Symposium for Teaching and Learning with Technology set for March 16

October 03, 2012

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Faculty are invited to learn and share effective uses of technology to enhance teaching and learning at the free Penn State Symposium for Teaching and Learning with Technology. The symposium will take place on Saturday, March 16, 2013, at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel on Penn State's University Park campus.

The theme of this year's Symposium is "Unlocking Our Potential and the Culture of Teaching and Learning." There is no registration fee and a continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Members of the faculty who are using technology to enrich teaching, learning, or research are encouraged to submit a presentation proposal using the online form at Be sure to click the "Submit" button at the bottom of the form.

This year’s theme will focus the symposium around how faculty and students are driving success by rediscovering the importance of what we do, investing in our community and focusing on the possibilities ahead. Organizers are especially interested in sessions that illustrate how faculty and students are embracing new ideas and approaches to create innovation in teaching and learning. These sessions can be presentations, small group discussions, interactive demonstrations, brainstorming sessions or other formats.

Each session should include some discussion of practical aspects such as the tools used, sources of support, best practices, and how the application of technology can be transferred to other disciplines. The deadline to submit proposals is Nov. 9. Notification of acceptance will be made by Dec. 7.

For more details, including information on the morning keynote speaker (who will be announced soon) and to register, visit The symposium is sponsored by Information Technology Services.

Last Updated October 04, 2012