Curricular Retreat: Building and Fostering a Learner-Centered Curriculum


Wed, January 17, 2018
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM CST


TCU Brown-Lupton University Union (BLUU) Auditorium
2901 Stadium Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76129


Guests: D. Fink, Ph.D. will host a one-day workshop with School of Medicine faculty and will discuss the principles and strategies for designing learner-centered courses; the use of team-based learning; and the faculty role in leading meaningful interactions with students.

Dr. L. Dee Fink is currently a national and international consultant on college teaching and faculty development. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1976, and then accepted an academic appointment in the departments of Geography and Education at the University of Oklahoma. He established the Instructional Development Program at Oklahoma in 1979 and served as its director until May 2005.

He is a nationally recognized expert on various aspects of college teaching, and has published two books. The first is about designing courses: Creating Significant Learning Experiences: An Integrated Approach to Designing College Courses (Jossey-Bass, Updated Ed., 2013). He is also co-editor of another book on a special teaching strategy: Team-Based Learning: A Transformative Use of Small Groups in College Teaching (Stylus, 2004).

He served as President (2004-2005) of the Professional and Organizational Development [POD] Network in Higher Education, the major national organization for faculty development in the United States. His website

Sponsored by the Office of Faculty Affairs and Development and the Department of Medical Education

Lunch will be provided.

Registration from 8:00 am – 8:45 am.