Below you will find information about regional and national conferences which address teaching and learning in higher education.  The process of compiling this list is ongoing; therefore, if you know of any conferences that you feel should be included, please send the name and a link to the website (if possible) to ctl@marshall.edu.

 

November 13, 2014

Improving Student Learning Through Assessment:  Creating An Approach to Engage Students, Faculty And Staff – online

To ensure that learning, rather than compliance, is the focus of assessment efforts, institutions must first examine what they value. Assessment efforts should emphasize what matters most to their learners, stakeholders, and educators. This webinar will discuss Aims Community College’s approach, discussing past, present, and future assessment, including lessons learned. 

Conference Website:  http://www.innovativeeducators.org/Student-Learning-Through-Assessment-p/3264.htm

 

November 18, 2014

Effective Classroom Observations:  An Alternative Approach That Supports Faculty And Improves Student Success – online

We’ll introduce an observation program that contributes to learning & the professional development of academic leaders. You’ll develop critical skills needed to provide specific & actionable feedback following a walk-through classroom observation.

Conference Website:  http://www.innovativeeducators.org/product-p/3255.htm 

 

February 5-6, 2015

Eighth World Universities Forum (WUF) – Savannah, GA

This interdisciplinary conference, and its companion journal, invites scholars and practitioners to discuss the role and future of the university in a changing world. Opportunity to submit papers for peer review in the indexed journal.

Deadline for abstracts/proposals: February 5, 2015

Conference Website:  http://ontheuniversity.com/the-conference-2015

 

September 22-24, 2015

Learning Without Borders Conference – Minneapolis, MN

This academic conference covers perspectives on learning-centered teaching practices, curricular activities, assessment methods related to global and intercultural learning, internationalization of the curriculum, and mobile learning technologies.

Deadline for abstracts/proposals: October 27, 2014

Conference Website: https://www.hetl.org/events/2015-hetl-pstl-conference/