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KU Teaching Summit

The KU Summit is held before classes begin each August. The Center for Teaching Excellence, Provost’s Office, and KU Medical Center co-sponsor the conference for faculty and instructional staff members from the Lawrence, Edwards, and medical center campuses. The Chancellor is the host of the event, and the Provost also participates in several roles. There is an opening plenary session including a thematic keynote speaker and recognition of the recipient of CTE’s Departmental Teaching Award. This is followed by three waves of conference style breakout sessions led by faculty members, and boxed lunch final discussions with academic leaders.

Early online registration for the August 2014 Summit is now closed. To register, please go through onsite registration the day of the Summit. If you have questions or would like more information about this year's Summit, contact CTE at cte@ku.edu or by calling 785-864-4199.

Programs from past conferences are available below.

2014: Designing the University of the Future: Putting Learning First
2013: Innovations in Teaching and Learning
2012: More Than 4 Walls: Interactive Class Time = Enhanced Learning
2011: Teaching and Learning as a Community Enterprise
2010: Firm Foundations for Learning
2009: Engaged Learning
Summit 2009 program (pdf)

The links below are to materials from Jillian Kinzie’s presentations at the conference:
2008: Making Learning Visible
2007: Collaboration: Models, Processes, and Tools to Build Community
2006: Teaching and Learning in a Changing World
2005: I Know It When I See It: Detecting Quality in Teaching and Learning
2004: General Education: Establishing New Traditions of Learning
2003: The Engaged Learner
2002: Making the Most of the Times

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