Here is a short list of the upcoming conferences, along with websites, that are available which you might find useful and enlightening to attend.
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Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning
Aug. 7-9, 2013
Monona Terrace Convention Center
The Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning is recognized internationally for the quality and integrity of its program. Each year the conference provides an exchange of current resources, research, and best practices from around the world that are relevant to the design and delivery of distance education/training.
Registration fees are not yet available. For budgeting purposes they suggest using the 2012 conference fees listed below as your guideline. Finalized fees will be available in the spring of 2013.
Estimated costs are:
Conference fee $465.00
Hotel rates $90-$158 a night
CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Call for proposals will occur in December of 2012 with a deadline to submit occurring in late January.
Check back for future updated information as it becomes available.
Faculty Development Conference 2013 - Teaching & Learning in the Digital Age
University of Wisconsin- Green Bay
January 24, 2013, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Keynote Speaker will be Gardner Campbell, who is the Director of Professional Development and Innovative Initiatives at Virginia Tech. He has been involved in teaching and learning technologies for over two decades, including work at the University of San Diego and the University of Richmond. He has presented at numerous national and international conferences on teaching and learning technologies.
27th Annual Careers Conference 2013
The Concourse Hotel & Governor's Club - Madison, WI
January 28-30, 2013
The Careers Conference is hosted by the Center on Education and Work, part of the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin -Madison. It is one of the largest and most comprehensive events of its kind, featuring top quality professional development for those who work with students and adults of all ages.
Visit http://www.cew.wisc.edu/careersconf for more information.
Best Practices Linking STEM Education and Great Lakes Stewardship
March 14-16, 2013
The conference will promote incorporation of Great Lakes regional stewardship concerns into undergraduate STEM courses using the SENCER and GLISTEN models of learning through civic engagement. Topics will include:
Call for Posters. Â The conference will have two poster sessions. Â The first, on Friday evening, is anÂ opportunity for institutional teams to share experiences with curriculum development, and the second, on Saturday, isÂ an opportunity for students to demonstrate how science and civic engagement can be incorporated into undergraduate coursework in ways that promote engagement of the general public in environmental stewardship.
Call for Workshop Session. Â SENCER-based course models and approaches will be featured during these sessions. The final conference agenda will included all workshops. Participant proposed session are welcomed. Â Concurrent workshop sesssions will be grouped into three theme categories: 1) sustainability of Great Lakes ecosystems (e.g. invasive species, urban watersheds and storm water management, beaches and coastal issues, data sharing, and non-point source pollution), sustainable use of urban lands (e.g. local food production, sustainable agriculture in urban areas, and vacant land management), and public health (e.g. chemicals of emerging concern, fish consumption, and public health education).
Partial reimbursement of travel expenses for poster presenters or workshop session organizers is available. Participants traveling within 150 miles are eligible to receive $75. For participants traveling farther than 150 miles, the reimbursement will be $150. Contact conference organizers for more detail.
OPID 2013 Spring Conference: "The Value of Inquiry Into Student Learning in the 21st Century"
Madison Concourse Hotel - Madison, WI
April 18-19, 2013
The 2013 OPID Spring Conference will bring together over 200 faculty and staff across many disciplines to demonstrate the UW System's commitment to excellence in teaching and student learning. The conference will provide a forum to recognize, acknowledge, and share the expertise of faculty and academic staff who excel at teaching, value learning, and are committed to sharing their experience, knowledge, practice, and scholarship with colleagues. The intentional relationships among teaching, learning, and making excellence inclusive will be a foundation of this event.
University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh Spring Conference
Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells
May 20-21, 2013
The Spring Conference provides an opportunity for STEM educators and administrators to come together to share best practices and present recent findings about teaching to a broad student audience. In such a widespread University system, this event helps to build important connections and collaborations.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS: They are currently accepting abstracts for proposed oral presentations. They are looking for people to share teaching, advising, mentoring ideas that attract and retain students and educators who are underrepresented in STEM. Priority will be given to presentations that include assessment of the impact of the activity. Please fill out the online proposal form by February 18, 2013.
Visit http://www.uwosh.edu/wis/spring-conference-1 for more information.
Leap 2.0: Integrating Liberal Education Into a Changing Landscape
Pyle Center, UW-Madison Campus
May 30-31, 2013
Keynote Speaker: Debra Humphreys, Vice President for Communications & Public Affairs, AAC&U
The University of Wisconsin System Advisory Group on the Liberal Arts (SAGLA) and the University of Wisconsin-Extension are pleased to sponsor two days of presentations and workshops dedicated to advancing LEAP Wisconsin. The UW System signed on to the Association of American Universities and Colleges' Liberal Education and American's Promise (LEAP) Campaign at its beginning in 2005. More than halfway through AAC&U's ten-year campaign, LEAP Wisconsin is a shared conversation, a set of best practices, and an ongoing commitment to quality education and student success in the changing landscape of higher education in the 21st century.
For Day One: Proposals are invited for individual and panel presentations that showcase our best work at UW System Institutions related to both the LEAP essential learning outcomes and the implementation of high impact practices. Submissions are encouraged from student, faculty, staff, and administrators addressing related LEAP topics. Abstracts of no more than 250 words are due February 1, 2013, with notification by March 1. Please include your e-mail contact. Abstracts should be submitted electronically to:
Day Two: Will feature panels and workshops on UW Flex, the UW System's emerging initiative to develop a portfolio of existing UW academic degree and certificate programs converted for delivery into flexible competency-based formats. Envisioned as building on the UW System's shared learning goals - derived from the LEAP Essential Learning Outcomes -the Flex Option takes LEAP to the next level.
More information on LEAP 2.0, including details on the conference program, fees, and registration, will be available in early 2013. To learn more about LEAP Wisconsin, go to:
The 5th Annual UW-Madison Women & Leadership Symposium
Pyle Center, UW-Madison Campus
Thursday, June 27, 2013, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Early Bird Registration is $50.00
Join Colleagues at this exciting leadership event. A day of networking, professional development, and learning presented by women leaders!
To obtain more information, visit https://www.ohrd.wisc.edu/home/default.aspx?TabId=403.