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Teaching and Learning Conferences in Virginia

 


Many centers throughout Virginia hold workshops, summits, and conferences open to instructors from any college or university (Virginian or otherwise). Below, a list of such events is organized by the month in which they are held:

| Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | June | July | Aug | Sept | Oct | Nov | Dec |

If you would like your Center’s event added to this list, please let us know.


Ongoing

  • The University of Virginia’s Teaching Resource Center invites any interested individual to attend events throughout the year.

    — The majority of our events are open to any interested administrator, faculty, staff, student, community member, and visitor. Such events range from guest speakers to day-long summits. Please regularly visit our website for the most current schedule. *Registration is often required.

  • *James Madison University’s Center for Faculty Innovation occasionally opens their Course Design Institutes to an external audience. You are encouraged to contact them for more information.

    — Teaching Institutes provide faculty extended, immersive experiences pertaining to course design and development (e.g., drafting objectives, creating assignments, conceptualizing pedagogies, etc.). Institutes range from half-day options to multi-day events, allowing faculty to focus on nuanced teaching and learning issues that are particular to their own courses, programs, and/or disciplines. *Please contact for additional information.


January

  • Radford University’s Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning invites your inquires regarding their “Our Turn” workshop series, held three times annually.

    — Faculty and staff voluntarily offer training sessions to their peers in a variety of academic and skill areas. *Please contact them if you are interested in attending this event.


April


May

  • James Madison University’s Center for Faculty Innovation invites you to their annual May Symposium.

    — Explore the various workshops, roundtables, and institutes listed on this website to see how they might align with your own Teaching, Scholarship, and Career Development goals.

  • Old Dominion University’s Center for Learning and Teaching invites you to their annual Faculty Summer Institute.

    — The purpose of this Institute is to engage the teachers in higher education from all across the Commonwealth in a discussion about ways to bridge the gap between teaching and learning.

  • Radford University’s Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning invites your inquires regarding their “Our Turn” workshop series, held three times annually.

    — Faculty and staff voluntarily offer training sessions to their peers in a variety of academic and skill areas.  *Please contact them if you are interested in attending this event.

  • The University of Mary Washington’s Center for Teaching Excellence and Innovation annually joins with the UMW Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies to organize the “UMW Faculty Academy“.

    — Every year, it brings together faculty at the University with colleagues from other universities, colleges, libraries, and schools to consider how technology is changing the landscape of education. Noted guest and keynote speakers help to frame the conference conversation.

  • The University of Virginia’s Teaching Resource Center invites you to attend their annual “Innovation in Pedagogy Summit“.

    — A day long event highlighting faculty innovation in their pedagogical practices.  Topics include face-to-face, hybrid, and online learning.

  • Virginia Commonwealth University’s Center for Teaching Excellence invites you to attend their annual VCU Online Learning Summit.

    — This regional conference serves as a multi-disciplinary forum for the discussion and exchange of information on the research, development, and applications of all topics related to teaching and learning online.


June

  • The University of Virginia’s Teaching Resource Center invites you to attend their annual “Course Design Institute“.

    — During the Course Design Institute, an interdisciplinary group of instructors will spend five days designing or substantially redesigning courses so that they promote significant, long-term learning.


August

  • Radford University’s Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning invites your inquires regarding their “Our Turn” workshop series, held three times annually.

    — Faculty and staff voluntarily offer training sessions to their peers in a variety of academic and skill areas. *Please contact them if you are interested in attending this event.

  • Shenandoah University’s Center for Teaching and Learning invites you to attend their annual “Course Design Academy“.

    — This is a two-day workshop that focuses on the needs of incoming faculty, but includes experienced faculty as mentors. It includes syllabus construction, instructional design, and teaching with technology.


September

  • Instructional Development Educational Alliance Exchange or IDEAx is a professional community for higher education practitioners within the fields of learning sciences and professional development.

    — The purpose of the IDEAx meeting is to foster exciting conversation between campus learning entities within the region, while also linking these entities together in order to create an IDEAx community. This meeting will be used to shared successes and challenges shared by professionals in the areas of learning sciences and professional development.

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Updated 9/16/14.