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2015 University-Wide Teaching & Learning Symposium

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Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Kick-start the spring semester with a day dedicated to exploring Next Steps in Student Engagement. Catch up with hundreds of colleagues from across campus and share your best teaching ideas at the 2015 University-Wide Teaching & Learning Symposium. Find inspiration to take back to your classroom. Discover new ways to help students actively participate in the learning process.

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If you have questions about or need to cancel your registration, you can email CTLT@@ilstu.edu. Please note that we will be closed along with the rest of the University for winter break from Dec. 24 - Jan. 4.

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Dr. Elizabeth Barkley
Dr. Elizabeth Barkley,
Keynote Speaker

Internationally known scholar, educator, and consultant, Dr. Elizabeth Barkley, will come to be the keynote speaker. Dr. Barkley’s book, Student Engagement Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty, focuses on the concern with student engagement and quality in higher education. Through academic research, theory and good practice literature, her book identifies over 100 practical tips, techniques, and strategies to help faculty engage their students in today’s collegiate classroom. Student Engagement Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty, explores the challenges that educators from across the country face every day to try to create a motivated and active learning environment for their students. Dr. Barkley is a Professor of Music at Foothill College in Los Altos, California, as well as the Founder and Coordinator of Fine Arts Individualized Study Center at Foothill College.

A brief overview of the symposium schedule is listed below.

A printable “At A Glance” schedule is also available for download.

Time Scheduled Event Location
7:30–9:30 a.m Check-in Registration Desk
8:00–9:20 a.m. Fostering Deep Learning with keynote speaker, Dr. Elizabeth Barkley Redbird A
8:30–9:20 a.m. Track Sessions see full schedule
9:30–9:50 a.m. Welcoming Remarks by Interim Provost Dr. Janet Krejci Redbird Ballroom
10:10–11:00 a.m. Track Sessions see full schedule
11:00–11:45 a.m. Poster Session
SpeedGeeking
Elizabeth Barkley book signing
Redbird E
Redbird F
Redbird G
11:45 a.m.–1:45 p.m. Lunch, Program, & Keynote Address Redbird Ballroom
2:00–2:50 p.m. Track Sessions see full schedule
3:05–3:55 p.m. Track Sessions see full schedule
4:10–5:00 p.m. Track Sessions see full schedule
5:00–6:00 p.m. Closing Reception with Door Prizes (must be present to win) Redbird C

What: 2014 Teaching & Learning Symposium
When: Wednesday, January 7, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Reception to follow)
Where: Marriott Conference Center, Normal, IL

Registration is available online in the My.IllinoisState.edu Event Registration system.

If you need a special accommodation to fully participate in an event, please call the CTLT front desk at (309) 438-2542.

For venue information, visit the Marriott Conference Center website.

Hear what previous attendees have to say about the annual Teaching-Learning Symposium.

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About the Symposium

The 2015 University-Wide Teaching & Learning Symposium, which is free to attend, will be held on January 7, 2015 at the Marriott Conference Center in Uptown Normal. Contact Dr. Julie-Ann McFann with questions about proposals or the event itself at jmmcfan@ilstu.edu or 438-5848. 

The Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology partners with several others to put on this annual event. The 2015 University-Wide Teaching & Learning Symposium is sponsored by the Harold K. Sage Foundation and the Illinois State University Foundation Fund. It is also made possible through the generous support of the Office of the Provost and the Fell Trust.

If you need a special accommodation to fully participate in an event, please call the CTLT front desk at (309) 438-2542.

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