Schedule

Program Schedule

Friday, June 28

2:30 – 3:30 Registration
3:30 – 4:00 Welcome and Introduction – Mario Villarreal-Diaz
4:00 – 5:00 Teaching and Liberty – James Stacey Taylor
5:00 – 5:15 Break  
5:15 – 6:30 Lightning Round: Classroom Tactics I
  • Learning the Right Answer – Dirk Mateer
  • Encouraging Effective Participation – Bill Kline
  • Using Group Discussions – Howie Baetjer
6:30 – 7:15 Reception
7:15 – 9:00 Dinner and Keynote Address: “On Purpose:  Learning by Teaching” – Mike Munger

Saturday, June 29

8:00 – 9:00 Breakfast
9:00 – 10:30 Lightning Round: Online Teaching and Technology
  • Social Media and the Classroom – Dirk Mateer
  • Resource Utilization for the Online Classroom – Josh Owens
  • Cultivating Engagement with Online Students ­– Shelly Bailess
10:30 – 10:45 Break  
10:45 – 12:30 General Principles of Course and Syllabus Design
  • Content and Design: How to Connect the Dots – Bill Kline
  • Nuts, Bolts and Pitfalls of Syllabus Design – Mike Munger
12:30 – 1:15 Lunch
1:20 – 2:45 Practice Teaching Presentations
2:45– 3:00 Break  
3:00 – 4:30 Lightning Round: Classroom Tactics II
  • Teaching through Narratives – Phil Magness
  • “Did I really write that?!” – Howie Baetjer
  • Involving Students in Writing – James Stacey Taylor
4:30 – 4:45 Break
4:45 – 6:00 Teaching Tactics and Syllabus Design - Breakout by Discipline
  • Economics – Howie Baetjer
  • Philosophy – James Stacey Taylor
  • Political Science – Mike Munger
  • History – Phil Magness
6:00 – 7:00 Reception
7:00 – 8:30 Dinner
8:30 – 9:00 Book distribution

Sunday, June 30

8:00 – 9:00 Breakfast
9:00 – 10:00 Games and Media in the Classroom – Dirk Mateer
10:00 – 10:15 Break  
10:15 – 11:30 Lightning Round: Teaching, Research, and Your Career
  • Teaching Outside the Classroom – Patrick McLauglin
  • The View from Philosophy – James Stacey Taylor
  • Teaching as a Career – Dirk Mateer
11:30 – 11:45 Break  
11:45 – 12:30 Faculty Roundtable and Farewell – All Faculty
12:30 – 1:15 Lunch and Departure
1:15 – 2:00 Checkout by 2pm