Thursday, September 22


8:30-9:00AM   Check in and light refreshments (Kent lobby)

9:00-9:30AM  Welcome and introductory remarks (Kent 107)

  • William Rando, Director, Chicago Center for Teaching
  • Sian Beilock, Executive Vice Provost

9:30-10:30AM Plenary Session: Fine-Tuning Your Course (Kent 107)

  • Joseph Lampert, Associate Director, Chicago Center for Teaching 

10:30AM-10:45AM Coffee Break (Kent Lobby)

10:45AM-11:45AM Plenary Session: Inclusive Teaching (Kent 107)

  • Chandani Patel, Assistant Director, Chicago Center for Teaching
  • Brett Stachler, Program Coordinator, Office of Multicultural Student Affairs 

12:00-1:00PM  Luncheon Sessions (by discipline) optional

1:15-2:30PM  Plenary Session: What Makes a Good Teacher?: Advice from Undergraduates (Kent 107)

Topics will include: what kinds of assignments, attitudes and behaviors, and classroom management techniques are most productive for undergraduate learners.

  • Jay Ellison, Dean of Students
  • Kathy Forde, Senior Associate Dean and Director of Advising

Undergraduate Panelists:

  • Delaney Gold-Diamond, Political Science and Romance Languages and Literatures
  • Erick Shiring, Public Policy
  • Ilaria Merutka, Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Rachel Lichtenberg, Fundamentals 

Note: This day is a precursor to the quarter-long course College Teaching that will start the following week.

Registration is now closed!