2019 Symposium on Innovation in Teaching and Learning

May 14, 2019

Keynote Slides May 2019The annual Symposium on Innovation in Teaching & Learning is a day-long celebration of the pedagogical efforts occurring at Suffolk University. The event showcases faculty and staff’s ideas and approaches to teaching and learning. It features a keynote speaker, concurrent sessions facilitated by Suffolk faculty, staff and invited guests, a poster session, the presentation of the Innovative Teaching Award, and an innovative teaching tool raffle.

Thank you for attending the 2019 Symposium on Innovation in Teaching and Learning.

Intentionally Approaching Discovery, Innovation, and Experience as Ways of Educating Today’s Student

Dr. Tia Brown McNair, Vice President in the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Student Success at Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) 



8:30 – 9:00                          Registration
9:00 – 9:15                          Welcome Remarks – President Kelly
9:15 – 10:30                        Keynote – Dr. Tia McNair
10:30 – 10:40                      Break
10:40 – 11:55                      Concurrent Sessions A
11:55 – 12:40                      Lunch
12:40 – 1:25                        FPLC Showcase
1:25 – 1:35                          Break
1:35 – 2:50                          Concurrent Sessions B
2:50 – 2:55                          Break
2:55 – 3:30                          Innovative Teaching Award, raffle, closing















































Session Materials:


Concurrent Sessions


 Morning Concurrent Sessions (Concurrent Sessions A)

 Presenter: Tia McNair (AAC&U)
Title: Making Excellence Inclusive and Advancing Educational Equity: A Quality Framework for Experiential Education

Presenters: Jamie Bondar (CLAS/English) & Elizabeth Robinson (Sociology/Education Studies)
Title: Responding to the Writing of English Language Learners

Presenter: Ank Stuyfzand (Management & Entrepreneurship)
Title: The Neuroscience Behind a Safe and Inclusive Classroom


 Afternoon Concurrent Sessions (Concurrent Session B)

Presenters: Scott Lussier (CUES); Denyce Wicht (Chemistry); Aron Darmody (Marketing); Esi Elliot (Marketing); Rebecca Curtin (Law); Heather Dwyer (CTSE)
Title: TEALIG Showcase
(Teaching & Learning Innovation Grant)

Presenter: Tes Zakrzewski (Wentworth Institute of Technology)
Title: Experience and Perpetuate Transformative Listening Conversations

Presenters: Joanna Lazarek (Career Development Center), Lauren Grenier (Psychology), Tracey Riley (Accounting), Hillary Peterson (Law)
Moderator: Brendan Burke (Institute for Public Service)
Title: Connecting on Campus: Designing Mentoring Opportunities for Students at Suffolk










































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