A good conference brings colleagues together to share ideas and discuss current trends in their field. A great conference generates ideas for application, so attendees can later involve new resources or methods into their own work. Innovate 2013 did all this and more, turning intention into on-the-spot action. Several instructors left this year’s conference with …Read more at the full article: Innovate 2013 Moves Educators from Intention to Action
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Some of the techniques and learning technology pilots showcased at Innovate are the first of their kind in Ohio. Some are the first in the nation. For several reasons, from benchmarking to pure curiosity, interest in Innovate has spread.
Innovate streaming lets anyone with internet access attend the conference for as many (Day 1) sessions as they’d …Read more at the full article: Hyflex Conferencing – Attend Innovate Virtually
Innovate registration goes live on February 12th–just one week from today. Three reasons why you should mark your calendar:
1. Innovate is insightful.
The annual conference on technology in teaching and learning has a dynamic lineup of instructors, administrators, and ed-tech enthusiasts from across the country. Break out session topics include MOOCs, mobile learning and iPads in the …Read more at the full article: Snag Your Spot at Innovate – Feb 12
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 …Read more at the full article: Advancing the Next Generation of Learning
This past June, I had the opportunity to attend the Educause Institute: Learning Technology Leadership program. It was, by far, one of the best professional development programs I’ve ever been through… so far. This year the program was in Hotlanta Atlanta, Georgia and the overarching theme throughout the program was this concept of leaderful leadership.
Leaderful …Read more at the full article: The 4 C’s of Leaderful Leadership
I had the opportunity to attend a conference at the University of Illinois on eTexts two weeks ago. What did I learn, beyond the fact that Urbana is a hot and humid place in the summer? First of all, and very reassuringly, this is a fractured, dynamic environment; universities are all over the map in …Read more at the full article: eTexts: Hype or Real?
Sometimes breaking away from the office for a bit is critical to gain new insights and perspectives. If you’re looking for some learning technology conferences to attend, I have some suggestions below. Also, if you need help with funds to attend one of these conferences, consider applying for the Learning Technology Professional Development Grant at …Read more at the full article: Upcoming Conferences about Learning Technology
“When am I ever going to have to know this?”
“What does this have to do with real life, anyway?”
I’m sure all of you instructors out there hear these questions all the time. And if you’re like me, many times you may not be able to give a good answer. Why do students sense such …Read more at the full article: Keepin’ It Real: Challenge-Based Learning
Instructors constantly look for new ways to make lectures and class time more engaging for students. Most students have access to some form of technology, such as a mobile device, laptop, or tablet—and are already using this technology in the classroom. How can teachers use this technology to improve students’ learning and engagement? One way …Read more at the full article: Leveraging Student Laptops and Mobile Devices for Engagement, Interaction, and Understanding
I had the opportunity to attend Relato Digital Storytelling, which was held in the Philology Department at the Universidad de Valencia in Valencia, Spain, which brought together 250 people to discuss the use of Digital Storytelling across a wide variety of contexts. My presentation, entitled “Multimodality as an Academic Literacy: The Role of Digital Storytelling …Read more at the full article: Relato Digital Storytelling