Join us for the 8th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium, April 22-24, 2015 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel, Dallas, TX
CFP will open October 1, 2014
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Watch the Keynote Address
Reclaim Learning: A Domain of One's Own
Keynoter Jim Groom, University of Mary Washington, shares innovations that support the ethos of open environments for online teaching and learning.
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Jim Groom, University of Mary Washington, to deliver Keynote Address
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8th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium
April 22-24, 2015 | Dallas, TX | Sheraton Dallas Hotel
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Best in Track
April 9, 2014 - 1:30pmMonica Surrency (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide, USA)Helen Anderson (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide, USA)Shannon J. Field (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), USA)Open EducationInformation SessionLone Star C4Information Session 150 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
Solving the MOOC equation: Plan + Design + Develop + Implement + Facilitate + Support. Multiply that with the Human Element = Successful MOOCing.
April 9, 2014 - 2:30pmNakia Pope (Texas Wesleyan University, USA)Lisa Hammonds (Texas Wesleyan University, USA)Adeline Meira (Texas Wesleyan University, USA)Faculty and Student DevelopmentInformation SessionLone Star C4Information Session 250 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Texas Wesleyan University reports from a pilot program of awarding points and badges for faculty development.
To What Degree Does Access to Mobile Devices Interfere with Attentiveness and Engagement in the Classroom?April 10, 2014 - 1:30pmPerry Samson (University of Michigan, USA)Innovative Media and ToolsInformation SessionLone Star C4Information Session 550 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
This presentation offers an objective analysis of to what degree does the availability of mobile devices in a classroom interfere with attentiveness and engagement.
April 10, 2014 - 3:30pmAndrew Saltarelli (Stanford University, USA)Evidence-based LearningInformation SessionLone Star C4Information Session 750 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
Theory and research emphasize the role of face-to-face (FTF), synchronous interaction and belongingness between students, but little is known about its effects in computer-mediated settings.
April 11, 2014 - 9:25amBrian Udermann (University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, USA)Learning EnvironmentsInformation SessionLone Star C4Information Session 850 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
Growth in online offerings often results in a number of institutional challenges. This informative and engaging session will offer twelve strategies to overcome those challenges.