Friday, May 16, 2008

SLATE, the Midwest Blackboard Users Group - Chicago - October 9-10, 2008

SLATE, the Midwest Blackboard Users Group, invites you to submit a proposal for a presentation, panel discussion, or poster session at the 2008 SLATE Conference to be held in Chicago on Thursday and Friday, October 9-10, 2008. 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
• Web 2.0 Gizmos & Gadgets
• Emerging Faculty Support Strategies
• Using Blackboard in the Foreign Language Classroom
• Using Blackboard via an iPhone
• Using Blogs & Wikis for Collaboration and Learning
• Making Campus Support Work Effectively
• Disability Access Issues in Blackboard
• Blended Learning Partnerships Between Universities
• Copyright & Fair Use
• RSS and Academic Library Services
• Teaching in the 21st Century - are you there yet?
• Creating Reusable Learning Objects for Curriculum Alignment

To submit a proposal, go to the SLATE home page, and/or click on the "Submit a Proposal" link. That will take you to the online submission form. The deadline for submissions is July 25, 2008. 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.

Please pass this along to anyone you know who may be interested in presenting at this conference. 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