The second annual Sunshine State Teaching and Learning Conference will be held Jan. 31-Feb. 2, 2018, at the Sirata Beach Resort at St. Pete Beach (Tampa Bay, Florida). The historic average high temperature for winter at this location is about 72 degrees!
More info: https://sunshineteaching.org/2018-conference
Submit a proposal by Oct. 31: http://bit.ly/sunshineteaching2018
Participants from all sectors of higher education in and beyond the state of Florida are encouraged to submit proposals for presentations, workshops, and posters related to contemporary challenges in college teaching. Topics may include technologies for active learning, engaging students in online environments, ensuring accessibility for all students, teaching in politically and socially complicated moments, the scholarship of teaching and learning, and exploring the role/s of faculty in promoting and assessing student success.
- Research sessions will feature panels of presenters sharing research findings on related topics
- Application sessions will include short presentations and conversations on programming and class activities
- Poster sessions will feature visual presentations on both research and programming topics
Located directly on the white sand beach, the Sirata Beach Resort enjoys unparalleled views of the Gulf of Mexico (see http://www.sirata.com/). The group rate for our rooms will be $139/night for Jan. 31 and Feb. 1–this is a significant discount from the usual rate! Participants may also book rooms at this same promotional rate for three days before the conference, and rooms may be booked for the same special rate for three days after the conference. Parking will be free, but resort fees and taxes will apply.