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Please review these conferences and special events for professional development opportunities in instructional technology - either to present or attend.

Note that RWU subscribes to the following organizations so you can register as a member:

Professional Development Video Collection

Note: if you don't have time to attend a conference check out our subscriptions to Magna Publications. We offer both the 20 Minute Mentor Series as well as the longer Magna Commons video collections. These videos are focused on teaching and are made by faculty for faculty.

To access your subscription:

  1. Go to
  2. Click on the orange Log in button in the top right corner
  3. If you have never logged in, click on the Forget your password link and type in your RWU e-mail address. you should then receive an email back from the system with a password
  4. Log in to the Magna website with your full RWU e-mail address and your password
  5. Scroll to the bottom of the window and click on My Subscriptions
  6. This will bring up links to both the 20 Minute Mentor series and the Magna Commons series


Reforming Your General Education Curriculum, January 29-31, 2014 in Chicago, IL.

Blended Learning Course Design:  A Boot Camp for Instructors. March 14-15, 2014 in Atlanta, GA.

Learning Soluitions 2014, March 19-21, 2014 in Orlando, FL.

The Teaching Professor Conference, May 30-June 1, 2014 in Boston, MA.

AAC&U's Institute on General Education and Assessment, June 3-7, 2014 at University of Vermont, Burlington, VT.

New England Faculty Development Consortium (NEFDC) Spring Conference:  Moving from STEM to STEAM: What Really Works, June 6, 2014 at Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI.

Institute on High Impact Practices and Student Success, June 17-21, 2014 at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Institute on Integrative Learning and the Departments, July 9-13, 2014, California State University, Fullerton, CA

PKAL Summer Leadership Institute for STEM Faculty, Institute I - July 18-23, 2014 Pendle Hill, Wallingford, PA and Institute II July 25-30, 2014 at Baca Campus of Colorado College, Crestone, CO


Calls for Proposals

NEDSI 2014 Conference. March 27-29, 2014 in Philadelphia, PA. Submission deadline is December 1, 2014.


Special Events

NERCOMP Workshops/Events - on-site workshops within driving distance; participate in some workshops online

Sloan-C Institute 2013 Workshop Series

Sloan-C Institute 2013 Webinar Series

Campus Technology Events Calendar

AAEEBL's Enabling Deep Learning with E-Portfolios 2013 Webinar Series - register for a session and participate from your own computer!