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Fall Forum on Teaching and Learning

Each year the Fall Forum on Teaching and Learning brings together faculty from across DePaul's colleges and schools to connect with one another and share strategies for teaching and learning. The Fall Forum kicks off the academic year with an event focused on pedagogy, complementing the annual Teaching and Learning Conference in the spring.
  • Race & Social Identity (2017)

    Race & Social Identity (2017)

    ​Race and social identity is especially important to the DePaul community given the university’s commitment to creating and maintaining an inclusive learning environment.
  • Idea-Based Learning (2016)

    Idea-Based Learning (2016)

    Idea-based learning is a process for developing college instruction that has a clear purpose, is systematically-situated in the curriculum, and improves student learning in measurable ways​.
  • Teaching Through Civic Engagement (2015)

    Teaching Through Civic Engagement (2015)

    The theme of 2015’s Fall Forum on Teaching and Learning—“Teaching Through Civic Engagement: Doing Good Well”—reflects the university’s core value of service to others and the oft-quoted exhortation from St. Vincent DePaul, “It is not enough to do good; it must be done well.”
  • Perseverance (2014)

    Perseverance (2014)

    The theme of 2014’s Fall Forum on Teaching and Learning—"Can You Teach Perseverance?"—spoke to DePaul’s stated commitment to the education of first generation college students.
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (2013)

    Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (2013)

    Peggy Maki, author of "Assessing for Learning: Building a Sustainable Commitment Across the Institution(Stylus, 2010), focused on how faculty members can cultivate a culture of scholarly inquiry to improve student learning.
  • Creative and Critical Thinking (2012)

    Creative and Critical Thinking (2012)

    Stephen Brookfield, a noted scholar in the field of adult education, focused on ways we can explore alternative perspectives in the classroom and shared teaching techniques that encourage creative & critical thinking by our students.
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