• Transformative Teaching Exchanges

    Sharing innovative ideas to apply in your own class today

  • Join the Conversation

    Let’s learn, improve, and transform our teaching practice….together!
    Join these 45-minute exchanges to learn new strategies and explore key practices with your colleagues. These interactive sessions are led by FCI Teaching Innovation Fellows and are open to ALL instructors. Each session will include a brief presentation of evidence-based practice, followed by peer-to-peer discussion and ideation as you consider adopting in your own class.


    Interdisciplinary Work

    across the Academy

    Presented by: Patricia Ryberg


    Date & Time: Sept. 7 (Wed.) from 12-1pm, CST


    Recording: WATCH HERE


    The Interdisciplinary Work across the Academy Transformative Teaching Exchange explored how experiential learning methods can enhance teaching and learning. Participants shared their thoughts and listened to each other's ideas to investigate best practices of experiential learning and how to successfully apply these strategies into the classroom.


    Beyond the Basics: Developing

    the Whole Student

    Presented by: Heather Strafaccia


    Date & Time: Oct. 5 (Wed.) from 12-1pm, CST


    Zoom Link: JOIN HERE


    Join us for the Beyond the Basics: Developing the Whole Student Transformative Teaching Exchange to connect with colleagues across the university and to guide and support student achievement. We’ll help students move past basic cognitive skills and find innovative ways to assist students as they take a holistic approach and transform their learning.


    Faculty Actively Fostering a

    Sense of Belonging

    Presented by: Jennifer Whitley


    Date & Time: Nov. 2 (Wed.) from 12-1pm, CST


    Zoom Link: JOIN HERE


    The Faculty Actively Fostering a Sense of Belonging Transformative Teaching Exchange will focus on faculty looking inward into how we can create a more inclusive learning environment. Join us as we cover a holistic view of this topic, and utilize Dr. Tracie Addy’s keynote address and book, What Inclusive Instructors Do, as a framework to share our thoughts and ideas. By the end of this session, you will have techniques to help you focus on the big question: How can we actively foster an inclusive class and sense of belonging, while also encouraging students to take ownership of their learning?