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Workshop Proposals

Call for Proposals

This year we are excited to announce that we will also hold an open call for interactive workshop proposals. The submission deadline is January 26th at midnight. Please see below for further details.

Date: Thursday, July 11, 2024

Duration: 2 hours (workshops are delivered 2x throughout the conference – AM and PM)

Delivery: Online or In-person

The McMaster Conference on Education and Cognition welcomes all educators, staff or learning specialists to submit a proposal for a highly interactive, engaging workshop. Workshops should foster multidisciplinary collaborative learning and discussion of ideas. Please review the submission criteria carefully prior to submission.

Submission Criteria


Proposals should be submitted by the corresponding author. All authors or co-authors should be listed in the submission form.


List the organization and affiliation of each author listed in the proposal.

Title of Contribution

Provide the title of the proposal.


Provide up to three keywords related to your workshop topic.


Online or In Person


The EdCog 2024 Conference theme is “Connecting Motivation to the Science of Learning” Workshops can reflect this theme or include topics related to general educational or cognitive concepts. Please review the categories below (note that the list is not exhaustive).

  • Academic integrity
  • Anti-racist pedagogies
  • Diversity
  • Educational development
  • Equity
  • Inclusion
  • Indigenization
  • Instructional Design
  • Interdisciplinary teaching and learning
  • Internationalization
  • Leadership and change
  • Online and hybrid teaching and learning
  • Scholarship of Educational Development
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • Student learning and support
  • Wellness in education
  • Generative AI in education and learning
  • Additional Categories

Abstract (Max 300 words)

Include importance of topic to teaching and learning, appropriate literature, and learning outcomes of the session. Workshop proposals must include a description of element(s) of engagement.


Provide up to three references, not included in the abstract word count.


Submissions will close on January 26, 2024 (midnight). Use the submission form link below.