University of South Alabama, Office of Public Relations
April 25, 2011
Contact: Jennifer Z. Ekman, USA Public Relations, (251) 460-6360

USA Conference on Teaching and Learning Set for May 16


The University of South Alabama Innovation in Learning Center will host the South Alabama Conference on Teaching and Learning on Monday, May 16 at the Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health Professions on the main campus.

The conference will feature 30 oral presentations across nine sessions and include a poster presentation session. All presentations are peer reviewed. Lunch will be provided.

The event’s distinguished keynote speakers are: Dr. Maryellen Weimer, professor emeritus of teaching and learning at Penn State University and 2005 winner of Penn State’s Milton S. Eisenhower award for distinguished teaching; and Dr. Sarah Robbins, director of emerging technologies at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and an expert in virtual worlds and Web 2.0 technologies.

The conference is free to all USA faculty and graduate students and presenters who register through May 6. The conference is also open to the public for a $25 registration fee that covers meals and the conference program. After May 6, the public registration fee will increase to $40 and USA faculty and graduate students will be subject to a registration fee of $25. For more information and to register for the conference, visit

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