Upcoming Sponsored Teaching and Learning Events

Listed below are the Sponsored Teaching and Learning Event Grants that are currently available for Faculty.  Once you have reviewed the information below, please click on "APPLY FOR A GRANT" to begin the application process.  Applications may be saved as "in progress" at any time during the application process. 


MI OER Summit
September 22, 2017
Binda Performing Arts Center, Kellogg Community College, Battle Creek, MI

Award Amount: $40 - Includes funding for registration fee only

Michigan Colleges Online is pleased to announce the 2017 MI OER Summit, a gathering of OPEN enthusiasts and those who are interested and eager to learn, network and advocate.  


Lilly Conference 2017 - Traverse City, MI
Oct. 19-21, 2017
Traverse City, MI

Award Amount: $550 - Includes funding for Registration Fee ($400) and Travel/Meal expenses ($150)

Lilly-Traverse City is part of the overall Lilly Conference Series. For 35 years, Lilly Conferences on College and University Teaching and Learning have provided opportunities for the presentation of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Faculty and administrators at various stages in their academic careers come from across the United States, representing nearly every discipline found in higher education. NOTE: This grant is intended to support FIRST-TIME CONFERENCE ATTENDEES.  Others will be considered for registration expenses only if slots are still available after June 1st.


Educational Technology Organization of Michigan (ETOM) Fall Conference
October 27, 2017
Mt. Pleasant Campus of Mid Michigan Community College

Award Amount: $75 - includes funding for registration fee only

Special focus on online/hybrid courses and the keynote focus is on social presence. Our keynote this year is Dr. Karen Swan. She will be speaking on "Developing Social Presence in Online classes." Dr. Swan is the Stukel Professor of Educational Research and a Research Associate in the Center for Online Learning, Research and Service (COLRS) at the University of Illinois Springfield.



2016 - 2017

10th Annual SOTL Commons Conference
March 29-31, 2017
Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA

Award Amount: $1500 - Includes funding for Registration Fee ($375) and Travel/Meal expenses ($1125)

The SoTL Commons is an international conference hosted annually by the Centers for Teaching and Technology at Georgia Southern University. Attend high quality presentations from recognized speakers and join in conversations on SoTL with an international community of scholars.

Conference strands include:
Online learning
Teaching with technology
Academic and professional development
Learning theories and pedagogy
About SoTL


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