27th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning

Building Bridges: Teaching Our Communities, Engaging the World


April 4-7, 2016


Omni Jacksonville Hotel

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The International Conference on College Teaching and Learning (ICCTL) is an engaging conference for higher education teachers, faculty and support staff that offers a variety of workshops, interactive sessions and presentations.

The theme for the 27th Annual International Conference on College Teaching and Learning is “Building Bridges: Teaching Our Communities—Engaging the World.” In keeping with this theme, we welcome submissions that reflect engagement with students, faculty, and communities.

This year’s conference tracks are:
Engaging through Teaching and Learning, Connecting through Global and Civic Engagement, Using Technology to Engage and Connect and Promoting Engagement through Academic Leadership and Support.

Pre-Conference Workshops

Smaller in size and offering a one-on-one experience for participants, these workshops will prepare you for the larger presentations.
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Interactive Sessions

Attendees have the chance to engage with speakers, presenters and other colleagues in a conversational setting.


Covering a wide variety of topics such as innovative ways to combine technology and teaching, and effective ways to engage students in order to provide a better learning environment.

Sponsor Prospectus

We invite you to sponsor at the 27th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning. Please download the latest information packet here.

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Previous Years' Selected Papers

View previous years' selected papers here.

Selected Papers from 24th ICCTL

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Social Activities

Schedule of Events

ICCTL At A Glance

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Featured Speakers

The Conference will showcase five Featured Speakers this year. While the topics of the Featured Speakers vary, all are some of higher education's most engaging and inspired thinkers.

27th ICCTL Featured Speakers

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Pricing & Registration

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Why Is This Conference For You?

Stay ahead of the curve

Get up to speed with today’s most innovative technologies and methods used in higher education and become familiar with what to expect in the future.

Find new ways of thinking and problem-solving

Refine customer service skills in order to effectively find solutions to everyday issues. Learn new ways of thinking to help increase creativity and develop ideas when teaching, communicating and problem-solving.

Networking opportunities

Increase your network and meet industry experts and other higher education professionals. Interact with a wide range of attendees, from faculty and education leaders to student services staff and trainers.

Strengthen your skills

Strengthen your leadership and communication skills in order to better interact with multi-generational co-workers, staff and students - important qualities for all disciplines and occupations.

Keynote Speakers

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Dr. Helen Fisher

Anthropologist Dr. Helen Fisher’s groundbreaking research in the field of business chemistry has helped to determine how biological personality styles can be used to succeed at work. Fisher is the Chief Scientific Advisor to match.com and chemistry.com and is a consultant for Proctor and Gamble and American Express Ideas Economy. Named a TED all-star, Fisher is an expert on the biology of human personality. She is also the co-founder of NeuroColor, a business consulting and training firm, which will launch in 2015.

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Dr. Daniel Levitin

Neuroscientist Dr. Daniel Levitin has spent his life studying the brains of highly successful people and accomplished musicians. Levitin is the Dean of Arts and Humanities at the Minerva Schools at KGI and is a professor of psychology and neuroscience at McGill University. Best selling author of “The Organized Mind” and “This is Your Brain,” Levitin helps people understand the science behind their personality such as their creativity, leadership and learning.

Location and Venue

Spend four inspiring days on the First Coast. The area is full of activities, restaurants and galleries.


Omni Hotel Jacksonville

245 Water Street

Jacksonville, FL 32202

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Additional details

Located just steps from the St. John’s Riverwalk, the Omni Jacksonville Hotel is celebrating its recent renovation to all 354 guest rooms, lobby, meeting and restaurant space. Inspired by the perfect blend of modern and elegant, the reimagination of this premier hotel pairs southern hospitality with contemporary luxury.