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Colloquium on Teaching and Learning Innovation

TODAY!

All Learners Welcome:
Making Excellence Inclusive

April 6, 2018 – 8:45 AM – 6 PM
Stetson University, DeLand, FL
Lynn Business Center
(corner of N. Woodland Blvd and Michigan Ave [MapIt])

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There’s something for everyone at the annual Colloquium on Teaching and Learning Innovation, hosted by Stetson University.  Join colleagues for a celebration of learning excellence. Share teaching and learning innovations, gains you have made in any area of learning, present new ideas, and more!

Stetson University’s DeLand campus is located approximately half-way between Daytona Beach and Orlando, just off of I-4 in the Sunshine State of Florida.  Traveling to Stetson? Check here for information on local hotels and ground transportation.

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Questions? Contact browncenter@stetson.edu or (386) 822-7931.

Faculty Resource Network Symposium to be held at Stetson!  Submit your proposals by April 20th.

Stetson University is thrilled to host the Faculty Resource Network National Symposium, November 16-17th.  This year’s theme, Transforming Teaching Through Active Learning, explores the many varieties of active-learning techniques, best practices for lesson planning, and technology-based resources to facilitate student engagement.

Proposal Submission Deadline: Friday, April 20, 2018.

The Faculty Resource Network invites proposals for breakout sessions and posters in all areas related to the symposium. Visit the Call for Proposals for Proposal Submission Guidelines.

Examples of suitable topics are listed below, organized into three broad categories.

Critical and Creative Thinking

  • Promoting critical and creative thinking through reading and writing
  • Lesson design for active learning
  • Research on active learning (from neuroscience, cognitive science, sociology)
  • News media as a pedagogical tool
  • Using case studies (written and video)
  • Debate in the classroom
  • Role-playing techniques

Using Technology to Promote Active Learning

  • Using the flipped classroom
  • Creating collaborations between faculty members and educational technology specialists
  • Utilizing mobile devices and apps in the classroom
  • Using social media to create a learning community
  • Creating multimedia projects (websites, videos, podcasts, etc.)
  • Designing and evaluating data visualizations
  • Exploring maker spaces as sites of innovation

Social Dimensions of Active Learning

  • Active learning and student success
  • Diversity and creative thinking
  • Experiential and service learning
  • Developing cultural competencies
  • Promoting collaboration in the classroom
  • Developing entrepreneurship
  • Developing lifelong, transferable skills through active learning
  • Assessing active learning and group work

Source: 2018 Call for Proposals | Faculty Resource Network

Call for Faculty Seed Grant Proposals – Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience

The Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience invites all faculty to apply for seed grants (ranging from $1,500-10,000) to support collaborative, interdisciplinary research, outreach, and service learning opportunities that address environmental challenges in the Central Florida region. The four focus areas of the Institute are:

  • health of Central Florida Springs
  • health of the Indian River Lagoon
  • Coastal Resilience– both natural systems and communities
  • Sustainability Management

The review committee will  consider proposals from all disciplines.

An information session will be held in Sage 105 on Wednesday, March 14 from noon-1:00pm.

See attached RFP and guidelines.  Proposals are due by April 2, 2018 at 11:59pm and should be submitted to  Shelley Gentile at sgentile@stetson.edu

IWER Faculty Seed Grants Request for Proposals

 

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Stetson to host a Global Citizenship Symposium in April. Submit your proposals by March 13, 2018

The Stetson University 2018 Global Citizenship Symposium planning committee has announced a new symposium! This year’s chose theme, immigration, provides the opportunity to connect conversations about immigration that are happening on our campus, start new ones, increase awareness of issues relating to local, regional, national and global cross-border movements, and generate concrete actions.

This interdisciplinary symposium will be comprised of diverse events offered on the DeLand campus April 6-17, 2018.

Please consider submitting a proposal for a panel, workshop, creative exhibit, public forum, civic action or some other activity aligned with the theme of immigration.  Visit the call for proposals for details.  Contributions and ideas for examining immigration from the lenses of education, laws and policy, economy and business, identity and the immigrant experience, and celebrating and sharing diversity across borders are especially welcomed. Proposals are due by March 13th.

For more information about the symposium, please visit the Global Citizenship Symposium page at WORLD.

 

REMINDER! Call for Proposals: Brown Teacher-Scholar Fellow Program

Do you have a project, initiative or area of study that could use a “boost” from a teacher-scholar fellow?  Would you like to bring some special expertise to campus?

The Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and Excellence is once again pleased to announce the Call for Proposals for the 2019-2021 Brown Teacher-Scholar Fellow!

<<Brown Teacher-Scholar Fellow Program >>

A few highlights …

  • Proposals are for 2-year visiting assistant professorships
    (start date is Aug 15, 2019)
  • Proposals from interdisciplinary or issue-focused
    teams that span departments, colleges or schools are especially encouraged
  • Dean and chair letters of support are required for ALL proposals
  • Budgets must be approved prior to submission
  • The Brown Center will host proposal development workshops by request.

CRITICAL DATES:

Nov 15, 2017:                       Call for proposals announced
Mar 15, 2018:                       Proposals deadline
Mar 15 – May 1, 2018 :   Proposal review period
May 15, 2018:                      Awards announced
Aug, 2018:                              Search committee convenes*
Oct, 2018 – Mar, 2019:  Candidate search*
Aug 15, 2019:                       Contract start date

Check with your Dean for internal deadlines

*The dates for recruitment and hiring may be adjusted to align with professional norms.

[proposal materials and guidelines]

2018 Colloquium: 11 more days to submit your proposal!

Happy Friday!

We are excited to see the dynamic, engaged and provocative sessions you will craft for this year’s colloquium.  [Click here to submit your proposal]

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All Learners Welcome: Making Excellence Inclusive

SAVE THE DATE:  Friday, April 6, 2018

Calling all Learners: The Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and Excellence invites proposals for panel discussions, interactive workshops and sharing sessions that describe promising practices aligned with the Colloquium theme, “All Learners Welcome: Making Excellence Inclusive”. [Click here to submit your proposal]

This year’s theme celebrates pedagogical strategies that support all learners. Excellence can be inclusive. However, this requires the academy to do the hard work of turning a critical eye on our own practices to recognize the assumptions we make and begin to decode our disciplinary strategies for the increasingly diverse talented class of learners (and educators) arriving at college each year.

2018 Colloquium Deadlines:

Submission Deadline: February 20, 2018
Notification of Acceptance: March 10, 2018
Online registration opened:  REGISTER HERE by Mar 31, 2018
All participants must register. Onsite registration available.

[Click here to submit your proposal]

Call for proposals: AFC International Conference on Teaching and Learning

The AFC International Conference on Teaching and Learning will be held in Orlando April 3-6, 2018.  This is a great opportunity for faculty and student affairs professionals to showcase the fine work they are doing in higher education!

Here is a link to the page where proposals may be submitted:

AFC International Conference on Teaching and Learning

While the deadline for proposals is February 8th, it is being extended.

Call for Proposals: 2018 Colloquium on Teaching and Learning Innovation

Calling all Learners: The Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and Excellence invites proposals for panel discussions, interactive workshops and sharing sessions that describe promising practices  aligned with the colloquium theme, “All Learners Welcome: Making Excellence Inclusive”.

[Click here to submit your proposal]

All Learners Welcome:
Making Excellence Inclusive

April 6, 2018

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This year’s theme celebrates pedagogical strategies that support all learners. Excellence can be inclusive. However, this requires the academy to do the hard work of turning a critical eye on our own practices to recognize the assumptions we make and begin to decode our disciplinary strategies for the increasingly diverse  talented class of learners (and educators) arriving at college each year.

2018 Colloquium Deadlines:

Submission Deadline: February 20, 2018
Notification of Acceptance: March 10, 2018
Online registration opens: Feb 12 – Mar 31, 2018
All participants must register. Onsite registration available.

[Click here to submit your proposal]

Agenda details coming soon!

Join colleagues for a celebration of learning excellence. Share teaching and learning innovations, gains you have made in any area of learning, present new ideas, and more.

Stetson University’s DeLand campus is located approximately half-way between Daytona Beach and Orlando, just off of I-4 in the Sunshine State of Florida.  Traveling to Stetson? Check here for information on local hotels and ground transportation.

[Click here to submit your proposal]

Questions? Contact browncenter@stetson.edu or (386) 822-7931.

The Colloquium is made possible by generous donations from Hyatt and Cici Brown, longstanding Trustees of Stetson University.

Past Events

2017 Colloquium
2016 Colloquium
2015 Colloquium

Daytona State College – Annual Academic Excellence Symposium

A Call For Proposals is now open for the 10th Annual Academic Excellence Symposium at Daytona State College!

SAVE THE DATE:

The Tenth Annual Academic Excellence Symposium will be held on February 9, 2018.

This year’s theme is A Focus on High-Impact Practices.

Proposals due by December 14 – Click here to access the proposal submission form. 

For more information contact John Brady, BradyJ@DaytonaState.edu.

Call For Presentations: National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE)

Proposal deadline is December 4th, 2017

The 31st Annual National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) will be held in New Orleans, May 29-Jun 2.  NCORE invites proposals that address important ongoing and emerging racial, ethnic and sovereignty social justice issues pertaining to our institutional communities in the U.S. System of Higher Education. Suggested areas of emphasis which are listed below. 

  • Discuss efforts to create inclusive higher education environments, programs, and curriculum; improve campus racial and ethnic relations; and/or expand opportunities for educational access and success by culturally diverse, traditionally underrepresented populations. These efforts may be specific or comprehensive in scope and either at a stage of development or be fully operational, developed, and advanced.
  • Provide important insights, points-of-view, skills, tools, and strategies that stress action, solutions, implementation, and practical applications.
  • Highlight exemplary actions, programs, approaches, and models.
  • Facilitate constructive dialogue, interaction, understanding and action around significant issues or within/between significant conference constituencies, i.e., racial/ethnic groups, students, faculty, affirmative action officers, student life personnel or other occupational classifications, early and/or advanced professionals, various geographical regions, and different types of higher education institutions

[Click here for submission guidelines]