Sloan Consortium Institute - Call for 2013 Workshop Proposals
The Sloan-C Institute is holding a call for workshop proposals for 2013 (or, based on workshop schedule openings, we may also consider additional workshops for 2012). Sloan-C workshops are an integral component toward helping faculty and institutions improve the quality, scale and breadth of online education.
Please note that all individuals submitting proposals must be Sloan-C Members (individual or institutional) in order to be considered
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Sloan-C workshops are practitioner-oriented; participants not only increase their depth of knowledge, but also apply key learnings immediately in their online curriculum. As a result, we are looking for proposals that focus on online learning effective practices and provide relevant takeaways for participants.
Sloan-C Institute workshop tracks highlight and demonstrate research and application in the following areas:
- Blended Teaching and Learning
The Blended Learning Applications track is designed to help faculty embrace the best practices of online learning and integrate with the traditional values of face-to-face instruction.
- Design and Delivery
The Design and Delivery track focuses on helping faculty to look at a variety of facilitation methodologies with emphasis on practical application and strategies associated with effecting positive student outcomes.
- Administrative Practices
The Administrative Practices track is designed to help administrators, faculty, policy makers, and leaders in higher education who are interested in enhancing their leadership and management capabilities.
- Tools and Techniques
The Tools and Techniques track is designed to help administrators and faculty focus on relevant trends as well as gain practical experience with technology-enhanced learning.
The Accessibility track focuses on how administrators, content designers, information technologists, and faculty can create an accessible online learning environment, as well as ensure compliance with federal mandates for online technology access.
- Workforce Development
The Workforce Development track focuses on how administrators, faculty, and instructional designers can expand access and skills by creating online curriculum for adults returning to school that couples adult basic skills with vocational training opportunities.
- Adult Basic Education
The Adult Basic Education track is designed to help ABE and ESL instructors orient, design and deliver successful programs in either online or blended modalities.
- K-12 Online Education
This track explores the range of models, modes and concerns for implementing online learning in the K-12 sector.
- Open Educational Resources
The Open Educational Resources track focuses on creating, adopting and sustaining open educational resources both to reduce costs and expand access.
- Mobile Learning
The Mobile Learning track is designed to help faculty incorporate mobile technologies in innovative ways; as well as understand the technical and practical challenges along with successful pedagogical approaches in a range of different subject areas.
The STEM track focuses on best practices in online education for STEM students and the professional development of instructional faculty through theory and practice. This includes the best practices and uses of STEM Tools and Resources (Online Collaboration and Learning, Online Labs, Game Design for Learning, Cloud Computing, SciEthics, Remote Access to Scientific Instruments, STEM Learning Environments, and Empowering Faculty).