Engaging Learners: A New Faculty Institute

Monday August 22, 2016, 1 - 4:30 PM

119E Richard C. DeVos Center, Pew Grand Rapids Campus 

We cordially invite you to join us for an afternoon of hands-on topical sessions designed to get your semester off to a great start. While designed especially for new or newer faculty, all faculty are welcome to join the conversation. Sessions will be facilitated by teaching award winning faculty and Pew FTLC Faculty Fellows. The event concludes with a wine and cheese reception in the DeVos University Club. 

Engaging Learners With...


TIme & Location


(GV login required)

...A Welcoming Syllabus and First Day of Class

Dana Munk, Pew FTLC & Movement Science

Christine Rener, Pew FTLC & Chemistry

1 - 2 pm

107D DEV

Welcoming Syllabus - Rener

First Day of Class - Munk - presentation and handout

...Educational Technologies

Meagan Luttenton Knoll, Management 

Maureen Wolverton, Liberal Studies

1 - 2 pm

111D DEV

Technology and College Policy - Luttenton-Knoll

...Treats and Conversation

Snack Break and Resource Fair 

2 - 2:30 pm

119E DEV


...Active Learning Strategies

Thomas Pentecost, Pew FTLC & Chemistry

David Zwart, History 

2:30 - 3:30 pm

107D DEV


...A Learner-Centered, Inclusive Classroom 

Dana Munk, Pew FTLC & Movement Science

2:30 - 3:30 pm

111D DEV

Learner-Centered, Inclusive Classroom - Munk - presentation and handout 

...Reflection, Take-home Messages, and Action Plans

Christine Rener, Pew FTLC & Chemistry

3:30 - 4:30 pm

107D DEV

What is Learning? - Rener

...Additional Treats and Conversation


University Club

4:30 - 6 pm

107C DEV



Please complete the online registration form. If you have any questions about this event, please contact us at 616-331-3498 or ftlc@gvsu.edu.




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