Call for Proposals
Call for Abstracts: Deadline: July 1, 2023
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 29th Annual Celebrating College Teaching Conference which will be held on October 20, 2023. 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 Navigating Our Changing Educational Landscape.
Vision: To be an inclusive community whose collective commitment to learning sparks transformative thinking, meaningful voice, and sustainable outcomes to better our world.
Mission: To transform lives by providing access and opportunity, fostering diverse and inclusive communities, and advancing the power of discovery, learning and creative expression.
Thematic Focus: Navigating Our Changing Educational Landscape
Refereed Roundtables (Breakout Sessions) – Oct. 20, 2023 | Morning Session: 9:00am - 10:30am
Two 40-minute sessions per Roundtable will be presented from 9:00am – 9:40am and 9:50am – 10:30am
- 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 20, 2023 | 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Unlimited poster or display format (including video) to involve interaction among conference attendees.
- 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:
(If your choice cannot be honored, you will be asked to present in a different format.)
Please submit your proposal for RoundTable or Poster to: 2023 UTC Conference Proposals
Proposal submissions will be peer-reviewed by a Celebrating College Teaching Conference ad-hoc committee