Texas Tech University

Recorded Sessions

The TLPDC does not live stream or record TLPDC sessions and events, as many involve guest presenters and others do not lend themselves easily to streaming or recording due to audio difficulties, delays in transmission or other technical issues. Special events such as the John M. Burns and Advancing Teaching & Learning keynote sessions are recorded and will be posted to this page as soon as all the materials have been compiled and converted. If you are a faculty member who is interested in having students attend an event for class credit but have distance students who are unable to attend in person and would like to inquire about having it recorded, please contact Ching Lee or Micah M Logan, and if possible, we will make these arrangements.

These recorded sessions are not meant to be online classes. They are meant to be used merely as informal references to the live presentations. Please see the TLPDC Schedule of Events for opportunities to gain more in-depth information on the topics of your interest.

Feel free to watch past TLPDC events below by clicking on the provided links.

Recent Episodes
John M. Burns Conference: The Undergraduate Experience: What Matters Most for Student Success? (Session 1) by Dr. Peter Felten
In their book The Undergraduate Experience (Jossey-Bass, 2016), Peter Felton and his co-authors identified six core themes that matter most for student success: Learning, relationships, expectations, alignment, improvement, and leadership. This interactive session will explore the research that demonstrates why these themes are important not only for students but also for instructors and for institutional culture. During the session, we will critically consider what each of us can do, no matter what our context and role, to cultivate a generative culture of learning and teaching.

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John M. Burns Conference: The Undergraduate Experience: What Matters Most for Student Success? (Session 2) by Dr. Peter Felten
Dr. Felton will continue his discussion of the six core themes for student success found in The Undergraduate Experience (Jossey-Bass, 2016) which include learning, relationships, expectations, alignment, improvement, and leadership. Dr. Felton will also help to consider our assets and collaborations at Texas Tech University, and how we confront the challenges facing higher education as we consider the relationship of the themes identified in his work to our institutional culture.

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"Get Students to Focus on Learning Instead of Grades: Metacognition is the Key" by Dr.Saundra Yancy McGuire
21st Century students come to college with widely varying academic skills, approaches to learning, and motivation levels. Faculty often lament that students are focused on achieving high grades, but are not willing to invest much time or effort in learning. This session will focus on the importance of helping students acquire simple, but effective learning strategies based on cognitive science principles. We will engage in interactive reflection activities that will allow attendees to experience strategies that significantly improve learning while transforming student attitudes about the meaning of learning.
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