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The Lilly Conference – Austin is part of the overall Lilly Conference Series. For 35 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 7 – 9 for the 3rd Annual Lilly Conference – Austin!

2016 Plenary presenters have still being confirmed, but include:

Kathleen Gabriel

Kathleen F. Gabriel

School of Education
California State University, Chico

Charles Watson photo

C. Edward Watson

Center for Teaching & Learning
University of Georgia

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.” 2016 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
  • STEM
  • Teaching Well with Classroom Technologies
  • Teaching Well Unplugged

The conference program offers a variety of sessions so that you can match your learning preference to the presentations formats:5-minute workshops, 50-minute concurrent sessions, 20-minute presentations, 30-minute round-table discussions, traditional plenary addresses, and poster presentations.. 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