Hour-long, interactive presentations should focus on research-based strategies of the teaching, learning, and assessment process and use specific strategies to engage the participants.
The five SoTLA conference tracks are as follows:
Online and Blended Learning: Projects focused on teaching and student learning in either the fully online or blended environment.
Assessment: Projects focused on the assessment of student learning at the course, program, or institutional level.
Student Engagement: Projects focused on pedagogical strategies in any of the following areas: fostering motivation, promotion of active learning, building community in the classroom, and/ or ensuring students are appropriately challenged in the classroom.
Academic Affairs and Student Affairs Partnerships: Projects focused on the infusion of curricular experiences to enhance and compliment the curriculum in intentional ways.
Integration of Teaching and Scholarship: Projects focused on research that integrates teaching and scholarship.
The following must be provided through our online submission:
Title (max. 10 words)
Abstract (to be published in the program; max 100 words)
Proposals Must Include:
Clear connection between the title of the proposed presentation and it's content.
Clearly stated purpose that is significant and relevant to SoTLA.
Evidence that the proposal is grounded in context (theoretical support).
Explanation of how presentation contributes current knowledge to SoTLA.
Discussion of implications and applications for SoTLA.
Plans for engaging the audience in the session. Please model exemplary teaching and learning practices.