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

Student Grant

ISSOTL is pleased to announce a special grant program to support undergraduate, graduate student, and post-doc participation in the 2013 ISSOTL conference, October 2-5, in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.

Individuals will be awarded grants to cover all but $50 of the cost to register for the conference, including pre-conference workshop fees, and to join ISSOTL. Grants will be awarded as a reimbursement of membership and registration fees, excluding $50. Individual travel, hotel and other costs will not be covered by this grant. Awardees will be expected to attend the Thursday, October 3, poster session and reception, where they will be recognized.

Grant applications will be evaluated by members of the ISSOTL 2013 conference planning committee. Award decisions will be based on the applicant’s commitment to the study of teaching and learning, and the relevance of the conference/ISSOTL membership to the applicant’s career plans. The committee also seeks to make awards to students/post-docs from a diverse set of higher education institutions. We anticipate awarding approximately 35 grants.

Applicants must submit the material listed below via email to Heidi Irhig, ISSOTL13@elon.edu, by Friday, August 30, 2013, 5 pm EST.  Award winners will be notified by Thursday, September 12, 2013.

Applicants must submit:

  1. An email (less than 400 words) explaining your interest in ISSOTL and the conference, and reflecting on how the grant connects to your career goals. Be sure to include your name, degree status (i.e., undergraduate, Ph.D. candidate, etc.), institution, and contact information.
  2. Your Curriculum Vitae, attached to the email as a PDF or Word document. If you are scheduled to present at the ISSOTL conference, please highlight that on your CV.
  3. Optional: You also may attach one brief recommendation from an ISSOTL member that endorses your application.

For details about the conference, please see http://www.issotl13.com. Rooms at the conference hotels must be reserved before 11:50 PM Eastern on Monday, September 2, 2013, to secure the ISSOTL 2013 discounted room rate.

If you have questions about this grant program, please contact Peter Felten, conference co-chair (pfelten@elon.edu).