Sloan-C Announces ‘Best-in-Track’ Sessions for Its Upcoming 10th Annual Blended Learning Conference and Workshop


Sloan-C Announces ‘Best-in-Track’ Sessions for Its Upcoming
10th Annual Blended Learning Conference and Workshop

Outstanding session proposals will be recognized during a ceremony at the conference, which takes place July 8-9, in Milwaukee

NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (May 15, 2013) — The Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C) today announced its “Best-in-Track” sessions for the 10th Annual Sloan Consortium Blended Learning Conference and Workshop, which takes place July 8-9 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

“Sessions designated as Best-in-Track represent the very finest that blended learning has to offer,” said Tanya Joosten, conference chair. “Best-in-Track proposals were highly rated by our team of reviewers and truly address the conference theme, ‘Trend to Blend: Lessons from the Field,’ reflecting a renewed interest in blended learning, while emphasizing the importance of research and proven practices. Our thanks and congratulations are extended to these speakers for their vital contributions to the conference and to the field of blended learning at large.”

The 2013 Best-in-Track sessions and speakers are:

  • Faculty Development and Support: “Fostering Blended Learning: Successful Partnerships and Faculty Development for Institutional Change,” Chantal Levesque-Bristol, Tomalee Doan and Donalee Attardo, Purdue University
  • Research: “Critical Thinking Skills for Army Leaders: Applying Blended Learning Lessons From Multiple Contexts,” Maria Lytell, Michael Shanley and Susan Straus, RAND Corporation
  • Student Support: “Virtual Compass: Orienting Students with Blended Support,” Juhong Liu and Carolyn Schubert, James Madison University
  • Teaching and Learning: “‘Time Warping’ Education: A Blended-Learning Business Statistics Course Example,” Dr. Richard Jerz, St. Ambrose University
  • Leadership and Administration: “MOOCs in the Community College: Implications for Innovation in the Classroom,” Rebecca Petersen, edX; Damian Bebell, Boston College; Lynn Hunter, Massachusetts Bay Community College

About Sloan-C
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Sloan-C Contact:
Jean Fredrick
Director of Marketing, The Sloan Consortium