Teaching Effectiveness Symposium

 2021 Teaching Effectiveness Symposium

8:30  9:00

Check-in starts

Breakfast tacos will be served

9:00 – 9:30

TES Introduction

Michael Harris, Director - Center for Teaching Excellence

Elizabeth Loboa, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Sheri Kunovich, Associate Provost for Student Academic Engagement & Success

9:35 – 9:55

Effective Teaching in the Upcoming Year
William Maxwell
2020 Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor
Cox School of Business

10:00 – 10:20

Interfaces, Creativity, and Not Flogging Dead Horses
Steven Lindquist
2021 Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor
Dedman College of Humanities & Sciences

10:30 – 10:50

Connected Teaching in a Time of Disconnection
Beka Miles
2021 Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor
Perkins School of Theology

10:55 – 11:15

Learning Alongside Teachers: Lessons from the K-16 Arc
Paige Ware
2014 Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor

Associate Provost for Faculty Success

11:15 – 11:30

TES Wrap-up

Register today for our 29th annual Teaching Effectiveness Symposium! This event will be held the morning of Thursday, August 19th 2021, from 9:00am until 11:30am, and will be held in-person at the Great Hall of Prothro Hall. Check-in will start at 8:30am and breakfast tacos and coffee will be available.

At this event, you will hear from Altshuler Distinguished professors and other faculty colleagues to learn and discuss practical teaching tips to kick off the 2021 academic year! 


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.