Call for Proposals: OPID 2013 Spring Conference

UW System Office of Professional and Instructional Development (OPID) seeks proposals from UW System faculty, instructional academic staff, and students with faculty/staff sponsorship for presentations to be given at their 2013 Spring Conference titled “The Value of Inquiry into Student Learning in the 21st Century.” The conference will be held April 18-19, 2013 at the Madison Concourse Hotel. Presentation formats will include papers, panels, workshops, and poster sessions.  UW-Whitewater faculty and staff are invited to join more than 200 UW System faculty and staff specializing in a wide variety of disciplines will gather together to share “their experience, knowledge, practice, and scholarship with colleagues.”

New this year to the conference is the session track “Leveraging Technology in Teaching and Learning.”  The conference includes the following five session tracks/topics:

  • Scholarly Inquiry into student learning: perspectives, practices, and results
  • Inclusive pedagogy
  • Innovative practices in Online Teaching
  • Leveraging technology in teaching and learning
  • High Impact Practices: Research that links the effectiveness of student learning and high impact practices.

Presentation proposals are due by November 29, 2012 and should be submitted online via the online proposal submission system. Confirmations for accepted proposals will be sent in mid-December 2012. Questions regarding proposals or the conference may be directed to OPID via e-mail.