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THE (FIRST!) LECTURE BREAKERS VIRTUAL SUMMER CONFERENCE

Go beyond the podcast! Get more ideas, advice, and resources you can use to break up your lectures, increase student engagement, and improve learning.  

The conference was held June 16 - 18, 2020, but you can get the replay!

Transform your lectures. Re-energize your classroom. Connect with other educators. 

Get the replay! 
Recordings are now available.

Why attend?

  • Get practical advice and strategies you can immediately use in your courses! 
  • Get a head start on re-designing and re-energizing your lectures for next semester.
  • Learn from engaging speakers who are excited to share their stories, experiences, and research.
  • Connect with other educators who breaking up lectures and going against the "norm" in higher education.
  • Earn a digital conference badge to document your professional development and share your accomplishments.



This conference is for you if...

  • You are looking for new ways to mix things up in your lectures (in-person and online).
  • You want to find more ways to increase student engagement and improve learning.
  • You want to use more active learning strategies in your courses, but you don't have much time to research new ideas.
  • You are ready to try something new in your courses, even though you're a little uncertain about what to do and how to do it.

What's included?

  • Access to all 9 sessions. Each session is 45 minutes - 1 hour.
  • All sessions will be recorded. You get 30-day access to all of the conference sessions and resource materials.
  • Free access to the private Lecture Breakers online community (and app!) where you can continue the conversations, ask questions, and make connections with other colleagues within and beyond your discipline.
  • Virtual swag bag with lots of special offers!
  • A Lecture Breakers digital badge!


Meet Your Speakers!

Barbi Honeycutt, Ph.D.

Barbi Honeycutt, Ph.D.

Creator of the Lecture Breakers podcast & blog

Founder, FLIP It Consulting

Consultant, Speaker, & Author

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Dr. Richard Felder Lecture Breakers virtual summer conference

Richard M. Felder, Ph.D.

Co-Founder, Education Designs, Inc.

Hoechst Celanese Professor Emeritus

Author of Teaching and Learning STEM: A Practical Guide

Dr. Melissa Wehler Lecture Breakers Virtual Summer Conference 2020

Melissa Wehler, Ph.D.

Co-Founder, The Online Learning Toolkit

Instructional Design Specialist

Norman Eng

Norman Eng, Ed.D.

Teacher Trainer, Educator, and Marketer

Professor, Author, Speaker

Founder, EducationXDesign

Dr. Rebecca Brent Lecture Breakers virtual summer conference

Rebecca Brent, Ed.D.

President, Education Designs, Inc.

Speaker and Faculty Development Professional

Author of Teaching and Learning STEM: A Practical Guide

Karen Costa Lecture Breakers Virtual Summer Conference 2020

Karen Costa

Author, 99 Tips for Creating Simple and Sustainable Videos

Writer, Educator, Faculty Developer

Dr. Echo Rivera Lecture Breakers virtual summer conference

Echo Rivera, Ph.D.

Founder of Creative Research Communications

Speaker

Creator of the popular YouTube channel CRC TV

Lecture Breakers Virtual Summer Conference Sarah Rose Cavanagh

Sarah Rose Cavanagh, Ph.D.

Author of The Spark of Learning and Hivemind

Psychologist, Professor, and Speaker


Faculty development professional

Dr. Brian Beatty Lecture Breakers Virtual Summer Conference

Brian Beatty, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Author, Hybrid-Flexible Course Design

Holly Owens Lecture Breakers virtual summer conference

Holly Owens, M.Ed.

Assistant Director of Instructional Design with Online Education

Founder of Jolly Holly Ed Services

College Instructor

Judith Dutill Lecture Breakers Virtual Summer Conference 2020

Judith Dutill

Co-Founder of The Online Learning Toolkit

Passionate about communication and building connections.


Schedule & Topics

Includes combination of live interactive webinars, pre-recorded presentations, & online discussions. There will be 3 sessions each day. Each session is 45 minutes - 1 hour.

Can't attend the live sessions? No problem! All sessions will be recorded and available for 30 days.

Click here to view the session descriptions & get the replay!

Day 1

12:00-12:15 pm ET: Welcome

12:15-1:15 pm ET (live session)
What's the one sentence lesson plan, and how can it help you design an engaging learning experience? Dr. Norman Eng

1:15-1:30 pm ET: Break

1:30-2:30 pm ET (live session)
What do you need to consider when designing slides, handouts, and lecture materials? Dr. Echo Rivera

2:30-2:45 pm ET: Break

2:45-3:45 pm ET (live session)
How can you integrate effective and engaging videos into your course without getting overwhelmed? Karen Costa

3:45-4:00 pm ET: Closing Announcements

Day 2

12:00-12:15 pm ET: Welcome

12:15-1:15 pm ET (live session)
How can you think about emotion in your teaching as a way to increase student motivation, increase engagement, and improve learning? Dr. Sarah Rose Cavanagh

1:15-1:30 pm ET: Break

1:30-2:30 pm ET: (live session)
How do you address of the most common challenges to active learning in online and in-person classes? Dr. Richard Felder and Dr. Rebecca Brent

2:30-2:45 pm ET: Break

2:45-3:45 pm ET: (live session)What is HyFlex course design and how does it encourage student engagement? Dr. Brian Beatty

3:45-4:00 pm ET: Closing Announcements

Day 3

12:00-12:15 pm ET: Welcome

12:15-1:15 pm ET: (live session)
What educational technology tools can you use to create engaging learning experiences? Holly Owens, M.Ed.

1:15-1:30 pm ET: Break

1:30-2:30 pm ET: (live session)
What teaching strategies and active learning strategies can you use to enhance engagement in online courses? Judith Dutill

2:30-2:45 pm ET: Break

2:45-3:45 pm ET: (live session)
How can you develop a sense of community among your online learners and why does it matter? Dr. Melissa Wehler

3:45-4:00 pm ET: Closing Announcements

On-demand pre-recorded webinar:
How can you use the P.L.A.N. framework to plan how to break up your lecture?
Dr. Barbi Honeycutt

Registration has closed for this year's conference,
but you can watch the replay!

Individual Registration Fee (Replay)
$297

Do you have a large group? More than 20 participants? Registration for the replay is only $97/person for large groups!
Contact me for info! barbi@lecturebreakers.com


Earn a Lecture Breakers Digital Badge!

Lecture Breakers Virtual Conference 2020 Digital Badge

We are excited to offer you the opportunity to earn a Lecture Breakers Digital Badge! A digital badge is one way to document your professional development in teaching.

You can use this badge in your teaching portfolio and on your personal and professional websites as recognition of your commitment to teaching and your efforts to enhance student success and increase engagement in the classroom.

By participating, implementing, and contributing your knowledge, you can earn a Lecture Breakers Digital Badge! Proudly display it on your social media sites and share what you've learned with others!

Dr. Travis Thurston, founder of Instructdev, is one of our sponsors for the conference. He designed the badge and will lead the program for us! Thanks Travis!


Thank You to Our Awesome Sponsors!
(Look for special offers in your virtual swag bag!)  


Interested in being a sponsor for the podcast or next year's conference?
Contact me for details.

Questions? Need more info? Contact Barbi: barbi@lecturebreakers.com