[Tair-l] FW: 4th Annual LEAP Texas Forum - Call for Proposals

Lewis, Rebecca J rebeccal at uta.edu
Mon Oct 3 14:31:28 CDT 2016

Good afternoon,

LEAP Texas is pleased to invite well-developed proposals that focus upon how public institutions are leveraging the Texas Core Curriculum to improve undergraduate education; how private institutions are leveraging the principles of LEAP Texas to improve their undergraduate general education curricula; and how all institutions are creating robust and authentic assessments of student learning, embedding high-impact practices in undergraduate curriculum, and providing opportunities for faculty to continue to develop and improve curriculum and pedagogy. The theme for this year's Forum will be Building Strong Undergraduate Education: The Essentials, and will be held February 19-21 at El Centro College, in Dallas, Texas. More information about the Forum can be found at http://leaptx.org/events/fourth-annual-forum/.

Interested presenters are invited to submit proposals for either Round Table or Concurrent Sessions within one of the following Forum Tracks:

*        Successfully Incorporating one or more of the following Texas Core Objectives into the Foundational Component Areas of the Texas Core Curriculum:

o   Communication

o   Critical Thinking

o   Empirical and Quantitative Skills

o   Teamwork

o   Social Responsibility

o   Personal Responsibility

*        Designing Effective Assignments and Signature Work

*        Successfully Implementing the VALUE Rubrics

*        Designing and Implementing High Impact Practices (HIPS)

*        Strategies for Successful Faculty Development

*        Assessment of Student Learning at the Course, Program, and Institutional Level

Please see the attached Call for Proposals for more information and submission guidelines.  All proposals should be submitted to jeff.roberts at shsu.edu<mailto:jeff.roberts at shsu.edu> by Monday, October 17, 2016.

Rebecca Lewis, Ph.D.
Director of Assessment and Accreditation
Institutional Effectiveness and Reporting
The University of Texas at Arlington
rebeccal at uta.edu<mailto:rebeccal at uta.edu>

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