Call for Participation for CIEL Symposium on February 15, 2018

The UIS CIEL (Community for Innovative and Engaged Learning) planning committee is seeking proposals for 30-minute “Conversations that Work” sessions facilitated by UIS faculty and staff. There will be several simultaneous conversations during each Conversations that Work session.

CIEL Symposium Proposals Due Jan 16, 2018

Submit a Proposal

Conversations that Work (30 minutes)

These 30-minute, small table facilitated conversations should propose an issue, challenge, or idea pertinent to student learning, to discuss with participants. Facilitators should be able to bring a few key points to lead the discussion around this topic. However, facilitation and shared exploration by the group is strongly encouraged for this interactive session. The participants will engage to help solve the dilemma or explore the topic you present.  The Qualtrics Proposal form includes the following required information. You will probably want to write the abstracts in advance and paste them into the text boxes on Qualtrics.

  1. Name, College or Unit (if not associated with a college).
  2. Abstract (less than 50 words- to be used in the retreat program agenda).
  3. Extended abstract (less than 500 words) – explain the issue, challenge or idea you wish to explore.  What are your goals for the session?
  4. Three or more questions that will be explored by participants.
  5. Key objectives the participants will gain from your session.

CIEL Symposium Schedule

9:30 Registration

10:30-11:00 Conversations that Work Session 1

11:15-11:45 Conversations that Work Session 2

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:00 The Land-Grant Mission in an Online World – Adam Fein

2:15-2:45 Top Strategies from Excellence in Teaching and Learning Fellows

Adam Fein is the Assistant Provost for Educational Innovation at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He is involved in shaping campus strategy and providing campus-wide support for innovations in classroom and online education. He assists academic units with the development of new types of educational programs, especially online programs, guiding campus policies around online programs, and promoting the use of data-driven research and analytics to improve student learning outcomes.