KEYNOTES

 

Curiosity & Interest: Dual Levers of Student Engagement, March 12, 2018. RUOnlineCon, Rutgers Online Education Conference, Somerset, NJ

Zest, Grit & Sweat: Strategies to Develop Self-Directed Learners. Feb. 23, 2018. IPFW Fort Wayne Teaching Conference, Fort Wayne, IN

Zest: Leveraging the Power of Curiosity & Interest, June 4, 2017. The Teaching Professor Conference, St. Louis, MO.

 

Zest, Grit & Sweat: Strategies to Develop Self-Directed Learners. May 9, 2017. EdTech Academy. Roane State Community College, Roane, TN.

 

Promoting Student Success: Practices to Debunk Misperceptions About Learning. March, 2017. NJEdge Faculty Showcase, Monmouth University, Monmouth, NJ.

 

Promoting Interaction to Enrich Learning. January, 2017. Bloomfield College PedagogiTech Faculty Colloquium, Bloomfield, NJ.

 

Interaction to Promote Learning. September, 2016. National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, Buffalo, NY.

WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS

 

Interpreting Rigor: Tools for Evaluating Faculty & Increasing Program Retention. Magna Publications Online Seminar. (October 4, 2017)

 

Aligning Student and Faculty Perceptions of Rigor. Magna Publications Online Seminar. (September 27, 2017)

 

Engaging Student Interactions: In-class & Online. EdTech Academy. Roane State Community College, Roane, TN. (May 10, 2017)

Infusing Skills Across the Curriculum: Making the Case & Leading the Way, Leadership in Higher Education Conference, Atlanta, GA. (October 7, 2016)

 

Enriched Learning through Online Interaction, Case Study Teaching in Science, Annual Conference, Buffalo, NY. (September 17, 2016)

 

Learning to Interact: Promoting Discipline-based Oral Communication, Case Study Teaching in Science, Annual Conference, Buffalo, NY. (September 16, 2016)

 

Interaction to Promote Learning, Fall Conference, National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, Buffalo, NY. (September 16, 2016)

 

Lecture v Active Learning: Reframing the Conversation, The Teaching Professor Conference, Washington, DC. (June 5, 2016)
Panel Discussion Facilitator: Lolita Paff

Panelists: Maryellen Weimer, Carl Lovitt, Neil Haave

SELECT PRESENTATIONS

 

Zest, Grit & Sweat: Strategies to Develop Critical Learners, The Teaching Professor Conference, Washington, DC. (June 3, 2016) 

Teacher Practices to Discourage Unproductive Student Behaviors. 2015. International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning (ISETL), Savannah.

 

What's it all about?  Changing the Conversation about the Syllabus.International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning (ISETL), Savannah.

 

Learning Centered Syllabi: Opportunities to Engage Students. 2015. The Teaching Professor Conference, Atlanta.

 

Three C's of Online Discussion: Community, Construction & Coaching. 2014. ISETL Annual Meeting and The Teaching Professor Technology Conference, Denver.

 

Let's Talk About It! Part 1- Planning for Discussion in Technical Courses. 2014. The Teaching Professor Conference, Boston.

 

Let's Talk About It! Part 2- Interaction Policy & Assessment in Technical Courses. 2014. The Teaching Professor Conference, Boston.

 

Paff, L., Roche, A. &  Mengel, MA. 2014. Instructional Designers & Faculty: Best Practices for Productive Collaboration. 7th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium, Dallas.

 

Class Participation Policies: How to Avoid Ambiguity, Mixed Signals & Unintended Consequences. 2014. Lilly Conference on College Teaching & Learning, Newport Beach.

 

Beyond the Resume: Encouraging Personal Growth through Internship Journals. 2013. Invited presentation. The Teaching Professor Conference, New Orleans.

 

Paff, L., Shibley, I. & Shibley, L. 2013. Faculty as Leaders for Implementing Institutional Pedagogical Change,” The Teaching Professor Conference, New Orleans.

 

Paff, L. & Butzler, K. 2013. The Flipped Classroom: What, Why & How. MADCP-2013 Conference: Multiple Ways we Engage Students, Penn State Berks.

 

Paff, L. & Butzler, K. 2013.  Flipping your Class: Strategies, Experiences, Tools and Reactions to a Flipped Classroom. Symposium for Teaching & Learning with Technology Conference, Penn State University Park. 

 

21st Century Learning: Content as the means, not the end. 2013. Keynote address. Meeting the Challenges of the 21st Century Classroom Conference, Penn State Shenango.

 

Make My Valentine: A Classroom Production Activity. 2012. Southern Economic Association, New Orleans.

 

Interns’ Self-Assessment through Reflective Journals and Performance Evaluations. 2012. International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning (ISETL), San Antonio.

 

Paff, L. Shibley, I. & Shibley, L. 2012. Closing the Loop: Using Course-level Assessments to Improve Student Learning. The Teaching Professor Conference, Washington, DC.

 

How Blended & Online Instruction Improved My Teaching: Lessons learned from Accounting & Economics. 2012. Penn State Berks Celebrating Teaching Colloquium.

 

What about soft skills?  Evidence from internship supervisors. 2011. International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning (ISETL) Conference, San Diego.

 

The Good, Bad and the Ugly:  Recap of a first experience with hybrid teaching and learning. 2010. Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence Pedagogy of Hybrid Learning Colloquy, Penn State Berks.

 

Learning Outcomes Assessment: Building a Culture for Institutional Effectiveness. 2010. Roundtable Discussion Leader. Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence Conference, Penn State Harrisburg, 2010.

 

Using humor and examples from everyday life to engage students. 2009. Penn State Berks Celebrating Teaching Colloquium.

 

Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Luncheon: Ten Questions about Plagiarism. 2009. Panelist. Penn State Berks.

 

Assessment Pathways: Diverse Academic Approaches and University Consistency. 2009. Panelist. From Here to Implementation: Putting Your Assessment Plan to Work Conference, sponsored by Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence, Penn State University Park.

 

Deal or No Deal? The Relationship between Student Assessment of Risk and Academic Performance in Principles of Microeconomics. 2008. Southern Economic Association Meetings, Washington, DC.

 

Substituting Technology for Face-to-Face Instruction: Experiences from a General Education Course. 2008. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) Conference, Edmonton.

 

Paff, L. & Shibley, L. 2008. Who’s NOT Afraid of Their Microeconomics Class? An examination of Students’ Perception of Risk and Academic Performance. McGraw-Hill/Irwin Teaching Economics: Instruction and Classroom Based Research” Conference, Pittsburgh.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

Paff, L. A. (2017). In Mary Bart (Ed.), "Questioning the Two-Hour Rule for Studying." Faculty Focus. https://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/teaching-and-learning/questioning-two-hour-rule-studying/

 

Paff, L.A. (2017). In Jennifer Lorenzetti (Ed.),Understanding and Managing Perceptions of Academic Rigor. Academic Leader Newsletter., 33(9), (p. 8). Madison, WI: Magna Publications.

Paff, L. A. (2016). In Mary Bart (Ed.), "Enhancing Learning through Zest, Grit & Sweat." Faculty Focus. http://http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/instructional-design/enhancing-learning-zest-grit-sweat/

Paff, L. A. (2016). In Jennifer Lorenzetti (Ed.), "Closing the Skills Expectations - Performance Gap." Academic Leader Newsletter., 32(8), (pp. 2). Madison, WI: Magna Publications. 

Paff, L. 2015. Does Grading Encourage Participation? Evidence & Implications. College Teaching, 63(4): 135-145. DOI: 10.1080/87567555.2015.1028021
 
Paff, L. September 28, 2015. Why Policies Fail to Promote Better Learning Decisions. Faculty Focus, Effective Classroom Management. http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/effective-classroom-management/why-policies-fail-to-promote-better-learning-decisions/
 
Paff, L. 2015. Memorable Interactions: Content, Community and (the lack of) Control. Online Classroom: Ideas for Effective Online Instruction, 15(4): 1-6. 
 
Paff, L. March 23, 2015. Coaching Strategies to Enhance Online Discussions. Faculty Focus, Online Education. http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/online-education/coaching-strategies-to-enhance-online-discussions/
 
Interview
A Learner-Centered Syllabus Helps Set the Tone for Learning, interview summary written by Mary Bart, at Faculty Focus, July 29, 2015.  Read the article here:
http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/effective-classroom-management/a-learner-centered-syllabus-helps-set-the-tone-for-learning/
 

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