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ITLCC-2020

International Conference on
Best Teaching Practices for Engaged Student Learning


(February 13-15, 2020)


Teaching Learning Centre (TLC) of BITS Pilani is organizing an international conference on Best Teaching Practices for Engaged Student Learning. The new global knowledge economy which is driven by information and communication, has significantly changed the way universities and higher educational institutions function. This is compounded by the expectations of contemporary students who are learning focused, achievement driven and rely extensively on technology for their support. In this changing milieu, educational institutes will have to identify innovative ways to create value for their students and remain relevant. The aim of this conference is to bring together academicians, administrators, researchers, technologists and industry personnel to share valuable insights and engage in thought provoking discussions on collaborative learning that would enhance the students’ engagement in learning, thereby nurturing all-round students’ growth. The conference would focus on techniques, methods and pedagogies that would help educational institutions effectively use their resources and enhance the overall learning experience for students and pave the way for mutual longstanding collaborations.

The conference will have keynote sessions, workshops and poster presentations related to the theme of the conference.

Topics to be discussed and deliberated include, but are not limited to:

  • Evidence-based pedagogies that improve student learning
  • Enhancing classroom experience for better student learning
  • Human factor in personalized learning
  • Creating inclusive classrooms
  • Technology-infused, yet person-driven learning
  • Enhancing the teacher-student relationship to foster a better learning environment
  • Teaching philosophies for better student engagement
  • Outcome-based learning
 

About BITS Pilani

Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani (BITS Pilani) has been consistently ranked high, by both governmental and private ranking agencies for its innovative processes and capabilities that have enabled it to impart quality education and emerge as the best private science and engineering institute in India. As per various reports by business magazines, the student acceptance rate to BITS Pilani is one of the most stringent in the world. BITS Pilani continuously strives to cater to the expectations of its brilliant student cohort and has always adopted pedagogical interventions relevant to the time. Pioneering teaching learning experiences like “Intensive Teaching Workshop” for the newly joined faculty, continuous faculty development programs, coupled with cutting edge research, give BITS Pilani its name. In recognition of the high standard that BITS Pilani strives to uphold, University Grant Commission, in 2018, has declared it as an “Institute of Eminence” (IOE).

Teaching Learning Centre

Keeping in mind the higher ideals that BITS Pilani strives to uphold in terms of creating excellence in teaching, a Teaching Learning Centre is established across the University, in all the four campuses. The Teaching-Learning Centre promotes teaching learning experience, encourages innovation in teaching-learning methodologies and creates a platform for learning from the best practitioners and from each other. It also does foundational research related to teaching-learning processes and actively seeks strategies/interventions in specific target contexts. The details of the Teaching Learning Centre can be obtained from https://www.bits-pilani.ac.in/tlc/home.html.

Important Dates

  • Submissions Open:
    November 20, 2019

  • Submissions Close (Extended ):
    January 05, 2020

  • Communication of Acceptance of Posters:
    January 10, 2020

  • Last Date for Registration:
    January 31st, 2020

Organized by:

  • TLC BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus,
  • TLC BITS K.K Birla Goa Campus,
  • TLC BITS Hyderabad Campus

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