Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) Educational Technology Research Symposium February 4 and 5, 2008, Austin Texas

The Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) second annual Educational Technology Research Symposium will be February 4 and 5, 2008, in Austin Texas. This two day event will provide a venue for educational technology researchers to present formal papers in educational technology areas. The registration fee for the Symposium also will entitle Symposium registrants to attend the TCEA Annual Convention and Exposition, Discover Your Destination, February 6-8, 2008 at no extra cost.

Please consider submitting a paper. Also, please forward this Call for Papers information to colleagues who might be interested in submitting a paper. Please note the September 17, 2007, submission deadline date. Submit a paper by August 1, 2007, and your name will be placed in a drawing for a free Symposium registration.

Papers should consist of original (not previously published) or reported research on any and all aspects of Educational Technology. Papers will be peer reviewed using a double-blind referee process.

Accepted papers will be published in a formal Conference Proceedings publication, which will serve as a source of information for educational technology research. Selected papers may be invited to be published in the TechEdge, TCEA’s quarterly journal. Authors of accepted papers are required to register for the Symposium and present their papers in order to have their papers published in the Conference Proceedings publication.

See the Symposium Web site at http://www.tcea.org/symposium/ for full information on the Symposium, including the call for papers.

Please contact me at thompsjt@buffalostate.edu if you have any questions.

John T. Thompson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Coordinator
Educational Computing Program
Computer Information Systems Dept.
Chase 208, Buffalo State College
1300 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14222
(716) 878-3531 thompsjt@buffalostate.edu

Tuesday, June 5, 2007

SLATE, the Midwest Blackboard Users Group - 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 from K-12 though Higher-Ed 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, http://slategroup.uchicago.edu 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