ACCA_2013 Important Dates

The Future of Education

Elmhurst College is excited to host the 2013 Scholarship of Pedagogy Symposium on behalf of the Associated Colleges of the Chicago Area (ACCA) on November 2, 2013.  The theme this year is The Future of Education.

The symposium brings together faculty from the ACCA institutions to exchange effective teaching strategies and innovations and/or to present their scholarship on teaching and learning.  Please consider joining us at the Symposium!

Program information is available on the Program tab.

Note to speakers: The rooms are all equipped with computer + projection systems.  You may use the computer in the room or hook up your own laptop (Mac users please bring the AV connector for your computer).  All rooms have internet access to the projection computer and wi-fi is available in the buildings we are utilizing.  Times and room assignments are available under the program tab.

Note to poster presenters: The poster boards will be available at check-in.  You may put up your poster when you arrive.  The poster session follows the breakfast and keynote.

As always, all topics are welcome.  Some possible suggestions in line with the theme this year...
  • Riding the Electrons - Tech Can Take You Places You Couldn't Go Before
    This theme encourages presentations focusing on the new opportunities and pitfalls opened up by engaging with technology in the teaching process.

  • Teaching is Teaching - But What Has Changed?
    This theme focuses on innovative courses, structures, and methodologies.

  • New Directions in Scholarship and Teaching
    This theme explores changes, accomplished or anticipated, in scholarship and teaching brought on by new technology, new organizations or new environments.  Some examples might be Digital Humanities or bringing neuroscience into the Philosophy or English Lit classroom.