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    2010 December 10 and 11, 2010​

    Conference Strands
    Teaching with Technology in Higher Education.
    Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Higher Education.
    Program and Course Learning Outcomes.​

    Keynote Speaker
     DR. JON ALLTREE
    EdD, MSc, Grad Dip
    Director of Learning and Teaching
    Uni​​versity of Hertfordshire


    Pre-Conference Workshops
    Inquiry-based Learning. 
    Program Learning Outcomes: The Why and How.
    Designing Effective Online Student Assessment.
    Educational Open Sources and Free Digital Material.

    Schedule & Venue
    Full Conference schedule

    2011 December 9 and 10, 2011​

    Conference Strands
    Measuring Teaching Effectiveness
    Assessment of Program Learning Outcomes
    Innovations in Teaching Technologies and Methodologies.

    Keynote Speaker
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    DR. MILTON D. COX
    Vanderbilt University
    ​Miami University, Ohio


    Pre-Conference Workshops
    Assessment of Program Learning Outcomes.
    Quality by Design.
    Measuring Effective Teaching.
    Educational Freeware.

    Schedule & Venue
    Full Conference schedule​

    2012 December 7 and 8, 2012

    Conference Strands
    Teaching, Learning and Assessment Procedures in Higher Education.
    Measuring Teaching Effectiveness.
    Blended Learning.
    Innovations in Teaching Technologies and Methodologies.
    Program and Course Learning Outcomes.
    Service Learning.

    Keynote Speaker
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    ​​MARY BURNS
    Senior Technology Specialist
    Education Development Center (EDC), Boston, MA


    Pre-Conference Workshops
    Technology in Team Based Learning (TBL).
    Don't suspend it, Blend it. 
    Developing Tools to Assess Program Learning Outcomes.
    Educational Freeware.
    Enhancing University Students' Cognitive Skills.

    Schedule & Venue
    Full Conference schedule

    2014 February 7 and 8, 2014

    Conference Strands
    Assessment of Program and Course Learning Outcomes in Higher Education.
    Community-Based Learning.
    E-learning and Pedagogy.
    Teaching, Learning and Assessment Procedures in Higher Education.
    Writing Instruction and Research in Higher Education.

    Keynote Speaker
    CHARLES BAZERMAN
    Professor, Department of Education
    University of California, Santa Barbara

    JAMES FREDERICKS VOLKWEIN
    Professor Emeritus and Founding Director of the Institutional Research Program
    Center for the Study of Higher Education, Pennsylvania State University

    TRACY MITRANO
    Director of IT Policy
    Computing and Communications Center, Ithaca, NY

    Pre-Conference Workshops
    Assessment of Program Learning Outcomes: Capstone Courses and Rubrics.
    Cooperative Learning in Higher Education.
    Assessing General Education to Improve Students' Learning Experience.
    Developing Writing Assignments for the College Classroom.
    From the Writing Classroom to Writing in the Disciplines – Bridging the Gap.
    Learning on the GO!
    The Cloud: Time to Lighten Up the Bag.

    Schedule & Venue
    Full Conference schedule

    2015 February 6 and 7, 2015

    Conference Strands
    Assessment of Program and Course Learning Outcomes in Higher Education.
    Community-Based Learning.
    E-learning and Pedagogy.
    Teaching, Learning and Assessment Procedures in Higher Education.
    Writing Instruction and Research in Higher Education.

    Keynote Speaker
    MILTON D. COX
    Miami University

    MARK BROWN
    Director, National Institute for Digital Learning (NIDL)
    Dublin City University (DCU)

    KATRIN GIRGENSOHN
    Academic Director, Writing Center and Center for Key Competences and Research-oriented Learning
    European University Viadrina, Germany

    Pre-Conference Workshops
    Assessing Student Writing Across Disciplines.
    Developing Rubrics to Assess Learning Outcomes.
    Flipping your classroom to increase student engagement and learning.
    Articulate Storyline: Rethinking Course Content.
    E-learning Course Design Toolkit.

    Schedule & Venue
    Full Conference schedule

    Conference Strands
    Assessment of Program and Course Learning Outcomes in Higher Education.
    Community-Based Learning.
    E-learning and Pedagogy.
    Teaching, Learning and Assessment Procedures in Higher Education.
    Writing Instruction and Research in Higher Education.

    Keynote Speaker
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    DR. TIA BROWN MCNAIR
    Associate Vice Pr​esident in the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Student Success AAC&U, Washington, DC

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    President and CEO if Tony Bates Associates Ltd


     
    Pre-Conference Workshops
    Assessment by Case Studies.
    Storyboarding for Instructional Design.
    Teaching with Multimodal Assignments.
    Enhancing critical thinking through high impact instructional strategies.
    Kick your Storyline skills up a notch!

    Schedule & Venue
    Detailed Conference Schedule

    2017 February 10 and 11, 2017

    Conference Strands
    Assessment of Program and Course Learning Outcomes in Higher Education.
    Community-Based Learning.
    E-learning and Pedagogy.
    Teaching, Learning and Assessment Procedures in Higher Education.
    Writing Instruction and Research in Higher Education.

    Keynote Speaker
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    CHRIS ANSON
    Director, Campus Writing & Speaking Program
    North Carolina State University

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    YOUSIF ASFOUR
    CIO, Office of Information Technology
    American University of Beirut
     
    Pre-Conference Workshops
    WordPress Website Design.
    A selected collection of teaching practices that enhance student learning.
    Online Tools for Writing Projects Across Disciplines.
    Curriculum Mapping and Assessment of Program Learning Outcomes.

    Schedule & Venue​
    Full Conference schedule

    2018 February 16 and 17, 2018

    Conference Strands
    Assessment of Program and Course Learning Outcomes in Higher Education.
    Community-Based Learning.
    E-learning and Pedagogy.
    Teaching, Learning and Assessment Procedures in Higher Education.
    Writing Instruction and Research in Higher Education.

    Keynote Speaker
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    ANGELA CREESE
    Deputy Director, MOSAIC Centre for Research on Multilingualism
    University of Birmingham


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    ADRIAN BLACKLEDGE
    Director, MOSAIC Centre for Research on Multilingualism
    University of Birmingham
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    MICHELLE NAVARRE CLEARY
    Associate Professor, School for New Learning DePaul University

    Pre-Conference Workshops
    Virtual and Augmented Reality: Pushing the Boundaries of Learning.
    Summative - Formative Assessment and Learning Outcomes.
    Workshop on Instructional Strategies to Promote Critical Thinking.
    Plagiarism: Issues and Challenges in Higher Education in the Digital Age.

    Schedule & Venue
    Full Conference schedule (unavailable)
    Detailed Conference Schedule (unavailable)

    2019 February 15 and 16, 2019

    Conference Strands
    Assessment of Program and Course Learning Outcomes in Higher Education.
    Community-Based Learning.
    E-learning and Pedagogy.
    Teaching, Learning and Assessment Procedures in Higher Education.
    Writing Instruction and Research in Higher Education.

    Keynote Speaker
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    BRENDA JO BRUEGGEMANN
    Chair of Writing
    University of Connecticut
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     PATRICK FITZGERALD

     Executive in Residence, Director   of the EMBA, and Senior Advisor   to the Dean American University   of Beirut 
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    Pre-Conference Workshops
    Teaching Writing with Universal Design for Learning (UDL).
    Enhancing learning by promoting student engagement.
    Group Work in Higher Education.
    Riding the Wave of Open Education: Designing your First MOOC.

    Schedule & Venue
    Full Conference schedule (unavailable)
    Detailed Conference Schedule (unavailable)

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