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Third Annual Showcase of Teaching

The DCAE hosted Drexel's 3rd Annual Showcase of Teaching for all Drexel faculty, staff and students  on Monday, May 11, 2015 in Behrakis Grand Hall. The event featured over 80 presenters representing 16 colleges and academic units, highlighting how Drexel faculty and PhD students across all disciplines are shaping their students’ learning in the classroom. Representatives from the DCAE-sponsored Faculty Learning Communities were also on hand to share their year-long research and discussions related to the topics of online teaching and learning and best practices for student engagement. 


The DCAE is pleased to announce the winners of the Morning and Afternoon Poster Sessions:


Morning Session

1st place: "Using Active Learning and Climate Change to Teach General Chemistry" by Daniel King, Associate Professor in the College of Arts and Sciences

4-way Tie for 2nd place

"STIRring Up The Classroom: Scientific Thinking and Integrative Reasoning Through Case Studies" by Jennifer Stanford, Assistant Professor in the College of Arts and Sciences

"Teaching Technology Assessment to Television Management Studies: Using Formal Debate to Uncover the Future of New Media" Dave Culver, Associate Teaching Professor and Albert Tedesco, Teaching Professor, both from the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts and Design 

"A System for Creating and Assessing Video-based Assignments from Students from Existing Video Training Materials" Christof Daetwyler, Associate Professor, College of Medicine

"Confronting Controversy by Shadowing Reality: Experiential Learning in a Cultural Planning Class" by Julie Hawkins, Assistant Professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts and Design


Afternoon Session

1st place: "Best Practices for Comparison of Mobile Apps Used by Professional Sports Organizations" by Karen Weaver, Associate Clinical Professor in the Center for Hospitality and Sport Management

2nd place: "Laptop Multitasking in the Classroom" by Mohammad Nozari, PhD-student in the College of Arts and Sciences  Pouya Dianat, PhD student in the College of Engineering

3rd place: "Solving Important Issues: Nonprofit Shark Tank" by Catherine Bartch, Adjunct Professor, Lindy Center for Civic Engagement


Schedule of Events

8:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.  

         Introduction by Dr. N. John DiNardo, Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.  

         Dean’s Panel on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at Drexel featuring:

         Gloria Donnelly, Dean, College of Nursing and Health Professions

         Joseph Hughes, Dean, College of Engineering

         Nancy Butler Songer, Dean, School of Education

         Sandy Stewart, Associate Dean, Westphal College of Media Arts& Design

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

          Poster Session #1

12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

          Lunch and Keynote Address by Dr. Thomas Angelo entitled,

          “Using The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) to Improve Student Learning and Success: Five Practical, Research-based Approaches”

           (attendance requires a previous RSVP - session is full)

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

          Poster Session #2


Click here for a full program, including presenter abstracts.