STAR Symposium -Save the Date!


The 2017 STAR Symposium virtual conference will be held on February 10, 2017. Mark your calendar now and plan to attend this conference that celebrates excellence in teaching and learning. This all-day virtual conference provides an avenue for individuals to share best practices, ideas and resources with colleagues without travel expenses.

More Info

The STAR Symposium is a virtual one-day conference that will consist of sessions that focus on quality initiatives and best practices (teaching, design, faculty support, etc.). Meant for faculty teaching face-to-face, online or blended courses, D2L Brightspace trainers or site administrators, instructional designers & IT staff, faculty development coordinators and administrators, the conference will include a mix of topics addressing various pedagogical approaches and delivery modes such as:

  • Faculty Development and Support
  • Course Design and Delivery
  • Grading, Assessment and Feedback
  • Student Engagement
  • Technology Integration
  • Measuring the Impact of Best Practices
  • Other Innovations?

Important Dates

September 12, 2016: Call for Proposals Opens (Consider presenting at the conference – all presenters are provided training in how to present in a virtual format.)

November 1, 2016: Registration Opens

February 10, 2017: STAR Symposium

Please share the STAR Symposium 2017 – flyer with your colleagues. Contact us with questions or suggestions.


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