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The 2018 STAR Symposium will be held February 9, 2018

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About the Symposium

The STAR Symposium celebrates excellence in teaching and learning by providing an avenue for individuals to share best practices, ideas and resources with colleagues.  This virtual one-day conference will consist of presentations that focus on pedagogical approaches including delivery via face-to-face, blended, flipped and online classrooms.

The STAR Symposium focuses on topics related to quality initiatives and best practices (teaching, design, faculty support, etc.) for face-to-face, blended, and online courses and/or programs. Presentation tracks include:

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

Join us to hear from experienced professionals about topics related to faculty support, course design and delivery, assessment practices, technology integration and student engagement strategies. This all-day virtual conference is open to higher education faculty and staff.

Important Dates

October 31, 2017: Call for Proposals Closes
November 13, 2017: Registration Opens
December 15, 2017: Conference Schedule with Concurrent Sessions available


STAR Symposium 2018 Planning Committee

  • Angie Anderson, Anoka Ramsey Community College
  • Mary Bohman, Winona State University
  • Miki Huntington, Minneapolis Community and Technical College
  • Carla Johansen, Minnesota Online
  • Kimberly Johnson, Minnesota State System Office
  • Elizabeth McMahon, Northland Community and Technical College
  • Carrie Miller, Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • Robin O’Callaghan, Winona State University
  • Rita Rahoi-Gilchrest, Winona State University
  • Dorinda Sorvig, Northland Community and Technical College
  • Darcy Turner, University of St. Thomas
  • Roseann Wolak, St. Cloud State University