided. Individual session times are noted below. Click on the links for more information and to register.

Featured Session

Interested in learning more about what it means to “flip” a classroom?

Join Dr. Lenore Hoyt from the Department of Chemistry as she shares her own experiences over several semesters of flipping large introductory Chemistry courses, describes the pros and cons of various techniques, and provides advice for negotiating some of the challenges she encountered.

What I’m Learning from Flipping My Classroom: Designing a Course That Works for Instructors and Students will meet on Friday, February 21, from 12-2 p.m.

Schedule

What I'm Learning from "Flipping" My Classroom: Designing a Course that Works for Instructors and Students
Friday, February 21 (12-2 p.m.)

Overcoming Blank Stares and Awkward Silences: Creating Vibrant In-class Discussions
Wednesday, February 26 (12-2 p.m.)

Are My Teaching Activities Making a Difference? Practical Strategies for Assessing Student Learning
Friday, March 7 (12-2 p.m.)

Conversations on the Latino/Latina Perspective at UofL
Tuesday, March 18 (12-2 p.m.)

What Makes Your Students "Tick"? Helping Students Articulate and Examine Their Assumptions
Friday, March 21 (12-2 p.m.)

"Appy Hour" Open House: Teaching with Mobile Apps
Thursday, April 17 (3-5 p.m.)

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.

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