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Center for Teaching & Learning

Engaging Online Learners

2021-2022 TEC Professional Development Series

Presented by: Engaging Online Learners with Terry Tocantins and Dr. Glynita Bell held on January 4, 2022.

Contemplative Pedagogy

2021-2022 TEC Professional Development Series

Presented by: Dr. Michael Strawser from the University of Central Florida, December 1, 2021

Contemplative Pedagogy is “an approach to teaching and learning with the goal of encouraging deep learning through focused attention, reflection, and heightened awareness.” Prior to or after the presentation, you can learn more about Contemplative Pedagogy by visiting Columbia University's Center for Teaching and Learning, the Contemplative Pedagogy Network or watching Dr. Strawser’s workshop on Magna Publications Faculty Commons: Contemplative Pedagogy for Purposeful Teaching.


Technology Teaching Tools: Perusall,, and Kahoot

2021-2022 TEC Professional Development Series

Presented by: Dr. Allison Fowler (SOPP), Dr. Lisa Potts, (NS) and Dr. Stacy Deck (SW)

Spalding faculty demonstrate how they use Perusall (in Canvas), Kahoot!, and to enhance student interactions in class.

Using Portfolium in Canvas

Spalding University “Welcome Week” Teaching Mini-Conference
Presented by Dee Browning, 
Associate Professor of Nursing, MSN, RN, CNE
Learn how to use this portfolio-building option in Canvas so your students can create an ePortfolio of their work to use now and take with them after graduation.

Creating an Inclusive Classroom

Spalding University “Welcome Week” Teaching Mini-Conference
Presented by Steven Kniffley, Jr., PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology and Chief of Diversity
Ways to ensure you are inclusive of all students and foster positive conversations around difficult topics in all types of classes.

Faculty Panel: Synchronous/Asynchronous Online Teaching Experiences

Spalding University “Welcome Week” Teaching Mini-Conference
Panelists include: Dr. Allison Fowler, SOPP
Dr. Robin Hinkle, MSBC
Dr. Stacy Deck, SW 
Dr. Lisa Potts, Natural Science
Dr. DeDe Wohlfarth, SOPP
Dr. Jeff Lederer, OT
Hear ideas about engaging students online from some of our outstanding faculty. They share what has worked best for them, technology tools they recommend, and how they have built connection with undergraduate and graduate students online.

Understanding Open Educational Resources (OER)

Spalding University “Welcome Week” Teaching Mini-Conference
Presented by 
Leah Cover, MA, MLS, Instruction and Learning Services Librarian
Brandi Duggins, MSLS, Access Services Librarian
Giving students access to affordable materials from day one of the class can make a big difference in their success and retention. Learn about
options for OER in your discipline and how you can incorporate these materials into any of your courses.