Eighth Annual ITL Conference
Call for Proposals
The Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference recognizes University of Maryland faculty and teaching assistants for their innovative teaching strategies, often by implementing new technological solutions; for solving pedagogical problems; and for improving teaching and learning. This conference provides an opportunity for the university instructional community to learn from one another and to reflect on how new pedagogical approaches can be a transformative experience for both students and teachers.
How Can You Participate?
Calling all University of Maryland faculty, instructors, teaching assistants and instructional support professionals! Presentations, for which no formal paper will be required, can elaborate on contributions made in the following areas, to name a few:
The conference's electronic environment will also support those who wish to
If technology has enabled you to facilitate learning in new and exciting ways, we want to hear from you and so do your peers. Our on-campus conferencing site at the Stamp Student Union will enable you to "show and tell" your computer- or internet-accessible works. Please complete the proposal application by February 28, 2014. Once your proposal is accepted, you will be asked to write a brief abstract for the conference website. No formal paper will be required.
Browse our archives to get a flavor of the kinds of technologies and issues that have been featured in the past and to get a sense of the diverse faculty innovators who have shared their experiences with their peers. It is important to note that through the years not all presenters have had fully successful or predictable outcomes to their instructional transformation efforts; but all had interesting and beneficial stories to share.