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Interested in attending a conference on teaching and learning? These organizations hold annual conferences on a variety of subjects.

  • CUNY CUE: Research suggests that high impact pedagogies (such as writing across the curriculum, undergraduate research, learning communities, and study abroad) can enhance an undergraduate student's overall engagement and, consequently, their chances for success. Among the positive results that are associated with high impact practices are higher rates of student‐faculty interaction, deeper approaches to learning, enhanced critical thinking ability, improved writing skills, greater appreciation for diversity, and persistence.
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA): The American Educational Research Association (AERA), a national research society, strives to advance knowledge about education, to encourage scholarly inquiry related to education, and to promote the use of research to improve education and serve the public good.
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U): AAC&U is the leading national association concerned with the quality, vitality, and public standing of undergraduate liberal education. Its members are committed to extending the advantages of a liberal education to all students, regardless of academic specialization or intended career. Founded in 1915, AAC&U now comprises more than 1,250 member institutions—including accredited public and private colleges, community colleges, and universities of every type and size.
  • Frontiers in Education (FIE): The Frontiers in Education Conference has become the premiere conference for presentation and discussion of excellent educational research and innovative curricula in engineering education.
  • Lilly Conferences on College and University Teaching: Lilly Conferences are a scholarly display of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). Presenters and participants alike bring their evidence-based experiences to share and receive considered feedback. For many, this is their first experience with a teaching conference and at the conference they begin to understand how important their own teaching results can be.
  • Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Ed. (POD): The Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network in Higher Education is devoted to improving teaching and learning in post-secondary education. Founded in 1975, POD provides its members with personal and academic relationships that are essential for professional growth.
  • The Sun Conference on Learning and Teaching: The Sun Conference provides a venue to share our teaching research and best practices that truly affect student learning in significant ways. Sharing what we know about effective teaching and learning helps us provide students better access to our disciplines and leads them on the road to excellence in their own careers.
  • Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT): The Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) is a professional association of thousands of educators and others whose activities are directed toward improving instruction through technology.  AECT members may be found in colleges and universities; in the Armed Forces and industry; in museums, libraries, and hospitals; in the many places where educational change is underway.  AECT members carry out a wide range of responsibilities in the study, planning, application, and production of communications media for instruction.
  • Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE): SITE promotes the development and dissemination of theoretical knowledge, conceptual research, and professional practice knowledge through the SITE conference, books, collaborative projects with other organizations, and the Journal of Technology and Teacher Education.
  • Educause: A nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education through the use of information technology.