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

June 16 - 18, 2020

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


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.

This conference is for you if...

  • You are looking for new ways to mix things up in your lectures.
  • 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 (includes live webinars and pre-recorded presentations). Sessions are 45 minutes - 1 hour.
  • 30-day access to all sessions and resource materials.
  • Free access to the private Lecture Breakers online community 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!

Conference Speakers (more coming soon!)

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

Speaker, Author

Norman Eng

Norman Eng, Ed.D.

Teacher Trainer

Professor, Author, Speaker

Founder, EducationXDesign

Dr. Rebecca Brent Lecture Breakers virtual summer conference

Rebecca Brent, Ph.D.

President, Education Designs, Inc.

Outstanding Teacher

Speaker, Author

Dr. Echo Rivera Lecture Breakers virtual summer conference

Echo Rivera, Ph.D.

Founder of Creative Research Communications


More info and bio coming soon!

Dr. Sarah Rose Cavanaugh Lecture Breakers virtual summer conference

Sarah Rose Cavanaugh, Ph.D.

Author of The Spark of Learning and Hivemind

Psychologist, Professor, and Speaker

Holly Owens Lecture Breakers virtual summer conference

Holly Owens

Assistant Director of Instructional Design with Online Learning

Founder of Jolly Holly Ed Services

More info coming soon!

Drs. Judith Dutill and Melissa Wehler

Creators of The Online Learning Toolkit

More info coming soon!

Topics We'll Explore Together

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.

Day 1 (June 16): Before you break up your lectures, what's your plan?

What are different approaches to lesson planning and course design?

What are the different models and frameworks for implementing active learning in your course?  

What do you need to consider when designing slides, handouts, and lecture materials?

How do you balance active learning and covering the content you need to cover?

Day 2 (June 17): How can breaking up your lectures increase motivation & engagement?

What active learning strategies can you use to engage students and enhance motivation?

How can you support students who are unprepared for college-level work, and more specifically, active learning?

What can you do to address student resistance to active learning and increase student motivation?

What can you do to get your colleagues on board with active learning?

Day 3 (June 18): How can you break up your online course to increase student success?

What teaching strategies and active learning strategies can you use to enhance engagment in online courses?

Which tech tools will help you create a more engaging online learning environment (beyond discussion boards!)?

How can you leverage technology to save time and automate processes? 

How can you develop a sense of community among your online learners?

Registration Info

Individual Registration Fee 
Early Bird (before April 30)

Register by April 30 to save $100 on your registration fee!  

Thank You to Our Sponsors! (More coming soon!)  

Interested in being a sponsor? Contact me for details.

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