20th Annual CELT Conference on Learning and Teaching

The 20th Annual CELT Conference on Learning and Teaching

“High Impact Practices: Engaging the Whole Student.”

October 1-3, 2014. BMU/Colusa Hall

Schedule and Registration  

celt@csuchico.edu CELT Establishment: Fall of 1994

This year the conference will explore many ways to engage students in order to optimize learning. California State University, Chico has an abundance amount of courses and programs that engage our students and prepare them for success through High Impact Practices, such as: first year experience, civic engagement, writing intensives, capstone seminar, collaborative projects, undergraduate research, learning communities, academic research, mentoring and advising, internalization, sustainability, academic technology, and internships. The conference consists of: proposals in learning and teaching, keynote speaker Jillian Kinzie, panels with roundtable discussions, K-12 professionals, and CSU Chico: faculty, staff, students, and administrators.

(Click here for directions to California State University, Chico and information about local accommodations.)

We will have sessions in the following areas:

  • Any High Impact Practice in Learning and Teaching (First Year Experience programs, shared intellectual experiences, learning communities, writing intensive courses, collaborative assignments and projects, undergraduate research, diversity/global learning, community-based learning, internships, and capstone courses or projects)
  • Scholarship of Learning and Teaching
  • Mentoring & Advising
  • Internationalization
  • Diversity & Inclusiveness
  • Leadership
  • Sustainability—including wellness and work/life balance
  • Academic Technology enhancing Student Learning
  • NEW: Academic Research (involving students; your research as course material; reporting results of research projects)
  • Working Sessions (e.g. have participants bring their dossier/lecture slides/syllabus/grant proposal and help them develop it further at your workshop)
  • General: Any topic related to learning and teaching

Keynote Speaker: Click here to learn more about Dr. Jillian Kinzie

Photo of Dr. Jillian Kinzie



Jillian Kinzie, Ph.D.

Associate Director, Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research
Associate Director, National Survey of Student Engagement Institute
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment Senior Scholar

Keynote address: “The Promise of High-Impact Practices: Pedagogies and Practices that Foster Student Learning & Success”