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Programs for Enhancing Quality: Strategies that Work

25th Annual HBCU Faculty Development Network Conference

Jackson, Mississippi
November 1-3, 2017
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Focus of 2018 Conference
The 2018 HBCU Faculty Development Network Conference will focus on programs for enhancing quality in higher education institutions. The conference will also showcase some best practices and emerging pedagogical practices and programs that enhance students' academic success. Additionally, there will be sessions that will enable participants to address interdisciplinary strategies, student learning outcomes, and current research.

The HBCU Faculty Development Network
Ensuring quality in higher education has been a cornerstone of the HBCU Faculty Development Network Annual Conference. For over 25 years the HBCU Faculty Development Network has covered a variety of programs for administrators, faculty and staff, aimed at improving students learning outcomes. Programs range from quality management, curriculum development, and faculty development, etc. This year's conference celebrates 25 years of continuous programs and service in developing the faculty workforce, especially at HBCU institutions.

Proposal Submission
We cordially invite you to participate in this 25th Annual HBCU Faculty Development Network Conference to be held November 1-3, 2018 at Jackson Marriott Hotel, Jackson, MS. We invite faculty, administrators, faculty development directors, and personnel of all areas that support an academic program to submit proposals for presentation at this year's conference that support the theme -- Programs for Enhancing Quality: Strategies That Work.

Deadline for Submitting Proposals:
March 31, 2018


Click link to submit proposal: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DV67LQB

Conference proposals should address one of the strands:
  • Active Learning and Engagement 
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Civic Engagement and Social Justice 
  • Coaching for Successful Leadership 
  • Communities of Excellence (Learning Communities) 
  • Current Issues and Trends in STEAAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Agriculture and Mathematics) 
  • Innovation in Education 
  • Innovative Instructional Design and Technology
  • Learning Across the Curriculum  
  • New Science of Teaching and Learning 
  • Online and Distance Learning 
  • Partnerships and Success with Two-Year Institutions 
  • Shared Governance (Succession Planning, Tenure, Promotion, etc.) 
  • Teaching, Learning and Research 

Conference Duration and Format
The conference offers three full days of workshops, concurrent sessions, round-table discussions, plenary sessions, and a poster session. The conference provides an excellent opportunity for participants to network with colleagues; exchange strategies proven successful in teaching and learning, and develop practical skills that can be put to immediate use upon return to their respective institutions. Attendees will take away from this conference, useful information that works and will assist them in enhancing their current role. 

 

Hotel Information:

Jackson Marriott Hotel
200 East Armite
Jackson, MS 39201
Hotel: (601) 969-5100

 

For additional information contact
Laurette B. Foster, Executive Director
lbfoster@pvamu.edu/936.261.3640


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