Learning and Teaching Conference (LT@UC)

October 10, 2017

Langsam Library Digital Commons, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

LT@UC is a collaborative effort started in 2016 between the Academy of Fellows for Teaching and Learning (AFTL), the Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CET&L), IT@UC eLearning, and UC Libraries.

The collaborative will host its second annual coordinated conference on Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 to celebrate, promote and stimulate scholarship focused on 21st-century education at UC.

John Dunlosky

Keynote Speaker

John Dunlosky

John Dunlosky is a professor of psychology at Kent State University. A major aim of his research program is to develop techniques to improve the effectiveness of people’s self-regulated learning across the life span. He most recently co-authored “Improving students’ learning with effective learning techniques: Promising directions from cognitive and educational psychology.” Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 14, 4-58.

Schedule of Events

9:30 am – 10:35 am    Morning Plenary Session

  • Welcome - Xuemao Wang, Dean UC Libraries
  • Keynote Speaker - Dr. John Dunlosky, Professor and Director of SOLE Center, Kent State University

10:40 am – 11:46 am    AM Presentations

  • Engaging the Distant Learner Using Technology - Christine Colella, Professor Graduate Programs, CON
  • Creating Engaging, Interactive, and Nonlinear Online Videos - Trevor Bazett, Assistant Professor-Educator Mathematical Sciences, A&S
  • Technology Tools for Student Voice and Choice - Sarah Schroeder, Assistant Professor & Instructional Designer Teacher Education, CECH

11:46 am – 12:26 pm    AM Lightning Presentations

  • Learner-Centered Online Training for UC’s Faculty and Academic Advisors - Angie Cook, Assistant Director MBA Program, LCB and Megan Wuebker, Instructional Designer CEeL, UCIT   
  • Who Are We Teaching? An Overview of Generation Z - Megan Minton, Assistant Director Honors Advisor, UHP and Angie Cook, Assistant Director MBA Program, LCB
  • Journey to the Center of the Distance Learner: Lessons Learned - Patricia Nance, Research Associate Environmental Health, COM 
  • Which Active Learning Strategies Deliver the Best Outcomes? - Juli Uhl, Assistant Professor Biological Sciences, A&S

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm    Luncheon Presentation

  • From Present to Publish

1:30 pm – 1:40 pm    Afternoon Address

  • Nelson Vincent, Vice President for Information Technology and CIO

1:40 pm – 3:08 pm    PM Presentations

  • Deep Diving with Digital Natives: Online Content Analysis through Peer Learning - Pam Bach, Associate and Undergraduate Librarian, UCL
  • Research Tools and Methods: Investigating Student Success in Calc-based Physics - Kathleen Koenig, Associate Professor Physics, A&S
  • Creating Space for Dynamic Reflection in the College Classroom - Susie Mahoney, Assistant Professor IT/Environmental Engineering, EBL
  • Using Improvisation Techniques to Improve One’s Teaching - Russ McMahon, Associate Professor Information Technology, CECH

3:08 pm – 3:30 pm    Poster Presentations

An interdisciplinary poster session on a range of teaching and learning topics.

3:30 pm – 4:10 pm    PM Lightning Presentations

  • The Honors Seminar: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for Urban Communities - Kelly Cohen, Professor Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, CEAS 
  • Using Lean Construction Means to Assess Individual Student Work in Group Efforts - Anton Harfmann, Professor School of Architecture and Design, DAAP
  • Involving Future Teachers as Teacher-Researchers in Math Education - Sally Moomaw, Associate Professor Teacher Education, CECH           
  • Mindset for Success: Growth Mindset in the Introductory History Classroom - Krista Sigler, Associate professor History, UCBA     

4:10 pm – 4:30 pm    Poster Presentations

An interdisciplinary poster session on a range of teaching and learning topics.