Recent Conference Presentations
D. Little, C. Meixner, M. Palmer and K. Plank (2013, November) Beyond the box: Creativity and Assessment in Educational Development. 38th Annual POD Network in Higher Ed Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
D.A. Green and D. Little (2013, November) Finding Your Comfort Zone in the Scholarship of Educational Development. 38th Annual POD Network in Higher Ed Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
D. Little, and D. A. Green (2013, October) SOTL around the edges: Marginality, disciplinarity, and the difficulty of “fit.” ISSOTL, Raleigh, NC
D. Little. (2013, January) Building Collaborations from In-between Places: Faculty Developers' Roles Leading Institutional Change, pre-conference workshop, American Association of Colleges and Universities Annual Meeting.
D. A. Green and D. Little (2012, December) Negotiating competing visions: Educational development in the strange middle ground. Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) Conference. Newport in South Wales, UK.
D. Little and D. A. Green (2012, October) Take Up Your Pen: Deepening the Scholarship of Educational Development. 37th Annual Professional & Organizational Development Network Conference, Seattle, WA.
P. Felten, D. Little, L. Ortquist-Ahrens, M. Reder (2012, October) Prioritizing Your Center’s Time and Resources to Meet 21st-Century Demands. 37th Annual Professional & Organizational Development Network Conference, Seattle, WA.
D. Little and D. A. Green (2012, June) Marginal Gains: Identity and Academic Development, Academic Identities Conference: Thinking, Researching and Living Otherwise, Auckland, New Zealand.
D. Little, M. Palmer, M. Maher and M. Hurst (2012, February) Investigating the Long-term Impact of a Graduate Student Future Faculty Program, Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, Virginia Tech
D. Little & D.A. Green. (2011, October) Betwixt and between: How Developers Navigate Institutional Tensions. 36th Annual Professional & Organizational Development Network Conference, Atlanta, GA
L. Orquist-Ahrens, P. Felten, D. Little, L. Foster & M. Reder (2011, October) Anchor Session, Conceptualizing Our Work: Characteristics of Effective Teaching and Learning Programs. 36th Annual Professional & Organizational Development Network Conference, Atlanta, GA
D. Bach, D. Little & M. Palmer (2011, July) Course Design Institute: Transforming Teaching and Learning, Poster presented at 36th Annual International Improving University Teaching Conference, Bielefeld, Germany
Recent Invited Presentations and Workshops
Course Design, co-facilitated with M. Palmer, at the Auburn University Summer Teaching Institute, for faculty from King Saud University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, June 2012
Designing First-Year Seminars Institute, co-facilitated with M. Palmer, University of Richmond, May 2012
Creating Effective Assignments, from Goals to Grades (almost), Piedmont Virginia Community College, half-day workshop on teaching writing intensive courses, March 2012, February 2013
Improving Teaching & Student Learning through Course Design Activities: A Research-Based Seminar Series, co-facilitated for women faculty with D. Bach, in coordination with M. Palmer & P. Felten, King Faisal University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, January 2012
jmUDESIGN, a week-long course design institute, James Madison University, May 2011
Course Design: An Introduction to Teaching and Learning in US Higher Education, co-facilitated with D. Bach, a 2-day workshop for faculty visiting UVa from King Faisal University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, December 2010
Seeing is Believing: Visual Teaching and Learning, Seattle University, May 2010
Designing Rubrics for Teaching, Grading and Assessment, ACCIC Teaching Scholars Series, Boston College, April 2010
Designing Rubrics for Teaching, Grading and Assessment, Teaching IDEAS series, Duke University, November 2009