The Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference is organized by the Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning at George Mason University.
Fostering Inclusive ExcellenceVol. 13 (2021)
Teaching Towards the FutureVol. 12 (2020)
Teaching the Whole StudentVol. 11 (2019)
Keynote: Lisa Nunn, PhD
Author of 33 Simple Strategies for Faculty: A Week-By-Week Resource for Teaching Frist-Year and First-Generation Students
September 27, 2019
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Small Changes, Big Impact: 10 Years of ITLVol. 10 (2018)
Keynote: Saundra McGuire, Ph.D.
Author of Teach Students How to Learn: Strategies You Can Incorporate Into Any Course to Improve Student Metacognition, Study Skills, and Motivation
September 14, 2018
Learning in a Digital WorldVol. 9 (2017)
Keynote: Kentaro Toyama, Ph.D.
Author of Geek heresy: Rescuing social change from the cult of technology
Sept. 22, 2017
Cultivating Creative and Reflective LearnersVol. 8 (2016)
Keynote: Alison James, PhD
Co-author, Engaging imagination: Helping students become creative and reflective learners
Sept. 16, 2016
Keynote: Todd Zakrajsek, PhD
Co-author, The New Science of Learning
Sept. 18, 2015
Signature Learning ExperiencesVol. 6 (2014)
Keynote: Jose Bowen, PhD
Author, Teaching naked: How moving technology out of your classroom will improve student learning
Sept. 19, 2014
Keynote: Susan Ambrose, PhD
Co-author, How learning works: 7 research-based principles for smart teaching
Becoming a Skillful TeacherVol. 4 (2012)
Keynote: Stephen Brookfield, Ph.D.
Author of 15 books on adult learning, teaching, critical thinking, discussion methods, and critical theory
Sept. 21, 2012
Building Bridges Through Innovative TeachingVol. 3 (2011)
Keynote: Rob Baird, Ph.D.
Vice President for School-University Partnerships at the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
Keynote: Paul Rogat Loeb
Author of Soul of a Citizen: Living with Conviction in Challenging Times; A Citizen's Guide to Hope in a Time of Fear; Generation at the Crossroads: Apathy and Action on the AMerican Campus
Oct. 3, 2011
We focus this year on âbuilding bridgesââbetween schools, across disciplines, among students, from theory to practice, from college to career, etc.
Beyond Critical Thinking and Information LiteracyVol. 2 (2010)
Keynote: Michael Wesch, Ph.D.
Author of a variety of digital video and resources
Oct. 4, 2010
This year we focus on going beyond critical thinking and information literacy skills to supporting students to be able to use knowledge in meaningful ways.
Sharing Our Teaching ExperiencesVol. 1 (2009)
In this first conference, we focused on bringing the community together to share teaching experiences for the benefit of reflective practice and the future strategy adaptation of others.
October 5, 2009