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Conference on Instructional Technologies, Innovations, and Educational Strategies

The former Core Matters and Online Lifeline Conferences have united to create an expanded new focus with opportunity to enjoy more sessions while still maintaining the elements of each conference that have always been enriching. Valdosta State University is excited to host this new conference on our historic and picturesque main campus. 


Wed., Feb. 18 - Fri., Feb. 20, 2015


Collaborative Learning and Interdisciplinary Approaches - Our purpose is to engage discussion about the myriad ways we can collaborate to support student success both within and beyond the college classroom.

Call for Proposals Now Open:

Share your expertise, techniques, and the technology tools you are utilizing to support teaching and learning in your courses and programs during the three day conference. 

We encourage proposals and abstracts from faculty, staff, and students in all departments and domains for the 2015 Conference on Instructional Technologies, Innovations, and Educational Strategies (TIES). Proposals may be submitted through Mon., Oct. 20, 2014 at 11:59 pm through our online survey form.

Possible topics may include:

  • Student Engagement
  • Instructional Design
  • Enhanced Learning through Technology
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Inclusive/Universal Design
  • Accessibility and Assistive Technology
  • Service Learning (Community/Classroom Collaboration)
  • Internships with Local Businesses
  • Cooperative Education
  • Interdisciplinary Design/Partnerships
  • Leadership/Mentoring
  • Assessment, Placement, and Alignment
  • Secondary and Post-Secondary Transitions


Contact ties@valdosta.edu