CELT Teaching Technology Conference

CELT Teaching Technology Conference

The CELT Teaching Technology Conference aims to inspire and recharge instructors from various departments and disciplines by offering them the time, place, and opportunity to share their Canvas teaching adventures and learn about other instructional tools and resources for creating exceptional educational experiences.

View 2019 CETL Teaching Technology program with the presentation links:https://canvas.iastate.edu/courses/75/pages/celtinauguralteachingtechnology2019conference

View the 2019 CELT Teaching Technology Conference program with the presentation links.

Attendees will spend the day engaged in informative instructor-led presentations showcasing Canvas courses, practical lightning talks focusing on new tools and best practices, and a useful panel discussion on how open educational resources can be implemented in Canvas. Join us for the day and network with your peers, instructional support and CELT staff and leave the event with new ideas and opportunities you can implement in your courses and share with your departments. We ask that attendees commit to spending the entire day at the conference.

Conference Objectives:

Upon completion of the conference, participants will be able to:
  • Summarize Canvas updates and developments.
  • Identify useful teaching and learning tools and resources at ISU. 
  • Network with colleagues and instructional support personnel. 
  • Using conference highlights, make a plan for improving their own instruction.
  • Communicate the Canvas updates, developments and conference highlights to the individuals in their department and disciplines. 

Eligibility: All faculty members (tenured, tenure-track, or term), and staff with a teaching role who have a genuine interest in teaching, learning, and digital pedagogy. We can only accommodate up to 40 people and ask that attendees commit to spending the entire day at the conference.

webpage:Submit a proposal!Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) is accepting presentation proposals for our Second Annual Teaching Technology Conference to take place on Friday, October 23, 2020 in the stateoftheart Economic Development Core Facility at the ISU Research Park, approximately 3.4 miles south of the main campus. The conference is a place for ISU’s instructors to become recharged and inspired about all things teaching with technology. Please join us and showcase how you use technologies in your facetoface, blended and online instruction.We are seeking quality proposals which are based on evidencebased practices and/or innovative approaches to facetoface, blended and online teaching and learning with technology, and specifically around:

Submit a proposal

We are seeking quality proposals focused on evidence-based practices and/or innovative approaches to face-to-face, blended, and online teaching and learning with technology, and specifically around:
  • Engagement strategies
  • Course design and development
  • Diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in teaching and learning
  • Emerging techniques and technologies
  • Assessment
Presentation formats:
  • 35-min instructor-led informational session/presentation.
  • 15-min lightning talk to discuss a teaching issue and a solution around it. This could be a clever Canvas hack that saved your grading, a description of an engaging capstone project, and/or anything that amounts to a quick piece of advice that worked for your teaching and learning context.
  • 45-min interactive, hands-on exploratory session with activities, tools, group learning exercises or other techniques to engage and involve participants.

It is desirable that your proposal features the following aspects:

  • Practical methods and techniques that others at ISU can use and apply
  • Clear learning goals and key takeaways
  • Relevance to the field of face-to-face, blended and online learning
  • Evidence of successful outcomes or lessons learned

Questions? To request reasonable accommodations to participate in this event or if you have questions please contact us via email celt@iastate.edu or call 515-294-5357.