top of page

April 13th Synchronous Schedule


12:00 - 12:50PM EASTERN TIME

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

International Teaching Learning Cooperative

Game Changing Teaching Tips: Instilling a Growth Mindset

Join Todd Zakrajsek each Wednesday at the start of the conference for Game Changing Teaching Tips. This interactive session will kick start your day of synchronous programming.


2:15 - 3:00PM EASTERN TIME

Milton D. Cox, Miami University

Creating and Sustaining Face-to-Face and Virtual FLCs

FLCs are one of the most effective forms of improving teaching and impacting student learning. This is your opportunity to learn from the person who started it all and ask your questions about FLCs.



3:15 - 4:00 PM EASTERN TIME


Cultivating Resilience in the Classroom Utilizing Gratitude and Reflective Writing

JoAnne Bullard, Rowan University

This presentation will address the benefits of cultivating gratitude and implementing reflective writing practices for college students in traditional and online learning environments. Cultivating Resilience in the Classroom Utilizing Gratitude and Reflective Writing


4:15 - 5:00PM EASTERN TIME

Ben Laptad, Strategic Education, Inc.

Using Design Thinking to Solve Problems for Online, Hybrid, and In-Person Learning

Explore how to use different categorizations of student learning that empower us to articulate our many hopes for student learning and revisit our passion for teaching.

NOTE: This is a sponsored session by SEI. Although the focus will be on student learning, the sponsor product may be mentioned or included in this session. 


1:00 - 2:00PM EASTERN TIME

Stephen Brookfield, Teacher's College, Columbia University

Becoming a White Antiracist

This interactive workshop will highlight practical solutions for creating psycho-educational practices that are embedded in culturally responsive teaching for online spaces. Participants will learn about a new model and applications for culturally responsive teaching and standards that support such practices.

Billie Franchini.png

2:15 - 3:00 PM EASTERN TIME

Billie Franchini

Asynchronous Online Discussions that Change Student Thinking

This session will help participants develop strategies for deliberately designing online discussions that ensure student engagement and change student thinking.

kathleen gabriel .png

3:15 - 4:00 PM EASTERN TIME

Embracing Student Diversity in the Midst of Our Society’s Strife

Kathleen Gabriel, University of Arizona

Our student population is more diverse than ever before in terms of economic-social backgrounds and ethnicities. As professors, we embrace student diversity, but there can be tensions among our students. Being able to foster respect, fairness, and a “sense of belonging” in our classes can create an atmosphere for increased learning. 

ITLC Square.png

8:00 - 9:00PM EASTERN TIME

Networking: Colleague Support Systems

The ITLC Lilly Conferences have always been about building community and moving online has not changed that! Join us for this interactive session to connect with your Lilly colleagues.

bottom of page