TLC@AOM Call for Submissions

Program Co-chairs: Dante Di Gregorio, California State University Monterey Bay / Tawnya Means, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

2022 TLC Program: Call for Submissions

The Academy of Management Teaching and Learning Conference (TLC@AOM) will host its 10th annual event during the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (August 2022). TLC@AOM is a "conference within a conference" designed to help Academy members who have a passion for teaching to discuss and learn teaching practices in an open forum of shared experience. Admission to TLC programming is included with your AOM Conference registration.

The 2022 AOM Annual Meeting Submission Center opens December 2, 2021. Please carefully review the submission guidelines before submitting. The submission deadline is Tuesday, 11 January 2022 at 17:00 ET (GMT/UTC-4) for ALL proposals. We look forward to reviewing your innovative, engaging, and teaching-focused submissions.

We ask that all submitters to TLC also volunteer to become a TLC reviewer. Visit the Review Center to create a user account or log in and choose TLC. Be sure to check out the  reviewer guidelines for additional information.

Submission Categories

Proposals should identify one or more of the following categories that apply:

  • Technology in the classroom

  • Measurement of learning

  • Experiential/Active/Problem-based learning

  • Equity, diversity, and inclusion in education

  • Connecting teaching and learning to community and practice

  • Remote/hybrid teaching and learning

  • Curricular design/redesign

  • Teaching resources

Session Formats

Consistent with the AOM 2022 structure, TLC sessions will be assigned on of the following formats:

  • Synchronous virtual only using “meeting” style sessions

  • Asynchronous (on demand) virtual only sessions

  • Live-streamed synchronous and on-site “hybrid” sessions

Criteria for Acceptance

TLC submissions should describe an innovative teaching technique or curriculum innovation and explain how the session will promote interaction and engagement amongst TLC participants. Synchronous and asynchronous submissions will be assessed based on engagement potential, interest to participants, and innovation. Synchronous sessions (both virtual-only and on-site hybrid) must also show evidence of a high level of interactivity with participants. Asynchronous sessions may include process-oriented sessions, reports on teaching tool effectiveness, and descriptions of teaching innovations or resources.

Submission Guidelines

Please follow the guidelines and formatting instructions below when writing your proposal. Please note that submissions will NOT be reviewed if these guidelines and instructions are not met.

Cover Page includes:

  • The title of the presentation (in Title Case)

  • The Academy-assigned 5-digit submission number

  • Abstract (limit 250 words)

  • Identification of one or more categories that apply to the proposal (see list of "Submission Categories for the 2022 TLC@AOM Conference" listed above)

  • Identification of preference for: (1) synchronous virtual-only format, (2) asynchronous (on-demand) format, and/or (3) hybrid (synchronous live-streamed and on-site). Please note that requesting a preference does not ensure that an accepted submission will be assigned to the requested format.

  • Preferred allotment of time for session (synchronous as 30 or 60 minutes, asynchronous as 20 to 40 minutes)

  • Statement to indicate that ALL presenters on the proposal agree to register and attend the 2022 AOM Conference should the submission be accepted for a synchronous session.

Main body includes the following headings:

  • Topic/Introduction: Describe the topic of your presentation and its purpose. Identify targeted discipline(s) and potential course/program applications.

  • Interest: Explain why your topic would be of interest to conference participants.

  • Preferred Format(s): Note your preference of format (1) synchronous virtual-only format, (2) asynchronous (on-demand) format, and/or (3) hybrid (synchronous live-streamed and on-site). Describe how you would leverage the chosen format(s).

  • Session Description: Explain what you are planning to do during the session. Include a description of the methods to be employed and the resources required. Provide a detailed breakdown of how the time will be utilized. Discuss how the session will match the preferred session format(s). Synchronous sessions (virtual-only and hybrid) should be structured as either 30 or 60 minutes. Asynchronous sessions should be structured as 20 to 40 minutes.

  • Engagement/Involvement: Describe how you will involve and/or engage participants in the session.

  • Takeaways: Be explicit about what the audience will be able to take away from your presentation (including any teaching resources or handouts to be distributed). Describe how attendees might apply the session information to improve their teaching.

  • Proposals must not exceed five pages.

To facilitate the blind review process, please remove all author-identifying information, including acknowledgments, from the uploaded document. Note: You will still include all authors associated with your submission during the submission process, but not in your uploaded proposal (given the sessions' length, the number of presenters included should be limited to a maximum of six). The author information provided will appear in the printed (if available) and online Program.

Note: Any proposal that appears to market a product or service is not suitable for the AOM Teaching and Learning Conference and will be rejected.

If you prefer to discuss your ideas before submitting a proposal, please contact the program co-chairs no later than 15 December 2021.

The deadline for all submissions is Tuesday, 11 January 2022 at 5:00 PM ET (GMT/UTC-4). All proposals must be submitted through the AOM online Submission Center.

Annual Meeting
Key Dates

2021 Annual Meeting

  • Sessions available for viewing through 31 December 2021

2022 Annual Meeting

  • Late November: Call for Submissions and Reviewers published
  • Early December: Submission Center and Reviewer Center open
  • 11 January: Submission Deadline
  • 20 January-17 February: Review Period
  • Early March: Registration opens
  • Late March: Paper and Symposium Decisions announced
  • Late May/Early June: Online Program opens
  • 5-9 August: Annual Meeting
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