Dr. Jose Antonio Bowen, President of Goucher College and author of Teaching Naked

SAVE THE DATE! 20th Annual Midwest Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning [SOTL]

April 5, 2019

IU South Bend will host the 20th Annual Midwest SoTL Conference with the theme, Educating for Our Students' Future. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Jose Antonio Bowen, President of Goucher College and esteemed author of Teaching Naked.

Call for Proposals is open now through February 1, 2019. Registration will open up early in 2019. Contact IU South Bend LEAP Indiana board member representative, Dr. Carolyn Schult, for more details.

4th Annual Adjunct Faculty Scholars Conference

The Diverse World of the Adjunct Classroom: How Adjunct Faculty Teach Inclusion and Experience

Saturday, April 6, 2019

The Adjunct Faculty Scholars Conference (AFSC) brings professionals in Higher Education together to build community and network. The conference also offers enhanced understanding and skills in the areas of teaching and learning.

Innovating for Equity: National Learning Communities Conference

November 14-16, 2019 - Indianapolis, IN

IUPUI is pleased to announce that the 2019 National Learning Communities Conference (NLCC) will be held in Indianapolis, IN, November 14–16, 2019. The conference theme is “Innovating for Equity”, with keynote speaker Dr. Tia McNair, Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Student Success from the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U).

Proposal submissions are now open. You may find out more information by clicking below:

Past Conferences

2019 Celebration of Learning & Teaching Symposium

February 6, 2019

The 3rd Celebration of Teaching & Learning Symposium was held at the University of Southern Indiana on February 6, 2019.

The Symposium provides opportunities to share teaching efforts in support of student learning and interaction among participants across disciplines. The Symposium welcomes works that focus on improving student learning and academic success in any higher education setting. Topics include improving student engagement and motivation, learning in specific settings or contexts, and fostering inclusion and civility. Sessions include oral and poster/demonstration presentations.

Please visit the Symposium webpage to view more information and updates on future events.

LEAP Indiana Spring Convening

February 8, 2019

LEAP Indiana held a Digital Learning Summit at IUPUI, in conjunction with the William M. Plater Institute on the Future of Learning on February 8, 2019. Our goal was to bring together educators from institutions across the LEAP Indiana network to learn about digital courseware and adaptive learning technologies and how they are being used across our institutions, to understand better the role that these tools can play in enhancing student learning and narrowing achievement gaps, and to emphasize the importance of instructional design in realizing these benefits.

More information on the William M. Plater institute can be found here.

Conference Resources

If your college or university is hosting an event that aligns with the LEAP Indiana mission and is open to faculty from other campuses, please let us know so that we can post it here! Contact: Kathy Johnson.