Sloan-C Announces Participants for Launch Pad at ET4Online Conference
Second-annual Launch Pad program features 10 educational technology startups that have invented solutions to problems faced by today’s online educators.
Newburyport, MA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014
The Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C) today announced participants for the second-annual “Launch Pad,” a showcase of educational technology startups being featured at the 7th Annual Sloan-C/MERLOT Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium (ET4Online), April 9-11, at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel, Dallas, Texas.
“The Launch Pad program is designed to bring the latest innovations to ET4Online attendees, to offer a glimpse of tomorrow’s online learning spaces and create heightened opportunities for learning and reflection,” said Kathleen S. Ives, D.M., acting CEO and executive director, Sloan-C. “In only its second year, Launch Pad is now an eagerly anticipated and highly valued element of the ET4Online experience.”
Participants receive access to the ET4Online community and visibility in the Launch Pad area at the conference. They also have the opportunity to attend a breakfast session titled, “Igniting a Flame with Innovation and Intrapreneurship in the Online Learning Ecosystem, presented by Michael Staton of Learn Capital. Following the breakfast, Staton will lead a panel discussion with Launch Pad participants, which will explore the opportunities and challenges in today’s new higher education ecosystem.
This year’s Launch Pad features 10 ed-tech startups that have invented solutions to problems faced by today’s online educators. Participants are:
Learn more about the featured startups and the Launch Pad program athttp://sloanconsortium.org/conference/2014/et4online/launchpad.
The Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C) is the leading professional online learning society devoted to advancing quality e-Education learning into the mainstream of education through its community. Sloan-C is dedicated to providing access to high quality e-Education to individuals, institutions, professional societies and the corporate community. For more information, visit http://www.sloanconsortium.org.