Call for Proposals


Wayne State University's Academic Success Center is proud to offer the third
annual Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction Institute: Creating Learning
Environments, on Monday, April 23, 2007. With support from the Comerica
Charitable Foundation, this one-day conference is open to all tutoring
professionals, student tutors, supplemental instruction leaders, faculty,
and staff from local higher education institutions. This institute provides
an opportunity to meet, share ideas, and learn new skills/techniques for
working with students.


Through small breakout sessions and roundtable discussions, participants
will have the opportunity to connect, collaborate, and learn new skills and
techniques applicable to tutoring, supplemental instruction, and the
management of these programs.


We encourage all professionals involved in any aspect of tutoring,
supplemental instruction, education, teaching, and other programs rooted in
learning enhancement to prepare a conference proposal for this institute.
The deadline for submissions is March 16, 2007. Proposals can be submitted
online, at the following link:


Your conference proposal should fall into one of the following categories:

1.	An hour-long presentation or panel discussion where experts will
share information and answer questions
2.	An hour-long workshop with hands-on activities and discussion
3.	An hour-long roundtable where every participant will bring ideas to
the table
4.	A poster session where a presenter will display information on a
poster and be available during a set time to answer questions


We are seeking session proposals focused on any of the following topics:


*	Best Practices in Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction
*	Theory and Practical Applications in Tutoring and Supplemental
*	Self-Motivation Techniques
*	Developing and Encouraging Learning Communities
*	Building the Bridge Between Teaching and Independence
*	Learning-centered Teaching
*	Making the Connection: Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction
*	Effective Teaching Strategies
*	Learning Enrichment




Deadline for proposal submissions: Friday, March 16, 2007

Submit proposals to: 

Presenters notified by: March 30, 2007

Contact: Chardin Claybourne-Bey, Committee Co-Chair, [log in to unmask], (313)

Conference location: Wayne State University, Detroit, MI (McGregor Memorial
Conference Center)



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