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Faculty Center for Teaching Conferences

FCT can offer funds to help support a faculty member’s participation in a teaching conference or teaching-related workshop of a larger meeting.  Please contact Amy Hark if you are interested in attending a conference.  We ask that you provide the following information to support your request:
- name of conference/workshop
- location and date(s) of meeting
- a brief description of the conference (website link would be fine)
- a brief statement (no more than a paragraph) on how youenvision
attendance at this workshop impacting your courses or otherwise affecting your professional development.

Teaching Conferences 2013-2014 

A brief description of upcoming conferences highlighted by members of the Muhlenberg Faculty - please send ideas for this page to Amy Hark.

THATCamp Lehigh Valley 2014 on February 21st. THATCamp stands for “The Humanities and Technology Camp.” It is an unconference: an open, inexpensive meeting where humanists and technologists of all skill levels learn and build together in sessions proposed on the spot. http://lehigh2014.thatcamp.org/about/

Summer Teaching Renewal Retreat for Advanced Career Faculty
This unique four-day retreat brings together faculty from a variety of disciplines and universities to explore new paths, both pedagogical and personal, in an effort to reconnect with the excitement that originally led them into teaching careers. The retreat is intended for advanced career faculty, defined as faculty having taught for at least 12 years in either a tenure track or lecturer position.   The Teaching Renewal Retreat takes place at the beautiful Graylyn International Conference Center in Winston Salem, NC. Applications will be accepted up until March 17; the retreat fills up quickly, so you are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible
http://tlc.wfu.edu/signature-programs-initiatives/

Blended Learning in the Liberal Arts conference on May 21-22 at Bryn Mawr.  This conference is intended as a forum for faculty and staff to share resources, techniques, findings, and experiences related to blended learning, with a particular emphasis on how it can be used to improve learning outcomes and support the close faculty-student relationships and deep, lifelong learning that are the hallmarks of a liberal arts education.
http://repository.brynmawr.edu/blended_learning/

POGIL Project Announces 2014 Summer Regional Workshop Lineup https://pogil.org/news/pogil-press-releases/pogil-project-announces-2014-summer-regional-workshops

Lilly Conferences on College and University Teaching and Learning provide opportunities for the presentation of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. The Lilly National Conference in Bethesda, MD will be held May 29 - June 1, 2014. The conference theme is “Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning.” For more information, see http://lillyconferences.com/bethesda