Conference News

Reminder* #TBLC22 Poster & Oral Abstracts Still Being Accepted

The Team-Based Learning Collaborative extends a warm welcome to join them for their 21st annual meeting from Saturday, March 5th to Tuesday, March 8th, 2022. This year we are planning an exciting conference filled with engaging sessions and plenty of networking opportunities. “Imagining TBL Possibilities in an Ever-Changing World” is our central theme for this year’s conference. We hope attendees will not only have the opportunity to learn more about the utilization of TBL, but will also explore strategies to create and adapt their TBL classrooms. Abstracts are still being welcomed for oral focus sessions and poster presentations.

Back in 2022!

Virtual Poster & Oral Presentations!
 

This year will offer both in-person and virtual registration options allowing authors the opportunity to choose their method of participation. All accepted presentations will be available to attendees online for viewing in addition to those presented live in Orlando.

Oral Focus Sessions
Conference participants are invited to submit abstracts for oral presentations on topics related to research, innovations or applications of TBL. These oral presentations are brief summaries and should be a maximum of 10 minutes. Presenters will be asked to pre-record their session even if they will attend the in-person conference. More information about the submission instructions can be found here.

Proposals for oral focus sessions must be submitted by October 29, 2021.  

Poster Presentations
We invite you to submit abstracts for posters on any topic relevant to TBL. Poster presenters will be asked to design a poster to highlight major findings. All attendees of the meeting can submit in advance an abstract for a poster. Abstracts will be reviewed by the Program Committee for quality and relevance. Abstracts will be 300 words or less in length. While references are a usual component of a poster, do not include in the 300-word abstract. Please do not include figures in your abstract. More information about the submission instructions can be found here.

Proposals for posters must be submitted by October 29, 2021.

If you have any questions or problems with your abstract submission, please send them to support@tblcadmin.org.

#TBLC22 Poster & Oral Abstracts Due October 29

The Team-Based Learning Collaborative extends a warm welcome to join them for their 21st annual meeting from Saturday, March 5th to Tuesday, March 8th, 2022. This year we are planning an exciting conference filled with engaging sessions and plenty of networking opportunities. “Imagining TBL Possibilities in an Ever-Changing World” is our central theme for this year’s conference. We hope attendees will not only have the opportunity to learn more about the utilization of TBL, but will also explore strategies to create and adapt their TBL classrooms. Abstracts are now welcomed for oral focus sessions and poster presentations.

Back in 2022!

Virtual Poster & Oral Presentations!
 

This year will offer both in-person and virtual registration options allowing authors the opportunity to choose their method of participation. All accepted presentations will be available to attendees online for viewing in addition to those presented live in Orlando.

Oral Focus Sessions
Conference participants are invited to submit abstracts for oral presentations on topics related to research, innovations or applications of TBL. These oral presentations are brief summaries and should be a maximum of 10 minutes. Presenters will be asked to pre-record their session even if they will attend the in-person conference. More information about the submission instructions can be found here.

Proposals for oral focus sessions must be submitted by October 29, 2021.  

Poster Presentations
We invite you to submit abstracts for posters on any topic relevant to TBL. Poster presenters will be asked to design a poster to highlight major findings. All attendees of the meeting can submit in advance an abstract for a poster. Abstracts will be reviewed by the Program Committee for quality and relevance. Abstracts will be 300 words or less in length. While references are a usual component of a poster, do not include in the 300-word abstract. Please do not include figures in your abstract. More information about the submission instructions can be found here.

Proposals for posters must be submitted by October 29, 2021.

If you have any questions or problems with your abstract submission, please send them to support@tblcadmin.org.

*Last Call* #TBLC22 Workshop Abstracts Due September 1, 2021

The deadline for workshop abstract submissions for the 2022 TBLC Meeting from March 5 – 8, 2022 in Orlando, Florida is September 1! Please note that the call for Poster and Oral presentation abstracts will be opening next week. The theme for the 2022 meeting is Imagining TBL Possibilities in an Ever-Changing World.

New for 2022!
Virtual and Global Workshops and Presentations!

TBLC 2022 is excited to offer a select number of workshops virtually as well as all poster, oral and plenary presentations. Beginning in February, the TBLC will offer live, synchronous workshops for Europe and the Asia Pacific region as part of the annual conference presented at convenient local times. Submission opportunities for the additional virtual workshops are being specifically designed to be delivered at times for TBL enthusiasts around the world. Watch for these special details soon.

In addition, we will again be offering all poster and oral presentations virtually in addition to live presentations. More information about the poster and oral presentations, including submission instructions, will be shared in early September.

If you have any questions or problems with your abstract submission, please send them to support@tblcadmin.org.

*Last Call* #TBLC22 Workshop Abstracts Due September 1, 2021

The deadline for workshop abstract submissions for the 2022 TBLC Meeting from March 5 – 8, 2022 in Orlando, Florida is September 1! Please note that the call for Poster and Oral presentation abstracts will be opening next week. The theme for the 2022 meeting is Imagining TBL Possibilities in an Ever-Changing World.

New for 2022!
Virtual and Global Workshops and Presentations!

TBLC 2022 is excited to offer a select number of workshops virtually as well as all poster, oral and plenary presentations. Beginning in February, the TBLC will offer live, synchronous workshops for Europe and the Asia Pacific region as part of the annual conference presented at convenient local times. Submission opportunities for the additional virtual workshops are being specifically designed to be delivered at times for TBL enthusiasts around the world. Watch for these special details soon.

In addition, we will again be offering all poster and oral presentations virtually in addition to live presentations. More information about the poster and oral presentations, including submission instructions, will be shared in early September.

If you have any questions or problems with your abstract submission, please send them to support@tblcadmin.org.

*Reminder* #TBLC22 Workshop Abstracts Due September 1, 2021

As a reminder, the deadline for workshop abstracts for the 2022 TBLC Meeting from March 5 – 8, 2022 in Orlando, Florida is September 1, 2021. The theme for the 2022 meeting is Imagining TBL Possibilities in an Ever-Changing World.

Workshops
Conference participants are invited to submit abstracts for live, synchronous workshops in one of two categories: innovations/applications or scholarship/research. Although we are still in the midst of conference planning, we request that you be available between 8AM and 3PM ET during the conference to facilitate a live session. All workshops should be in the TBL format and at a minimum include team applications. An iRAT and tRAT are optional but recommended.

Proposals for workshops must be submitted by September 1, 2021.

If you have any questions or problems with your abstract submission, please send them to support@tblcadmin.org.

Want to present at the #TBLC22 meeting in Orlando? Here’s how!

The Team-Based Learning Collaborative extends a warm invitation to join them for their 21st annual meeting from Saturday, March 5 – Tuesday, March 8, 2022. We are planning an exciting in-person event filled with engaging sessions and plenty of networking opportunities. We hope attendees will not only have the opportunity to learn more about the utilization of TBL, but will also explore strategies to meet both diverse learners and diverse learning needs. Abstracts are currently welcomed for workshops and will be welcomed for oral focus sessions, and posters soon. More information in regards to the submission instructions and deadlines can be found below.

Workshops
Conference participants are invited to submit abstracts for live, synchronous workshops in one of two categories: innovations/applications or scholarship/research. Although we are still in the midst of conference planning, we request that you be available between 8AM and 3PM ET during the conference to facilitate a live session. All workshops should be in the TBL format and at a minimum include team applications. An iRAT and tRAT are optional but recommended. More information about the submission instructions can be found here.

Proposals for workshops must be submitted by September 1, 2021.

Oral Focus Sessions
Conference participants will be invited to submit abstracts for oral focus sessions on topics related to research, innovations or applications of TBL. These oral presentations are brief summaries and should be a maximum of 10 minutes. We also ask that you be available for a live, moderated, question-and-answer session to accompany your presentation. More information about the submission instructions will be coming soon.

Proposals for oral focus sessions must be submitted by October 15, 2021.

Posters
We will soon be inviting you to submit abstracts for posters on any topic relevant to TBL. Poster presenters will be asked to design a poster to highlight major findings. We will have a dedicated session for poster viewing and presentations. More information about the submission instructions will be coming soon.

Proposals for posters must be submitted by October 15, 2021.

More information regarding the call for Oral Focus Session and Poster Abstract submission is forthcoming.

If you have any questions or problems with your abstract submission, please send them to support@tblcadmin.org.

Call for Workshop Abstracts for the #TBLC22 Annual Meeting

The Team-Based Learning Collaborative extends a warm invitation to join them for their 21st annual meeting, to be held from Saturday, March 5 to Tuesday, March 8, 2022 in Orlando, Florida. We are planning an exciting in-person conference filled with engaging sessions and plenty of networking opportunities. Abstracts are currently welcomed for workshop abstracts and we encourage you to submit!

Workshops
Conference participants are invited to submit abstracts for live, synchronous workshops in one of two categories: innovations/applications or scholarship/research. Although we are still in the midst of conference planning, we request that you be available between 8AM and 3PM ET during the conference to facilitate a live session. All workshops should be in the TBL format and at a minimum include team applications. An iRAT and tRAT are optional but recommended.

Proposals for workshops must be submitted by September 1, 2021.

If you have any questions or problems with your abstract submission, please send them to support@tblcadmin.org.

Thank you,
Robin Risling
2022 Program Committee Chair

Minna Ng and Thomas Newpher Win Best Poster Award at #TBLC21

We would like to extend our congratulations on behalf of the TBLC to this year’s poster award winners: Minna Ng and Thomas Newpher. Their poster abstract was titled “Class Size and Student Performance in Team-Based Learning.” As the lead presenter, TBLC is pleased to announce that Thomas Newpher will receive one year of free membership for winning.

Class Size and Student Performance in Team-Based Learning
Abstract: Team-Based Learning (TBL) is a popular form of small-group collaborative learning. In TBL, students work together in permanent teams throughout the course term, and are motivated to learn through the use of frequent formative assessments taken with and without their teammates. Growing evidence indicates that TBL increases student content knowledge outcomes when compared to lecture-based courses. However, the factors affecting the student experience with TBL have yet to be fully explored. In particular, it remains unknown how the size of a TBL classroom affects content knowledge outcomes, perceived learning, and course satisfaction. To address these questions, we analyzed student performance on summative exams and specific measures of classroom dynamics from a single TBL-taught course over four terms with a range of enrollment sizes (19-103 students). We found that the course term with small enrollment, compared to the term with large enrollment, produced higher ratings for course and instructor quality. Despite these differences in perceived course quality, student performance on summative exams and other measures of classroom dynamics were similar across all course term sizes. Taken together, our data suggest that the content knowledge outcomes in a TBL course are not negatively impacted when enrollment size increases from small to large.

Thank you,
Richard Plunkett
TBLC Research & Scholarship Committee Chair

TBLC 2021 Research Grant Recipients

The Team-Based Learning Collaborative (TBLC) would like to congratulate the 2021 TBLC Grant Recipients. We received many thought-provoking and interesting abstracts and are happy to congratulate the following on receiving grants from TBLC this year:

  • The Use of Team-Based Learning to Enhance Health Professional Student Learning in the Affective Domain Within the Doctor of Pharmacy Curriculum
    Laressa Bethishou, Luma Munjy, Kathleen Besinque, and Richard Beuttler
    Chapman University School of Pharmacy
     
  • Nutrition and Culinary Skills in First-Year Osteopathic Medical Students
    Chris Burns, Sara Goldgraben, Emily Johnston
    California Health Sciences University College of Osteopathic Medicine
     
  • Providing an Interactive, Inclusive Team-Based Learning Pedagogy in a Hybrid Platform
    Allyson Spence, Erika Lourenco de Freitas, and Cassandra Stroup
    Regis University School of Pharmacy
     
  • Remote ‘Face-To-Face’ Team-Based Learning Using Extended Reality
    Kevin Steed, Leanne Coyne, Jody Takemoto, Hany Ibrahim, Thayer Merritt
    California Health Sciences University College of Osteopathic Medicine

If you would like to submit a proposal for a TBLC grant for 2022, keep your eyes peeled for the email later this year!

Thank you,
Richard Plunkett, PhD
Chair, TBLC Research and Scholarship Committee

Thank you for Making the 2021 TBLC Virtual Meeting a Success!

The 2021 TBLC Meeting was a huge success thanks to your participation. Your attendance helps TBLC achieve its goals while allowing our members to receive valuable networking and resources. We would like to give a special thank you to Sarah Lerchenfeldt (2020/2021 Program Chair) and Robin Risling-de Jong (2021/2022 Program Chair) and the 2020/2021 Program Committee for planning this successful virtual meeting.

For updates on next year’s meeting, be sure to follow the TBLC Facebook and Twitter pages

Thank you,
TBLC Admin