University of Southern Indiana

Teaching and Learning Symposium

2018 Celebration of Teaching and Learning Symposium

Thursday, January 25, 2018
University of Southern Indiana, University Center East

Symposium Information 

You are invited to share your teaching efforts that aim to improve student learning at the 2018 Celebration of Teaching & Learning Symposium. The Symposium welcomes works of all types that focus on improving student learning and academic success in any setting. These include the implementation and adaptation of effective evidence-based instructional strategies, the development of innovations in teaching and learning, and the results of scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) and educational research. Works that describe the implementation of best practices and works in progress are also welcomed.  The Symposium is part of CETL’s Making Teaching and Learning Visible initiative.  

Key Dates

  • November 22: Abstracts submission deadline
  • December 13: Notification of abstract status
  • December 15: Symposium registration opens
  • January:  Symposium program available

Call for Abstracts

Why participate? 

  • Spark ideas and energize your teaching
  • Learn about the teaching practices and innovations to facilitate student learning, the results of scholarship in teaching and learning (SoTL), and educational research in which colleagues are engaging
  • Discuss teaching and learning with colleagues across disciplines and areas of work
  • Share your experiences
  • Prompt reflection on your teaching practice

2018 Symposium Program

Available January 2018

2018 Symposium Committee members

  • Joanne Artz, Rice Library
  • Srikanth Dandotkar, College of Liberal Arts - Organizing Committee member
  • Christos Deligkaris, Pott College - Organizing Committee member
  • Urska Dobersek, College of Liberal Arts
  • Adrian Gentle, Pott College - Organizing Committee member 
  • Joyce Gulley, Pott College Organizing Committee member
  • Emily Lynn, OSPRA
  • Elissa Mitchell, College of Liberal Arts Organizing Committee member
  • Francesca Ortegren, College of Liberal Arts - Organizing Committee member
  • Jeff Polak, Pott College
  • Mayola Rowser, Graduate Studies  
  • Heather Schmuck, College of Nursing & Health Professions Organizing Committee member
  • Anne Statham, College of Liberal Arts - Organizing Committee member
  • Marius Ulrich, Graduate Assistant 
  • Amy Chan Hilton, CETL - Organizing Committee member

2018 Symposium Sponsors

The Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (CETL) is proud to offer the 2018 Teaching & Learning Symposium.  We are grateful for the support provided by our co-sponsors:

  • Office of the Provost 
  • Department of Online Learning
  • Information Technology
  • Office of Sponsored Programs and Research Administration
  • Rice Library

2017 Celebration of Teaching and Learning Symposium

January 26, 2017, 8:30 am - 3:45 pm
University of Southern Indiana

2017 Symposium Program
The program included 35 oral and poster presentation sessions, an invited panel of teaching award recipients, and a reception.  We are thrilled that over 110 participants attended this inaugural event. 

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