CATL advertises 2015 learning/presentation opportunities
The Center for the Advancement of Teaching & Learning (CATL) office would like to present several opportunities to share your expertise as well as opportunities to participate in activities and discussions in several areas of interest. For more information on upcoming workshops and conferences, visit the Conferences page on the CATL website.
• Improved Online Teaching with Focus on Effective Assessment – This face to face workshop will be facilitated by Penny Ralston-Berg, an expert in online pedagogy and course design, at UW-Stout on January 22, 2015. Ms. Ralston-Berg will guide participants through a number of activities that will explore alignment of course activities and assessments with course learning outcomes. Identified gaps and challenges will be addressed with effective online assessment strategies focused on student learning and enhanced engagement. For more info.
• Sharing Successes and Challenges in Teaching with Technology – a UW System Virtual Showcase Conference hosted by the Learning Technology Development Council. Curtis Bonk and Sarah Horton are keynote speakers for this no-travel and no-cost conference. Please consider submitting a proposal to share your expertise. Proposals are due Jan. 30. For more information.
• Distance Teaching and Learning Conference – sponsored by UW-Madison is seeking proposal submissions, with a Jan. 26 deadline. The Distance Teaching & Learning Conference is recognized internationally for its quality, integrity, and longevity. As a premier conference in distance education, it has welcomed thousands of speakers and distance education professionals to share ideas, resources, research, and best practices in its 30‑year legacy. The conference is in Madison, August 11-13, 2015.
• The 2015 UW System Women & Science Program Spring Conference – May 18-19 at the Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells. We are now open for submission of proposals for presentations. Please share teaching, advising, mentoring, or other strategies that attract and retain students and educators who are underrepresented in STEM. Priority will be given to presentations that include assessment of the activity. Presenters’ meals and rooms will be paid for by the Women & Science Program; campuses will be asked to cover the mileage to get to the conference site. For more information about the conference, and the online abstract submission form.