Faculty Showcase 2022

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🕘  OCT 28 2022, 9AM-3PM  📍 Lakeside Village Expo Center

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Learning Innovation and Faculty Engagement and UM's Platform for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (PETAL) are delighted to announce the eighth annual Faculty Showcase. The Faculty Showcase is the University of Miami’s teaching and learning conferencean annual gathering where faculty share, network, and discover the ways in which their colleagues are enriching student experiences through innovative pedagogies and learning technologies. Led by faculty for faculty, this conference aims to support faculty development and enhance student learning.

This year, we are excited to host the Faculty Showcase in person! The event will take place at the Lakeside Village Expo Center on Friday, October 28 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

View the 2022 Showcase Schedule

🚗  Parking and Transport: Parking is available for UM faculty and staff who have a valid parking pass for the Coral Gables campus. Metered parking is available in Pavia parking garage (view campus map).

💻  Technologies and More: Some sessions may require the use of a personal device or preparing for a hands-on workshop. 

🍽  Food: Breakfast, lunch, and refreshments are provided throughout the day.

Call for Proposals!

Submit a Proposal

We invite the University of Miami teaching community to submit proposals for 30-minute sessions (including Q&A) that will be part of our Learning Circles session. Learning Circles are designed for small group discussions of specialized topics, with the presenter leading the discussion. Several roundtable discussions will happen concurrently in a large open room, where presenters will lead three 30-minute sessions, so participants can visit up to three tables during the 90 minutes.

Proposals are due on Friday, September 30. Notifications and next steps will be sent by the following week.

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Agenda Overview

View the 2022 Showcase Schedule

  • 9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.: Check-In & Breakfast
  • 9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.: Welcome
  • 9:45 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.: Keynote Speakers
  • 10:35 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.: Learning Circles
  • 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.: Lunch
  • 1:05 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.: Advancing Educational Innovation at the University of Miami
  • 1:55 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.: Closing Remarks
  • 2:05 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.: Networking

👥 Keynote Speakers

Cultivating Equitable Learning Environments through Inclusive Teaching

Dr. Kelly Hogan and Dr. Viji Sathy

Description

An interactive keynote to explore inequities and diversity in the classroom. Participants are provided a framework around inclusive teaching and examples of how using this framework can reduce inequities. Professors Kelly Hogan and Viji Sathy of the University of North Carolina will discuss and model some techniques in real-time. 

Speaker Bios

Dr. Kelly Hogan (she/her/hers) and Dr. Viji Sathy (she/her/hers) are both award-winning instructors with a combined 25+ years in the classroom at the University of North Carolina. They are passionate about student success, equity, and inclusion in the classroom. They have expertise in inclusive techniques and active learning in any size crowd because both teach courses routinely with hundreds of students. On their campus, they lead innovative classroom and diversity administrative initiatives that benefit all students, faculty, and staff. 

Twitter: @vijisathy @DrMrsKellyHogan #inclusiveteaching #inclusiveclassrooms

💬 Learning Circles

Learning Circles are designed for small group discussions of specialized topics, with the presenter leading the discussion. Several roundtable discussions will happen concurrently in a large open room, where presenters will lead three 30-minute sessions, so participants can visit up to three tables during the 90 minutes.

Topics and Presenters: Coming soon!

💡Advancing Educational Innovation at the University of Miami

In our featured panel session, you’ll learn how faculty members across the University are advancing the cause of the institution's teaching mission through pedagogical innovation, interdisciplinary collaboration, and cutting-edge technology.

Topics and Presenters

  • Kathi Kern, Vice Provost for Educational Innovation (Moderator)
  • William Green, Professor, Religious Studies and Fain Family Endowed Chair in Judaic Studies
  • Derin Ural, Professor in Practice, Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering; Associate Dean of Student Affairs, College of Engineering
  • Sharanya Majumdar, Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences; Co-Director, Climate Resilience Academy