Schedule information  (Full Program Here)

Saturday, November 7, 2015 at Elmhurst College

8:30  Registration Check-in and Breakfast (Frick Center, Founders' Lounge - See Directions and Campus Map)  

9:00  Opening Remarks   (Frick Center, Founders Lounge)

Alzada Tipton, Dean of the Faculty and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs 

9:10  Plenary: Engaging Undergraduates in the Community of Learners – in STEM and Beyond (Frick Center, Founders Lounge)

Marina Micari, Associate Director of the Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching. 

Dr. Micari is the Director of the Searle Center's undergraduate programs. She holds a B.A. in Anthropology and French from Grinnell College, an M.A. in Communication and a Ph.D. in Education, both from the University of Minnesota.  She also teaches in the Learning and Organizational Change Program in Northwestern's School of Education and Social Policy.   She is the co-author of the book Making Scientists: Six Principles for Effective College Teaching (Harvard University Press).

10:10  Featured Flex Sessions (concurrent): 

Tech Salon

Dave Basener, Instructional Technologist, Center for Scholarship and Teaching, Elmhurst College

Frick Center, Blume Board Room

Poster Session

Frick Center, Founders Lounge

                  Coffee will be available in Founders Lounge and in the Blume Board Room

 Adjourn to Circle Hall at 10:50


11:00  Concurrent Sessions 

Circle Hall, Various Rooms


12:00 - 12:20 Light Lunch

May be carried into the next sessions.


12:20 - 1:20 Concurrent Sessions

Circle Hall, Various Rooms