The Teaching Professor Workshop
Using Grading Strategies to Understand and Improve Student Learning
October 12-13, 2012; Cambridge, MA
This is a concentrated two-day workshop designed to provide you with new tools and insights for redesigning your assessment strategies. Enhance all of your coursework through the masterful and intentional use of improved assessments.The end goal of this hand-on workshop is for you to walk away with an individualized action plan for improving your assessment plan and implementing it within your curriculum.
The Teaching Professor Workshop
Infusing Learner-Centered Strategies Into Your Course
January 11-12, 2013; Austin, TX
This workshop offers instructors the opportunity to enliven any course and to rediscover their own passions for teaching by adopting learner-centered approaches, tools, and techniques. When you are finished, you will be able to evaluate any course, recognize what could be changed, and determine how to make the improvements without the major effort and time commitment of redevelopment or redesign.
The 25th Annual Lilly Conference
on College and University Teaching – West
March 14-16, 2013; Pomona, Southern California
Lilly Conferences are retreats that combine workshops, discussion sessions, and major addresses, with opportunities for informal discussion about excellence in college and university teaching and learning. Internationally-known scholars join new and experienced faculty members and administrators from all over the world to discuss topics such as gender differences in learning, incorporating technology into teaching, encouraging critical thinking, using teaching and student portfolios, implementing group learning, and evaluating teaching.
6th annual SoTL Commons Conference
March 27-29, 2013; Savannah, Georgia
The Center for Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (CTLS) will host the 6th annual “The SoTL Commons” conference in Savannah, Georgia. The conference brings together people engaging in SoTL and anyone wanting to improve student learning outcomes in higher education today. The conference epitomizes that college teaching is intellectual work that is enhanced both by disciplinary scholarship and the scholarship on teaching the disciplines (SoTL). The SoTL Commons Conference is a catalyst for learning, conversations and collaborations about SoTL as a key, evidence-based way to improve student learning.
Th Teaching Professor Conference
May 31 - June 2, 2013; New Orleans, LA
The Teaching Professor Conference is a place where teachers connect. This conference provides an opportunity to learn effective pedagogical techniques and interact with colleagues committed to teaching and learning excellence.
Whether you are a new or experienced faculty member, teaching assistant, adjunct faculty, dean, chair, or provost, you will learn something that helps you expand your teaching and learning efforts. The plenary and conference sessions will renew and energize you … not to mention the nonstop talk about teaching throughout the conference.
If you are concerned about the needs of today’s college students and want to address them and, at the same time, keep standards high and push students to excel, this is the conference for you. We welcome you to join us in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA., May 31-June 2, 2013 where we’ll provide the place and you provide the desire to continue to learn what students need.
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