Conferences on Teaching

  • January

    17th Annual Faculty Conference on Teaching Excellence

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    January 9–10, 2019

    Temple University: Howard Gittis Student Center, Room 200

    Day one will feature keynote speaker James Lang, professor of English and director of the D’Amour Center for Teaching Excellence at Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts. Lang, a well-known scholar of teaching and learning in higher education will discuss his most recent book, Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning (Jossey-Bass, 2016). This interactive lecture will introduce principles from the learning sciences and offer practical suggestions for implementing them in the college classroom.

    In addition to the keynote address, the day will feature a poster session with submissions from faculty around the region and breakout sessions facilitated by Temple University's Provost's Teaching Academy faculty that will focus on concepts from Lang’s talk.

    Day two of the conference will feature plenary speaker David Yearwood, a professor in the School of Entrepreneurship and past chair of the Technology Department at the University of North Dakota. Yearwood's talk will explore how technology can be used to make connections and engage students, as well as empower them to use what is learned in creative and meaningful ways.

    In addition to the plenary address, the second day of the conference will feature breakout sessions and lightning talks which focus on teaching with technology in higher education.

    Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning Conference

    Lilly, Texas

    January 10–12, 2019

    Lilly-Austin is part of the overall Lilly Conference Series. For nearly 40 years, Lilly Conferences on College and University Teaching and Learning have provided opportunities for the presentation of the scholarship of teaching and learning. Faculty and administrators at various stages in their academic careers come from across the United States, representing nearly every discipline found in higher education.

    11th Annual Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy

    The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center

    January 30–February 1, 2019

    The 11th 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.


    2019 Diversity, Learning, and Student Success

    Association of American Colleges and Universities, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    March 28–30, 2019

    Information will be posted later in 2018. For an overview, please see the most recent conference information.


    The Teaching Professor Annual Conference

    New Orleans, Louisiana

    June 7–9, 2019

    This two-and-a-half-day event presents the newest thinking on improving teaching and learning. Meet and network with like-minded colleagues, and learn from innovators whose presentations showcase the proven methods and approaches that they’ve used with their students.

    ISTE Conference and Expo

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    June 23–26, 2019

    The ISTE Conference and Expo is recognized globally as the most comprehensive educational technology conference in the world. For more than three decades, educators and education leaders have gathered at the ISTE conference to engage in hands-on learning, exchange ideas and network with like-minded thinkers seeking to transform learning and teaching.

    The annual event attracts over 18,000 attendees and industry representatives, including teachers, technology coordinators, administrators, library media specialists, teacher educators and policymakers. Attendees also enjoy world-class keynotes, hundreds of sessions in a variety of formats and a massive expo hall.


    EduTeach 2019: 4th Canadian Conference on Advances in Education, Teaching, and Technology

    Toronto, Canada

    July 27–28, 2019

    EduTeach2019 is the premier forum for the presentation of new trends, advances and research results in the fields of education and technology. It will bring together leading educators, software developers, scientists, researchers, school principals, education administrators, student councilors, PhD students, and master’s students from around the world.


    Distance Teaching and Learning Conference

    Madison, Wisconsin

    August 6–8, 2019

    The Distance Teaching and Learning Conference aims to provide you with a transformative professional development experience at an affordable price. This conference emphasizes evidence-based practice, educational innovation, and practical applications of theories and research findings in the field of distance education and online learning.


    Annual Conference on Teaching and Learning Assessment

    Drexel University

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    September 11–13, 2019

    This conference will build on the tremendous success of the last four year’s events which annually bring 420+ higher education faculty and administrators from throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, the nation and abroad as we restate our commitment to academic quality, and acknowledge that the quality of the student academic experience must be the driver behind all assessment and accreditation activities. 


    Leadership in Higher Education Conference

    St. Louis, Missouri

    October 3–5, 2019

    Higher education today is experiencing significant change, whether to curricula, technology, tenure practices, issues in student affairs, recruitment, or retention. At the same time, institutions are challenged with increased scrutiny from the academic community, accreditors, students, and parents. More than ever, effective and flexible academic and administrative leadership is critical to any institution’s success.

    The Leadership in Higher Education Conference was created to bring much-needed professional development resources to academic leaders. In a collaborative gathering of higher education professionals, we examine trends, strategies, and best practices through a combination of plenary presentations, concurrent sessions, poster sessions, and roundtable discussions.


    2019 POD Network Annual Conference

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    November 13–17, 2019

    Details not available at this time.

    39th Annual Original Lilly Conference on College Teaching

    Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

    Details not available at this time.

    The Original Lilly Conference on College Teaching is one of the nation’s most renowned conferences presenting the scholarship of teaching and learning. For over 35 years, teacher-scholars from across the United States and internationally have gathered annually the weekend before Thanksgiving to share innovative pedagogies and discuss questions, challenges, and insights about teaching and learning. 

    2019 Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

    La Roche University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    November 15, 2019

    The La Roche University Teaching Conference is a place for teaching faculty, professional staff, and graduate students to come together to discuss pedagogical approaches, innovative teaching practices, career planning, academic advising, and technology in the classroom.