Center for Teaching and Learning

CTL Lunch Series

The Center for Teaching and Learning Lunch Series, established in Spring of 2002, provides a forum for faculty and others to learn about and discuss issues relevant to teaching and learning at CLU. Unless otherwise indicated, the series' sessions are held in the SBET conference room #127. We meet from 12:15 - 1:00 pm on Thursdays. Lunch is provided. You can view archived sessions at

If you would like to propose a topic or to lead a Series session, please call Joan Wines at x3277 or e-mail her at


"Advising Basics: The Short List" David Nelson (History) Thursday, January 23
SBET 127

"Teaching with I-pads: Interactive Demonstration" Please bring your ipads!
(SBET Conference Room, #127)

Dan Restuccio (Multimedia)

Thursday, January 30
SBET 127

Teaching Excellence Award Series: Michael Arndt (SBET Conference Room, #127)

Michael Arndt (Theater Arts)

Thursday, February 6
SBET 127

"Reflections on Undergraduate Research in the Arts and Humanities"

Rafaela Fiore-Uriza (Spanish); Christine Sellin (Art); Marylie Gerson (Psychology); David Nelson (History);

Thursday, February 13
SBET 127

"Getting Students Up-to-Speed with Materials That Provide Remedial Help: Kahn Academy"

Michael Gagliardo (Math)

Thursday, February 20
SBET 127

Exploring the Dual Face of Wikipedia

Cia DeMartino (CTL Director)

Thursday, February 27
SBET 127

"The Importance of and Procedures for Instructing Students in Metacognitive Techniques"

Andrea Sell (Psychology)

March 6

"Adventures in Experiential Learning" Bill Biladeau (Geology)

March 13

Spring Break

March 15 -March 23


"Creating a Positive Class Dynamic Student-Generated Service Program in Haiti"

CLICK HERE to watch the recording

Ryan Glatt (student) and Russell Stockard (Communication) Thursday,
March 27

"Publishing the CLU Echo: A Campus-wide Experiential Learning Project"

Kirstie Hettinga (Communications)

April 3

Teaching Excellence Award Series: Linda Ritterbush

"A Discussion on Class Discussions"

Linda Ritterbush (Geology) will lead the discussion

April 10

"WASC Essay #7"

Sam Thomas (Religion) Thursday,
April 17

"Social Services and Service-Learning in Broadcast News Production: A Spotlight on Ventura County Social Services"

David Grannis (Communication)

April 24

"The Sustainable Classroom: Some Theory and Practice" Sam Thomas (Religion) Thursday, May 1
"Google Glass" Gerhartdt/Cia DeMartino (CTL Director) Thursday, May 8

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