Linda B. Nilson, Ph.D.

Linda B. Nilson, Ph.D. is an Internationally-Known Keynote Speaker, Workshop Designer/Leader, and Author on College Teaching, Scholarly Writing, and Academic Career Development.

Webinars, Teleseminars, and Podcasts



Recorded interview on teaching self-regulated learning, for broadcast to the teaching community of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Monday, May 22, 2017.

Podcast on the role of self-regulated learning in preparing tomorrow’s workforce, for broadcast to the community of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Monday, May 22, 2017.

Designing and Teaching a Course to Incorporate Critical Thinking. 60-minute online seminar for Magna Publications, Tuesday, November 15, 2016.

Creating Objective Items That Assess Higher-Order Thinking Skills. 90-minute webinar for Innovative Educators, Thursday, September 15, 2016.

Recorded interviews as expert for six different teaching programs for the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE), New York, NY, Wednesday, December 2, 2015. Also consultant on the program content for these topics and reflection materials. See Teaching in Higher Ed. Interviewed by Dr. Bonni Stachowiak. Recorded Wednesday, December 17, 2014 and released January 1, 2015 (35 minutes).

How to Integrate Self-Regulated Learning into Your Courses. Recorded 20 Minute Mentor for Magna Publications, Madison, WI, Tuesday, June 24, 2014.

How to Integrate Self-Regulated Learning into Your Courses. One-hour Magna Commons online seminar for Magna Publications, Madison, WI, Tuesday, June 24, 2014.

Scholarship Made Easier: Best Practices for Writing and Publishing. 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Tuesday, May 20, 2014.

Designing a Learning Process--Not Just a Course. Recorded 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc., July 2, 2013.

Scholarship Made Easier: Best Practices for Writing and Publishing. 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Tuesday, April 23, 2013.

The Case Method and Problem-Based Learning for STEM Faculty. 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Tuesday, April 9, 2013.

Designing a Learning Process--Not Just a Course. 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Wednesday, March 13, 2013.

Scholarship Made Easier: Best Practices for Writing and Publishing. 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc., January 15, 2013.

Designing a Learning Process – Not Just a Course. 90-minute webinar scheduled for the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Wednesday, November 14, 2012.

Fast but Fair Methods of Testing and Grading. 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Wednesday, October 31, 2012.

Course Design and Development Made Easy and Logical. Two-hour pre-recorded presentation with homework (available May 28, 2012), followed by two-and-a-half-hour live interactive webinar for the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Thursday, June 28, 2012.

Taking the Sting out of Testing and the Grrrr out of Grading. 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Tuesday, April 3, 2012.

The Case Method and Problem-Based Learning. 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Tuesday, March 27, 2012.

Making Groups a Positive Experience for Both You and Your Students. 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Tuesday, March 20, 2012.

You Can Get Your Students to Do the Readings. 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Tuesday, March 13, 2012.

Designing a Learning Process--Not Just a Course. 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Tuesday, March 6, 2012.

Scholarship Made Easier: Best Practices for Writing and Publishing. Invited 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc., December 8, 2011.

Socializing Students for the Civil Classroom. Invited 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc., November 9, 2011.

Socializing Students for the Civil Classroom. Invited 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc., November 8, 2011.

Scholarship Made Easier: Best Practices for Writing and Publishing. Invited 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc., November 3, 2011.

Taking the Sting out of Testing and the Grrrr out of Grading. Invited 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc., November 2, 2011.

Taking the Sting out of Testing and the Grrrr out of Grading. Invited 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc., November 1, 2011.

You Can Get Your Students to Do the Readings. 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc., October 19, 2011.

You Can Get Your Students to Do the Readings. 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc., October 18, 2011.

Teaching to How the Mind Works. 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc., October 12, 2011.

Teaching to How the Mind Works. 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing Inc., October 11, 2011.

Scholarship Made Easier: Best Practices for Writing and Publishing. 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc., October 6, 2011.

Designing a Learning Process--Not Just a Course. 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc., October 5, 2011.

Designing a Learning Process--Not Just a Course. 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Learning Institute Wiley Publishing, Inc., October 4, 2011.

Measuring Learning: The Ultimate Teaching Evaluation. 90-minute webinar for Magna Publishers, Inc., August 25, 2011.

The Mind Has a Mind of Its Own: Teaching and Learning That's in Sync with the Mind. 90-minute teleseminar sponsored by Dr. Meggin McIntosh, Emphasis on Excellence, Inc. June 21, 2011.

Student Engagement in Class: Increasing Learning and Persistence. 90-minute webinar for Innovative Educators, Inc., April 6, 2011.

My Top 10: The Best Teaching Practices I’ve Ever Seen. One-hour online workshop for Wiley Faculty Network, Wiley Publishing, Inc., March 14, 2011.

My Top 10: The Best Teaching Practices I’ve Ever Seen. One-hour online workshop for Wiley Faculty Network, Wiley Publishing, Inc, February 22, 2011.

My Top 10: The Best Teaching Practices I’ve Ever Seen. One-hour online workshop for Wiley Faculty Network, Wiley Publishing Inc., September 23, 2010.

My Top 10: The Best Teaching Practices I’ve Ever Seen. One-hour online workshop for Wiley Faculty Network, Wiley Publishing, Inc., September 13, 2010.

Teleconference panelist (one of three): Designing the Superior Syllabus. Live, 90-minute broadcast to over 100 U.S. institutions. Produced by Starlink, Inc., Dallas, TX, November 23, 1999.


International Presentations



Ensuring and Assessing What Matters: Learning in Discussion, with J.H. Herman. 75-minute concurrent session at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, Montréal, QC, Canada, October 26, 2017.

Teaching to How the Mind Works. Invited 16-hour course for the faculty of the University of Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia, Thursday and Friday, April 6-7, 2017.

Active Learning on the Inside. Invited keynote at the College Educator Development Program (CEDP) involving six southwestern Ontario colleges, Fanshawe College, London, ON, Canada, Tuesday, August 16, 2016.

Engaging Your Students in Self-Regulated Learning. Invited two-and-a-half-hour workshop for the faculty of Rosario University, Bogotá, Colombia, Friday, May 20, 2016.

Self-Regulated Learning: Active Learning on the Inside. Invited 75-minute keynote) for the faculty of Rosario University, Bogotá, Colombia, Friday, May 20, 2016.

Ensuring and Assessing the Learning in Authentic Experiential learning. Invited keynote at the Learning Conference for the faculty of the University of British Columbia-Okanagan, Kelowna, BC, Canada, Wednesday, May 4, 2016.

Specifications Grading Adapted to the Integration Workshop of the McGill University Law Faculty. Invited four-hour workshop for the faculty of McGill University Law School, Montreal, QC, Canada, Friday, April 15, 2016.

Making Student Peer Feedback Meaningful. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, Friday, April 15, 2016.

Using Cognitive Psychology to Make Your Teaching More Effective. Invited half-day workshop for the Faculty Fellows of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Sultan Qaboos University, Al Khoudh (Muscat), Oman, Thursday, March 3, 2016.

Outcomes-Based Course Design and Development. Invited half-day workshop for the Faculty Fellows of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Sultan Qaboos University, Al Khoudh (Muscat), Oman, Wednesday, March 2, 2016.

Formulating Assessable Student Learning Outcomes. Invited 90-minute workshop for the other half of the faculty of the College of Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Al Khoudh (Muscat), Oman, Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

Formulating Assessable Student Learning Outcomes. Invited 90-minute workshop for half of the faculty of the College of Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Al Khoudh (Muscat), Oman, Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

Active Learning on the Inside. Keynote at the College Educator Development Program (CEDP) involving six southwestern Ontario colleges, Fanshawe College, London, ON, Canada, Tuesday, August 18, 2015.

Making Your Students’ Learning Visible: How Can We Know What They Know? Invited 90-minute keynote at the annual Teaching and Learning Conference, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, Thursday, April 30, 2015.

Self-Regulated Learning: Learning on the Inside. Invited after-dinner keynote at the National Vice-Presidents Academic Council (NATVAC) Annual Meeting for Academic Vice Presidents and Provosts or their delegates from across Canada (by invitation only), Balsillie School of International Affairs, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, Canada, Wednesday, October 8, 2014.

Specifications Grading: Restoring Rigor, Motivating Students, and Saving Faculty Time. Invited 90-minute workshop for the faculty of Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, Canada, Wednesday, October 8, 2014.

Transforming Students into Self-Regulated Learners. Invited presentation for Lithuanian higher education institutions (selected faculty, academic affairs administrators, and international relations specialists), policy makers at the Ministry of Education and Research, and student representatives, sponsored by the Lithuanian Center for Quality Assessment in Higher Education. Conference held at Holiday Inn, Šeimyniškių str. 1, Vilnius, Lithuania, Thursday, October 2, 2014.

Structuring Student Risk to Foster Rigor: A New Motivating Grading System. Invited 90-minute workshop for the faculty of Red Deer College, Red Deer, AL, Canada, Tuesday, August 26, 2014.

Designing Written Assignments That Assess Higher-Level Thinking Skills. Invited workshop for the faculty of Red Deer College, Red Deer, AL, Canada, Tuesday, August 26, 2014.

Teaching Students High-Performance Learning. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Red Deer College, Red Deer, AL, Canada, Tuesday, August 26, 2014.

Engaging Your Students in Self-Regulated Learning. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Red Deer College, Red Deer, AL, Canada, Monday, August 25, 2014.

Way Beyond Study Skills: Self-Regulated Learning. Invited two-hour keynote/workshop for the faculty of Red Deer College, Red Deer, AL, Canada, Monday, August 25, 2014.

The Mind Has a Mind of Its Own: Teaching to How It Works. 90-minute workshop to be conducted at the annual International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Conference, Anchorage, AK, Saturday, May 31, 2014.

The Mind Has a Mind of Its Own: Teaching to How It Works. Invited keynote at the 2013 Teaching Practices Colloquium, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC, Canada, February 18, 2013.

Integrated Course Design: 6. Assessing Your Students’ Achievement of Your Learning Outcomes: a) General Assessment Guidelines; b) Assessing and Grading Student Achievement with Objective Items; c) Conducting an Item Analysis; d) Assessing and Grading Student Achievement with Student-Constructed Work. Invited all-day workshop for the faculty of the University of Dammam, Dammam, Saudi Arabia, September 27, 2012.

Integrated Course Design: 4. Preparing and Delivering Effective Lectures and 5.Teaching to How the Mind Works. Invited all-day workshop for the faculty of the University of Dammam, Dammam, Saudi Arabia, September 26, 2012.

Integrated Course Design: 1. Formulating Good Student Learning Outcomes, 2. Sequencing Learning Outcomes into an Outcomes Map, and 3. Selecting the Most Effective Teaching Methods and Moves to Enable Your Students to Achieve Your Learning Outcomes. Invited all-day workshop for the faculty of the University of Dammam, Dammam, Saudi Arabia, September 25, 2012.

The Power of Integrated Learning: Teaching in Multiple Modes. Invited keynote at the 9th Annual UNBC-CNC Teaching and Learning Conference, a collaboration of the University of Northern British Columbia and the College of New Caledonia, Prince George, BC, Canada, September 1, 2011.

How to Learn Effectively. Invited panel member at the Indo-US Workshop on Effective Teaching at College/University Level, sponsored by Indo-US Science and Technology Forum, IIIT, New Delhi, India, February 10-12, 2011.

Spaces to Facilitate Learning. Invited panel member at the Indo-US Workshop on Effective Teaching at College/University Level, sponsored by Indo-US Science and Technology Forum, IIIT, New Delhi, India, February 10-12, 2011.

Understanding and Preventing Cheating. Invited presentation at the Indo-US Workshop on Effective Teaching at College/University Level, sponsored by Indo-US Science and Technology Forum, IIIT, New Delhi, India, February 10-12, 2011.

Maintaining Student Discipline. Invited presentation at the Indo-US Workshop on Effective Teaching at College/University Level, sponsored by Indo-US Science and Technology Forum, IIIT, New Delhi, India, February 10-12, 2011.

Scholarship Made Easier: Best Practices for Writing and Publishing More Effectively and Efficiently. Invited two-hour workshop at the one-day conference, Perspectives on Teaching, organized by the Teaching Support Centre, Western Ontario University, London, ON, Canada, May 20, 2009.

Invited facilitator of Laptops in the Classroom: Constructive or Disruptive Technology. Plenary faculty panel at the one-day conference, Perspectives on Teaching, organized by the Teaching Support Centre, Western Ontario University, London, ON, Canada, May 20, 2009.

Getting Students to Do the Readings. Invited keynote speech at the one-day conference, Perspectives on Teaching, organized by the Teaching Support Centre, Western Ontario University, London, ON, Canada, May 20, 2009.

Teaching Centers as Agents of Transformational Change. Invited expert panel member presentation at the 32nd International Conference on Improving University Teaching (IUT), Glasgow, Scotland, July 31, 2008.

Open-Ended Contract Marking: A Time-Saving Way to Increase and Assess Student Learning. Pre-conference workshop conducted at the annual meetings of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), Windsor, ON, Canada, June 18, 2008.

Categorizing-to-Learn: Simple In-Class Exercises That Make Students Think. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of the University of Dubai, Dubai, U.A.E., December 1, 2007.

Writing Objective Test Items That Assess Thinking Skills. Invited 90-minute workshop for the faculty of the University of Dubai, Dubai, U.A.E., December 1, 2007.

The Graphic Syllabus: Communicating Your Course Creatively. Invited three-hour workshop for the faculty of the University of Dubai, Dubai, U.A.E., December 1, 2007.

Engaging Students in Their Learning during Class. Invited four-hour workshop for the faculty of the University of Dubai, Dubai U.A.E., November 30, 2007.

Communicating Your Course Creatively: The Graphic Syllabus. Two-hour workshop presented at the 31st International Conference on Improving University Teaching (IUT), Jaén, Spain, July 4, 2007.

Getting Students to Do the Readings. Half-day workshop presented at the 31st International Conference on Improving University Teaching (IUT), Dunedin, New Zealand, July 3-6, 2006.

Motivating and Teaching Students to Take Good Lecture Notes. Presented at the annual meetings of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), Toronto, ON, Canada, June 15, 2006.

Balancing Time and Best-Practice Assessment: Grading Writing in Less Time. Presented at the annual meetings of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), Charlottetown, PE, Canada, June 10, 2005.

Teaching and Managing Large Classes. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty at the University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, May 2, 2005.

How Much Do We Offer? How Much Is Enough? Presented at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, Montreal, QC, Canada, November 4, 2004.

Combating Classroom Incivility with Bills of Rights, with N. Jackson. Presented at the 5th World Conference of the International Consortium of Education Development in Higher Education (ICED), Ottawa, ON, Canada, June 22, 2004.

Making Laptops Work in the Classroom: How Is It Possible? with B. Weaver. Presented at the annual meetings of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), Ottawa, ON, Canada, June 17, 2004.

Why Students Cheat and What We Can Do About It, with J.C. Hughes and D. Wueste. Presented at the annual meetings of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 13, 2003.

Ventures in Vision: Designing a Graphic Syllabus. Presented at the 4th World Conference of the International Consortium of Education Development in Higher Education, Perth, WA, Australia, July 5, 2002.

The Graphic Syllabus: How to Visually Represent a Course. Pre-conference workshop conducted at the annual meetings of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), St. John’s, NL, Canada, June 13, 2001.


U.S. Conference and Invited Presentations



Topic TBD. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA, May 16, 2018.

Topic TBD. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Randolph College, Lynchburg, VA, May 8, 2018.

Self-Regulated Learning: Active Learning on the Inside, 75-minute keynote for the University System of Georgia Teaching and Learning Conference at the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Athens, GA, Wednesday, April 4, 2018.

Topic TBD. Invited half-day presentation for the faculty and graduate students of Georgia State University, Atlanta, as the 2018 speaker in the Distinguished Speaker Series, Wednesday, March 7, 2018.

Critical Thinking Unmasked: How to Infuse It into a Discipline-Based Course. Invited half-day workshop as part of the Bay-to-Bay Learning Symposium for the faculty, staff, and students of the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, Wednesday, February 7, 2018.

Critical Thinking Unmasked: How to Infuse It into a Discipline-Based Course. Invited 90-minute workshop for the faculty of the University of Mississippi, Oxford, Friday, February 2, 2018 (and consulting with the Provost and QEP Committee).

Self-Regulated Learning: Active Learning on the Inside. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of West Kentucky Community and Technical College, Paducah, KY, January 2018.

Self-Regulated Learning: Active Learning on the Inside. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC, Friday, December 1, 2017.

My Top Ten: The Best and the Worst Teaching Practices I’ve Ever Seen. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC, Friday, December 1, 2017.

Ensuring and Assessing the Learning in Authentic Experiential Learning. Invited two-hour faculty workshop at the Colleges of the Fenway Teaching and Learning Conference, Emmanuel College, Boston, MA, Thursday, November 2, 2017.

Self-Regulated Learning: Active Learning on the Inside. Invited half-day faculty workshop at the Colleges of the Fenway Teaching and Learning Conference, Emmanuel College, Boston, MA, Thursday, November 2, 2017.

Transforming Students into Self-Regulated Learners. Invited 90-minute keynote at the annual conference of the Learning Assistance Association of New England (LAANE), Rivier University, Nashau, NH, Friday, October 20, 2017.

Specifications Grading: Restoring Rigor, Motivating Students, and Saving Faculty Time. Invited 90-minute keynote at the Research on Teaching and Learning Summit, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA, Friday, October 13, 2017.

Self-Regulated Learning: Active Learning on the Inside. Invited half-day workshop, conducted twice, for the faculty of New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, Monday, October 1, 2017.

Improving Your Evaluation of Teaching Effectiveness. Invited 75-minute workshop for the faculty of Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH, Tuesday, September 26, 2017.

Transitioning a Course to Specifications Grading. Invited 75-minute workshop for the faculty of Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH, Tuesday, September 26, 2017.

Self-Regulated Learning: Active Learning on the Inside. Invited 75-minute workshop for the faculty of Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH, Tuesday, September 26, 2017.

Specifications Grading: Restoring Rigor, Motivating Students, and Saving Faculty Time. Invited keynote for the faculty of Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH, Monday, September 25, 2017.

Specifications Grading: Restoring Rigor, Motivating Students, and Saving Faculty Time. Invited half-day workshops for the faculty of the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Friday, September 15, 2017.

Scholarship Made Easier: Best Practices for Writing and Publishing and Academic Career Development. Two-and-three-quarter-hour workshop for the faculty of Husson University, Bangor, ME, Wednesday, August 23, 2017.

Integrating Self-Regulated Learning into Your Courses. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff, Tuesday, August 1, 2017.

Self-Regulated Learning: Active Learning on the Inside. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff, Tuesday, August 1, 2017.

Critical Thinking Unmasked: How to Infuse It into a Discipline-Based Course. Invited 90-minute workshop at the 13th Annual SACSCOC Institute on Quality Enhancement and Accreditation, Austin, TX, Tuesday, July 18, 2017.

Developing Your Critical Thinking Course: Outcomes, Instruction, and Assessments. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty selected for the 2017 Critical Thinking (CT2) Faculty Institute, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, June 13, 2017.

Self-Regulated Learning: Active Learning on the Inside. Invited 75-minute presentation for the faculty of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Tuesday, May 23, 2017.

Panel presentation on the role of self-regulated learning in preparing tomorrow’s workforce. Grand opening celebration of the Center for College-Workforce Transitions, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Monday, May 22, 2017.

Specifications Grading: Restoring Rigor, Motivating Students, and Saving Faculty Time. Invited half-day workshop, conducted twice, for the faculty of Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, CA, May 16, 2017.

Integrating Self-Regulated Learning into Your Courses. Invited half-day workshop for the post-doctoral fellows in the TEACRS (Training in Education and Critical Research Skills Program for the biomedical sciences), Tufts University, Boston, MA, Thursday, May 11, 2017.

Self-Regulated Learning: Active Learning on the Inside. Invited half-day interactive presentation for the faculty of Tufts University, Boston, MA, Thursday, May 11, 2017.

Self-Regulated Learning: Active Learning on the Inside. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Wednesday, March 29 2017.

16 Principles of How Students (People) Learn. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, Friday, March 17, 2017.

How to Get Students to Do the Readings. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Broward College, Davis, FL, Friday, February 28, 2017.

Teaching Students to Be Self-Regulated Learners. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Broward College, Davis, FL, Friday, February 28, 2017.

Self-Regulated Learning: Active Learning on the Inside Invited 90-minute keynote at the internal faculty teaching conference, York Technical College, Rock Hill, SC, Friday, February 17, 2017.

Aligning Curricular Design with Classroom Learning. One-hour keynote for the faculty of the Curriculum 4 (C4) Consortium (a partnership among these four private colleges and universities: Davis & Elkins, Eckerd, Shenandoah, and Virginia Wesleyan), Virginia Wesleyan College, Norfolk, Sunday, January 29, 2017.

Self-Regulated Learning: Active Learning on the Inside Invited 90-minute keynote at the internal faculty teaching conference, York Technical College, York, SC, February 17, 2017

How to Get You Students to Do—and Comprehend—the Readings. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Blinn College, Brenhan, TX campus, Friday, January 27, 2017.

How to Get You Students to Do—and Comprehend—the Readings. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Blinn College, Bryan, TX campus, Friday, January 27, 2017.

Self-Regulated Learning: Active Learning on the Inside. Invited 90-minute keynote at the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Series Event, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, Friday, November 18, 2016.

Creating Self-Regulated Learners, Invited 90-minute faculty group presentation and discussion at the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Series Event, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, Friday, November 18, 2016.

A Discussion on Discussion, with J.H. Herman. Roundtable session at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, Louisville, KY, November 10, 2016.

16 Principles of How Students (People) Learn. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, Friday, October 28, 2016.

Critical Thinking Unmasked: How to Infuse It into a Discipline-Based Course. Invited 90-minute keynote for the inaugural Teaching Conference, University of Cincinnati, Thursday, October 13, 2016.

Self-Regulated Learning: Active Learning on the Inside. Invited 90-minute keynote at the Midwest Regional Association for Developmental Education (MRADE), St. Joseph, MO, Thursday, October 6, 2016.

Ensuring and Assessing the Learning in Authentic Experiential Learning. Invited 90-minute workshop at the Lucas Center Symposium on Teaching and Learning, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL, Thursday, September 22, 2016.

Strategies to Strengthen Students’ Self-Awareness and Learning Skills, Invited 50-minute keynote at the Lucas Center Symposium on Teaching and Learning, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL, Thursday, September 22, 2016.

Specifications Grading: Restoring Rigor, Motivation Students, and Saving Faculty Time. Invited 90-minute workshop at Faculty Development Day, Augusta University, Augusta, GA, Friday, September 9, 2016.

Self-Regulated Learning: Active Learning on the Inside. Invited 80-minute keynote at Faculty Development Day, Augusta University, Augusta, GA, Friday, September 9, 2016.

Writing Objective Test Items That Assess Thinking Skills. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of the New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY and (via teleconference) Manhattan, NY, Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Ensuring and Assessing the Learning in Applied and Experiential Learning Assignments. Invited two-and-a-half-hour workshop for the faculty of the New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY and (via teleconference) Manhattan, NY, Wednesday, August 31, 2016.

Critical Thinking Unmasked: How to Infuse It into a Discipline-Based Course. Invited full-day workshop for the faculty of Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, Friday, August 19, 2016.

Writing Objective Test Items That Assess Thinking Skills. Invited 90-minute workshop for new faculty and mentees in faculty teaching and learning communities at the University of Tennessee, Martin, TN, Thursday, August 11, 2016.

Engaging Your Students in Their Classroom Learning with the Interactive Lecture. Invited 90-minute workshop for new faculty and mentees in faculty teaching and learning communities at the University of Tennessee, Martin, TN, Thursday, August 11, 2016.

Self-Regulated Learning: Active Learning on the Inside. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the University of Tennessee, Martin, TN, Thursday, August 11, 2016.

Teaching Students High-Performance Learning. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, Thursday, August 4, 2016.

Engaging Students in Large Lecture Settings. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, Thursday, August 4, 2016.

Engaging Your Students in Self-Regulated Learning. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, NC, Wednesday, July 27, 2016.

Self-Regulated Learning: Active Learning on the Inside. Invited 45-minute keynote for the faculty of the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, NC, Wednesday, July 27, 2016.

Creating Self-Aware, Self-Regulated Learners (tentative title). Invited 90-minute keynote at the California State University (CSU) Summer Institute, CSU Office of the Chancellor, Long Beach, CA, Tuesday, July 12, 2016.

Specifications Grading: Restoring Rigor, Motivation Students, and Saving Faculty Time. Invited two-hour workshop for the Monroe Community College Teaching and Learning Conference, Rochester, NY, Friday, June 10, 2016.

Creating Self-Regulated Learners. Invited two-hour interactive keynote for the Monroe Community College Teaching and Learning Conference, Rochester, NY, Friday, June 10, 2016.

Critical Thinking Unmasked: How to Infuse It into a Discipline-Based Course. Invited four-hour workshop for the faculty of the University of New England, Portland, ME, Monday, May 16, 2016.

Teaching to How the Mind Works. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO, Wednesday, May 11, 2016.

Getting Students to Do—and Comprehend—the Readings. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO, Wednesday, May 11, 2016.

Self-Regulated Learning: Way Beyond Study Skills. Invited 90-minute keynote at the Teaching and Learning Technology Conference for the faculty of the Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, Thursday, March 17, 2016.

Presentation on the research-based effects of pedagogy and faculty development on student success/ learning. Invited speaker in panel session, Student Success through Faculty Development: Is a Scalable Solution on the Horizon? American Council on Education (ACE) Conference, San Francisco, CA, Sunday, March 12, 2016.

Using Self-Regulated Learning to Help Students Learn Problems Solving. Invited keynote at the SOCAMATYC (regional association of college math faculty) Conference, Spartanburg, SC, Friday, March 11, 2016.

The Cognitive Psychology of Memory. Invited one-hour workshop at Simmons Student Learning Retreatfor the faculty of Simmons College, Boston, MA, Monday, January 25, 2016.

Critical Thinking Unmasked: How to Infuse It into a Discipline-Based Course. Invited one-hour keynote at Simmons Student Learning Retreat for the faculty of Simmons College, Boston, MA, Monday, January 25, 2016.

Book discussion on Specifications Grading: Restoring Rigor, Motivation Students, and Saving Faculty Timeat Simmons Student Learning Retreat for the faculty of Simmons College, Boston, MA, Monday, January 25, 2016.

Turning Student Groups into Teams. Invited 90-minute workshop at Simmons Student Learning Retreat for the faculty teaching the Leadership Course at Simmons College, Boston, MA, Monday, January 25, 2016.

Transforming Your Students into Self-Regulated Learners. Invited 90-minute workshop at the Teaching and Learning Day for the faculty of the College at Brockport, State University of New York, Brockport, Wednesday, January 20, 2016.

Self-Regulated Learning: Active Learning on the Inside. Invited 90-minute keynote at the Teaching and Learning Day for the faculty of the College at Brockport, State University of New York, Brockport, Wednesday, January 20, 2016.

A Learner’s Manual to the Mind: 10 High-Performance Learning Strategies. Invited 90-minute workshop for the undergraduate students of High Point University, High Point, NC, November 16, 2015.

16 Principles of How Students (People) Learn. Invited three-hour workshop for the faculty of High Point University, High Point, NC, November 16. 2015.

Self-Regulated Learning: Way Beyond Study Skills. Invited closing keynote (“endnote”) at the annual conference of the College Reading and Learning Association, Pinnacles of Learning: The Power of Innovation, Portland, OR, Sunday, November 8, 2015.

Reflections for Faculty on Teaching Critical Thinking. Concurrent session led at the annual conference of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, San Francisco, CA, Friday, November 5, 2015.

Faculty Evaluation. Birds of a Feather Session (Topical Interest Group) led at the annual conference of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, San Francisco, CA, Friday, November 5, 2015.

Quick Start for Early Career Academics. Invited one-hour workshop for the new and near-new faculty of the University of La Verne, La Verne, CA, Friday, August 21, 2015.

The Truth about Learning Styles. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of the University of La Verne, La Verne, CA, Friday, August 21, 2015.

Enhancing Long classes with Interactivity. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the University of La Verne, La Verne, CA, Friday, August 21, 2015.

Critical Thinking Unmasked: How to Infuse into a Discipline-Based Course. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the University of La Verne, La Verne, CA, Thursday, August 20, 2015.

My Top Ten: The Best and the Worst Teaching Practices I’ve Ever Seen. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the University of La Verne, La Verne, CA, Thursday, August 20, 2015.

Critical Thinking Unmasked: How to Infuse into a Discipline-Based Course. Pre-conference workshop, The Teaching Professor Conference, Atlanta, GA, May 29, 2015.

How Can I Help My Students Do Their Best Work? Strategies for Reaching, Focusing, Motivating, and Engaging Them as Learners – Part 3. Specifications Grading: Restoring Rigor, Motivating Students, and Saving You Time. Three-hour workshop for the faculty accepted into the NAU Teaching Seminar, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, Friday, May 15, 2015.

How Can I Help My Students Do Their Best Work? Strategies for Reaching, Focusing, Motivating, and Engaging Them as Learners – Part 2. Engaging Students in Their Own Learning as Self-Regulated Learners. Four-hour workshop for the faculty accepted into the NAU Teaching Seminar, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, Thursday, May 14, 2015

How Can I Help My Students Do Their Best Work? Strategies for Reaching, Focusing, Motivating, and Engaging Them as Learners – Part 1. Making Sense of Our Young Students. Three-and-a-half hour workshop for the faculty accepted into the NAU Teaching Seminar, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, Wednesday, May 13, 2015.

Specifications Grading: Restoring Rigor, Motivating Students, and Saving Faculty Time. Invited one-hour keynote in the annual Teaching and Learning Symposium for the faculty of North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC. Tuesday, April 14, 2015.

Way Beyond Study Skills: Self-Regulated Learning, Invited 75-minute keynote for the faculty of the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN, Wednesday, March 25, 2015.

Engaging Your Students in Self-Regulated Learning. Invited three-hour workshop for the faculty of the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN, Wednesday, March 25, 2015.

Preventing and Responding to Student Incivilities. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, Friday, March 13, 2015.

Specifications Grading: Restoring Rigor, Motivating Students, and Saving Faculty Time. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, Friday, February 27, 2015.

What Student Teaching Evaluations Really Measure and How to Better Assess Learning. Invited one-hour presentation to department chairs at the 2015 Celebration of Teaching and Learning, Cornerstones for Teaching Excellence: Co-constructing Powerful Learning Experiences, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, Friday, February 6, 2015.

Building Powerful Learning Strategies for Transforming Your Students into Self-Regulated, Self-Directed Learners. Invited 90-minute keynote at the 2015 Celebration of Teaching and Learning, Cornerstones for Teaching Excellence: Co-constructing Powerful Learning Experiences, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, Friday, February 6, 2015.

Transforming Your Students into Self-Regulated Learners. Invited 90-minute workshop for the School of Education faculty (Belknap Camps) faculty at the 2015 Celebration of Teaching and Learning, Cornerstones for Teaching Excellence: Co-constructing Powerful Learning Experiences, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, Thursday, February 5, 2015.

Teaching to How the Mind Works: Brain-Based Science Strategies for Enhancing Your Effectiveness in the Classroom, Clinic, and Beyond. Invited one-hour pre-celebration presentation for the Health Science faculty at the 2015 Celebration of Teaching and Learning, Cornerstones for Teaching Excellence: Constructing Powerful Learning Experiences, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, Thursday, February 5, 2015.

Aligning Assessment and Learning Opportunities with Learning Outcomes. Invited three-hour workshop for the faculty of Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL, January 22, 2015 on one campus and January 23, 2015 on another campus.

Leveraging Cognitive Science to Inform Decisions about Technology in Teaching. Session at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, Dallas, TX, November 8, 2014.

Faculty Evaluation. Birds-of-a-Feather session (formerly known as Topical Interest Group) led at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, Dallas, TX, November 7, 2014.

Concept Maps, Mind Maps, and Concept Circle Diagrams. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, Thursday, October 30, 2014.

Where Our Students Are Coming from – and How to Reach Them. Invited 90-minute workshop for the faculty of the University of Northern Alabama, Florence, AL, Friday, October 24, 2014.

Teaching Students to Defer Gratification and Avoid Procrastination. Invited 90-minute workshop for the faculty of the University of Northern Alabama, Florence, AL, Thursday, October 23, 2014.

Flipping Your Classroom: What Does It Mean? Invited 75-minute workshop for the faculty of the University of Northern Alabama, Florence, AL, Thursday, October 23, 2014.

Teaching and Assessing Critical Thinking. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the University of Northern Alabama, Florence, AL, Thursday, October 23, 2014.

Getting Students to Do—and Comprehend—the Readings. Invited 90-minute workshop for the faculty of the University of Northern Alabama, Florence, AL, Wednesday, October 22, 2014.

Engaging Students with Interactive Lecturing. Invited 75-minute workshop for the faculty of the University of Northern Alabama, Florence, AL, Wednesday, October 22, 2014.

My Top Ten: The Best and the Worst Teaching Practices I’ve Ever Seen. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the University of Northern Alabama, Florence, AL, Wednesday, October 22, 2014.

Course Design and Development Made Easy and Logical. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, Friday, October 3, 2014.

Engaging Students in Self-Regulated Learning. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Dalton State College, Dalton, GA, Friday, September 12, 2014.

Getting Students to Do – and Comprehend – the Readings. Invited two-hour plenary workshop at Café Week, sponsored by the Center for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence, University of La Verne, La Verne, CA, Thursday, August 21, 2014.

Scholarship Made Easier: Best Practices for Writing and Publishing Effectively and Efficiently. Invited two-hour plenary workshop at Café Week, sponsored by the Center for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence, University of La Verne, La Verne, CA, Thursday, August 21, 2014.

Course Design and Development Made Easy and Logical. Invited three-hour plenary workshop at Café Week, sponsored by the Center for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence, University of La Verne, La Verne, CA, Thursday, August 21, 2014.

Structuring Student Risk to Foster Rigor: A New Motivating Grading System. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of SUNY Oneota, Wednesday, June 11, 2014.

Developing Rubrics for Effective Grading. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of SUNY Oneota, Wednesday, June 11, 2014.

The Mind Has a Mind of Its Own: Teaching to How It Works. 90-minute workshop to be conducted at the annual International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Conference, Anchorage, AK, Saturday, May 31, 2014.

Structuring Student Risk to Foster Rigor: A New Motivating Grading System. Invited half-day workshop at the Summer Instructional Development Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Thursday, May 1, 2014.

Engaging Your Students in Self-Regulated Learning. Invited 75-minute afternoon keynote at the University of Denver Conference on Teaching and Learning, Denver, CO, Friday, April 4, 2014.

(Way) Beyond Study Skills: Self-Regulated Learning. Invited 75-minute morning keynote at the University of Denver Conference on Teaching and Learning, Denver, CO, Friday, April 4, 2014.

Teaching Students High-Performance Learning. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, Friday, March 28, 2014.

Teaching Students High-Performance Learning. Invited keynote at the 3T: Teaching, Techniques & Technology Conference, University of Cincinnati, Clermont College, Saturday, March 8, 2014.

Designing Test Questions and Written Assignments to Assess Thinking. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, Friday, February 28, 2014.

Reconsidering Student Ratings: What the Latest Research Says. Invited 90-minute workshop for the faculty of the University of South Carolina Upstate, Spartanburg, Monday, November 25, 2013.

What’s All This about Self-Regulated Learning? Invited keynote for the faculty of Webster University, St. Louis, MO, Friday, November 15, 2013.

Activities and Assignments That Foster Self-Regulated Learning. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Webster University, St. Louis, MO, Friday, November 15, 2013.

Designing Assignments That Require Critical Thinking. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, Wednesday, November 13, 2013.

Structuring Student Risk to Foster Rigor: A New, Motivating Grade System. Session at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, Pittsburgh, PA, November 9, 2013.

Aligning Assessment and Learning Opportunities with Learning Outcomes. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL, October 24, 2013 on one campus and October 25, 2013 on another campus.

Maximizing Student Learning and Participation in Discussion. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, scheduled for October 11, 2013.

Teaching Your Students to Defer Gratification and Avoid Procrastination. Invited 75-minute workshop at the Fall Faculty Development Day at Southern Wesleyan University, Central, SC, Wednesday, August 14, 2013.

Transforming Your Students into Self-Regulated Learners. Invited 75-minute keynote at the Fall Faculty Development Day at Southern Wesleyan University, Central, SC, Wednesday, August 14, 2013.

Transforming Your Students into Self-Regulated Learners, Invited 90-minute plenary at the Great Lakes Conference on Teaching and Learning, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI, May 9, 2013.

Creating a Classroom Persona That Commands Respect. Invited two-hour workshop at the Great Lakes Conference on Teaching and Learning, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI, May 9, 2013.

Flipping Your Classroom: What Does It Mean? Invited two-hour workshop for the Faculty Learning Community on the Flipped Classroom, Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, April 12, 2013.

Teaching Your Students to Defer Gratification and Avoid Procrastination. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, March 26, 2013.

Teaching to How the Mind Works. Invited three-hour workshop for the faculty of California Polytechnic State University, Pomona, CA, February 22, 2013.

Student Learning: The 21st Century Measure of Teaching Effectiveness. Invited two-hour colloquy for the faculty of the University of California, Irvine, CA, February 21, 2013.

Writing Objective Test Items That Assess Thinking Skills. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of the University of California, Irvine, CA, February 21, 2013.

Teaching Your Students to Defer Gratification and Avoid Procrastination. Invited 75-minute workshop presented at the annual Lilly Conference on College Teaching South, Greensboro, NC, February 15, 2013.

Communicating through Cultural Differences with International Students. Invited 75-minute workshop presented at the annual Lilly Conference on College Teaching South, Greensboro, NC, February 15, 2013.

Responding Wisely to Student Incivilities. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, February 1, 2013.

Aligning Assessment and Learning Opportunities with Learning Outcomes. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL, conducted twice: January 17, 2012 on one campus and January 18, 2012 on another campus.

Scholarship Made Easier: Best Practices for Writing and Publishing. Invited 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Learning Institute, Wiley Publishing, Inc., January 15, 2013.

Transforming Your Students into Self-Regulated Learners. Invited 90-minute workshop for the University of Albany, Albany, NY, December 14, 2012.

Getting Your Students to Do—and Even Comprehend—the Readings. Invited 90-minute workshop for the University of Albany, Albany, NY, December 14, 2012.

Student Learning: The 21st Century Measure of Teaching Effectiveness. Session presented at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, Seattle, WA, October 26, 2012.

Critical Thinking Made Clear and Concrete. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, October 18, 2012.

The Graphic Syllabus: Communicating Your Course Creatively. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Eastern Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, September 21, 2012.

Teaching and Managing Large Classes. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ, August 22, 2012.

Transforming Your Students into Self-Regulated Learners. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ, August 22, 2012.

Setting and Assessing Program Learning Outcomes. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, June 7, 2012.

Measuring Student Learning in a Course as Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness. Invited keynote at the Learning College Showcase Conference (for administrators, faculty, and staff from 58 community colleges throughout North and South Carolina and neighboring states), Central Campus of Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC, May 16, 2012.

Alternatives to Lecture: Better Ways to Teach. Invited half-day workshop for the nursing faculty at Tri-County Technical College, Pendleton, SC, April 20, 2012.

Best Practices for Promoting Engaged Student Learning. Invited opening keynote at the annual University System of Georgia Teaching and Learning Conference, Unicoi State Park Lodge, GA, April 12, 2012.

Scholarship Made Easier: Best Practices for Writing and Publishing More Effectively and Efficiently. Invited workshop at the 2012 Spring Forum for the faculty of Metropolitan State University, Denver, the University of Colorado-Denver, and the Community College of Denver. Colorado Springs, CO, March 30, 2012.

The Mind Has a Mind of Its Own: Teaching to How It Works. Invited plenary workshop at the 2012 Spring Forum for the faculty of Metropolitan State University, Denver, the University of Colorado-Denver, and the Community College of Denver, Colorado Springs, CO, March 30, 2012.

Teaching Students High-Performance Learning. Invited 90-minute workshop presented at the annual Lilly Conference on College Teaching South, Greensboro, NC, February 10, 2012.

Teaching to How the Mind Works. Invited half-day keynote and workshop at the College of Arts and Sciences Annual Symposium on Teaching and Learning for the full faculty (keynote) and Arts and Sciences faculty (keynote and workshop) of Indiana-Purdue University, Fort Wayne, IN, January 5, 2012.

Engaging Students in Self-Regulated Learning. Session presented at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, Atlanta, GA, October 29, 2011.

The Great Debate: Efficacy of Standard Course Evaluations. Panel/debate session co-presented (with S. Juillerat, J. LaLopa, P. Lindsay, R. Peterson-Veatch, and M. Theall at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, Atlanta, GA, October 29, 2011.

Teaching Students High-Performance Learning. Invited four-hour workshop for the faculty and student affairs staff of Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, October 14, 2011.

Teaching to How the Mind Works. Invited four-hour workshop for the faculty and student affairs staff of Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, October 14, 2011.

Teaching to How the Mind Works. Invited 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Faculty Network, Wiley Publishing, Inc., October 12, 2011.

Teaching to How the Mind Works. Invited 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Faculty Network, Wiley Publishing Inc., October 11, 2011.

Scholarship Made Easier: Best Practices for Writing and Publishing. Invited 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Faculty Network, Wiley Publishing, Inc., October 6, 2011.

Designing a Learning Process--Not Just a Course. Invited 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Faculty Network, Wiley Publishing, Inc., October 5, 2011.

Designing a Learning Process--Not Just a Course. Invited 90-minute webinar for the Wiley Faculty Network, Wiley Publishing, Inc., October 4, 2011.

Making Student Peer and Self-Assessment Work. Invited 90-minute workshop for the faculty of Lamar University, Beaumont, TX, September 28, 2011.

Transforming Your Students into Self-Regulated Learners. Invited 90-minute workshop for the faculty of Lamar University, Beaumont, TX, September 28, 2011.

My Top Ten: The Best and Worst Teaching Practices I’ve Ever Seen. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Lamar University, Beaumont, TX, September 27, 2011.

Engaging Students in Their Out-of-Class Learning: Readings. Invited 90-minute workshop for the faculty of Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, September 16, 2011.

The Scientific Value of Learning Styles. Invited 90-minute workshop for the faculty of Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, September 16, 2011.

The Power of Integrated Learning: Teaching in Multiple Modes. Invited keynote at the 9th Annual UNBC-CNC Teaching and Learning Conference, a collaboration of the University of Northern British Columbia and the College of New Caledonia, Prince George, BC, Canada, September 1, 2011.

Measuring Learning: The Ultimate Teaching Evaluation. Invited 90-minute webinar for Magna Publishers, Inc., August 25, 2011.

Creating a Classroom Persona That Commands Respect. Invited 75-minute keynote and 90-minute break-out session for Davenport University faculty at the Teaching and Learning Institute, Frankenmuth, MI, August 5, 2011.

The Mind Has a Mind of Its Own: Teaching and Learning That's in Sync with the Mind. Invited 90-minute teleseminar sponsored by Dr. Meggin McIntosh, Emphasis on Excellence, Inc., June 21, 2011.

Scholarship Made Easier: Best Practices for Writing and Publishing. Invited half-day workshop at the Teaching Academy for the faculty of Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT, June 2, 2011.

Transforming Your Students into Self-Regulated Learners. Invited keynote at the 2011 College Symposium for the faculty of Daytona State College, Daytona Beach, FL, April 29, 2011.

Getting Student Groups to Work Really Well. Invited general session (workshop) at the Food Educators Learning Community (FELC) Summit, Charleston, SC, April 8, 2011.

Transforming Your Students into Self-Regulated Learners. Invited 75-minute workshop presented at the annual Lilly Conference on College Teaching South, Greensboro, NC, February 4, 2011.

Making Student Peer and Self-Assessment Work. Invited 75-minute workshop presented at the annual Lilly Conference on College Teaching South, Greensboro, NC, February 4, 2011.

The Truth about Learning Styles. Invited plenary session presented at the annual Lilly International Conference on College Teaching, Oxford, OH, November 20, 2010.

Gateway to the Workings of the Learner’s Mind. Session presented at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, St. Louis, MO, November 6, 2010.

Teaching Scholars: A Gateway to a Consortium Exchange. Panel session co-presented (with S. Barrett, D. Llewellyn, and T. Zakrajsek) at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, St. Louis, MO, November 5, 2010.

Concept Maps, Mind Maps, and Concept Circle Diagrams. Half-day workshop, part of the Fall Lilly Teaching Seminars, for the faculty of Michigan State University, East Lansing, October 5, 2010.

Creating an Instructor Persona That Commands Respect. Half-day workshop, part of the Fall Lilly Teaching Seminars, for the faculty of Michigan State University, East Lansing, October 5, 2010.

The Graphic Syllabus and the Outcomes Map: Communicating Your Course Creatively. Invited break-out session at the Summer Institute on Quality Enhancement and Accreditation of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Commission on Colleges (COC), Tampa, FL, July 26, 2010.

Matching Teaching Methods with Student Learning Outcomes. Invited break-out session at the Summer Institute on Quality Enhancement and Accreditation of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Commission on Colleges (COC), Tampa, FL, July 26, 2010.

Making Student Peer and Self-Assessment Work. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, March 25, 2010.

Learning Styles: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Invited three-hour workshop presented at the annual Lilly Conference on College Teaching South, Greensboro, NC, February 5, 2010.

Getting Student Groups to Work Really Well. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, November 20, 2009.

Regenerating Learning Styles Workshops and Materials with Research Findings. Session presented at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, Houston, TX, October 30, 2009.

Faculty Development as a Hazardous Occupation. Roundtable co-led (with E. Nuhfer and B.B. Mullinix) at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, Houston, TX, October 30, 2009.

Engaging Students in Their Classroom Learning. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, October 22, 2009.

Writing Objective Test Items That Assess Thinking Skills. Invited 90-minute workshop for the faculty of Tri-County Technical College, Pendleton, SC, October 8, 2009.

Scholarship Made Easier: Best Practices for Writing and Publishing More Effectively and Efficiently. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, October 2, 2009.

Designing Test Questions and Assignments That Assess Thinking Skills. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, October 2, 2009.

Teaching and Managing Large Classes. Invited half-day workshop for the adjunct faculty of the University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, October 1, 2009.

Making the Lecture a Learning Experience. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, October 1, 2009.

Learning Styles: Multiple Models, Multiple Methods. Invited 90-minute workshop for the faculty of the University of Scranton, Scranton, PA, September 17, 2009.

The Once-upon-a-Time Teaching Strategies: The Case Method and Problem-Based Learning. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the University of Scranton, Scranton, PA, September 16, 2009.

Scholarship Made Easier: Best Practices for Writing and Publishing More Effectively and Efficiently. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the Dalton State University, Dalton, GA, September 11, 2009.

My Top Ten: The Best and Worst Teaching Practices I've Ever Seen. Invited half-day workshop for the new faculty of Dalton State University, Dalton, GA, September 11, 2009.

The Graphic Syllabus and the Outcomes Map: Communicating Your Course Creatively. Invited break-out session at the Summer Institute on Quality Enhancement and Accreditation of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Commission on Colleges (COC), Houston, TX, July 20, 2009.

Matching Teaching Methods with Student Learning Outcomes. Invited break-out session at the Summer Institute on Quality Enhancement and Accreditation of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Commission on Colleges (COC), Houston, TX, July 20, 2009.

Developing a Team Teaching Philosophy. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the Freshman Seminar Program at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, May 26, 2009.

Cultivating Classroom Civility. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty and staff of the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, May 26, 2009.

Learning Styles: Multiple Models, Multiple Teaching Methods. Invited keynote speech and half-day workshop for the faculty of Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, April 3, 2009.

Learning Styles: Multiple Models, Multiple Teaching Methods. Invited half-day presentation and discussion for the administrators, faculty, and staff of the Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, March 27, 2009.

Open-Ended Contract Grading: Weaving Assessment with Learning. Invited three-hour workshop presented at the annual Lilly Conference on College Teaching South, Greensboro, NC, February 20, 2009.

Outcome Grading: Weaving Assessment with Learning. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN, February 5, 2009.

Teaching to How the Mind Works, Part 2: Repetition and Structure. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, January 27, 2009.

Writing and Assessing Learning Outcomes. Invited four-hour workshop in the Teachership Academy Program for the faculty of El Paso Community College, TX, January 22, 2009.

Faculty Development on the Cheap. Invited presentation at the South Carolina Teaching Excellence Network (SCTEN) Center Directors’ Annual Meeting, Columbia, SC, December 12, 2008.

Teaching to How the Mind Works, Part 1: Emotions, Personal Relevance, and Feedback. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, November 20, 2008.

Designing Courses, Pedagogy, and Assessment to Promote Critical Thinking. Invited full-day workshop for the faculty of North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC, November 10, 2008.

Advice on Getting Published in To Improve the Academy. Roundtable co-chaired at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, Reno, NV, October 25, 2008.

Open-Ended Contract Grading: Weaving Assessment with Learning. Session presented at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, Reno, NV, October 24, 2008.

Teaching and Managing Large Classes. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, October 3, 2008.

Reaching the 75% of Students Who Don’t Do the Readings. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, October 3, 2008.

Teaching and Managing Large Classes. Invited half-day workshop for the adjunct faculty of the University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, October 2, 2008.

Designing Test Questions and Assignments That Assess Thinking Skills. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, October 2, 2008.

My Top Ten: The Ten Best and Ten Worst Teaching Practices I’ve Ever Seen. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, October 2, 2008.

Effective Discussion and Questioning Techniques. Invited one-hour workshop for the faculty of the University of Scranton, Scranton, PA, September 25, 2008.

Fast but Fair Methods to Grade Writing—and More. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the University of Scranton, Scranton, PA, September 24, 2008.

Creating an Instructor Persona That Commands Respect. Half-day workshop conducted at the South Carolina Teaching Excellence Network (SCTEN) Higher Education Summer Institute for Teaching and Learning, Greenville, SC, June 27, 2008.

Fast but Fair Methods to Grade Writing—and More. Half-day workshop conducted at the South Carolina Teaching Excellence Network (SCTEN) Higher Education Summer Institute for Teaching and Learning, Greenville, SC, June 26, 2008.

Course Design and Development, Part II: Matching Methods with Objectives/Outcomes. Half-day workshop conducted at the South Carolina Teaching Excellence Network (SCTEN) Higher Education Summer Institute for Teaching and Learning, Greenville, SC, June 23, 2008.

Course Design and Development, Part I: Setting Good Student Learning Objectives/Outcomes. Half-day workshop conducted at the South Carolina Teaching Excellence Network (SCTEN) Higher Education Summer Institute for Teaching and Learning, Greenville, SC, June 23, 2008.

Fast but Fair Methods to Grade Writing—and More. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of DePaul University, Loop Campus, Chicago, IL, May 30, 2008.

Responding Wisely to Student Incivilities. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Robeson Community College, Lumberton, NC, May 14, 2008.

Creating an Instructor Persona That Commands Respect. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Robeson Community College, Lumberton, NC, May 14, 2008.

Fast but Fair Methods to Grade Writing—and More. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Robeson Community College, Lumberton, NC, May 13, 2008.

Writing Essay Questions That Assess Thinking Skills. Invited 90-minute workshop for the faculty of Robeson Community College, Lumberton, NC, May 13, 2008.

Writing Objective Test Items That Assess Thinking Skills. Invited 90-minute workshop for the faculty of Robeson Community College, Lumberton, NC, May 13, 2008.

Engaging Students in their Learning, Part 2: Class Time. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Robeson Community College, Lumberton, NC, May 12, 2008.

Engaging Students in their Learning, Part 1: The Readings. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Robeson Community College, Lumberton, NC, May 12, 2008.

Making the Lecture a Learning Experience: The Interactive Lecture. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the Dalton State University, Dalton, GA, April 11, 2008.

My Top Ten: The Best and Worst Teaching Practices I've Ever Seen. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Dalton State University, Dalton, GA, April 11, 2008.

The Graphic Syllabus: Communicating Your Course Creatively. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, April 3, 2008.

What a Picture Is Worth: Teaching Higher-Order Thinking to Visual Learners. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, April 2, 2008.

Writing Assignments and More: Designing and Grading Them Fairly and Quickly. Invited 2 and a half hour workshop for the faculty of the Colleges of Worcester Consortium, Worcester, MA, February 29, 2008.

My Top Ten: The Ten Best and Ten Worst Teaching Practices I’ve Ever Seen. Invited 90-minute workshop for the adjunct faculty of Tri-County Technical College, Pendleton, SC, February 19, 2008.

My Top Ten: The Ten Best and Ten Worst Teaching Practices I’ve Ever Seen. Invited half-day workshop for the master teacher faculty of Tri-County Technical College, Pendleton, SC, February 14, 2008.

Assessment II: Fast but Fair Methods to Grade Writing – and More. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, February 12, 2008.

The Graphic Syllabus: Communicating Your Course Creatively. Invited three-hour workshop presented at the annual Lilly Conference on College Teaching South, Greensboro, NC, February 8, 2008.

Assessment I: Designing Test Questions and Assignments That Assess Thinking Skills. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, January 15, 2008.

The Why’s and How’s of a Teaching Center. Invited presentation at the South Carolina Teaching Excellence Network (SCTEN) Center Directors’ Annual Meeting, Columbia, SC, December 14, 2007.

A Broader Purpose: Increasing Faculty Productivity in Disciplinary Scholarship. Session presented at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, Pittsburgh, PA, October 27, 2007.

Advice on Getting Published in To Improve the Academy. Roundtable co-chaired at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, Pittsburgh, PA October 26, 2007.

What a Picture Is Worth: Teaching Higher-Order Thinking to Visual Learners. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, October 23, 2007.

Course Design and Development Made Easy and Logical: Part 2. Matching Methods with Outcomes. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, September 25, 2007.

Course Design and Development Made Easy and Logical: Part 1. Setting Student Outcomes. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, August 13, 2007.

Creating an Instructor Persona That Commands Respect. Invited one-hour workshop for the adjunct faculty of Tri-County Technical College, Pendleton, SC, August 22, 2007.

Creating an Instructor Persona That Commands Respect. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, August 13, 2007.

Creating an Instructor Persona That Commands Respect. Invited one-hour workshop for the adjunct faculty of Tri-County Technical College, Pendleton, SC, July 19, 2007.

Creating an Instructor Persona That Commands Respect. Invited one-hour workshop for the adjunct faculty of Tri-County Technical College, Pendleton, SC, July 18, 2007.

Designing Test Questions and Writing Assignments That Assess Thinking Skills. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the College of Allied Health, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK, June 15, 2007.

My Top Ten: The Ten Best and Ten Worst Teaching Practices I’ve Ever Seen. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the College of Allied Health, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK, June 15, 2007.

More about Teaching to How the Mind Works. Invited concurrent session presented at the conference, Navigating Educational Waters: Health Professionals Working Together to Bridge Education and Outcomes, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, May 17, 2007.

Teaching to How the Mind Works. Invited plenary session presented at the conference, Navigating Educational Waters: Health Professionals Working Together to Bridge Education and Outcomes, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, May 17, 2007.

Reaching the 75% of Students Who Don’t Do the Readings. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Mesa State College, Grand Junction, CO, May 4, 2007.

Fast But Fair Methods to Grade Writing. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Mesa State College, Grand Junction, CO, May 3, 2007.

My Top Ten: The Ten Best and Ten Worst Teaching Practices I’ve Ever Seen. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Mesa State College, Grand Junction, CO, May 3, 2007.

Reaching the 75% of Students Who Don’t Do the Readings. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, April 17, 2007.

Laptops in Class: Doing the Program and the Pedagogy Properly. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the College of Allied Health, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK, April 6, 2007.

Teaching Your Students How to Read Academic Material. Invited session presented at the annual Lilly Conference on College Teaching South, Greensboro, NC, February 16, 2007.

Motivating and Teaching Students to Take Good Lecture Notes. Invited session presented at the annual Lilly Conference on College Teaching South, Greensboro, NC, February 16, 2007.

Fast But Fair Methods to Grade Writing. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC, February 15, 2007.

Creating an Instructor Persona That Commands Respect. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC, February 15, 2007.

Reaching the 75% of Students Who Don’t Do the Readings. Invited half-day workshop for the regular faculty of Tri-County Technical College, Pendleton, SC, February 1, 2007.

Creating an Instructor Persona That Commands Respect. Invited 90-minute workshop for the adjunct faculty of Tri-County Technical College, Pendleton, SC, January 31, 2007.

Failure to Communicate. Invited plenary session to be conducted at the Society of Parks and Recreation Educators Teaching Institute, Clemson, SC, January 25-28, 2007.

Creating an Instructor Persona That Commands Respect. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Truckee Meadows Community College, Reno, NV, January 16, 2007.

My Top Ten: The Best Teaching Practices I’ve Ever Seen. Invited 90-minute presentation for the faculty of Truckee Meadows Community College, Reno, NV, January 16, 2007.

Matching Teaching Methods with Student Learning Objectives. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC, November 16, 2006.

Reaching the 75% of Students Who Don’t Do the Readings. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ, November 3, 2006.

Motivating and Teaching Students to Take Good Lecture Notes. Roundtable chaired at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, Portland, OR, October 28, 2006.

Publishing in To Improve the Academy. Roundtable co-chaired at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, Portland, OR, October 27, 2006.

Visually Communicating Your Course to Students: The Graphic Syllabus. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the University of Nevada, Reno, October 20, 2006.

Reaching the 75% of Students Who Don’t Do the Readings. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the University of Nevada, Reno, October 20, 2006.

Making the Lecture a Learning Experience. Invited one-hour workshop for the evening faculty of Tri-County Technical College, Pendleton, SC, October 10, 2006.

Making the Lecture a Learning Experience. Invited one-hour workshop for the day faculty of Tri-County Technical College, Pendleton, SC, October 4, 2006.

Designing a Graphic Syllabus—So Your Students Can See What You’re Doing. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the University of Scranton, PA, September 22, 2006.

Creating an Instructor Persona That Commands Respect. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Columbia College, Columbia, SC, August 23, 2006.

Step 2 in Designing a Course: Matching Teaching Methods with Student Learning Objectives. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Johnson College, Knoxville, TN, August 11, 2006.

Linking Teaching Methods and Student Learning Outcomes. Invited break-out session conducted twice at the Summer Institute on Quality Enhancement and Accreditation of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Commission on Colleges (COC), Orlando, FL, July 31, 2006.

Engaging Students in Your Lecture. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the College of Allied Health, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK, July 14, 2006.

Fast But Fair Methods to Grade Writing. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the College of Allied Health, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK, July 14, 2006.

Visually Communicating Your Course to Students: The Graphic Syllabus. Half-day pre-conference workshop to be presented at the Eighth International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference, Clemson, SC, May 18, 2006.

Managing Away Your Work Overload. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL, April 5, 2006.

Fast But Fair Methods to Grade Writing. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL, April 5, 2006.

Motivating and Teaching Your Students to Take Good Lecture Notes. Half-day invited workshop for the faculty of Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY, March 23, 2006.

Reaching the 75% of Students Who Don’t Do the Readings. Half-day invited workshop for the faculty of Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY, March 23, 2006.

Motivating and Teaching Your Students to Take Good Lecture Notes. Presented at the 27th Annual Sharing Conference of the Southern Regional Faculty and Instructional Development Consortium (SRFIDC), Stone Mountain, GA, March 6, 2006.

Creating an Instructor Persona That Commands Respect. Invited plenary session at the annual Lilly Conference on College Teaching South, Greensboro, NC, February 19, 2006.

Promoting Civility in the Classroom II: Creating an Instructor Persona That Commands Respect. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, IL, January 12, 2006.

Promoting Civility in the Classroom I: Defining Instructor and Student Rights. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, IL, January 12, 2006.

Pedagogically Sound Ideas for Using Laptops in Class. Invited presentation to the faculty of the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, December 8, 2005.

Designing Test Questions and Writing Assignments That Assess Thinking Skills. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, November 18, 2005.

Fast But Fair Methods to Grade Writing. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, November 18, 2005.

Publishing in To Improve the Academy. Roundtable co-chaired at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, Portland, OR, October 29, 2005.

Reaching the 75% of Students Who Don’t Do the Readings. Half-day pre-conference workshop presented at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, Milwaukee, WI, October 27, 2005.

Setting up and Troubleshooting Cooperative Learning Groups. Invited workshop for the faculty of Jefferson College, Hillsboro, MO, October 20, 2005.

How to Get Your Students to Do the Reading. Invited workshop for the faculty of Jefferson College, Hillsboro, MO, October 20, 2005.

Teaching Your Student How to Read Academic Material. Invited workshop for the faculty of Jefferson College, Hillsboro, MO, October 20, 2005.

Teaching Finance with a Learning Object: A First Test of Effectiveness, with E. Biktimirov. Paper presented at the 2005 International College Teaching Methods and Styles Conference, Reno, NV, September 20, 2005. Winner of the Best Paper in Session Award.

Managing Away Your Work Overload. Invited plenary session at the annual Lilly Conference on College Teaching North, Traverse City, MI, September 17, 2005.

Managing Away Your Work Overload. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the University of Nevada, Reno, September 9, 2005.

Fast But Fair Methods to Grade Writing. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of the University of Nevada, Reno, September 9, 2005.

Step 1 in Designing a Course: Set Well-Conceived Student Learning Objectives. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Johnson College, Knoxville, TN, August 12, 2005.

Linking Teaching Methods and Student Learning Outcomes. Invited break-out session at the Summer Institute on Quality Enhancement and Accreditation of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Commission on Colleges (COC), Orlando, FL, July 26, 2005.

2005 Summer Institute on Teaching and Learning. Invited guest facilitator for entire four-day institute, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC, May 16-19, 2005.

Improving Your Assessment of Teaching Effectiveness, with S.J. Madden and K.L. Fellows. Presented at the annual meetings of the Southern States Communication Association, Baton Rouge, LA, April 1, 2005.

Student Ratings: What Factors Affect Them and How You Can Improve Them, with S.J. Madden and K.L. Fellows. Presented at the annual meetings of the Southern States Communication Association, Baton Rouge, LA, April 2, 2005.

Fast but Fair Methods to Grade Writing. Presented at the 26th Annual Sharing Conference of the Southern Regional Faculty and Instructional Development Consortium (SRFIDC), Lake Junaluska, NC, March 21, 2005.

Fast but Fair Methods to Grade Writing. Invited plenary session at the annual Lilly Conference on College Teaching South, Greensboro, NC, February 20, 2005.

Competencies of Entry-Level College Graduate Employees in Agribusiness, with S.J. Miller, T.D. Davis, W.N. Ferreira, and L.D. Fredendall. Paper presented at the annual meetings of the Southern Agricultural Economics Association, Little Rock, AR, February 5-9, 2005.

Fast but Fair Methods to Grade Writing. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty at Lander University, Greenwood, SC, January 28, 2005.

Fast but Fair Methods to Grade Writing. Invited half-day workshop (given twice) for the faculty at Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI, January 21, 2005.

Enhancing Your Long Classes with Learning Activity and Interactivity. Invited two-hour workshop for the faculty of Webster University, Greenville, SC, January 6, 2005.

The Right Tool for the Job: Matching Methods with Objectives. Presented at the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) 2004 annual meeting of the Commission on Colleges (COC), Atlanta, GA, December 5, 2004.

Animating Introductory Finance with Learning Objects, with E. Biktimirov. Presented at the annual meetings of the Financial Management Association, New Orleans, LA, October 7, 2004.

Teaching Well with the Case Method and Problem-Based Learning. Invited half-day workshop for the didactic and laboratory faculty of the University of Maine, Bangor, ME, October 1, 2004.

My Top 10’s: The Best and Worst Teaching Behaviors I’ve Ever Seen. Invited half-day workshop for the didactic and laboratory faculty of the University of Maine, Bangor, ME, October 1, 2004.

Fast But Fair Methods to Grade Writing. Invited plenary session at the annual Lilly Conference on College Teaching North, Traverse City, MI, September 26, 2004.

Classroom Civility II: Creating an Instructor Persona That Commands Respect. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Indiana University, South Bend, IN, September 10, 2004.

Classroom Civility I: Defining Instructor and Student Rights. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Indiana University, South Bend, IN, September 10, 2004.

Animating Introductory Finance with Learning Objects, with E. Biktimirov. Presented at the annual meetings of the Financial Education Association, Mystic, CT, April 22, 2004.

Teaching at Its Best. Invited opening plenary session at the annual Spring 2004 Faculty Conference of the Board of Registered Nursing, Ontario, CA, March 26, 2004.

Laptop Courses: Faculty and Student Assessments and Prerequisites of Success, with B. Weaver. Presented at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, Denver, CO, October 11, 2003.

Defining the Rights of Instructors and Students, with N. Jackson. Presented at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, Denver, CO, October 10, 2003.

Reaping the Priceless Returns of Faculty Development, with E. Nuhfer (roundtable). Presented at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, Denver, CO, October 9, 2003.

How to Get Your Students to Do the Readings. Presented at the annual meetings of the National Social Science Association, Las Vegas, NV, April 18, 2003.

The Graphic Syllabus -- Blueprint for Your Course (invited workshop). Presented at the annual conference of the Associated Schools of Construction, Clemson, SC, April 10, 2003.

Show Them the Money: Using Graphical Tools in the Introductory Finance Course, with E. Biktimirov. Presented at the annual meetings of the Financial Education Association, Orlando, FL, April 11, 2003.

Justifying Our Existence: Can Faculty Development Survive the Budget Cutting? Invited plenary session conducted at the 24th Annual Sharing Conference of the Southern Regional Faculty and Instructional Development Consortium (SRFIDC), Atlanta, GA, March 10, 2003.

Making a First-Class Impression. Invited presentation to the faculty of Webster University, Greenville, SC, December 19, 2002.

Panel Chair, Social Responsibility in Ethics Across the Curriculum. Presented at the 4th International Conference on Ethics Across the Curriculum, Hyatt Hotel, Greenville, SC, October 25, 2002.

Show Them the Money: Using Graphical Tools in the Introductory Finance Course, with E. Biktimirov. Presented at the annual meetings of the Financial Management Association, San Antonio, TX, October 17, 2002. Winner of the 2002 Financial Management Association Competitive Paper Award in Financial Education.

Report from “Down Under”: International Perspectives for the 2002 ICED Conference, panel member. Presented at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, Atlanta, GA, October 12, 2002.

Grading Writing: Making It Fast, Fair, and Objective. Presented at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, Atlanta, GA, October 12, 2002.

Designing a Graphic Syllabus: A Model Faculty Workshop. Presented at the 23rd Annual Sharing Conference of the Southern Regional Faculty and Instructional Development Consortium (SRFIDC), Boone, NC, March 11, 2002.

Setting up a Faculty Development Center and The Predominant Learning Styles of 21st Century Students and the Teaching Methods Tailored to Them. Invited talks presented to administrators and selected faculty of Lander University, Greenwood, SC, February 11, 2002.

Structuring Rigor into Student Peer Feedback. Presented at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, St. Louis, MO, October 13, 2001.

A Graphic Syllabus – So Your Students Can See What You’re Doing. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, October 1, 2001.

Designing a Course for Active Learning and Easy Assessment. Invited half-day workshop conducted for the faculty of Judson College, Elgin, IL, May 18, 2001.

My Top 10’s: The Best and Worst Teaching Behaviors I’ve Ever Seen. Invited plenary session conducted at the Dixie Section of the Institute of Food Technologists, Clemson University, April 19, 2001.

Who Are They to Judge? Getting Your Students to Give Useful Peer Feedback. Presented at the 22nd Annual Sharing Conference of the Southern Regional Faculty and Instructional Development Consortium (SRFIDC), Chattanooga, TN, March 19, 2001.

Problem-Based Learning: A Practice-Based Method for Modern Accounting Education. Presented at the annual meetings of the South Carolina Association of Accounting Educators, Clemson, SC, February 24, 2001.

The Graphic Syllabus: A Demonstration Workshop on How to Visually Represent a Course. Presented at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 11, 2000. The concept of a graphic syllabus won POD’s 2000 Bright Idea (now called Innovation) Award at this conference.

How to Use New Paradigms in Teaching to Increase Student Learning. Presented at the annual Eastern States Chief Academic Officers Conference, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, June 26, 2000.

Putting Real Value in Student Evaluations. Presented at the annual meetings of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education, Lake Harmony, PA, October 15, 1999.

Using the Research on Teaching in Teaching. Presented at the annual meetings of the American Sociological Association, Chicago, IL, August 7, 1999.

How to Marry Instructional Techniques and Technology to Improve Seminar Learning and Results Back Home, conducted with C. Rathbone. Presented at the ESCM99: Effective Seminar/Conference Marketing, Third Annual Advanced Marketing Conference, Washington, DC, June 21, 1999.

Creating Learning-Centered Evaluations of Teaching. Presented at the 20th Annual Sharing Conference of the Southern Regional Faculty and Instructional Development Consortium (SRFIDC), Charleston, SC, March 14, 1999.

Clemson University’s Collaborative Learning Environment: Integrating Technology into the Curriculum, conducted with C. Rathbone. Presented at the Syllabus Conference, New York, NY, January 8, 1999.

Making Peer Observation a Fair Evaluation Tool. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Elon College, Elon College, NC, November 2, 1998.

Making the Lecture a Learning Experience. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Elon College, Elon College, NC, November 2, 1998.

Teaching Your Students to Think and Write in Your Discipline. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Wayne State College, Wayne, NE, October 8, 1998.

Designing a Course for Active Learning and Appropriate Assessment. Invited all-day workshop for the Faculty Retreat, Bethel College, Mishawaka, IN, August 26, 1998.

Workshop on Workshops. Invited half-day workshop for faculty developers at institutions in the Ohio Federation of Independent Colleges, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, July 8, 1998.

Sound Preparations: Course Design, Learning Objectives, and Assessment. Invited full-day faculty workshop, Institute for Effective Teaching, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL, June 15, 1998.

A Workshop on Workshops. Invited plenary session presented at the annual conference of the Southern Regional Faculty and Instructional Development Consortium, Kennesaw, GA, March 1998.

A Systematic, Scholarly Approach to Peer Assessment of Teaching. Invited half-day workshop for the faculty of Elon College, Elon College, NC, February 1998.

A Faculty Workshop Model: Assessing Teaching as Scholarship. Session presented at the annual conference of the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education, Haines City, FL, October 1997.

Curriculum, Course, and Syllabus Development: What the Good Ones Should Do. Invited two-hour faculty workshop, 1997 Instructional Excellence Faculty Retreat: Creating and Maintaining Learning Environments, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Watts Bar, TN, May 1997.

Objectives, Classroom Activities, Assignments, and Assessment: The Links That Make Them Work. Invited three-hour faculty workshop, 1997 Instructional Excellence Faculty Retreat: Creating and Maintaining Learning Environments, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Watts Bar, TN, May 1997.

Helping Faculty Assess Teaching. Session presented at the annual conference of the Southern Regional Faculty and Instructional Development Consortium, Williamsburg, VA, March 1997.

Helping Faculty Assess Teaching. Session presented at the annual conference of the Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network, Snowbird, UT, October 1996.

Advising Colleagues on Their Teaching Evaluations: A Special Workshop for Chairs. Invited three-hour workshop for department chairs at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, April 1996.

Interpreting and Advising Instructors about Their Teaching Evaluations: Bringing Chairs on Board. Session presented at the annual conference of the Southern Regional Faculty and Instructional Development Consortium, Baton Rouge, LA, February 1996.

The Center for Teaching. Formal multimedia presentation before the Board of Trust of Vanderbilt University, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, April 1995.

Doing Business with Big-Ticket Speakers. Session presented at the annual conference of the Southern Regional Faculty and Instructional Development Consortium, Wilmington, DE, February 1995.

The Academic Job Market: Are Those Rosy Predictions a Myth? Session presented at the annual conference of the Southern Regional Faculty and Instructional Development Consortium, Nashville, TN, February 1994.

A Dialogue on Teaching. Invited lecture presented to the faculty and the Teaching and Learning Resource Center administration, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN, February 1994.

Critical Thinking as an Exercise in Courage. Invited keynote plenary address presented at the annual meetings of the Southern Regional Honors Council, Nashville, TN, March 1993.

Training TAs in Their Disciplines When Departments Can't. Paper presented at the Third National Conference on the Training and Employment of Teaching Assistants, Austin, TX, November 1991.

The Perceptual Distortions of Social Distance: Why the Underdog Principle Seldom Works, paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Sociological Association, San Francisco, CA, September 1982.

Transfer of Earthquake Prediction Technologies Between Japan and the United States, with D.C. Nilson and R.S. Olson, paper presented at the 12th World Congress of the International Political Science Association, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 1982.

The Disaster Victim Community: Part of the Solution, Not the Problem, paper presented at A Workshop: Hazards Research, Policy Development, and Implementation Incentives: Focus on Urban Earthquakes, Redlands, CA, June 1982.

Anticipating Disaster: Innovative Guidelines for Public Policy Planning, with J.D. Goltz, paper presented at the annual National Conference on Public Administration, Honolulu, HA, March 1982.

Professional Writing in the Field of Sociology invited lecture presented in the Professional Non-Fiction Writing Series, Department of English, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA, December 1981.

Social Sciences in Relation to Earthquakes, with R.H. Turner, invited lecture presented in the Fall Quarter 1981 Series of Special Seminars, Interdisciplinary Studies of Earthquakes, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, November 1981.

Facilitating Cooperative Development: Disaster Findings Viewed Through Various Conceptual Prisms, with R.S. Olson and D.C. Nilson, paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Political Science Association, New York, NY, September 1981.

Bad Attitudes [Inhibiting the Adoption of Earthquake Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness Policy], paper presented at the annual workshop of the National Natural Hazards Research and Application Center, Boulder, CO, July 1981.

An Assessment of Natural Hazards Research: A Policy Perspective, with R.S. Olson and D.C. Nilson, paper presented at the annual meetings of the Western Social Science Association, San Diego, CA, April 1981.

Resolving the “Sooner-vs.-Later” Controversy Surrounding the Public Announcement of Earthquake Predictions, paper presented at the annual meetings of the Western Social Science Association, San Diego, CA, April 1981.

Policy Implications of the Planning Environment Report: Announcing Earthquake Predictions and Managing Short Term Recovery Operations, invited lecture presented to the Southern California Earthquake Preparedness Project Staff and Policy Advisory Board, Van Nuys, CA, April 1981.

The Social Impact of a Major Earthquake on Los Angeles, invited lecture presented at the Society of Women Engineers Symposium, Los Angeles and Earthquakes, University of California, Los Angeles, April 1981.

An Evaluability Assessment of Earthquake Safety Advisory Board Policies, with D.C. Nilson and R.S. Olson, paper presented at the annual meetings of the Pacific Sociological Association, Portland, OR, March 1981.

TA Training at UCLA. Invited lecture presented in "Issues in Higher Education" Series, School of Education, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, December 1980.

The Feminine Mystique (Betty Friedan): Work, the Family and the Origins of Women's Liberation, invited lecture presented in the University of California, Los Angeles Extension Series, Twentieth Century Landmarks Revisited, December 1980.

Work Value Orientations and Reward Opportunities: A Nonrecursive Model, paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Sociological Association, New York, NY, August 1980.

Blinded by the Plight: Mass Acquiescence to Social Inequality, paper presented at the annual meetings of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, New York, NY, August 1980.

Problems in Questionnaire Construction and Interviewing Techniques, invited lecture presented at the Policy Research Center, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA, August 1980.

Job Satisfaction: How Much Dissonance Reduction? paper presented at the annual meetings of the Pacific Sociological Association, Anaheim, CA, April 1979.

Trust Differential and Protest Orientation: A Test of a New Variable, with D.C. Nilson, paper presented at the annual meetings of the Western Social Science Association, Denver, CO, April 1978.

New and Competing Explanations of Job Satisfaction: An Integrative Model, invited lecture presented to the Institute of Industrial Relations, University of California, Los Angeles, October 1977.

The Social Standing of a Housewife, paper presented at the annual meetings of the American Sociological Association, Chicago, IL, September 1977.

Women in Social Stratification Research, invited lecture presented to the Women's Studies Program, University of California, Los Angeles, May 1977.

Rape Is How You See It, invited lecture presented at the Open House at the University of California, Los Angeles, May 1976.

The Status Attainment of a Married Woman, paper presented at the annual meetings of the Pacific Sociological Association, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, April 1975.

The Occupational Stereotype, invited lecture presented to the School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin, Madison, May 1974.