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We would like to welcome Dr. L. Dee Fink as our keynote presenter for the 2019 IU Southeast SoTL conference.

Dr. Jennifer Meta RobinsonDr. L. Dee Fink

Dr. L. Dee Fink is currently a national and international consultant on college teaching and faculty development. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1976, and then accepted an academic appointment in the departments of Geography and Education at the University of Oklahoma. He established the Instructional Development Program at Oklahoma in 1979 and served as its director until May 2005.

He is a nationally recognized expert on various aspects of college teaching and has published two books. The first is about designing courses: Creating Significant Learning Experiences: An Integrated Approach to Designing College Courses (Jossey-Bass, Updated Ed., 2013). He is also co-editor of another book on a special teaching strategy: Team-Based Learning: A Transformative Use of Small Groups in College Teaching (Stylus, 2004).

He served as President (2004-2005) of the Professional and Organizational Development [POD] Network in Higher Education, the primary professional association for faculty developers in the United States. View his personal website »