For 33 years, Lilly Conferences on College and University Teaching and Learning have provided opportunities for the presentation of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. This interdisciplinary teaching conference targets faculty and administrators. Participants come from across the United States and abroad; participants represent many disciplines and represent various stages in academic careers ranging from post-doctoral positions, adjunct faculty, new faculty, mid-career faculty, seasoned faculty, and even emeritus faculty and administrators.
The conference is centered on the theme “Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning”. Conference sub-themes involve tracks the following tracks:
- Academic Success
- Student Learning
- Creating Communities of Learners
- Course/Curriculum Design/Redesign
- Engaging and Motivating Students
- Innovative Pedagogical Approaches
- Online Learning and Teaching
- Promoting Social Responsibility and Sustainability
- Service/Experiential Learning
- Teaching Well with Classroom Technologies
The conference offers a dynamic program across three and one-half days. Participants may attend presentations formatted as 100-minute workshops, concurrent 60-minute sessions or 40-minute presentations, 20-minute discussions, traditional plenary addresses, and a poster session. Conference presentations are selected through a blind peer-review process. Presenters may develop their presentation into a manuscript for consideration in the Conference Proceedings. The guidelines for submitting a manuscript are found under the resource tab. All manuscripts are blind-peer reviewed.
Throughout the conference, participants are given the opportunity to exchange ideas, build a repertoire of take-home skills that can be put to use immediately, as well as network with colleagues.