Call for Proposals: Learning, Libraries & Technology Conference
The University System of Ohio’s Learning, Libraries & Technology 2009 Conference will be the tenth anniversary of Ohio’s premier higher education conference, previously known as the Ohio Digital Commons for Education Conference. This year’s conference will deliver all the same great professional development and networking opportunities you’ve come to expect from past conferences.
The University System of Ohio seeks interactive and engaging proposals for presentations, pre-conference workshops and technology demonstrations. Visit the conference Web site to review the complete call for presentations or to submit a proposal. The deadline to submit a proposal is Wednesday, October 15, 2008. Please note that the proposal deadline will not be extended. Proposals are sought for the following themes and topics:
- Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century
Possible topics include: pedagogy (particularly as it relates to instructional technology), achievable learning objectives, assessment and evaluation, and skills development for the 21st century educator.
- Student Success
Possible topics include: mentoring and tutoring, first year experiences, student learning communities, documenting knowledge, and providing opportunities to under-served populations.
- Ohio Is Moving Forward
Possible topics include: effective business / academic partnerships that serve more Ohioans, collaborations between K-12 and higher education that serve demonstrated state needs, strengthening ties between Ohio’s colleges and universities, programs that remove barriers for adult learners, and addressing educational needs of the Ohio workforce.
- Transforming Technologies
Possible topics include: emerging technologies, virtual environments for learning, gaming/visualization, and security.
- P-20 Education
This track is a preview of the 2010 annual conference which will be redesigned to encompass a broad P-20 education system. Possible topics this year include: dual enrollment programs, collaborative programs that seek educational gains, technologies for all classrooms, in-service experiences for teachers, and policy changes that encourage broad collaboration.
- What’s The Buzz? – Vendor Presentations
Learning, Libraries & Technology 2009 will include a keynote presentations, hands-on workshops, vendor exhibits and technology demonstrations. It will be held March 1-3, 2009, at the Columbus Hilton at Easton Town Center in Columbus, Ohio. Online registration will be available in December.
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