This page is updated several times per year with resources for professionals across the University who are interested in research and best practices related to teaching and learning.
April 4, 2014 - Student Success in Writing Conference
14th Annual Student Success in Writing Conference
April 4, 2014
This conference brings together teachers from high schools and 2- and 4-year colleges to consider best practices in teaching all types of writing and best strategies for helping students successfully transition from high school to college writing.
May 24-26, 2014 - Canadian Association for the Study of Discourse and Writing conference
Canadian Association for the Study of Discourse and Writing/Association Canadienne de rédactologie (CASDW) conference
May 24-26, 2014
Annual conference of the Canadian Association for the Study of Discourse and Writing (CASDW), to be held at Brock University in Catharines, Ontario, in conjunction with the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences 2014.
Call for papers is underway.
For more information, please visit the conference website.
May 29-30, 2014 - Fairfield University 13th Annual Summer Conference
Fairfield University 13th Annual Summer Conference
May 29 - 30 - Innovative Pedagogy and Course Redesign
May 28 - Technology Pre-conference
Fairfield University, Fairfield, Conn.
Proposal deadline: February 24, 2014
The conference will celebrate and showcase excellence and innovations in all areas of teaching, faculty support and development, the scholarship of teaching and learning, and community-engaged teaching and scholarship.
For more information, visit the conference website.
June 6, 2014 - New England Faculty Development Consortium Spring Conference
NEFDC Spring Conference
June 6, 2014
Roger Williams University
Bristol, Rhode Island
Proposal deadline: Feb. 23, 2014
The NEFDC welcomes proposals for interactive workshops, teaching tips and poster sessions for their June conference, "Moving from STEM to STEAM: What Really Works." The keynote speaker is Dr. Tom Pilecki.
Topics for proposals might include:
- Teaching and learning in the STEM fields
- Arts and design in STEAM fields (STEM fields and the Arts)
- Inquiry-based learning
- Brain-compatible strategies that integrate the arts
- Collaborative, interdisciplinary and/or engaged learning
- Learning in the disciplines as well as approaches to general education
For more information, visit the NEFDC website.
July 27-Aug. 8, 2014 - Dartmouth 2014 Summer Seminar for Composition Research
Dartmouth 2014 Summer Seminar for Composition Research
July 27 to August 8
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Application deadline: Dec. 16, 2013
For more information, please visit the website.
Nov. 6-8, 2014 - Transforming STEM Higher Education
Transforming STEM Higher Education: A Network for Academic Renewal Conference
November 6-8, 2014
Proposals Due: Monday, April 7, 2014
Proposals guidelines are available from the American Association of Colleges and Universities.