LT@UC 2018 | Learning & Teaching at UC Conference

The third annual Learning & Teaching at UC conference (LT@UC) will be held on Reading Day, Thursday, October 11th, 2018.

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We invite faculty, staff, and graduate students to submit abstracts that celebrate, promote and stimulate scholarship focused on 21st-century education.

The annual LT@UC conference is presented by the Academy of Fellows for Teaching & Learning (AFTL), the Center for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning (CET&L), IT@UC eLearning, and UC Libraries.

Call for Abstracts

Compelling proposals will focus on pedagogies, practices, designs and philosophies that showcase active, hands-on, and creative approaches to students and instructors’ partnerships in the co-creation of knowledge, innovations, performances, exhibitions, and applications to address complex problems, whether in the classroom or beyond.

Information and Guidelines

Presentations may be delivered as 20-minute academic presentations, 7-minute mini-lectures and poster sessions. Presenters will be encouraged and coached to develop their innovative approach for publication in the UC Journal for Research and Practice in College Teaching. Abstracts should focus on pedagogies, practices, designs and philosophies that showcase active, hands-on, and creative approaches to students and instructors’ partnerships in the co-creation of knowledge.

Submit a Proposal

To submit a proposal please visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ltuc18 by Monday, September 17. Questions and/or requests for assistance may be sent to Bryan Smith, Director, CET&L at smbr@uc.edu. Notifications of acceptance will go out by Friday, September 21.

 

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Keynote: Dr. Randy Bass, Georgetown University

Randy Bass is Associate Provost and Professor of English at Georgetown University, and Executive Director of Georgetown’s Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS), a campus-wide center, supporting faculty work in new learning and research environments.

He has been working at the intersections of new media technologies and the scholarship of teaching and learning for twenty years, including serving as Director  and Principal Investigator of the Visible Knowledge Project, a five-year scholarship of teaching and learning project involving 70 faculty on 21 university and college campuses. In January 2009, he published a collection of essays and synthesis of findings from the Visible Knowledge Project under the title, “The Difference that Inquiry Makes: A Collaborative Case Study on Technology and Learning, from the Visible Knowledge Project,” (co-edited with Bret Eynon) in the digital journal Academic Commons (January 2009: http://academiccommons.org).

From 2003-2009 he was a Consulting Scholar for the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, where he served, in 1998-99, as a Pew Scholar and Carnegie Fellow. In 1999, he won the EDUCAUSE Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Technology and Undergraduate Education.  Bass is the author and editor of numerous books, articles, and electronic projects, including Border Texts: Cultural Readings for Contemporary Writers (Houghton Mifflin, 1998, 2002), and with Bret Eynon, co-editor of  “Intentional Media: The Crossroads Conversations on Teaching and Technology in the American Cultural History Classroom” (a double issue of the journal Works & Days, 1998/99).

Submission Timeline

  • Monday, September 17
  • Friday, September 21
    • Notification of acceptance.
  • Monday, October 8
    • Final presentation materials due.

Save the date!

Theme: 

Students as Producers/Creators

Date:

October 11, 2018

The LT@UC conference is a collaborative effort between the Academy of Fellows for Teaching & Learning (AFTL), the Center for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning (CET&L), IT@UC, eLearning, and UC Libraries.

The Collaborative will host its third annual conference on Thursday, October 11, 2018 in the Digital Commons area of Langsam Library to celebrate, promote and stimulate scholarship focused on 21st Century education at UC. This year’s theme is “Students as Producers / Creators.”

Beginning in late Summer 2018 we will be sending the LT@UC Schedule of Events and reservation information to all UC faculty. If you have any questions or would like more information about the LT@UC conference contact Pat Reid at pat.reid@uc.edu or 556-9994.

LT@UC Conference 2017

See videos of last year's conference.