Save the Date:
April 21, 2020
4:00 – 9:00 pm EDT
Welcome and Overview
The Department of Online Learning at Tiffin University invites all graduate and undergraduate students to submit a proposal for the virtual conference titled, The Impact of Research on April 21, 2020 from 4:00pm – 9:00pm EDT. We welcome proposals from all disciplines.
Attendance and Registration Information
- Attendees: If you would like to attend this conference, it will be free and a link will be sent out via email for you to access the conference sessions and materials mid-April.
- Presenters: If you would like to present virtually, click Here to submit a proposal from now until midnight of February 15, 2020.
If you have questions or problems regarding your Virtual Conference registration, please contact Dr. Michelle Meadows (email: firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dr. Sami Mejri (email: email@example.com). For specific questions about your proposal or areas of interest, please feel free to reach out to your Faculty Advisor, Program Chair and/or Assistant Dean in your department.
- Professional scholarship opportunities set you apart from other graduates
- Applying content in your courses helps develop a professional identity
- Sharing knowledge and expertise with colleagues has a positive impact
- Gain recognition for your contribution to the field of distance education
- Gain insights to guide your future work and add experience to your resume
- February 15: Proposal Deadline
- March 1: Presenters Notified
- April 15: Share Conference Agenda
- April 21: Live Virtual Presentations
Scholarly and creative proposals should describe the following:
- Objectives or purposes of the inquiry;
- The philosophical, theoretical, or practical argument and its bases;
- Literature, sources, or evidence to support the argument/analysis;
- Conclusions and implications of the argument; and
Note: An IRB needs completed if conducting research or prior data has been collected in order to legally share research findings in a conference setting.
Scholarly and creative proposals will be evaluated based on:
- Contribution to knowledge by addressing an important problem/gap in research;
- Originality of the work and persuasiveness of the conclusions;
- Quality of the analytical argument, how well it fits or challenges extant literature;
- Overall clarity of the proposal (e.g., quality of writing, organization, logic, etc.;
- Practical methods and techniques that others can use and apply
- Relevance to the field of distance education and online learning
- Focus on established or emerging trends, practices, data, and knowledge
- Evidence of successful outcomes or lessons learned
Reminder: Proposals are due February 15, 2020