Institute for Teaching and Learning (ITL)

2013 Summer Institute

Building a Better Baccalaureate
From Class Design to Degree Proficiencies: A 21st Century Approach
July 9-11, 2013
Chancellor's Office, Long Beach, CA

Who should come?

Faculty and others interested in curriculum improvement through intentional revision.

Session Titles

The 2013 ITL Summer Institute will utilize Moodle as a platform for document and other media access to participants with content provided for each session by the presenters.

Session 1: Using Backwards Design for Course Assessment, (Re)design, and Beyond

Kimberly Kirner, Ph.D. Department of Anthropology (CSU Northridge) and Li Wang, Ph.D. Li Wang, Ph.D., Research Colleague (2012-2013) Certified Peer Reviewer & Facilitator Quality Matters

Session 2: Implementing the Flipped Classroom

Steven Runyon , Professor, Department of Chemistry (California Maritime Institute); Kirsten Fisher, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences (CSU Los Angeles); Professor Rachel Esselstein, Department of Mathematic (CSU Monterey Bay); Kate Lockwood, Professor, Department of Computer Science (CSU Monterey Bay)

Session 3: Developing, Assessing, and Enhancing Blended and Online Courses

Brett Christie, Ph.D., Faculty Development Liaison (Academic Technology Services, CSU Chancellor's Office); Cherie A. Vinopal, M.A., Instructional Developer (Academic Technology Services, CSU San Marcos)

Session 4: Online Strategies for Teaching and Assessing Learning through Student Presentations, Writing Assignments and ePortfolio Projects

Marsha Orr (CSU Fullerton); Katie Hughes (San Diego State University); Kevin Kelly (San Francisco State University)

Session 5. Three R's for the 21st Century Baccalaureate: Reflecting, Regulating and Reasoning.

Ed Nuhfer, Director of Educational Effectiveness (Humboldt State University); Karl Wirth, Associate Professor of Geology (Macalester College)

Dinner Panel on Critical Thinking

Thoughts from employers, faculty, students, administrators at the campus and system level on critical thinking skills. Participants' questions and input will be solicited and recorded.

Session 6: Building a Better Baccalaureate through High Impact Practices: Easy Strategies for Community Engagement and Service Learning

Diane Podolske (CSU San Bernadino); Judy Botehlo (CSU Office of the Chancellor), Mary D'Alleva (CSU East Bay), Christ Fiorentino (CSU Fresno)

Session 7. Academic Program Assessment: Traps, Tricks and Tools

Sue C. Escobar, Samantha Hens, Amy Liu, Mary H. Maguire, Todd Migliaccio, Lynn Tashiro (all at CSU, Sacramento)

CSU-CO ITL Support.

ITL provides lodging and most meals for CSU faculty participants. Campuses are expected to cover transportation expenses to and from the Institute.

Registration is closed for the 2013 ITL Summer Institute. Please return to the ITL site in Spring 2014 for information about the 2014 ITL Summer Institute.


Contact the ITL Director for more information.

Suggestions for other events or areas of faculty development that you believe ITL should consider supporting can be sent to the ITL Director.

Last Updated: June 04, 2013