Friday, May 4, 2007

Slate Annual Conference - Chicago - October 4 & 5, 2007

SLATE, the Midwest Blackboard Users Group, invites you to submit a proposal for a presentation or panel discussion at the 2007 SLATE Conference to be held in Chicago on Thursday and Friday, October 4-5, 2007. Faculty, support staff, systems administrators, librarians, and students are encouraged to participate in this event and share their ideas. A few of the previous topics have discussed:

* Pedagogy of Online Learning
* Emerging Faculty Support Strategies
* A Student Perspective of Blackboard
* Using Blogs & Wikis for Collaboration and Learning
* Making Campus Support Work Effectively
* Disability Access Issues in Blackboard
* Moving Beyond Point & Click
* Mastering the Learning Game
* Copyright & Fair Use

To submit a proposal, go to the SLATE home page, and click on the "Call for Proposals" link. That will take you to the online submission form. The deadline for submission is July 15, 2007. Early submission is recommended. Submission of a proposal does not guarantee acceptance for a presentation. After review, you will be notified regarding the status of your submission.

If you have any questions or need additional information please contact:

Ken Sadowski
SLATE Conference Coordinator
The University of Chicago
1100 E. 57th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
phone: 773.702.4665
fax: 773.702.8802

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