Wednesday, September 21


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
  • John Boyer, Dean of the College

9:30-10:30AM Plenary Session: Student-Centered Learning (Kent 107)

  • William Rando, Director, Chicago Center for Teaching 

10:30-10:45AM Coffee break (Kent lobby)

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

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

12:00-1:15PM  Luncheon Sessions (by discipline, with a faculty member)

1:30-3:00PM  Concurrent Workshop Sessions (by discipline, led by CCT Fellows and Teaching Consultants)

3:00-3:15PM  Coffee Break (Kent lobby)

3:15-4:30PM  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: 

  • Tunisia Kenyatta, Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies
  • Sarah Claypoole, English and History
  • Jacob Skarzynski, Physics
  • Sofia Wyetzner, Computer Science

4:30-5:30PM  Wine and Cheese Reception and Meet & Greet with CCT Fellows (Wieboldt 310D/E)

Note: This day is a precursor to our 4-session, discipline focused "Fundamentals of Teaching" courses that will start the following week.

Registration is now closed!