2024 Innovative Education Conference

The Office for the Advancement of Teaching & Learning at the University of Rhode Island is proud to announce our inaugural Innovative Education Conference!

The purpose of the Innovative Education Conference (IEC) is to bring together URI faculty with other faculty and practitioners from across Rhode Island, the New England region, and beyond to share and discuss best practice approaches to teaching, learning, faculty development and support in a higher education context. The IEC is a virtual conference, allowing for greater accessibility and flexibility for presenters and attendees. The IEC offers workshops, presentations, poster sessions, and roundtable/panel discussions focused on a theme and organized through various pre-planned conference tracks. The conference also includes a keynote speaker that brings forth relevant and timely research-based information to benefit attendees in their approach to teaching, learning, and faculty success.

Conference Theme: “Inclusive Teaching in an Ever-Changing Learning Environment”

2024 Conference Tracks:

  1. Innovative Approaches to Blended & Online Learning
  2. Effective Strategies for Assessment and Measuring Student Learning
  3. Teaching & Technology in the Age of A.I.
  4. Supporting Faculty Wellness & Wellbeing
  5. Fostering Inclusivity in the Physical and Online Classroom Environment

Date: Wednesday, March 27th, 2024

Location: Virtual

Cost: Free for anyone to register and attend

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Kelly Hogan (Duke University) and Dr. Viji Sathy (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) will present on “Creating Inclusive and Welcoming Classroom Environments.” Learn more here.

Registration Information: Click here to register for the conference.

Call for Proposals: Our call for proposals for 2024 is now closed.