CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 20th Annual UTC Conference: Celebrating College Teaching

Oct 24-25, 2013 (Thursday and Friday) Kent State University, Student Center Kent, Ohio
* Required


This call for proposals is for round table, poster and panel discussion presenters for the annual Celebrating College Teaching Conference. All proposals must align with one or more of the University Strategic Plan and Initiatives that include, but are not limited to those that are part of the FOUR PILLARS: Engagement Knowledge Insight Responsibility Peer-review of submissions, by an ad-hoc committee of the Conference Committee based on the requested submission format, will also include discretion in classifying proposals into any of the presentation formats to create an engaging, stimulating program. The ad-hoc committee may also place proposals that share a similar theme into a panel discussion format. NOTE: IF YOU RECEIVED FUNDING FROM THE UNIVERSITY TEACHING COUNCIL, YOU ARE OBLIGATED TO PRESENT YOUR WORK. AN ABSTRACT SUBMISSION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS PROCESS.

Presentation Formats:

Refereed Round Tables – October 25, 2013 – Morning Session Presenters will offer the same 40-minute session twice to enable participants to attend two topics -Brief presentation – no more than 10-minute delivery of key concepts Must encourage and stimulate discussion among participants at the table for the remaining 30 minutes Multi-Modal presentations are *not* suitable for Round Tables Provide at least 20 copies of handouts (where appropriate) for guests at the table Poster Sessions -- October 25, 2013 – Afternoon Session Poster or display format to involve interaction among conference attendees Multi-Modal presentations allowed Note: Faculty Professional Development Center support is available to assist presenters with the design and layout of poster presentations

Deadline for applications is June 30, 2013

Speakers will be notified no later than August 1, 2013 Questions can be answered through: Dr. Kimberly S. Peer, UTC Conference Chair,

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