9th Annual International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Conference

Event Type: 
Hamilton , Ontario
Event Date: 
October 24, 2012 - October 27, 2012
Event Time: 
(All day)


 9th Annual International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Conference

October 24-27, 2012
Hamilton Convention Centre & Sheraton Hamilton Hotel
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Hosted by the Centre for Leadership in Learning, McMaster University


Call for Proposals

You are invited to join the 9th annual conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. At this event, international scholars and educators will come together to share recent work and to discuss how our collective efforts will transform the future of higher education.

The conference will feature workshops facilitated by leading scholars in the field, distinguished international plenary speakers, panel presentations, individual paper and poster presentations, and ISSOTL’s signature Conference Commons for informal idea-sharing and networking. Please join us!

The theme of the 2012 conference is Research on Teaching & Learning: Integrating Practices. This theme encompasses several potential topics or threads, including (but not limited to):

  • Integrating SOTL into institutional cultures
  • Integrating student voices in the theory & practice of SOTL
  • Integrating SOTL research results and classroom teaching practices
  • Integrating diverse disciplinary approaches to teaching, learning & SOTL
  • Integrating theory & practice in SOTL
  • Integrating diverse, international perspectives on and practices of SOTL
  • Integrating leadership, academic development & SOTL
  • Integrating professional learning & Higher Education

Submissions are now being accepted. We welcome proposals for papers, panels, posters and pre-conference workshops, particularly those related to the conference theme. Proposal guidelines and a link to the online submission form can be found at: http://issotl12.com/call-for-proposals/.

Dates & Deadlines

  • Abstract submissions accepted: January 9-March 15, 2012
  • Notification of acceptance: May 15, 2012
  • Participation confirmation due for all presentations: June 15, 2012


Call for Proposal Reviewers

We invite you to volunteer to review approximately 5 abstracts (500 or 1000 words) for this conference. As a reviewer, you are also able to submit a proposal for a conference session. Abstracts will be available online on or before March 21, 2012 and you will be required to complete your reviews by May 4, 2012.

If you are willing to serve as a reviewer, please let us know by January 31, 2012, and include your name and institutional affiliation in your correspondence. This information will appear in the conference program and on the website. Please also identify yourself as an experienced or a junior reviewer. (For the purposes of this conference, experienced reviewers are those who have conducted 15 or more reviews of teaching & learning research-related materials in the past 5 years.)

To volunteer to serve as a reviewer, or to ask questions about the review process, please contact:

Beth Marquis
Email: marquie@mcmaster.ca
Telephone: 905-525-9140 ext. 27667


For additional information, please visit: http://issotl12.com or contact Beth Marquis (marquie@mcmaster.ca). To learn more about the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning, see: http://issotl.org.