Teaching Effectiveness Symposium

 TES - Inclusive Teaching

Register today for our 30th annual Teaching Effectiveness Symposium! This event will be held the morning of Thursday, August 18th 2022, from 8:30am until 12:20pm, and will be held in-person at 
the Martha Proctor Mack Grand Ballroom located in the second floor of the Umphree Lee building.


 Dr. Viji Sathy Viji Sathy is an Associate Dean for Evaluation and Assessment for the College of Arts & Sciences, Director of the Townsend Program for Education Research, Director of the Academic Leadership Program at the Institute for Arts & Humanities and Professor of the Practice in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is actively involved in instructional innovation and faculty development engaging in evidence-based educational practices. She is a national expert on inclusive teaching, speaking widely around the country, writing on the topic and co-founder of inclusifiED.com 
Dr. Jill DeTemple  Jill DeTemple is Chair of Religious Studies, Professor of Religious Studies, and, by courtesy, Professor of Anthropology. Her research focuses on religiously sponsored development in Latin America and on the uses of dialogue for teaching in higher education.  She is currently working on two projects.  The first is a book that examines the risks of social capital approaches to development, especially when they are based in religious and gendered identities, due to release with the University of Notre Dame Press in March, 2020.  The second is an edited volume that introduces Reflective Structured Dialogue and attendant approaches to dialogic classrooms in postsecondary contexts. 

 8:30am - 9:00am Check-in and Breakfast
 9:00am - 9:30am Welcome message and Keynote Speaker Introduction
 9:30am - 11:00am Inclusive Teaching with Dr. Viji Sathy
 11:00am - 11:10am Break
 11:10am - 11:30am Inclusive Teaching Q&A with Dr. Viji Sathy
 11:30am - 12:15pm Dialogic Teaching with Dr. Jill DeTemple
 12:15pm - 12:20pm TES Wrap-Up
 12:20pm - 1:30pm [OPTIONAL] New Faculty Connections Lunch**

**Click on the link if you are interested in participating in the New Faculty Connections Lunch which will take place immediately after TES. 


CTE’s annual Teaching Effectiveness Symposium on August 21, 2020 was presented virtually in a series of 4 short-videos holding a dual focus on humanizing teaching (in light of the COVID-19 pandemic) and promoting inclusive teaching practices to ensure all SMU students are successful. Click on the link to review those resources.