Calls for Submissions

Calls for Submissions


5th Annual SUNY Applied Learning Conference

Tarrytown, NY

Deadline: July 23, 2018

The theme of the Fifth Annual Applied Learning Conference will be Thrive at Five: Amplifying the learning in applied learning. SUNY is building capacity and best practices for individualized education featuring campus and student leadership/models/methods. This conference will offer a range of interactive sessions and workshops for a variety of audiences including faculty, staff, students, administrators and community and industry partners. Both SUNY and non-SUNY participants are welcome to attend.
Past conference attendees have expressed interest in learning more about the following:


Bridging Academic Courses with the Real World through Community-Based Learning

Deadline: September 15, 2018

Impact: the Journal of the Center for Interdisciplinary Teaching & Learning, is currently soliciting pieces for a special issue on community-based learning and service learning, slated to appear in the summer of 2019. Submissions across all academic disciplines are welcome on topics related to community-based learning and service learning. For example, what does a successful community-based learning assignment in your discipline look like? What are the different ways to assess students' learning experiences in community-based learning assignments? How can we build effective partnerships with community organizations?

We seek pieces that offer insight from specific teaching experiences as well as articles detailing research conducted about community-based learning. Book reviews related to community-based learning and service learning are also welcome.

Word limit: 3,000 words. MLA Citations, please. Submissions should be received by September 15, 2018 to Sheila Cordner at

Impact publishes both scholarly and non-scholarly essays of varying lengths, as well as work in other modes and media. General information about Impact can be found on or by emailing