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Call for proposals: K-State Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference March 5

K-State’s new “Innovations in Teaching & Learning Conference” (ITL) is announcing  a call for proposals to showcase K-State faculty’s teaching, learning, and technology used in the classroom or distance course(s). The deadline for submissions is now extended to Jan. 22, 2013, and the proposal form is available on the InnovationsInTeachingAndLearning.org website. Possible topics include:

Accessibility, Assessment and Evaluation, Active learning, Blended learning, Cloud computing, Creative course design, Collaboration, Concept maps, Copyright, Digital Photography, Discovery learning, E-textbooks, Flipped classroom, Gaming, Google Analytics, HTML 5, iPad apps, Instructional video creation, Interaction, Lecture capturing, Lab classrooms, LMS, Mobile learning, Problem-based learning, Portfolios, Social media, Simulations, Software training, Student-centered learning, Teaching with the iPad, Technology classroom, Web2.0 tools, Wikis and Blogs

This conference is a merger of two K-State conferences from previous years: the Axio conference, and the Teaching, Learning, and Technology showcase. Scheduled 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, the conference will have several hands-on workshops with presenters and the guest speaker. 

Play an active role in ITL by submitting a proposal on one of the many important IT topics in higher education. The showcase format will be poster or show-and-tell sessions featuring teaching, learning, and technology by instructors.

Guest speaker

The keynote speaker will be David Pogue, New York Times columnist and Emmy-winning CBS news correspondent. Pogue is an innovator who will inspire you with unconventional strategies for creating impactful classroom experiences.

About Innovations in Teaching & Learning

Innovations in Teaching & Learning showcases trends and techniques both in and outside the classroom. To learn more about the past conferences, see the “Past Exhibitions” section on the conference website.

Inquiries regarding the conference or proposal submission

Contact Swasati Mukherjee, 785-532-2499, or swasatim@k-state.edu.