Innovations in Teaching & Learning Conference


10th Annual Theme: “Small Changes, Big Impact: 10 Years of ITL”

Join us for a day of 30+ inspiring conference sessions (led by Mason instructors and our keynote speaker) that showcase strategies and tips to support student learning in and out of the classroom. Faculty from all ranks/disciplines, graduate students, and members of support offices are welcome. For this year’s theme, we invite members of the Mason community to reflect on small changes instructors can make to various aspects of their teaching practice to improve student learning outcomes and the Mason student experience. Additionally, as we celebrate the 10th anniversary of ITL, we seek to highlight how the previous 9 years of ITL conference experiences and speaker ideas have impacted instructors, students and/or inspired instructors to experiment with new teaching strategies. Have a memory or insight into the next 10 years to share? Let us know at

SEEKING REVIEWERS: Please consider serving as a volunteer at the conference on Sept. 14th. If interested, please complete our volunteer application form–coming soon! volunteer form.

SEEKING QUICK TEACHING TIPS: Not all teaching ideas fit in a session format. We are seeking teaching tips or strategies that can be explained in less than a minute to share with participants. If you have one to share, please complete our reviewer 1-Minute Teaching Tip form.

Dr. Saundra McGuire
Friday, September 14, 2018
Johnson Center, Fairfax Campus

Dr. Saundra McGuire

Author, Teach Students How to Learn: Strategies You Can Incorporate Into Any Course to Improve Student Metacognition, Study Skills, and Motivation (2015)

Sponsors for the 10th Annual ITL Conference are TBA. Interested in becoming a sponsor?