Focus on Teaching and Learning: Spring 2016
Focus on Teaching & Learning
January 14th, 2016, 8:30 am – 4 pm
Water Tower Campus: The John and Kathy Schreiber Center
The theme of the January conference is "Social Justice and Reflective Practice”. This theme is intended to assist us in considering how the value of social justice is present and can be expanded in our work here at Loyola, both inside and outside the classroom.
8:30-9:00 (Wintrust Hall – 9th Floor) Check-in and light breakfast
9:00–9:05 (Wintrust Hall): Welcome by Provost Patrick Boyle
9:10–10 (Wintrust Hall): Keynote by Dr. Patti Clayton (this session will be recorded)
10 – 10:15 (Wintrust Hall): Kolvenbach Award for Engaged Teaching (Presented to Dr. Reuben Keller by Dr. Julia Pryce)
10:20 –11:10: Breakout Session I
Wintrust Hall: On Matters of Race, Racism, and Discrimination: Structural Competency and Critical Diversity in Historically White Colleges and Universities by David Embrick
405: Designing and Implementing a Faculty Mentoring Process by Jeanne Widen
406: Enhancing Access to Education through Virtual Pedagogies by Peter Stonebraker
725:Pecha Kucha Sessions:
“Discussion-Based Teaching.” Toni Koslow, Gezinus Hidding; “Universal Design for Learning.” Hayley Stokar; “Opportunity for Developing Narrative Competence in Psychosomatic Medicine Clerkship.” Edwin Meresh.
11:20 – 12:20: Breakout Session II
Panel: Let's Be Specific: Introducing Concepts & Frameworks for Teaching & Learning about Diversity with Oiyan Poon, Pamela Caughie, Winifred Williams, Hector Garcia
12:20 – 1:15 (Wintrust Hall): Lunch
1:30 – 2:15: Breakout Session III
Wintrust Hall:Generating, Deepening, and Documenting Social Justice Learning: A Working Session to Co-Create Critical Reflection Assignments by Patti Clayton
405: A More Racially Just Core Curriculum: Black Ideas and Perspectives Matter Too by Jerry Steenken
406: Directing the Wasichu: How to Teach Students to do Social Justice Work as Community Outsiders by Melina Healey
525: Social Justice in Online Courses by Danielle Forchette, Barbara Youngberg, Jeanne Sokolec, and Jeanne Widen
725: Jesuit Commons: Higher Education at the Margins by Patrick Boyle and Patrick Daubenmire
2:30 – 3:15: Breakout Session IV
Wintrust Hall: Holding Difficult Classroom Conversations by Elfriede Wedam
405: Using Civic Reflection in the Classroom by Jon Schmidt
725: Can You Teach Social Justice Without Teaching Public Policy? by Kim Whitmore, Marymargaret Sharp-Pucci, David Swartzman
3:30 (Wintrust Hall): Wrap-up, Refreshments, Networking
Ongoing: Conference Room 220: LUC Technologies with ITRS Staff
ITRS staff will be on hand to address your questions about Sakai, TopHat and other technologies. These are drop-in sessions and not intended as detailed workshops on technology applications.
The January 2016 FOTL program is co-sponsored by: Academic Technology Services, the Center for Experiential Learning, Faculty Administration, the Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy, the Graduate School, and the University Libraries.