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2013 Spotlight on Learning Conference

"Pathfinders in Higher Education: Innovations, Adaptations, Techniques & Strategies in Teaching"


    9:00 AM-10:00 AM             Registration & Refreshments 

    10:00 AM                         Welcome/Opening Remarks    

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM          Panel I ("Flipping the Classroom")

    11:05 AM-12:00 AM          Breakout Session 1  (Topics include: "Flipping the Higher Education Classroom-Moving Content Delivery Out of Class for Deeper In-Class Learning", “Scaling up: A SCALEUP Based Course ReDesign for Physics 2051", "Using Twitter in the classroom: Lessons from an Introductory Class", "Using alternative presentation tools and classroom activities for the flipped classroom" & "Master Teacher: What the Heck Is That? An Open Discussion/Memoir")

    12:05 PM-1:00 PM              Lunch   

    1:05 PM-2:00 PM              Panel II  ("Problem Based Learning")

    2:05 PM-3:00 PM              Breakout Session 2    

    (Topics include:  “Project Based Learning”, “All Your Games Now Belong to us: Using Digital Gaming media for teaching and learning”, “My Best Day, My Worst Day--And Everything In Between: An Open Discussion About Teaching”, "Reaching Out to Students of Various Language and Cultural Backgrounds", & "Strategies for Facing Student 'I hate writing' Mentality in the Freshman Composition Classroom".  


    3:00 PM-4:00 PM             Reception/Social Hour  [Faculty Commons]


    The College of Arts & Sciences is co-hosting the conference along with the Office of Regional Higher Education and the Center for Teaching & Learning. The College of Arts & Sciences has a conference web page at: <>

    The focus is on teaching! Ohio University faculty from the regional campuses and Athens are invited to participate in a conversation about teaching, including dialogue about innovations, adaptations, techinques & strategies.

    This conference is co-sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences, the Office of Regional Higher Education, and the Center of Teaching & Learning. Lunch will be provided.

    If you would like more information, please contact: Tim Vickers, Director, 740.593.2681;