TEACHING AND LEARNING SYMPOSIUM 2022

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Call for Proposals
Best Practices for Student Engagement, Research and University Contribution

The Centre for Professional and Lifelong Education (CPLE) and Graduate School is pleased to announce the annual Teaching, Learning and Research Symposium 2022. The purpose of this year’s symposium is to share pedagogical practices that advance student engagement and promote innovation in teaching and research. This year’s symposium also aims to recognize the staff commitment and contribution to the university.   

You are encouraged to visit our website WIUT Executive Courses - TEACHING AND LEARNING 2021 to learn about last year’s Teaching Learning Symposium.

Submissions are welcome from anyone interested in presenting to a multidisciplinary audience about the following areas of teaching and learning, research in higher education and university contribution: 


Student engagement sub-topics:

  • Supervising student learning 
  • Enhancing student engagement in large lectures, seminars and workshops 
  • Creative teaching methods for student engagement 
  • New lessons for student engagement in online teaching 
  • Enhancing student engagement through emerging technologies
  • Engaging Students into Becoming Global Thinkers and Local Actors

Research sub-topics:

  • Opportunities and challenges in research
  • Current trends in publication: Publish or perish
  • Perspectives of Graduate education
  • PhD journey: surviving, progressing and accelerating   

University contribution sub-topics:

  • Membership and contribution/participation to WIUT committee(s)
  • Involvement in clubs and mentorship of active student groups
  • Academic student counseling
  • Skills and competencies for effective academic counseling   
  • Emerging practices around academic counseling from COVID-19 
  • Participation/involvement in faculty/student recruitment
  • Participation/involvement in pedagogical courses
  • Mentoring of staff – new staff or mentoring junior research staff
  • Developing a reputation and recognition with key stakeholders
  • Involvement in departmental operations
  • Contribution to society

Key details:  

Date: May 31st, 2022

Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Venue (offline): TBC*

Meals: Lunch + 2 coffee breaks

Format: 10 minutes presentation + 3 minutes for Q&A

Proposal submission:  

To propose a presentation for this year’s Teaching, Learning & Research Symposium, please submit an abstract proposal (400 words maximum). Successful proposals will be evaluated based on the following criterion:


Teaching and Learning

  1. Relevance: Indicate how your proposal explores this year’s theme by choosing a sub-topic.  
  2. Topic: What will you be sharing? (e.g. a specific approach, classroom activity, assignment, course design, or assessment method)
  3. Context: What are the relevant characteristics of your setting: course, type of students, instructional issue, etc.?
  4. Results: What did you learn by approaching instruction in this way? What makes it transformative for students, the field, you as an instructor, or teaching in general?
  5. Application: What can instructors in other disciplines learn from this project and how can they apply it in different contexts?


Research

  1. Research objectives:
    • Research objectives and Problem statement
    • Critical Literature review
  1. The quality of research:
    • Research strategy and methodology
    • Innovation/Creativity/ Uniqueness/ Novelty
    • Data Analysis and Research Findings
  1. The impact of the research
    • Benefits from the research (to University / Country/ Region)
    • Potential for application Commercialization
    • Expected Outcomes / Deliverables / Publication
  1. Presentation Skills
    • Presentation Skills and presented materials
    • Language


University Contribution

  1. Relevance: Indicate how your proposal explores this year’s theme by choosing a sub-topic.  
  2. Topic: What will you be sharing? (e.g. a specific approach, classroom activity, assignment, course design, or assessment method)
  3. Context: What are the relevant characteristics of your setting: course, type of students, instructional issue, etc.?
  4. Results: What did you learn by approaching instruction in this way? What makes it transformative for students, the field, you as an instructor, or teaching in general?
  5. Application: What can instructors in other disciplines learn from this project and how can they apply it in different contexts?

To participate in the 2022 TLRS, please fill in the information by following this link: 

https://forms.gle/8GCbPhVDzMBfdJYT6 

The deadline to submit your proposals is 23:59 Tuesday, May 10th, 2022. If you have questions, please contact CPLE cple@wiut.uz with the subject line “Query 2022 TLRS”. 

Proposal acceptance communication will be sent out on Tuesday, May 15th, 2022.

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