GCU Conferences

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Would you like to present your findings to the GCU scholarly community?

GCU hosts a range of opportunities for researchers to collaborate and share their research with the larger campus community. Researchers are encouraged to present their research to foster dialogue, gain valuable feedback and promote ongoing research cycles. 

CIRT invites faculty to take advantage of  two opportunities for you to highlight your developing or completed scholarship. The annual summer Teaching Showcase and the fall Scholarship Day.  

Each Teaching Showcase will focus on a different topic relevant to effective online instruction; the theme for the 2017 TS is the SCHOLARSHIP OF TEACHING AND LEARNING (SoTL). As educators, it is important to discover, reflect, and share teaching strategies with our colleagues and the collective community of teacher-scholars. As such, SoTL includes a broad range of pedagogical topics including:

  • Teaching Strategies
  • Curriculum
  • Assessment
  • Technology Integration
  • Active Learning Strategies
  • Reflective Practice
  • Pedagogy
  • Student Engagement
  • Teaching Critical Thinking
  • Student Learning
  • Motivation
  • As such, presentations will all focus on issues relevant to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. For example, topics might include
  • Hybrid Classrooms
  • Engaging Students in a Large-Enrollment Classroom
  • Classroom Management Strategies
  • Service-Learning Projects
  • Classroom Assessment Techniques
  • Classroom Design
  • Online Teaching Strategies
  • Teaching Exceptional Students

For more information about SoTL, including a worksheet for designing your SoTL study, please visit:


 All faculty (fulltime, part-time, campus-based or online) at Grand Canyon University are eligible to present at TS. TS is an opportunity for GCU faculty to share best practices in online instruction with other GCU faculty. Presenting at the TS is limited to members of the GCU community. 

Questions or Assistance

For questions or assistance concerning the Teaching Showcase, please contact Rick Holbeck at

There is also the opportunity to present your work at GCU’s annual Scholarship Day and Conference! Faculty, you are invited to submit a poster to share research with other faculty members, discuss recent research and walk around the event to check out the different scholarship initiatives that have been taking place at GCU! This is an opportunity to share the work that you have been working on during 2016/17 and into 2017/2018. We are looking for poster displays as well as for faculty willing to give short 10-15 minute presentations summarizing their research. All topics are welcome. Please let us know if you have a topic to submit:
For question, please contact

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