Speaking Topics


Flower presents on a wide range of timely and relevant topics related to evidence-based best practices to promote equitable and inclusive student learning and success in in-person classes, polysynchronous online classes, and everything in between. 
She can create a flipped experience for your participants or otherwise tailor her presentations and workshops to best meet your needs and help you achieve your goals for the event. Committed to making her time with your attendees as meaningful as possible, Flower is happy to discuss your ideas about specific topics or formats. Contact her to find out more.

Fostering Academic Integrity in Light of ChatGPT and Other AI Tools

We can encourage students to complete assessments with integrity by designing to reduce temptation and increase relevance.

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Small Teaching Online: Practical Strategies to Increase Student Engagement and Learning

Whether you’re new or experienced online faculty you can make small but impactful adjustments that significantly boost student engagement and learning.

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Advancing Equity in Every Class: Practical Course Design and Teaching Strategies

Supporting students of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and identities is a key consideration of our teaching practice.

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Answering the Call: New Motivation for Online Teaching Excellence

We can make the world a better place when we fully engage in this work.

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Emotional Presence in Online Teaching: Boosting Learning Through Affective Science

We’ll explore the literature on how emotion and cognition work together.

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Fostering Connections and Community in Online Classes

Strengthening connections and sustaining a vibrant community can help students engage, persist and learn in any context.

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Stronger Than Before: Resilience and Joy in Teaching During Covid-19 and Beyond

We can create rewarding teaching and learning interactions that welcome and support today’s students, providing both flexibility and rigor for all.

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Flower can also facilitate keynote presentations and workshops on multiple other talks and topics, including 

  • Faculty and Student Wellbeing Online: Self-Care and Meaningful Engagement in Virtual Spaces
  • Facilitating Lively and Productive Online Discussions 
  • Promoting Equity and Integrity in Online Assessments
  • Fostering Student Trust to Boost Learning in All Formats

Don’t see what you’re looking for? Contact Flower to discuss your ideas!