The Lilly Conference – Traverse City is part of the overall Lilly Conference Series. For 34 years, Lilly Conferences on College and University Teaching and Learning have provided opportunities for the presentation of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

Join us January 4 – 7 for the 2nd Annual Lilly Conference – Austin!

2015 Plenary Speakers

Christy Price PhotoChristie Price

Dalton State College

Norm Vaughan photoNorm Vaughan

Mount Royal University, Calgary, Alberta Canada

Conference Overview

Participants come from across the United States, representing nearly every discipline found in higher education. Participants also represent faculty and administrators at various stages in their academic careers, ranging from post-doctoral positions, adjunct faculty, new faculty, mid-career faculty, seasoned faculty, and even emeritus faculty. The conference maintains the same overall theme: “Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning.” 2015 Tracks and subthemes include the following:

  • Academic Success
  • Student Learning
  • Creating Communities of Learners
  • Course/Curriculum Design/Redesign
  • Engaging and Motivating Students
  • Innovative Pedagogical Approaches
  • Multiculturalism/Diversity/Inclusion
  • Online Learning and Teaching
  • Promoting Social Responsibility and Sustainability
  • Service/Experiential Learning
  • Teaching Well with Classroom Technologies

The conference program offers a variety of sessions so that you can match your learning preference to the presentations formats: 100-minute workshops, 60-minute sessions, 40-minute presentations, 30-minute discussions, traditional plenary addresses, round-table discussions, and poster sessions. Conference presentations are selected through a blind peer-review process.

Throughout the conference, participants are given the opportunity to exchange ideas, build a repertoire of take-home skills, and to network with colleagues.

About Austin

Austin, is the live music capital of the world, ranks # 1 city in America to be young, broke and single, and ranks as one of the fittest cities in America and still ranks in the top 10 cities for BBQ! It has gained popularity as a travel destination by foodies, music lovers, by families as well as hipsters. The Hyatt Regency is the conference venue, located near the South Commerce Bridge, offering easy access to downtown