Lunch Series

Faculty and others meet at our weekly Lunch Series to learn about and discuss issues relevant to teaching and learning at Cal Lutheran. Lunch is provided.
Please note venue change to Humanities 116

To propose a topic or lead a series session, contact Joan Wines at x3277 or

Join us each week
  • Day: Thursdays
  • Time: 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Place:  We'll meet in HUMANITIES 116 (unless otherwise noted).

SPRING 2017 Schedule

Date Topic Presenter
January 19 "Don't Cancel That Class"  Caitlin Hodges
M.Ed. Resident Coordinator
January 26 "Using Recorded Lectures to Enhance the Classroom Experience" Kaitlin Hodgdon (Lecture Capture Specialist CTL) 
February 2  "Security Jeopardy"  Don Warrick (Manager of CLU IT Training)
 February 9   "Tech Expo Preview"   CLU IT Team
 February 16  

"A Guide To High Impact Presentation Formatting"

 Glen Rewal (Media Services)
 February 23 "Creating Presentations on Your IPhone"   Dan Restuccio (MultiMedia)
 March   2  "Security Jeopardy PART II"  Don Warrick (Manager of CLU IT Training)
 March   9  “William Rolland Art Center, Teaching and Technology Initiatives " (plus Q&A relevant to general building information)  Ryan Van Ommeren (Associate VP of Planning and Services)
 March  16  "Good News About Active Learning"   Michael Gagliardo (Math)
 SPRING BREAK March 18 - March 26  
 March 30  "Helping Students Memorize: Tips from Cognitive Science"  Andrea Sell (Psychology)

 April   6


 " IPhone Presentations PART II" (bring your fully charged iphones)    Dan Restuccio (MultiMedia)
 April    13    
 April    20    
 April    27    
 May      4    

FALL 2016 Schedule

Date Topic Presenter
September 8
 “Facilitating the Integration of International Students
in the American University Classroom”

“Karina Otaryan”
(ESL Instructional Specialist) and “Jaime Haile”
(ESL Senior Instructor)

September 15  "Beyond Blackboard, Windows 95, and Other Antiquities:

EdTech Made Easy"

Andrew Rehfeld (Philosophy)
September 22  "CLU Coaches and CLU Faculty: A Dialogue Continued"

Kellee Roesel, Women’s Volleyball; Ben McEnroe, Football; Lindsay Goldblatt, Women’s Basketball;  Rich Rider (Men’s basketball); Matt Lea (Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Track and Field); Kevin Judd; Mike Gennette (Tennis); Debby Day; and Jeff Lindgren.
Session led by Dan Kuntz (Athletic Director and Head Men's Soccer Coach)

NOTE: venue change: We will meet in Humanities 116
September 29
HUM 116
"Tips for Student Success: Quick Facts for Faculty from Career Exploration to Salary Negotiations"

Cynthia Smith
(Career Services)

October 6
HUM 116
"Analytic Strategies That Work:: Teaching Students to go Beyond Textual Summary"


Tanvi Patel
(Writing Center, English Faculty) 
October 13
HUM 116
"Developing Information Fluency: Knowledge Practices and Dispositions in a Changing Information Environment"


Corrie Bott, M.L.I.S. (Manager of Reference Services) and
Yvonne Wilber, M.A., M.S.L.S. (Collection Development and Outreach)

 October 20
HUM 116
 “Improve Your Multimedia Presentations: Advanced Audio Techniques”  Glen Rewal (Media Services)
October 27
HUM 116

“Finding and Using Primary Sources across the Disciplines”

 David Nelson and Sam Claussen (History)
November 3
HUM 116
 "Introducing Feedback Studio."   Danielle D'andrea (CLU's Turnitin Relationship Manager)
November 10
HUM 116
 "The NAC&U and You:  New American College & Universities Consortium Opportunities for Faculty"   Andrea Sell (Psychology)
November 17
HUM 116
 "English 111: Current Objectives and Future Goals"  Bryan Rasmussen (English)

November 24


December 1
HUM 116
"Simulating Experiental Learning in the Classroom Using Peer Instruction"  Virginia Ilie, Director of MSIT (Master of Science in Information Technology)



December 8
HUM 116
 "Cultivating a Culture of Student Reading at CLU"  Open Panel Discussion: Bring your obervations and ideas!

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