2023: Instructional Excellence Conference 2023: Keynote by Dr. Kevin Gannon, "A Pedagogy of Hope in a Time of Monsters"
2022: UTC Teaching Excellence Virtual Conference: Featuring UTC Instructors with Keynote by Dr. Katie Novak (UPENN).
2021: UTC Teaching Excellence Virtual Conference: Featuring UTC Instructors with Keynote by Todd Zakrajsek.
2020: UTC Teaching Excellence Virtual Conference: Featuring UTC Instructors.
2019: Todd Zakrajsek, Associate Professor at UNC-Chapel Hill, "Understanding How Students Learn: A Focus on Cognitive Load and Mindset"
In 2019, we established the Grayson H. Walker Excellence in Teaching Award and recognized the recipient at the conference.
2018: Saundra McGuire, Director Emerita of the Center for Academic Success at LSU, "Teach Students How to Learn"
2017: Ken Shelton, Apple Distinguished Educator and a Google Certified Innovator, "Use of Technology in Instructional Design"
2016: John Mateja, President, Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation, "Engaging Students In Active Learning", 28th Annual Instructional Excellence Conference PDF
2015: Doris Pierce, Eastern Kentucky University, "Beyond Brainstorming: Teaching Effective Design and Creativity"
2014: "A Celebration of Teaching of Learning at UTC" (internal presentations)
2013: Patti Clayton, PHC Ventures, "Cultivating Critical Thinking through Critical Reflection"
2012: Ed Nuhfer, Director of Faculty Development at California State Channel Islands, "Promoting Deep Learning and Critical Thinking through Fractal Awareness"