Teaching and Learning Conference

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Teaching and Learning Conference

Join Us Next Year!
Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Join the Office of Teaching and Learning and the Learning and Applied Innovation Center for a teaching and learning conference. The theme for 2022 was inclusive teaching.

This annual conference is FREE and open to any faculty, instructor, staff, or graduate student interested in attending. Individuals other colleges and universities are welcome to attend.


Keynote Speakers

Dr. Shannon Davidson

Davidson is a Leader in Applied Research and Evaluation at Education Northwest and the author of Trauma-informed practices for postsecondary education: A guide. Davidson has delivered trainings in TiP for a variety of higher education institutions and has led formative, summative, and developmental evaluation and technical assistance projects for clients. A former classroom teacher, Davidson seeks opportunities to complement research and evaluation work with coaching and technical assistance. Davidson holds a Ph.D. in International and Comparative Education from Stanford University and has a background in both domestic and global issues in education. Her dissertation, funded by a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad fellowship, was an investigation of mental health education policies and practices in China.



Dr. Tami Jollie-Trottier

Jollie-Trottier, Misko Nudin Ikwe (Red Wind Woman), Biboonii Baaskaabi gwaniid (Winter Bloom), Clinical Psychologist, enrolled member of Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians (TMBCI), and owner of Indigenized Behavioral Healing™ clinic, creates innovative self-healing symbolism expressed through visual art, writing, and storytelling. Her healing journey in search of Good Medicine began over a decade ago following a personal medical trauma that left her detached from herself and others. This journey led to her expertise related to Westernized and Traditional Indigenous Healing she calls Turtle Medicine™. She dedicates her career to harnessing the healing energy of creativity, cultural identity, resiliency, and leadership to mobilize those she works with to heal from trauma-related illnesses. She earned her doctorate from the University of North Dakota and now serves as an adjunct clinical assistant professor for the UND psychology department. With humility and gratitude, she acknowledges her elder Anishinaabe Wisdom Keepers, who have shared their teachings and continue to do so.

Monday, May 23, 2022

7 p.m. - Keynote Speaker |  View Video >> (Coming Soon!)
Dr. Shannon Davidson, author of Trauma-informed practices for postsecondary education: A guide.



Tuesday, May 24, 2022

9 a.m. -  Welcome  |  View Speakers >>

9:30 a.m. - Concurrent Sessions I  |  Session Choices >>

10 a.m. - Break

10:10 a.m. - Concurrent Session II  |  Session Choices >>

10:40 a.m. - Break 

10:50 a.m. - Concurrent Session III  |  Session Choices >>

11:20 a.m. - Break 

11:30 a.m. - Closing & Award Presentations

12 p.m. - Lunch & Closing Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Tami Jollie-Trottier


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This event is FREE and open all faculty, instructors, staff, and graduate students. (Individuals not affiliated with NDSU who choose to attend the in-person lunch session will pay a nominal fee for their meal.) 

Registration Deadlines

  • May 10 - In-Person Attendance
  • May 20 - Virtual Attendance


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