9th Annual Regional Conference:Teaching, Learning, & Scholarship
The Center for Teaching Excellence
The Center for Teaching Excellence at Frostburg State University is seeking presenters for the 9th Annual Regional Conference on Teaching, Learning, & Scholarship to be held on Tuesday, January 21st, 2020, at Frostburg State University in Frostburg, Maryland. The conference aims to help educators share ideas and pedagogical strategies while strengthening partnerships within the region. Proposals are encouraged from instructors and staff at FSU and other state and regional colleges and universities.
Proposals on the following topics are encouraged:
◆ Culturally Responsive and Inclusive Teaching: teaching approaches that include and acknowledge students’ cultural backgrounds and different abilities
◆ High Impact Practices: practices that increase rates of student retention and student engagement. (www.aacu.org/leap/hips)
◆ Teaching the Professions: the challenge of preparing students for professional practice; professionals as instructors; translating the clinical experience to classroom instruction
◆ Active Learning Techniques: strategies for implementing active classrooms, or for balancing course coverage with classroom activities
◆ Teaching with Technology: using technology to improve learning outcomes, teach technological fluency, including open educational resources, or make online learning more effective
◆ Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: sharing evidence-based teaching practices, or examples of turning your own classroom innovations and activities into research on teaching and learning
◆ Course Showcase: case studies demonstrating innovative classroom activities.
Proposals should indicate one of the following formats:
A 30-minute presentation followed by 20 minutes Q&A, or 50-minute demonstration of an activity, or
15-minute presentation (to be grouped with presentations on a similar theme) 50-minute roundtable/working group discussion topic.
Please submit proposals via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by Sunday, Dec 1, 2019. Final selections will be announced mid-December.
Proposals should include the following information: name; institution; department; email; campus phone; mobile phone; presentation length and format; topic/theme(s) from above, if applicable; presentation title; presentation thesis or objective (1-2 sentences); abstract (1-2 paragraphs), and intended audience – e.g. course levels or disciplines to which your presentation will be most relevant. Abstracts describing course activities should include the learning objectives for students as well as for conference attendees.
(Tuesday) 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Center for Teaching Excellence at Frostburg State University
1 Sand Spring Drive