Here is a short list of the upcoming conferences, along with websites, that are available which you might find useful and enlightening to attend.
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The 37th Wisconsin Women's Studies & 8th LGBTQ Conference on October 18-20, 2013at the Pyle Center on the UW-Madison campus, will bring together academics, teachers, students, community members, artists, activists, and others to consider how knowledge is formed and experienced at the intersections of class, gender, sexuality, race, ability, and other axes of identity, as well as how this informs our current and future work. This year there is a track with focuses on student strategy and coalition-building sessions designed to address critical issues facing LGBTQ and ally communities on home campuses.
The keynote speaker will be Mara Keisling, Executive Director, National Center for Transgender Equality. Mara is a transgender-identified woman and a parent. As one of the nation's leading voices for transgender equality, Mara has appeared on news outlets and is regularly quoted in hundreds of national and local print and broadcast media. Mara is a graduate of Penn State University and did her graduate work at Harvard University in American Government.
Wisconsin Desire2Learn Ignite Regional User Forum
University of Wisconsin System
November 8, 2013, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Registration occurs 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.
Sheraton Madison Hotel
706 John Nolen Drive
Madison, WI 53713
A Desire2Learn Ignite Regional User Forum is a day for our users to connect and collaborate. With presentations, training sessions, and dedicated time for peer networking, attendees can engage directly with each other and our staff to discover how the latest developments in online learning technology are changing the educational landscape from a local perspective.
Please follow this link if you would like to access more information, including the schedule for the event:
Online registration before November 1, 2013.
Assessment As A Tool For Change - Faculty Development Conference 2014
Jan 24, 2014
Keynote speaker, Dr. Barbara E. Walvoord, is a professor emerita at the University of Notre Dame. She has consulted or led workshops at more than 350 institutions of higher education throughout the United States, on the topics of assessment, teaching and learning, and writing across the curriculum. She has also been the author of several publications on program assessment.
For further information regarding proposal submissions, please follow this link:
Deadline for submission of proposals is October 25, 2013
HLC Annual Conference
Hyatt Regency Chicago
April 10-14, 2014,
The Higher Learning Commission invites innovative, enthusiastic proposals on a variety of topics and issues of current interest to those in higher education. This is a great opportunity to engage colleagues in substantive discussions, to promote best practices, and to share innovative practices, programs, and projects.
Please follow this link to access further information, submission forms and guidelines, etc.:
Deadline for submission of proposals is September 30, 2013.
11th ANNUAL SLOAN CONSORTIUM BLENDED LEARNING CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOP
BLENDED LEARNING: PATHWAYS TO STUDENT SUCCESS
July 8-9, 2014
Sheraton Denver Downtown - Denver, CO
This yearâ€™s conference theme is Blended Learning: Pathways to
Student Success. The theme emphasizes the centrality of the
learner in our blended learning designs. The primary reasons why there is a
significant trend towards blended learning across the globe is because of its
potential to increase learning effectiveness and flexibility for the
There are many successful pathways to blended learning that institutions and instructors have explored. We hope you will come and share your knowledge and experience with us as well as network with other experts and novices who are venturing into world of blended learning.
The conference is organized into two days, with the first day starting with an array of interactive workshops, followed by an afternoon of information sessions, vendor showcases, and poster sessions, and highlighted by our keynote presentation on analytics for student success. The final day of the conference will include an expert plenary presentation followed by information sessions and finish up with a half day of "Unconference" sessions that feature more informal open-ended, participant-driven discussion and networking around important blended learning issues.
For further details, please follow these links:
Deadline to submit is February 10, 2014.
SENCER SUMMER INSTITUTE
July 31-Aug. 4, 2014
University of North Carolina Asheville
As always, the program for the Institute will include all-Institute plenary sessions, workshops on effective pedagogies, examples of successful campus and community applications, and opportunities to meet formal and informal educators, administrators, students, and others from across the country interested in contributing to a civically engaged society and the improvement of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education. Program focus areas will include ideas and suggestions gleaned from the SSI 2013 evaluations.
Participation in the Institute is by invitation following submission of an application that indicates your interest in participating in the Institute and review by SENCER staff. If you are interested in participating in SSI 2014, you must submit an application in the appropriate category by March 3, 2014. SENCER staff will be in touch with all applicants on April 1, 2014 regarding the review and status of participation.
Individual representatives are those attending the Institute solo, often as a representative for future group or team participation in the Institute, or as an alumnus of a past team participation. Individuals are welcomed and special sessions are held during Group/Team Time on the SSI agenda.
Groups are defined as two or three people attending the Institute together for a common purpose. Group members are not required to be from the same institution.
Teams are defined as four or more people attending the Institute together. Team members are not required to be from the same institution. Teams are assured consideration for NSF-sponsored Post-Institute Implementation Awards. Information about the grants and how to apply will be distributed during SSI 2014
Please note, if you are required to attend SSI 2014 as part of the SENCER-ISE or Engaging Mathematics initiatives, you will receive separate instructions on how to register for the Institute.
All invited participants are responsible for a registration fee of $650 per person. This fee includes:
- Meals during the Institute,
- Enrollment in Institute sessions and workshops,
- Team/group consultations,
- SSI new participant orientation,
- Individual participant sessions,
- Materials, and
- Shuttle bus transportation between the UNCA campus and the SSI 2014 group hotels on all days of Institute activities.
More information on the registration fee will be provided to invited participants in April 2014, following application reviews.
Details on lodging options, and how to reserve a room, will be provided to SSI 2014 in the spring. Participants will be able to choose from two options:
- Hotel: SENCER has arranged a discounted group rate at two hotels in downtown Asheville, and will provide shuttle bus transportation from these hotels to the UNC Asheville campus for Institute activities.
- On-Campus: SSI participants also have the option of utilizing on-campus lodging. SSI participants will be in buildings with residence hall support, and with other SSI participants.
Please email your completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org by the deadline of March 3, 2014.
For 2-3 people attending the Institute together.
For 4 or more people attending the Institute together.
For complete details, please follow this link:
30th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning
Aug. 12-14, 2014
Monona Terrace Convention Center
Share your research and expertise. Network with other professionals in your field. Demonstrate your successful course or training materials. Distill essential knowledge/skills. Lead sessions on the planning and management of distance education/training programs. Guide interactive discussions with your colleagues.