SoTL Quick Hit Proposals

The Call for Quick Hits is OPEN

The 18th Annual Midwest Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning will be held on Friday, April 7, 2017 at Indiana University South Bend.

This year’s Midwest SoTL Conference offers the opportunity for you to share innovative teaching ideas in a “Quick Hits” session, modeled after the popular Quick Hits books published by IU’s Faculty Colloquium for Excellence in Teaching  (FACET Quick Hits). Each presenter will have just 5 minutes to share a powerful teaching tip during this fast-paced session.

Short abstracts (under 150 words) are due before 5:00 pm March 3, 2017.

To submit your Quick Hits proposal:

Send an email to with “Quick Hits” in the subject line.

In the body of your email, put:

  1. Your name and university affiliation
  2. A descriptive title of 10 words or less
  3. An abstract of 150 words or less

The Selection Committee will use the following criteria:

  • Innovative and practical teaching idea
  • Potential to be useful in a variety of teaching situations

You will receive an acknowledgement email upon submission. You will receive an email by March 10 telling you whether your proposal has been accepted for the Quick Hits session, which will give you time to register for the conference at the Early Bird rates.

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Download a copy of the requirements [PDF]

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning  - April 7, 2017.
Indiana University South Bend