UHD Teaching & Learning Symposium
Call for Proposals
DUE by 11:59pm, Wednesday, October 17, 2018
The Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence (CTLE) calls for proposals from UHD faculty (tenured, tenure-track, non-tenure track, and adjunct) members and staff who are interested in presenting a standard format presentation, round-table discussion, or presenting an electronic poster about their projects at the UHD Teaching and Learning Symposium to be held Friday, November 9, 2018, 9am-4pm, location TBD. Read below for more details. Applicants are not required to have a CTLE-funded project to present at the symposium but those with currently or previously CTLE funded/supported projects or communities (i.e. CI2, HIPs, Online, Freshman Seminar, Teaching Circles, etc.) are strongly encouraged to present.
Name of Primary Presenter
Institutional Affiliation & Title of Primary Presenter (example: UHD, Professor of Natural Sciences)
Email Address of Primary Presenter
Names, Institutional Affiliations (UHD, UH, etc.), and Titles of Co-Presenters (if applicable)
Title of Presentation (no more than 10 words allowed)
Format of Presentation (select all formats you are willing to present)
11:15am–12:15pm Featured Presentation (15 min + 5 min Q&A)
12:30pm-2pm ePoster presentation (slide deck or alt. on flat screen monitors, 10 min, repeated 5-6 times during segment)
12:30pm-2pm Roundtable Quick Talk (10 min, repeated 5-6 times at a table of 4-6 participants)
Preferred Presentation Type (select your top choice only)
Roundtable Quick Talk
Topic Areas (please designate 1-3 topic areas your presentation would address)
face-to-face teaching strategies
hybrid / online teaching strategies
collaborative or group learning strategies
innovative course design
Presentation Proposal (250-500 words, narrative / session description, for the program, Word or PDF)
Format / Instructions
1. Provide a description of your work that includes a theoretical or empirical rationale, goals, implementation strategies, and assessment plans or results.
2. State expected outcomes for session participants.
3. Outline the session activities with a plan to model exemplary teaching and learning practices.
4. References (no more than 100 words): Strong proposals cite current scholarly references.
4 = excellent (No concerns or questions)
3 = good (Minor concerns or questions)
2 = fair (Concerns or questions that should be addressed if accepted for the symposium)
1 = poor (Significant concerns or questions that should be addressed before acceptance)
Based on the description of activities provided:
1. _____ The session is likely to accomplish the outcomes stated in the proposal.
2. _____ The session will be conducted in appropriate ways for the chosen session format.
3. _____ The session is likely to be a model of excellent teaching and learning.
_____The work to be presented incorporates previous research, theory, evidence, and/or assessment. It is not heavily anecdotal.
Innovation & Applicability
1. _____This session will address ideas, topics, or practices that are highly relevant and significant with regard to excellence in teaching and learning.
2. _____This session will describe innovative or creative practices.
3. _____The material is likely to be applicable to other campuses, institutions and/or programs; it is not highly institution-specific.
4. _____This session will cover interventions made possible by support from the CTLE.
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