The 14th Annual Conference on Teaching and Learning will take place Jan. 7-8, 2015. Niagara University's Committee on College Teaching and Learning has selected Dr. Maryellen Weimer as the keynote speaker for the 2015 conference.
In 2007, Dr. Weimer retired from Penn State as a professor emeritus of teaching and learning. For the last 13 years of her career at Penn State, she taught communication courses, first-year seminars and other courses business students at one of Penn State’s regional campus colleges. In 2005, she won Penn State’s Milton S. Eisenhower Award for distinguished teaching.
Call for Proposals
Educators from across the United States and Canada who can contribute their experience and expertise with active and integrative learning, in its many varieties, and discuss how it is best encouraged and assessed, are invited to submit proposals for presentations and panels focusing upon their efforts to promote learning within individual courses, curricula or programs.
Presentations will occur during concurrent sessions on Wednesday, Jan. 7, and Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015. Proposals should include a 300-word description of the proposed session including the title, author(s), and the institution and position of each author. The description should include a statement of how the audience will be engaged. The concurrent presentation times are either 45 or 60 minutes in length. If you have a preference, feel free to include that in your proposal, although your first choice is not guaranteed. There will also be a poster session on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015. Poster proposals should be in the same format as concurrent session proposals and should describe the content of the poster.
The deadline for proposals is Friday, Nov. 7, 2014.