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Call for Papers/Proposals

Teaching as Research National Conference
Cornell University

sponsored by

Cornell University’s Center for Teaching Innovation &
Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning

June 6, 2017

The first annual National Teaching as Research Conference at Cornell University seeks proposals for papers, posters or roundtables. Guidelines are described below. Please direct any questions and send all submissions to cornellcti@cornell.edu

Submission procedures and policies

Submission deadline: April 30, 2017

The focus of submissions should be about or related to teaching as research (TAR) broadly defined to include research on teaching and learning in higher education, pedagogy, curriculum assessment and related topics. The following types of submissions will be accepted:

Types of submissions
There are three types of submissions—a conference paper, poster or a roundtable discussion session.

Paper Requirements
Papers may be submitted as a single author or with one or more co-authors. Papers must be complete by the time of the conference presentation and will be considered for publication in the Cornell University Center for Teaching Innovation Teaching as Research Working Paper Series

Paper proposals must have the following elements:

  • Objectives and/or research questions
  • Theoretical framework or perspective
  • Grounding in the previous research
  • Methodology
  • Results/findings
  • Conclusions/implications for practice/significance
  • Indication of IRB approval

 

Proposals should be approximately 2000 words with an abstract of about 150 words. Final papers can be much longer.

In a paper session, authors will present the key elements of their papers and will have approximately 10 minutes for presentation and about 10 minutes for discussion. Paper sessions will be in the form of a panel and have a discussion leader that will facilitate discussion after each paper and at the conclusion of all papers.

Poster
Posters may be of smaller-scale projects or for those who do not anticipate having a completed paper by June. Posters should be 44”x46”

For a poster proposal please include the following:

  • Objectives and/or research questions
  • Theoretical framework or perspective
  • Grounding in the previous research
  • Methodology
  • Results/findings
  • Conclusions/implications for practice/significance
  • Indication of IRB approval



Roundtable discussion

Roundtable discussions are an opportunity for individuals or groups to talk to interested participants about TAR or TAR-related issues. These topics may center around topics such as research methodology, pedagogy, active learning, flipped classroom, service learning, assessment, etc. Possibilities will be determined by what gets proposed. If you would like to propose a roundtable discussion submit the following:

  • The topic you would like to discuss
  • The main points for discussion
  • What qualifies you (and/or others) to lead the discussion
  • What you hope participants will get out of the discussion.



Please indicate on your submission if you would like your proposal to be considered as a paper presentation, poster presentation, or roundtable discussion.

To submit, please send all proposals to cornellcti@cornell.edu on or before April 30, 2017 In word or pdf format.

All presenters must be registered for the conference.

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