One of my more recent posts discussed various upcoming Learning Technology conferences. One in particular stands out to me as a great conference to attend and that’s the ELI (Educause Learning Institute) Annual Meeting. The previous ELI in Austin, TX, was energizing and taught me a lot about learning analytics (read more in my Giddy-up for Learning Analytics: ELI Conference Hoedown post). I hope my proposal about our Impact Grant projects will be accepted for next year in Denver, CO.
Read more about the ELI Conference at: http://www.educause.edu/eli/events/eli-annual-meeting
Submit a proposal at: http://net.educause.edu/cfpsubmit/ELI13
To help your brainstorming, next year’s conference content anchors and themes are:
- Emerging Technology, Future Modeling and Academic Transformation (example sub-topics: creating environments where it’s possible to innovate and develop creative responses to challenges; disruptive innovation; successful diffusion of innovation; partnerships and alliances; change management)
- Mobile Learning (example sub-topics: innovative uses of mobile devices; innovative uses of mobile devices; e-readers; smart phones; tablets; innovative uses of software; enhancing student interaction via mobile learning; faculty development; evaluation of impact)
- Methods for Evaluating Technology-Based Instructional Innovations (tools & methods to gather data; analysis techniques; qualitative vs. quantitative; evaluation project design; changing campus practices)
- Online and Blended Teaching and Learning (example sub-topics: innovative course design; student engagement; retention strategies; massive open online courses; quality assurance; embedded and adaptive formative assessment techniques; assessing deeper learning; evaluation of impact; hyflex course design; academic, social, and personal support for students)
- Learning Analytics (example sub-topics: faculty-focused, student-focused, and institutional-facing models; best practices for follow-up interventions; privacy issues and policies; work with governance and IRB; faculty development; evaluation of impact)
- E-Textbooks (example sub-topics: ebook and touchbook creation authoring; iBook Author; institutional licensing models; student authoring; new book models; integration of multimedia; accessibility; cloud-based course packs; ePUB; student interaction with ebooks; evaluation of impact)
Let us know if you submit a proposal or plan to attend!