Call for Proposals: Annual Statewide Teaching and Learning Conference

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Best Practices in Fostering Student Engagement

July 10-11, 2017 (Monday & Tuesday)
DMACC Ankeny Campus, FFA Enrichment Center
2006 S. Ankeny Blvd., Ankeny, Iowa

Conference Mission Statement:

This conference aims to improve educational practices of Iowa teaching faculty in higher education institutions by sharing and advancing the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Conference goals:

  • Provide a central location for advancing knowledge in teaching and learning by sharing resources and engaging in scholarship activities related to teaching and learning.
  • Dialogue and network with Iowa colleges in order to advance the scholarship and practice of teaching and learning in higher education.

​Conference Fee

  • DMACC faculty/concurrent -free
  • Regular attendee $75 both days (3 meals)
  • Presenter: free
  • Adjunct attendee and/or graduate student: $65 both days (3 meals)
  • Registration Information (Registration is not yet open)

For additional information visit the Annual Statewide Teaching and Learning Conference and DMACC Summer Institute website

Proposal Submission Guidelines​​

Proposal Categories:

  • Best Practices in Assessment of teaching and learning
  • Best Practices in Academic administration and/or adjunct perspectives
  • Best Practices in Classroom activities or projects that work for various learning styles
  • Best Practices in in Classroom activities or projects that work for vocational programs
  • Best Practices in Flipped classrooms and team based learning
  • Best Practices in Online teaching and learning
  • Best Practices in Research of teaching and learning
  • Best Practices in Service learning and project based learning

Proposal Types:

  • Practice session and/or panel discussion: Sharing and discussing best practices in higher education teaching and learning, while allowing for interaction with and among session participants.
  • Research session: Designed to inform participants of the design, implementation, and results of empirical research focused on teaching and learning in higher education.​
  • Poster session: Allow for the discussion of scholarly research and/or practice addressing higher education pedagogy with conference participants.
  • Conversational session: Designed to inform participants of the various topics on teaching and learning in higher education and open up the discussion for the audience.

Proposal Submission:

To submit your proposal use the Submit Proposal web form.

Proposal Submission Deadline:

March 20, 2017

Contact Person:

Please contact Dr. Anna Conway,
Director of Teaching & Learning
alconway@dmacc.edu
515-697-7781