Monday, July 28, 2014

Lilly Conference on Teaching and Learning

The National Lilly Conference for Teaching and Learning will be held in Austin, TX, on January 4th-7th, 2015. The deadline for proposal submission is July 30th. See the conference announcement below, or visit the conference website

For 34 years, the Lilly Conferences on College and University Teaching and Learning have been known as exceptional places to present and to learn from faculty colleagues on effective teaching and learning.  This interdisciplinary teaching conference includes faculty, administrators, and graduate students from across the United States and abroad. Participants are given the opportunity to exchange ideas, build a repertoire of skills that can be put to immediate use, and to network with colleagues. The overall conference theme for the Lilly Conference series is “Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning.” Each of the Lilly Conferences are unique, but they all share the same great Lilly community spirit.

Lilly National Conference – Austin, TX
Jan 4 - 7 2015 

The Call for Proposals closes July 30. Following the blind review process you will be notified about your proposal submission by August 30. 

UNF Innovation Symposium Call for Proposals

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The Center for Instruction and Research Technology (CIRT) at the University of North Florida (UNF) has
called for proposal submissions to the 2nd annual UNFIS Innovation Symposium. The theme for this year's conference is Digital Living.

Please see the information below from Deb Miller, Director of CIRT.
The deadline for submissions is August 22nd, 2014.
Find out more information at the conference website:

UNF Academic Technology Innovation Symposium
2014 Call for Proposals

You are invited to submit an abstract to the 2014 University of North Florida Academic Technology Innovation Symposium. The symposium will be held on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 in the Student Union Building of the University of North Florida. The Academic Technology Innovation Symposium highlights innovative practices by UNF faculty and offers a forum for interactive learning and thought-provoking discussion on both current use and potential for academic technology to support teaching, learning, and research.

Presentations provide the opportunity to share teaching or scholarship practices that make use of information technologies to solve problems in interesting or original ways. New and unique accomplishments, projects, ideas, and initiatives that demonstrate an innovative approach to teaching and scholarship are sought. Research with student co-authors is welcome.

Conference Theme and Topics
The theme of the 2014 Academic Technology Innovation Symposium is Digital Living: Work and Play in Blended Realities. The organizers encourage submissions that approach this theme from a variety of perspectives under three major topic tracks: (1) teaching and learning (2) creativity, innovation, and change (3) academic research.

Abstract Submission Guidelines
Submit an abstract (200 words maximum) at this link by August 22, 2014 and indicate your presentation type preference. You will receive notification of status via email by September 9, 2014. A double-blind review process will be utilized for all submissions. Selection of an abstract for presentation will be based on quality of the submission, originality, topicality, relevance and advancement of current thinking on the subject. If you have any questions regarding your submission, please contact:

Conference website: