Please note you have the opportunity to register for either conference or both conferences. The "Register Now" link will start the registration process. Once an account has been created you will be prompted or log in and select your participant type (i.e. "Non-Virginia Tech Faculty/Professionals"). After choosing the participant type the options available are 10th Annual Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy or The Conference on Teaching Large Classes. If you would like to attend both choose Higher Education Pedagogy and then add-on Conference on Teaching Large Classes.
The 10th Annual Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy is focused on higher education teaching excellence and the scholarship of teaching and learning. The conference showcases the best pedagogical practice and research in higher education today. Sessions address disciplinary and interdisciplinary instructional strategies, outcomes, and research. Ultimately, the conference is an opportunity to demonstrate effective instructional practice and disseminate the latest research aimed at improving the quality of higher education.
The Conference on Teaching Large Classes focuses on teaching and learning practices and research related to large classes - both face-to-face and online. The conference is a showcase for best practices in teaching and learning in large classes, as well as the research that provides evidence of best practices. In addition to current teaching and research sessions, the conference also hosts conversation sessions that allow presenters to introduce a particular topic and facilitate the sharing of relevant ideas, innovations, practices, and evidence. Ultimately, the conference provides knowledge and skills related to the teaching of large classes that participants will find immediately useful.
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