Proposals sought for the 2021 Pandemic Pedagogy Research Symposium (Due Mar. 15)

Submissions are currently being accepted for the 2021 Pandemic Pedagogy Research Symposium to be held online on Wednesday, May 5. The Symposium is co-sponsored by Duke Learning Innovation, the Center for Academic Innovation at the University of Michigan, and Penn’s Online Learning Initiative.

The Symposium is designed for interactive presentations and panel discussions on new and emerging research related to teaching and learning during the pandemic, focusing on applied scholarship that advances the art and science of teaching.
Submissions may represent completed research projects or works in progress with preliminary findings. The Symposium welcomes quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-method research using any suitable analytic methods. Submissions are accepted through March 15, 2021. Selected presenters will receive a small honorarium for participating in the Symposium.

To submit your research.

Please prepare a brief abstract (500 words max) that includes answers to all the following questions and submit your proposal through the submission form:
  • Research question: What are you trying to find out or better understand?
  • Context:  Describe the course, program, or population that is the focus of your study.
  • Methods: What analytic methods are you using to answer your research question?
  • Results: What are your findings?
  • Application: How do your findings inform teaching practice broadly?

2021 Timeline for presenters

  • March 15: Symposium proposals due
  • March 22: Outcomes of the review process sent to all submitters
  • March 29: Deadline for presenters to confirm Symposium participation
  • April 21: Full Symposium schedule published

Register to attend

If you don’t have research to present but would like to attend the May 5th event, use this Qualtrics registration form.


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