Call for Proposals: 2022 Teaching and Learning Symposium

Theme: Creating Our New Normal
Friday, February 25, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

About the Teaching and Learning Symposium

The NC State University Office for Faculty Excellence (OFE) invites faculty, postdoctoral scholars and professional staff from all six member institutions of the Cooperating Raleigh Colleges (NC State, Meredith College, Saint Augustine’s University, Shaw University, Wake Tech Community College, William Peace University) to submit virtual session and poster proposals for the 2022 Teaching and Learning Symposium, which will be held virtually via Zoom (Registration coming soon). Proposals can deal with a wide variety of topics, including lessons learned from and innovations born out of the pandemic, teaching with technology, innovative pedagogical techniques, creativity in teaching and learning, SoTL (Scholarship of Teaching and Learning)/DBER (Discipline-based Educational Research), faculty innovations in teaching, inclusive teaching, faculty resilience, creating community and well-being, and trauma-informed teaching.

Types of submissions welcome

  • Virtual Session
  • Digital Poster

Important Dates

Virtual Session Submission deadline: January 7, 2022
Digital Poster Submission deadline: January 14, 2022
Acceptance notification: January 21, 2022
Digital poster submission due: February 4, 2022
Presenter test session and Q&A: February 18, 2022

Description of Submission Types and Criteria for Acceptance

Virtual Sessions
Virtual sessions are 30 minute sessions that may be a roundtable discussion, presentation, or other format proposed by the submitter. Proposals of 100-250 words are due by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 7, 2022. Proposals should describe the nature of the session, at least one specific strategy that will be used to engage participants, and include one foundational reference from the literature. Presenters will receive a notification of a session acceptance decision by January 21, 2022. Please submit your abstract here

Digital Posters
For this category, we are looking for a static or dynamic digital artifact that will be shared virtually in a breakout room with participants. Poster proposal abstracts should succinctly summarize the poster content. Teaching and learning-related posters that have been presented in other venues within the past year can be considered (please note where and when the poster has previously been presented). Proposals of 100-250 words are due by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 14, 2022. Please submit your virtual poster abstract here

First authors will receive a notification of a poster acceptance decision by January 21, 2022. Due to the anticipated number of submissions, the Office for Faculty Excellence will only be able to contact the First Author regarding each poster. The First Author will be responsible for passing along pertinent information to any co-authors, including deadlines, acceptance decisions, and logistics information about the poster session.

Once accepted, presenters should submit a pdf of their final poster to by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, February 4, 2022.

Outstanding Poster Award
A panel including members of NC State’s Academy of Outstanding Teachers will select a poster for an Outstanding Poster Award. Click to view the Outstanding Poster Criteria. The winner will be announced during the lunch program at Symposium starting at 12:00 p.m.

Questions about the Symposium may be directed to