Tuesday, August 6, 2013

29th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning

The Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning

Register for Wednesday Workshops on MOOCs and instructional design....
Wednesday, August 7, 8:30-11:30 am
AM-2: Embracing connectivism: Incorporating MOOC culture into mainstream education
Roz Hussin, University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Paul Kim, Stanford University
You don't need to be teaching a MOOC to benefit from MOOCs’ unique advantages. Attend this workshop to learn how MOOC culture, e.g., connectivism (Siemens, 2008) can be incorporated into "traditional" online...
Wednesday, August 7, 1:30-4:30 pm
PM-4: Using the agile manifesto to drive quality instructional design
Penny Ralston-Berg, Penn State World Campus; Jaime Henderson & Jon Aleckson, Web Courseworks
Designers from industry and academe discuss how the principles of agile development can improve quality in distance learning. You will explore...
Exhibit Booths still available!

Booth Fees:
Standard: $1,100
Non-profit: $900
Still time to register for this year's conference!
Download the Conference Program to review more than 150 educational opportunities and several networking events. Click on the formats below for session descriptions; or go to the 2013 Schedule.
Unable to join us face-to-face this year? Sign up for the Virtual Conference for Administrators. The virtual option includes live streaming of selected conference sessions (listed below), plus archived access to these recordings for 90 days. In addition to the individual rate ($195), we also offer a group rate ($350) for you and your team to participate virtually.
2013 Keynote Speakers
Thursday, August 8, 8:00 am—Dr. Richard Baraniuk, Rice University
Keynote-Richard Baraniuk
Disruptive innovation via open educational resources
An “open access” movement is sweeping the world. This movement is based on intuitions shared by professional educators: (1) knowledge should be open to re-use... More
Friday, August 9, 1:00 pm—Dr. Sally Johnstone, Western Governors University
2013_Keynote Sally_Johnstone
Envisioning a competency-based future
The explosion of online courseware in the past year has focused the spotlight on curricular integrity for institutions adopting these resources. How can degree integrity be conserved when learning resources are produced externally? More

2013 Conference Forums: Thursday, August 8
10:30 am-12:15 pm More>
Forum 1: Open Educational Resources (OERs): Potential and pitfalls
Moderator: David Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Education
Panelists: Rich Baraniuk, Gerry Hanley, Barbara Illowsky, Mark Morvant, and Ray Schroeder
2:00-3:45 pm More>
Forum 2: Competency-based assessment: How and why to get started
Moderator: Rovy Branon, Associate Dean, Continuing Ed, Outreach, & E-Learning, UW–Extension
Panelists: Sally Johnstone, Tai Arnold, Aaron Brower, Dana Offerman, and Mike Offerman
Conference Venue and Madison Area
Monona Terrace Convention Center

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