October 2 – 5, 2013
Raleigh Convention Center
North Carolina
Critical Transitions in Teaching and Learning

Venue Information

ISSOTL 2013 was held at the Raleigh Convention Center. The main ISSOTL hotel was the new Raleigh Marriott City Center, which is connected to the Convention Center. Additional rooms were available at the renovated Sheraton Raleigh Hotel located adjacent to the Convention Center. The deadline for securing rooms at the discounted conference rate was 11:50 PM Eastern on Monday, September 2, 2013.

Just 20 minutes away from downtown Raleigh, Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) features numerous carriers offering direct service to 37 destinations. An East Coast hub, RDU offers nearly 450 daily arrivals and departures on nine major and 16 regional carriers. International flights include London and Toronto.

For more information on Raleigh visit:

The Raleigh Visitor Center
The Greater Raleigh Visitor and Convention Bureau

ISSOTL Pre-Conference Workshops

All Pre-Conference Workshops will be held Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at the Raleigh Convention Center.

Morning Workshops (9:00 AM - 12:00 noon) - Click Here for Descriptions

  • Looking at Art: Making Teaching and Learning Visible
  • Agile Faculty: New Collaboration Strategies for Teaching and SoTL Research 
  • Disarming Faculty Resistance to Taking SoTL Seriously 

Afternoon Workshops (1:30 PM - 4:30 PM) - Click Here for Descriptions

  • Eliminating Zombies with Decoding the Disciplines and Threshold Concepts 
  • "Landscapes of Learning": A Participatory Staged Reading of a New Theatre Piece 
  • Going Really Public: Talking about Teaching and Learning Beyond the Academy

Registration for Pre-Conference Half-Day Workshops is $50.

All-Day Workshops (9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, includes lunch) - Click Here for Descriptions

  • Lost and Found in a Wonderland of Mobile Learning 
  • Investigating Student Learning in Service-Learning: Cognitive Development, Academic Learning, Civic Learning, and Intercultural Competence 
  • Symposium on the Digital Humanities, SoTL, and Undergraduate Education 
  • Peer-Review Assessment of teaching using Teaching Portfolios as the Central Document 

Additional details will be posted soon.