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Learning and the Mind: The Power of Deep Learning
Fredonia's 10th Annual Teaching and Learning Conference
Monday, August 15, 2016
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
The 10th Annual Fredonia Teaching and Learning conference will focus on cultivating learning environments that strengthen student engagement and motivation. Higher education is undergoing monumental changes, including shifting student demographics and rapid technological change. Conference activities and presentations provided an opportunity to reflect on where we are, where we came from, and where we are heading. As institutions look for ways to remain competitive while continuing to provide students with quality, affordable educational opportunities, this year’s conference serves as an opportunity for scholarly exchange and discussion, with the ultimate goal of improving student engagement and learning across disciplines.
We invite proposals for presentations for the following tracks:
Student Engagement and High Impact Teaching Practices
Engaging Students in a Virtual World: Technology Inside and Outside the Classroom
New Media, Digital Literacy and Digital Citizenship
Creating Quality Learning Environments
Diverse Students and Learning Strategies
Applied/Experiential Learning: Service Learning, Internships, Study Abroad, and Beyond
Forging Links Between Local and Global Communities
Fostering Creative Learning and Students
For the full call for proposals an more information regarding the conference, please visit: http://www.fredonia.edu/pdc/tlc.asp
Deadline for Submissions: Monday, June 6, 2016 at Midnight
The Open SUNY COTE Effective Practices Award Program is accepting proposals!
This program aims to recognize and showcase the outstanding best practices, strategies, and innovative online teaching and learning activities of our network of exemplary Open SUNY Fellows and online practitioners from across the SUNY system.
The Effective Practices Award Program includes:
Recognition will be awarded to Open SUNY Fellows who receive the most community votes. For more details on this award program and to submit your effective practice, visit our website.
We hope you will participate in this exciting opportunity to share and learn from each other!
Correction: The Summit is in March this year (March 8-10).
The Distance Teaching & Learning Conference will take place July 25-27, 2017 in Madison, WI.
Are you an expert in the field of online teaching and learning? Are you seeking opportunities to share innovative approaches to distance education? Submit a presentation proposal today for the 33rd annual Distance Teaching & Learning Conference in Madison, Wisconsin.
For more information and to submit a proposal visit: https://dtlconference.wisc.edu/call-for-proposals-2017
Deadline to Submit - January 10, 2017
The International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) World Conference on Online Learning: Teaching in The Digital Age - Re-Thinking Teaching & Learning will take place October 17-19, 2017 in Toronto, Canada.
The World Conference on Online Learning: Teaching in The Digital Age - Re-Thinking Teaching & Learning is your opportunity to connect, engage, and exchange with colleagues from around the world to focus on how online, open, and flexible learning is being used to respond to the current and future needs of students and the challenge of meeting the United Nations sustainable development goal of quality education for all.
For more information and to submit a proposal visit:
Deadline to Submit - April 30, 2017
Call for proposals:
The Professional Development and Support strand for OLC Accelerate is in need of proposal reviewers. If you are interested in volunteering as a reviewer, please contact Camille Karlson at email@example.com.
There will be a preliminary training scheduled for May 23. Details will be sent to those who express interest.