Videos from 2021-22 CTL Events

The blue links below contain the video recordings of the events from latest to earliest that can be viewed.


March 23, 2022 ED Talk: Preliminary Results from the FDC Faculty Job Sustainability Survey

Presenter(s): Dr. Jennifer Bankers-Fulbright (Chair, Faculty Development Committee)

Description: This is an overview of the preliminary findings from the recent FDC Faculty Job Sustainability Survey. The survey was completed by 54 Augsburg teaching faculty at all levels of appointment and across all three divisions.


February 22, 2022: AugSem Design Session Resources

Presenters: Ben Denkinger (Director of Assessment) and Lyz Wendland (Director of First Year Experience)

Description: Link here to the folder of materials related to the AugSem Design Session on Assessment Day.


February 16, 2022 ED Talk: “Less but Better: Challenging the Culture of Infinite Capacity in Higher Education”

Presenters: Lyz Wendland (Director, First Year Experience) and Jennifer Bankers-Fulbright (Director, Center for Teaching and Learning)

Description: Loosely based on the book “Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less” by Greg McKeown, this talk touches base on overcoming the obstacles faculty face as we are continually asked (or expect ourselves) to do more in our professional lives.


January 27, 2022: “Faculty Development Workshop: Preparing a Faculty Fulbright Proposal”

Presenters: Drs. Vivian Feng (Chemistry) and John Zobitz (Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science)

Description: Curious to know the steps in preparing a Faculty Fulbright application? Listen to the experiences of two recent Augsburg Fulbright alumni.


January 19, 2022 ED Talk: “Better Teaching Through Better Arguments: Argumentation Based Learning Experiences”

Presenter: Bob Groven, Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Faculty Director of the MN Urban Debate League

Description: An overview of how to use argumentative experiences to create more dynamic, inclusive, and student empowered classes


December 8, 2021 ED Talk: Why is Financial Literacy important for Student Success?

Presenter: Marc McIntosh, Associate Professor of Business Administration

Description: Many students make financial decisions with little understanding of their implications. A basic understanding of finance helps students avoid potentially harmful life-altering decisions


December 2, 2021: Developing Student Writing in the Disciplines

Presenter: Ben Denkinger, Director of Assessment and Jennifer Forsthoefel, Writing Center Director

Description: Presentation and discussion on best practices in writing instruction across disciplines.


November 10, 2021 ED Talk: Developing Student Agency with Problem-Based Learning

Presenter: Jacqueline DeVries, Professor of History and Recipient of the 2021-2022 Distinguished Contribution in Teaching Award

Description: An exploration of the concept of high-impact, integrative learning strategies aimed at developing student agency. An example is shared of a project-based history course that works with external clients to develop local history walking tours.


November 1, 2021: Creating StoryMaps with ArcGIS

Presenter:  Marilyn Wetterer, Academic Liaison for Computing

Description: Telling stories well is a powerful teaching skill. It connects people to ideas and it disarms us to listen to others. ArcGIS StoryMaps allow you to create and publish inspiring, immersive stories by combining text, media, and interactive maps.


October 5, 2021: Faculty Balance: Back in the Classroom — the Impact of COVID on Faculty

Presenter: Ellie Olson, Director of CWC

Description: This semester seems likely to be one of continuing challenge and transition. This session guides faculty to reflect on the emotional and cognitive impact COVID has had on them, with guidance on how to manage and respond to it.


September 29, 2021: Speaking of Scholarship: Benign by Design — Green and Sustainable Organic Chemistry

Presenter: Michael Wentzel, Associate Professor of Chemistry and recipient of the 2021-2022 Distinguished Contribution in Scholarship Award

Description: An overview of research in organic chemistry with extensively involves undergraduate students.


September 15, 2021 ED Talk: How I learned to love Integrated Course Design and why you should, too

Presenter: Tara Mader, Assistant Professor of HPE & Exercise Science and Jennifer Bankers-Fulbright, Associate Professor of Biology

Description: ICD is an all-inclusive pedagogical mind-set that we’ve sometimes described as “advanced professor-ing”. See why we’re so passionate about this idea and how you can get paid to learn about and design your course using this system.

Resources from “3 Days in May” 2021

The folder linked below contains available recordings and resources from the “3 Days in May” Sessions. These resources can only be viewed when logged in through Augsburg.

Resources from “3 Days in May” 2021