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eLearn Magazine: A Recap of the 18th Annual Sloan Consortium Conference on Online Learning

 

New Issue of JALN released, featuring 2011 Best in Track Award Winners.

 

Creating an Institutional Culture that Embraces Accessibility and Supports Online Student Success  - By Kristen Betts, Director of Online and Blended Learning, Armstrong Atlantic State University. Kristen Betts will be presenting “From Compliance to Culture: Building an Effective Infrastructure to Support Accessibility and Online Student Success” on October 11, 2012.

 

Online and On the Move - By Emily Boles, Senior Instructional Developer, University of Illinois, Springfield. Ray Schroeder will be presenting "Online and On the Move: Mobile Online Learning" on October 10, 2012.

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Today's Campus Highlights Sloan-C Annual Conference in Nov-Dec Issue

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Watch the keynote and plenary recordings:

Keynote Address: Democratizing Higher Education
Sebastian Thrun, VP & Fellow Google

Plenary Panel: Evolution or Revolution? What's Happening with Traditional Online Learning?
Jeff Young (The Chronicle of Higher Education, US) - Panel Moderator
Jose Cruz (The Education Trust, US)
Alan Drimmer (University of Phoenix, US)
Jack Wilson (University of Massachusetts, US)

Plenary Address: Citizen Science - Authentic Participation in Research
Arfon Smith (Citizen Science-Adler Planetarium, US)

Press Release: October 9, 2012
Sonic Foundry Partners with the Sloan Consortium to Webcast International Conference on Online Learning

Best in Track Awards Winners Announced. Read the Press Release.

Call for Presentations for the 2013 conference will open in February 2013.

Check out last year's conference.

 

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8th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium

April 22-24, 2015 | Dallas, TX | Sheraton Dallas Hotel

 

12th Annual Blended Learning Conference and Workshop

July 7-8, 2015 | Denver, CO | Sheraton Denver Downtown

 

21st Annual OLC International Conference

October 14-16, 2015 | Orlando, Florida | Walt Disney World Swan/Dolphin Resort

Biography: Peter Shea

Dr. Peter Shea is an Associate Professor in the School of Education and the College of Computing and Information at the University at Albany, State University of New York.  His research focuses on the development of communities dedicated to learning in online environments.  He has published widely on this topic in journals such as Computers and Education, JALN, Internet and Higher Education, The Journal of Educational Computing Research, Interactive Learning Environments and others. He is past director of the SUNY Learning Network, the online education enterprise of the 64 campus and 400,000 students in the SUNY system. Peter is currently a principal investigator on two grants examining the uses of online networks in education. The Student-to-Student Online Language Laboratory, funded by the US Department of Education investigates the use of online media to help K-12 students to learn Chinese. Through the SUNY Learning Network Research Project Dr. Shea inquires into the experiences of thousands of students and faculty in the fully online learning environment of the State University of New York.   He is a Sloan-C Fellow, member of the Sloan-C Board of Directors, and has been a co-recipient of three national awards for online learning, faculty development and online programs from EDUCAUSE and the Sloan Consortium.