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Call for Proposals Now Open for the 2023 Summer Institute for Teaching, Learning, and Technology!

Submit a proposal to present at our 18th Annual Summer Institute conference held on June 7th & 8th

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Instructional Technology and Design Services invites faculty to submit a proposal to present at our 18th Annual Summer Institute conference, held June 7 & 8! This year’s theme is Digital Pedagogy. How do you leverage digital technologies to enhance teaching practices? How is student learning impacted by the purposeful use of technologies in the classroom?

This year’s conference focuses on critical issues in pedagogy and digital learning. More details about the conference and proposal submission guidelines can be found below. We hope you will join us!

Key Highlights:

  • Conference Theme: Digital Pedagogy
  • Deadline for Submissions: April 28, 2023
  • Notice of Proposal Acceptance: May 1, 2023 or earlier
  • Conference Dates:
    • Wednesday, June 7 – In-Person, University Hall
    • Thursday, June 8 – Fully Online

Submission Tracks:

Learning Design

Showcase the finest learning experiences you’ve created in your online or in-person classes. What technologies or learning strategies helped create a memorable experience for your students? This track includes shifting course modalities, innovative design and facilitation strategies; flipping the classroom; adaptive learning; social annotation; collaboration; problem-based learning; project-based learning, teamwork, peer-learning, content creation, and more.

Innovation and Disruption

Share how you are leveraging disruption to innovate in your classes. What latest trends have you capitalized on to create innovative learning experiences? Examples include artificial intelligence (ChatGPT), gamification, extended reality (AR/VR), simulations, self-directed and situational learning, real-world experiences, creative methods of providing feedback, and other unique uses of trending technologies or platforms.

Community and Inclusion

Building a classroom community requires thoughtful, intentional steps to create a supportive learning environment. How are you creating community in your classroom? Explain the actions, big or small, which have brought your students together and fostered a sense of belonging. This track includes mindfulness strategies, creative ways to provide accommodations; differentiation; intentional community building; impactful strategies for diverse classrooms; culturally responsive teaching, Universal Design for Learning and more.