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SOTL Conferences for AY2014-2015

Take a look at all of the great SoTL (Scholarship of Teaching and Learning) conferences that will happen during this 2014-2015 academic year, listed on our SoTL Conferences page. The number and type of these conferences has grown dramatically over the last several years. There are disciplinary and interdisciplinary conferences, as well as national and … Continue reading

The President’s Teaching and Learning Collaborative (PTLC)

The President’s Teaching and Learning Collaborative would like to announce the release of its latest “Call for Proposals”​. Proposals for research projects will be accepted Dec 4, 2012 through May 22, 2013.  For more information, please see the attached call document or visit the PTLC website.​

Call for Proposals – EAIR 35th Annual Forum Rotterdam 2013

from my POD listserv: EAIR 35th Annual Forum Rotterdam 2013 “The Impact of Higher Education” Call for Proposals – Deadline Extended to Friday, February 15, 2013 The EAIR Forum 2013 Rotterdam Programme Committee is delighted to invite you to submit your Paper Proposal for the 35th EAIR Forum “The Impact of Higher Education: Addressing the … Continue reading

6th annual SoTL Commons Conference

The 6th annual SoTL Commons Conference (Scholarship of Teaching & Learning in Higher Education) will be held March 27-29, 2013 in Savannah, Georgia. The Center for Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (CTLS) will host the 6th annual SoTL Commons conference in Savannah, Georgia. The conference brings together people engaging in SoTL and anyone wanting to improve … Continue reading

The second National Forum on Active Learning Classrooms

From my POD listserv: The second National Forum on Active Learning Classrooms with take place on August 2-4, 2013 at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. Held in the Science Teaching and Student Services Building—the largest SCALE-UP installation in the world—the Forum builds on the success of the 2011 inaugural event with an expanded set … Continue reading

Call for Proposals is Now Open – The 13th Annual Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching

  From my POD listserv: Please consider submitting your scholarly work on enhancing student learning. The 13th Annual Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching – will be held in Traverse City, Michigan at the Park Place Hotel, September 20 – 23. Proposal submission will close June 3, 2012. The overall conference theme is Evidence … Continue reading

John Dewey Lives

  From my AERA-C: Learning and Instruction Forum listserv: Conservative commentator Glenn Beck has denounced John Dewey as the originator of an educational philosophy in which teachers help students through a “touchy-feely period of self-discovery” rather than actually teaching them anything. How might the late great philosopher and advocate of progressive education have responded? An … Continue reading

Flipped Classes and SETs

Jim Morrison (Professor Emeritus of Educational Leadership at UNC-Chapel Hill) talked in a recent POD post about an article in the Chronicle on “flipped” classrooms, peer instruction, and active learning and his experiences transitioning from using a “predominant lecture/teacher-led discussion mode to using a technology-enabled active learning approach” in his classes during the 1990s. He … Continue reading

Randy Bass Podcast

Click here to listen to a podcast on Scholarly Teaching and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning by Professor Randy Bass. Randy is a Professor in the English Department in the American Studies Program at Georgetown University. He is also Assistant Provost for Teaching and Learning Initiatives, Executive Director of the Center for New Designs … Continue reading

7th Annual Undergraduate Experiences Symposium

The 7th Annual Undergraduate Experiences Symposium — Pedagogy of Integration: Rethinking Assumptions about Student Learning and Success was presented last week by the Office of Undergraduate Experiences, the Center for Faculty Development, and the Office of the Provost at UC Denver. It was a wonderfully rich hands-on, learner-centered symposium, focused on integration pedagogy, strategies and … Continue reading

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