Past Events

In addition to our regular programs and services, the Academy for Teaching and Learning offers special events and collaborates with others on events and projects related to our mission to support and inspire a flourishing community of learning.

We welcome new opportunities to collaborate and offer special events. Perhaps this catalog of past events will inspire you. If you have an idea for an event or collaboration that intersects with our mission, contact us at atl@baylor.edu.

NOTE: Some of our past events and collaborations are also available for streaming in the video library.


Flyer: Work-Life Balance Panel 2019-03-28
Flyer: IFL Character in Classroom 2019-03-25
Flyer: MLC Teaching Summit 2019-03-23
Flyer: Integrative teaching of STEM with Malcolm Campbell 2019-02-14
Flyer: IFL Character in Classroom 2019-02-12

Flyer: The Lecturer Notebook (2019)
Flyer: IFL Character in Classroom 2018-11-07
Flyer: Mentoring Women Colleagues and Students Panel 2018-11-01
Flyer: IFL Character in Classroom 2018-09-20
Flyer: Christopher P. Long #1 2018-04-19
Flyer: Christopher P. Long #2 2018-04-19
Flyer: IFL Character in Classroom 2018-01-30
Flyer: IFL Character in Classroom 2017-11-07

"Flipping Your Class without Flipping Out"

The Academy for Teaching and Learning is pleased to collaborate with the University Libraries' Online Teaching and Learning Services to offer this series of workshops for exploring flipped teaching strategies.

The series kicks off with a special Seminar for Excellence in Teaching on September 7, 2017: "Demystifying the 'Flipped Classroom.'" (Registration available on the SET webpage.)

Then follow three workshops facilitated by your faculty colleagues and OTLS instructional designers.

Note: These workshops are intended to work together. To save participants the inconvenience of three separate registrations, you only need to register once. Please do not be dissuaded if you can only attend one or two. Sign up anyway and come to the workshops you can make.

Thursday, October 5 | 2:30-3:30pm
Workshop 1: Pre-Class Activities in a Flipped Classroom

Location: Jones Library 200 (Dennis Campbell Innovative Learning Space)


Thursday, October 19 | 2:30-3:30pm
Workshop 2: In-Class Activities in a Flipped Classroom

Location: Jones Library 200 (Dennis Campbell Innovative Learning Space)


Thursday, November 2 | 2:30-3:30pm
Workshop 3: Post-Class Activities in a Flipped Classroom

Location: Jones Library 200 (Dennis Campbell Innovative Learning Space)



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Cultivating Perserverance and Productive Struggle
in an Age of Shortcuts

April 3, 2017
12:45-2:45pm
Sid Richardson 340

Presented by the Institute for Faith and Learning
with the Academy for Teaching and Learning and others.

Featuring
Dr. Francis Su
Benediktsson-Karwa Professor of Mathematics Harvey Mudd College

Francis Su is the outgoing president of the Mathematical Association of America. His research is in geometric combinatorics and applications to the social sciences, and he has co-authored numerous papers with undergraduates. He has received multiple National Science Foundation research grants for his work. He also has a passion for teaching and popularizing mathematics. From the Mathematical Association of America, he received the 2001 Hasse Prize for expository writing and the 2004 Alder Award and the 2013 Haimo Award for distinguished teaching. He authors the popular Math Fun Facts website and iPhone app.


Teaching for Wisdom

March 21, 2017
12:30-3:00pm
5th Floor, Cashion

Presented by the Institute for Faith and Learning
with the Academy for Teaching and Learning and others.

Featuring
Dr. Candace Vogler
David B. and Clara E. Stern Professor and Philosophy, University of Chicago

From 2000-2007, Candace Vogler served as co-director of the Master of Arts Program in the Humanities at University of Chicago. Her research interests include virtue ethics, social and political philosophy, cultural studies, and philosophy and literature. In 2015, she received a major Templeton Foundation grant for her project, "Virtue, Happiness, and the Meaning of Life." The project brings together philosophers, social scientists, and religious thinkers to examine the role of self-transcendence and self-transcendent goods in meaningful lives. Her books include John Stuart Mill's Deliberative Landscape: An Essay in Moral Psychology (2001), a co-edited volume The Critical Limits of Embodiment: Reflections on Disability Criticism (2001), and Reasonably Vicious (2002). She presently is writing a book on the philosophy of G.E.M. Anscombe.


Teaching for Wisdom

February 27, 2017
12:15-2:45pm
Barfield Room, Bill Daniel Student Center

Presented by the Institute for Faith and Learning
with the Academy for Teaching and Learning and others.

Featuring
Dr. Paul Wadell
Professor of Theology and Religious Studies, St. Norber College

Paul Wadell is a specialist on the ethics of St. Thomas Aquinas. His work additionally focuses on friendship, the role of the virtues in the moral life, theology and literature, and the mission of the church in contemporary society. He serves on the advisory council of the Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE) administered by the Council for Independent Colleges. He is the author of seven books, including Friendship and the Moral Life (1989), The Primacy of Love: An Introduction to the Ethics of Thomas Aquinas (1992), Becoming Friends: Worship, Justice, and the Practice of Christian Friendship (2002), and Happiness and the Christian Moral Life: An Introduction to Christian Ethics (2007).


Virtue: An End and a Means in Your Classroom

February 16, 2017
12:30-3:00pm

Presented by the Institute for Faith and Learning
with the Academy for Teaching and Learning and others.

Featuring
Dr. Mitch Neubert
Chavanne Chair of Christian Ethics in Business, Baylor University

Mitch Neubert's research interests are focused on understanding how leadership, teams, and change processes affect the performance of people and organizations. He also is interested in how faith intersects with these research interests. Neubert is the primary investigator on a National Science Foundation grant exploring the relationship between religion and entrepreneurship. His essays have appeared in numerous journals including Personnel Psychology, Journal of Applied Psychology, Leadership Quarterly, Christian Scholars Review, Human Relations, and Review of Religious Research. He also is the author of two textbooks and teaches in Baylor’s undergraduate, MBA, and Executive MBA programs. He received the Hanakamer School of Business’ Distinguished Professor Award in 2016 and its Teaching Excellence Award in 2013.