Call for Proposals

We invite you to present at CLT’s Faculty Summer Conference on Teaching and Learning on May 22-23, 2018. Submit a proposal to share your story with colleagues and community partners as we reflect on ways that we can learn, teach, inspire, and connect with each other and with our community at large. If your proposal is selected, you will lead the discussion in your presentation, panel, workshop, or poster—exchanging ideas, tools, instructional innovations, and other resources.

Proposal Submission Form Worksheet (Word) – includes the instructions for preparing your application

ODU Faculty/Staff: Submit your proposal online using your MIDAS login.

New Proposal Deadline (extended): Thursday, March 15, 2018

Feel free to reach out to CLT if you have questions about the proposal worksheet: or 757-683-3172.

Consider These Questions

As you prepare your proposal, please consider the following questions:

  • How is online learning shaping the culture of teaching and learning in higher education?
  • What are some of the best practices in designing compelling online learning experiences?
  • What are some of the best practices in supporting online learning students?
  • What are some of the best practices in supporting faculty who teach online?
  • How can we engage faculty to embrace online learning as a strategy to improve their on-campus teaching practices?


Session Types

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    Present findings from a recent online course related project (designed or taught).

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    Facilitate a panel of faculty, students, and/or partners by sharing your story and engaging the audience in a discussion about online teaching and learning.

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    Lead or co-lead a workshop that shares how you have designed or taught online courses.

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    Present a poster to summarize key findings from a recent online course project. The poster session will offer opportunities to answer audience questions. Upon request, CLT’s Graphic Design group can assist you with your poster.

We encourage you to submit a proposal now, in order to share your story at the 2018 Faculty Summer Conference on Teaching and Learning, Ahead of the Curve: How ODU is Shaping the Online Learning Landscape.