Call for Proposals

Call for Abstracts:   Deadline: July 1, 2022

This is an open call, but if you received funding from the University Teaching Council, you are obligated to submit an abstract and present your work.

This call for proposals is for the 28th Annual Celebrating College Teaching Conference which will be held on October 21, 2022.  Proposals will be considered in the Roundtable and Poster formats.  All proposals must align with the Mission and Vision of the Strategic Roadmap for a Distinctive Kent State and are encouraged to align with the conference theme of  Belonging, Community & Connection.

Vision: To be a community of change agents whose collective commitment to learning sparks epic thinking, meaningful voice and invaluable outcomes to better our society.

Mission: We transform lives and communities through the power of discovery, learning and creative expression in an inclusive environment.

Thematic Focus: Belonging, Community & Connection

Submission Divisions:

Refereed Roundtables (Breakout Sessions) – Oct. 21, 2022 – Morning Session: 9am - 10:30am

Two 40-minute sessions per Roundtable will be presented from 9am – 9:40am and 9:50am – 10:30am

Speakers will:

  • Deliver a 10-minute presentation of key concepts (No PowerPoint or formal lecturing)
  • Stimulate and encourage discussion among participants at the table for the remaining 30 minutes.
  • Provide handouts or links (where appropriate) for guests in the session.

Poster Sessions  October 21, 2022– 2:30pm – 3:30pm

Unlimited poster or display format (including video) to involve interaction among conference attendees.

Presenters will:

  • Use whatever modality that is appropriate to suit content (multimodal presentations allowed).
  • Provide a one-page summary as handout for attendees

Submission Requirements for this year’s conference:

  • Indicate submission division (Roundtable or Poster).

 (If your choice cannot be honored, you will be asked to present in a different format.)

  • Submit a clearly worded 100- to 150-word abstract describing the nature of the work as it pertains to this proposal. Include its applicability to teaching and how the authors will engage participants.
  • Include title (no more than 10 words), all authors and institutions.
  • Include campus address, college, department and email addresses of all authors.


Please submit your proposal for RoundTable or Poster to: 2022 UTC Conference Proposals