William G. Jackson Center for Teaching and Learning

UP Teaching and Learning Conference

UP-TLC

2019 UPTLC at Michigan Technological University

"Toward Superior Teaching"

Friday, May 10, 2019

Fisher Hall, Michigan Technological University,
1400 Townsend Dr.,  Houghton, Michigan

 

Registration is open now through April 29, 2019!

Cost:  Instructors $60,   Students $30
Michigan Tech Employees:  Register Here 
All Other participants:  Register Here

 

The third annual Upper Peninsula Teaching and Learning Conference will be held on Thursday May 9 and Friday, May 10, 2019 at Michigan Technological University in Houghton, MI. We hope to attract more than 100 university educators from U.P. colleges and universities for presentations on higher education teaching best practice and networking.

Five tracks of sessions will be held concurrently, with a focus on:

  • Active Learner-Centered Teaching
  • Academic Advising
  • Online Learning
  • Inclusive Teaching
  • Educational Technology

Keynote Address

"Reach Everyone, Teach Everyone, Universal Design for Learning in Higher Education"

Friday, May 10, 2019

The keynote speaker this year will be Dr. Thomas Tobin, author of Reach Everyone, Teach Everyone, Universal Design for Learning in Higher Education. Tom will deliver a keynote of the same title to kickoff the conference on Friday morning, and a workshop entitled “Reduce Those Pesky Problem Course Areas” late Thursday afternoon.


Schedule

Further details on presenters and abstracts.

Thursday, May 9
2:30-3:00 Check-in
3:00-5:00 Preconference workshop  (Addtional cost, $20)
5:00 - ? Dinner and Networking adventures (TBA - Times may vary)

 

Friday, May 10
8:00-9:00 registration
9:00-10:00 Keynote
10:10-10:55 Session 1 (45 min)
11:10-11:55 Session 2 (45 min)
12:10-1:15 Lunch (topics by "birds of a feather" table)
1:30-2:15 Session 3 (45 min)
2:15-3:10 Poster Session/Advising Coffee/Tea
3:15-3:45 Session 4 (30)
4:00-4:30 Session 5 (30)

On-Site Conference Information

Approximate Travel Times & Maps
Marquette, MI 2 hours Google Map directions
Escanaba, MI 3 hours Google Map directions
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 5 hours Google Map directions
Ironwood, MI 3 hours Google Map directions
Mackinac Bridge 5 hours Google Map directions

 

The UPTLC organizers strive to make our conference accessible and inclusive for all participants. This includes ensuring participants have access to facilities, information and technology. Requests for accommodations can be sent to ctl@mtu.edu.

Michigan Technological University is a tobacco free, smoke free, and vapor free campus. For more information, see the Tobacco and E-cigarette-free Campus Initiative.