Center for Teaching and Learning

Lunch Series

Faculty and others meet to learn about and discuss issues relevant to teaching and learning at Cal Lutheran from 12:15–1:00 pm on Thursdays in SBET 127. Lunch is provided.

If you would like to propose a topic or to lead a series session, please contact Joan Wines at x3277 or

See archived Teaching and Learning Series Lunch Sessions (Fall 2002-Fall 2015) at

FALL 2015 Schedule

Topic Presenter Date

"Opportunities for Cross-Disciplinary Learning in the William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art"

Rachel Schmid (William Roland Gallery Curator) September 3
"The Literate College Student: Developing Critical Engagement with the Text"

Yvonne Wilber (ISS Information Specialist and Manager of Collection Development)

September 10
"Send Your Students to the Experts for Free Tutorials: Online Instruction" Kyle Fraser and Robert Bean ( September 17
"CLU Coaches and CLU Faculty: A Dialogue" (Kellee Roesel, Women’s Volleyball; Ben McEnroe, Football; Lindsay Goldblatt, Women’s Basketball; Craig Rond, Men’s and Women’s Waterpolo; Frank Marino, Women’s Soccer); Rich Rider Men’s basketball; Matt Lea, Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Track and Field ) Session led by Dan Kuntz (Athletic Director and Head Men's Soccer Coach)

Note venue change: We will meet in HUM #116
September 24
Humanities #116
"Making the Most of Media Services Resources" Glen Rewal (Director: Media Services) October 1
SBET #127

"21st Century Teaching and Learning: Simple Neuroscience and Emergenetics"

David Brobeck,CLU Graduate School of Education Alumni October 8
“Integrating the Library’s Online Information Literacy Tutorials into Your Classes” Henri Mondschein (ISS Information Specialist) October 15
"Using Turnitin to Promote Academic Honesty in Student Writing" David Nelson (Associate Professsor History) October 22
"Setting and Expanding Boundaries in Student/Instructor Conferences" Andrea Sell (Psychology) October 29
“Teaching Triads” (See application process for faculty teaching triads under CTL Faculty Projects link)

Michael Gagliardo (Math)

November 5

"Examining the Academic Rigor of Programs Abroad."

Guest Maggie Parke earned her PhD in Film and Digital Media from Bangor University. She focused on the adaptation processes of event films and fan management. Her research included working on the sets of Twilight (2008) and Captain America (2009), as well as time at Turbine Inc., the game design company behind Lord of the Rings Online (LOTRO). She currently works in both education and the film industry, developing projects with Elfin Productions, editing scripts, and consulting on fan management, while also working at Bangor University promoting and enabling International Education.

Lisa Loberg (Study Abroad Director) and Guest Dr. Maggie Parke (Country Manager, International Education Centre, Bangor University) November 12

“Role of Mentors and Cohorts in Education: A TEEM Perspective”

Moses Penumaka (Director of Theological Education for Emerging Ministries TEEM: Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary) November 19
HOLIDAY   Thanksgiving

"Stressed? How to Bounce Back, and Plan to Have the Best Spring Semester Ever"

Cia De Martino (Communication) and Rahuldeep Singh Gill (Religion) December 3
"Being a Public Intellectual Today" Cia De Martino (Communication) and Rahuldeep Singh Gill (Religion) December 10