Thursday, December 27, 2007

Teaching and Learning with Technology 2008: March 4-5, Purdue University

Call for Proposals
Proposals due January 28, 2008
You are invited to attend and present at the 11th annual Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference, which will center its presentations on students-their learning experiences, social experiences, visual and interactive experiences, and online or virtual experiences.
Some examples of technologies that this conference will showcase
* Smart-classroom technology
* Open-access computing systems
* Video-production systems
* Collaborative systems
* Personal-response systems
* Course-management systems
* Gaming and simulations technology
* Instructional design tools
* Learning outcomes assessment tools
-and many more.
The Teaching and Learning Technologies unit, a part of Information Technology at Purdue, solicits proposals for presentations, workshops, and poster sessions from higher education faculty, graduate student instructors, K-12 teachers, and IT professionals. This two-day conference, held March 4-5, 2008, on the West Lafayette (Ind.) campus, is free and open to the public.

Illinois Online Conference, Feb. 13-15

Proposal deadline extended to January 5, 2008
(After reading the information below, please forward it to others that you feel would be interested in making an online presentation.)
We are seeking proposals that relate to teaching and learning online. Sample topics could include, but are not limited to:

Designing online courses (multimedia, courseware, theories of online instruction, etc.)
Development of faculty for teaching online (recruitment and incentives, training offered, program development, continuing education, etc)
Offering of degrees, certificates, various credit and non-credit short programs, licensing and certifications, etc.
Online support systems (admission and registration, advisement, lab availability, tutoring, library resources, students with disabilities and special needs, etc.)
Interaction with students online (chat rooms, bulletin boards, web pages, direct email, etc)
Pre- and post-assessment

Additional topics—other people want to know what you are doing online; please be willing to share

View available 'presentation formats'

Who should consider submitting proposals?
Instructors who use cutting edge technologies to either completely or partially deliver instruction.

Administrators or educators who coordinate or work with Internet technologies in learning.
Counselors who deal with trends and issues related to technology and learning; including staff responsible for admissions and records, registration, and special services.
Support Staff (e.g., library, computing, learning, media center, IT staff) who provide services to faculty and students.

Individuals or groups in private and public sector organizations and agencies not directly associated with colleges but engage in technology and learning.
Anyone else interested in technology-mediated learning.
Submit a proposal for the 2008 conference

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

24th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning - Aug 5-8, 2008

Call for Proposals

All final proposals must be submitted by January 15, 2008.

We invite you to submit a proposal to present at the 24th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning to be held August 5-8, 2008.

We encourage proposals with a focus on research and expertise leading to quality distance education. Share your expertise and experience in the application of technology to the teaching and learning process. Lead sessions on the planning and management of distance education programs. Demonstrate your successful course and/or training material to others. Or guide discussions among colleagues.

To learn more about the proposal options, select from the menu of session types. All proposals must be submitted online. You may enter or paste document text into the fields provided on the forms. To create a login account and access the forms, select the proposal submission option on the menu.

Proposal deadline is January 15, 2008