Find inspiration at Teaching & Learning Fair

The Teaching and Learning Fair is an opportunity for faculty to learn from one another and from keynote speaker Dr. Barbara Holland, internationally known expert on service-learning and community engagement. The fair takes place from 9-11 a.m. Feb. 14 in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom at the Bowen-Thompson Student Union, followed by Holland’s address at 11:15 a.m.

More than 100 faculty will present their insights into such topics as valuable new educational technology, working with students who have disabilities, interacting with students in cyberspace, and more. All events are free and open to everyone; no registration is needed.

A special breakout session will take place from 9:30-10:30 a.m. in 316 Union on using Canvas, the University’s Learning Management System. Mike Kudela of the Center for Faculty Excellence, who has helped faculty develop courses in Canvas, will share tips for using Canvas more efficiently and to its greatest advantage.

Holland is director of the National Service-Learning Clearinghouse, which is funded by the Learn and Serve America Program of the Corporation for National and Community Service.

She also holds appointments as Senior Scholar in the Center for Service and Learning at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and as an adjunct professor at the University of Western Sydney (Australia). Previously, she served as a loaned executive from IUPUI to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as the Visiting Director of the Office of University Partnerships.

The fair is sponsored by the Center for Faculty Excellence.