Call for Submissions: The GGC Teaching, Learning, and Research Symposium (Jan 13 – 14, 2021)

Program Co-Chairs:

Dr. Reanna Berry
Director of Accounting – Business, Economic, & Applied Research (BEAR) Center
Assistant Professor of Accounting

Dr. Rolando Marquez
Associate Director for the Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE)
Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology

Dr. Rachel Bowser
Associate Provost for Strategic Initiatives
Associate Professor of English

The Georgia Gwinnett College Teaching, Learning, and Research Symposium, co-hosted by the Business, Economic, and Applied Research (BEAR) Center and The Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE), invites submissions for a virtual, regional conference to be held January 13-14, 2021. The conference theme is: Teaching during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Pedagogical Perseverance and Innovations. Preference will be given to submissions aligning with the conference theme. Non-SoTL empirical research submissions are also welcomed.

Submissions will be peer-reviewed by faculty with subject matter expertise from Georgia Gwinnett College and other institutions.  Authors will present accepted submissions in a concurrent session format.  The proceedings will be publicly available as abstracts on the CTE website, allowing authors to publish their full paper in a journal of their choosing.

Submission deadline is November 10, 2020. To submit, send your 250-word abstract to Dr. Wes Routon, Director of Undergraduate Research – BEAR Center and Associate Professor of Economics and Quantitative Analysis, at Decision notices will be sent out by December 10, 2020.  Individuals are limited to a total of 2 submissions, which includes single and co-authored work.

Faculty wanting to volunteer to serve as a reviewer may contact Dr. Wes Routon at

Questions may be directed to Dr. Reanna Berry at