Annual Teaching and Learning Showcase

The university-wide annual teaching and learning showcase usually happens in the end of Fall semesters, attracting faculty, students, and staff from both DKU and Duke to celebrate, reflect, and envision teaching and learning.  

Learning Community Across Boundaries 2022

Friday, Dec. 9, 2022, China time/Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022, EST 

Keynote speech: 
Learning and Innovation Beyond Boundaries
by Yakut Gazi, Vice Provost for Learning Innovation and Digital Education, Duke University
Featured faculty and student presentations:
Industry 4.0 Open Educational Resource Publication Initiatives
Luyao Zhang, Economics and students: Tianyu Wu’23, Xinyu Tian’23, Zesen Zhuang’23, Yufan Zhang’23
From grading to ungrading
Ben Van Overmeire, Religious Studies and student: Hao Gong’25
Learning from practitioners and from practicing environmental policy making and advocacy
Coraline Goron, Environmental Policy & iMEP
What makes teachers special? Reflection on teaching & research integration
Mengtian Chen, Chinese Language
Teaching across time, space, and discipline: Reflections on community, flexibility, and goal setting
Annemieke Van Den Dool, Environmental Policy
From resilience via innovation to integration: Towards post-pandemic teaching & learning
Kai Huang, Physics
Xin Tong, Computation and Design
Yitzhak Lewis, Humanities
Meifang Chen, Health Policy
Changcheng Zhang, Physics
Lunji Zhu’23, Yutong Shi’24, William Trowbridge’25 
Concurrent workshops:
  • How We Learn by CTL
  • Foster Digital Literacy in Every Class by CTL
  • Dare to Change: The 10-year Journey of Teaching in a Liberal Arts College by Dr. Yi-Lung Kuo (BNU-HKBU United International College)
  • DKU International Student Learning Experiences by CTL student partner
See the university news report here: Teaching showcase promotes learning across boundaries
Hybrid event
Student presenters during the lightning talk
Prof. Mengtian Chen
Faculty and student panel
Lunch roundtable discussion
Afternoon workshop led by CTL student partner
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Future Ahead 2021

Friday, Dec. 10, 2021, China time/ Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021, EST
Keynote speech: 
The Future is Now… and the Future Ahead 
by Shawn J. Miller, Director for Duke Learning Innovation and Associate Vice Provost for Digital Education and Innovation (Interim), Duke University 
Featured faculty and student presentations:
Developing Proper Intuition in the Active Learning of Science
Paul Stanley
Strategies for Blended Teaching and Learning
Qian Zhu & Qingyi Yin22
Role-play Debate Class Activity
Hyun Jeong Ha & Shuzhe Wang24
Teaching Advanced Programming with A Flipped Classroom Approach 
Ivan Mura
Using Google Maps Street View to Develop an Immersive Virtual Study Tour
Joseph A. Davies & Laura J. Davies
Empowering Students with Transformative Teaching Techniques
Seth Henderson
Pippa Morgan, Political Science
Floyd Beckford, Chemistry
Vivian Xu, Media & Arts
Yutong Shi’24, Zezhen Wang’24, Christine Sui’23, Zhixian Zhang’23, Alberto Najarro’22
Concurrent workshops:
  • Five Active Learning Techniques by CTL & faculty
  • Educational Research to Inform Future Teaching and Learning by CTL & faculty 
  • Rethinking Higher Ed with Classical Chinese Thought by Charlie Reis (XJTLU) 
  • Innovatively Adopting Technologies in Learning by CTL student partners
Hybrid event
Prof. Ivan Mura
Prof. Hyun Jeong Ha and her student
Faculty and student panel
Active learning workshop
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Time to Rethink and Transform Teaching and Learning 2020

Friday, Dec. 11, 2020, China time/ Thursday, Dec. 11, 2020, EST
Keynote speech
Rooted Futurism: How to Make Change in Higher Education
by Matthew Rascoff, Associate Vice Provost for Digital Ed. and Innovation, Duke University 
Featured faculty and student presentations: 
Teaching with Care at the Center
Nicole Barnes & Lingli Tang’22
Engaging with Students in Environmental Sciences in a Time of COVID
Journal Club as a Team-based Culminating Project
Mark Spaller & Zhexi (Alex) Jin’23 
Rethinking Faculty Collaboration in First-Year EAP Courses
Kristin Hiller
Leveraging Classroom Technologies for Liberal Arts Teaching
Charles Chang
A Krebs Cycle Approach to Interdisciplinary Education
Vivian Xu & Benjamin Bacon
The Nature of Salience: An Illustration of Online Games
Gergely Horvath
Effective Teaching in the Era of Covid-19: Dos and Don’ts 
Chenkai Wu & Xiao (Anne) Liu’23
The Structure of Flipped Chinese 201 & the Use of Sakai-Weeks
Xiaofei Pan
Using a Vlog Assignment for Interdisciplinary Learning
Wanggi Jaung
Semi-automation of Subjective Grading
Daniel Weissglass
Conducting Lab-based Science Courses in Response to the Pandemic
Kai Huang
The DKU Common Core
James Miller
Yinan Du’22, Alberto Najarro’22, Spencer Reeves’22, Henry Stevens’22, Lingli Tang’22, Haibei Zhang’22, Zaiying Yang’23, Yihao Zhong’23
Hybrid event
Prof. Chenkai Wu and his student presenting at the showcase
Prof. Mark Spaller presenting as a remote participant
Student panel
Chancellor Feng presented the 2020 Apereo Teaching and Learning Award (ATLAS) to the China in the World teaching team and Luisa Li from CTL
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Teaching with Technology 2019

Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, China time
Featured faculty and student presentations: 
Adaptive Learning and eBooks
William Winner
Using Zoom for Remote Classes
Using Sakai Lessons Tool to Promote Engagement
Kris Hiller & Xiaoyin (Katherine) Kang’23
Li Xu
Storytelling through Storymapping
Nellie Chu & Lingli Tang’22
Using Video with WarpWire
Kevin Sprague
Using WordPress at Sites@Duke in the Classroom
William Parsons & Sylvia Lacher’22
Using GIS for the Conservation of Endangered Species
Binbin Li
Support Instruction and Streamline Feedback with Screencasting
Saghar Leslie Naghib & Xiao (Anne) Liu’23
Benefits of Competition
Xiaochen Zhang
User Experience Report of Gradescope
Kai Huang & Wei Ji
Data/Computer Science Autograding
Daniel Lim
Prof. Daniel Lim
Prof. Kris Hiller and her student
Student moderators Lingli Tang and Spencer Reeves
Prof. Xiaochen Zhang
Prof. Binbin Li and Prof. Kevin Sprague
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