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2019 Wynalda Teaching and Learning Institute - Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Daytime events will be held in the Sneden Center Auditorium, meeting rooms and classrooms at the W.A. Lettinga Campus.  Many sessions will be available for online remote viewing and participation. 

8:45-9:30  AM in the Sneden Center:  Registration and Coffee/ Pastries

9:30 AM- 11 AM in the Wilbur and Sharon Lettinga Auditorium:  Welcome from Davenport Leadership and opening employer TLI-talks addressing employer needs and experiences with new employees/ recent graduates      

11:15-12 noon Breakout sessions with employer presenters 

12:00-1:30 PM outside on campus:  BBQ luncheon and networking time.

1:45- 3:45 Student Realities:  Deep Dive Tracks.  Each deep dive track will include a 45-50 minute overview of the key challenges/ realities facing students followed by a 45-50 minute session on resources and best practices for DU faculty to support students in these areas.  Each session will have a 20-minute refreshment break at approximately 2:35 PM.

  1. Mental Health
  2. Financial Health
  3. Students of Color
  4. Emotional Intelligence and Resilience
  5. LGBTQ+ Students
  6. DACA/ Undocumented Students

 4:00 - 5:00 PM College Meetings

Based on participant feedback and increasing no-shows, the post-TLI networking and dinner will not be held this year.  The longer luncheon time will provide an opportunity for connection and conversation.  Those faculty staying overnight at the conference hotel can register for a voucher to eat dinner at the hotel restaurant.