Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching: MERLOT Call for Proposals

Flowchart: Alternate Process:   CALL FOR PROPOSALS Teaching and Learning in a Networked World August 13-16, 2009 Doubletree Hotel San Jose, California, USA 9th Annual MERLOT International Conference  The MERLOT International Conference Committee seeks proposal submission for the ninth MERLOT International Conference (MIC09) in San Jose, California. Devoted to faculty development in the design, creation, utilization and evaluation of online teaching and learning materials this conference provides numerous opportunities to share, learn, and participate in conversations about teaching and learning with technology. The Call for Proposals deadline is Monday, February 16th, 2009.  Conference attendees span all disciplines and the full continuum from novice to expert in the development and use of online resources.  The tracks featured this year follow the conference theme of “Teaching and Learning in a Networked World.”  They include:  • Track 1: Innovations in Online Teaching and Learning • Track 2: Faculty Development • Track 3: Featured Community of Practice: Mathematics and Statistics • Track 4: Creative Collaborations • Track 5: Evaluation and Assessment of Success Key Note Speakers: • John Willbanks – Creative Commons • Wade Ellis –Mathematics Professor - West Valley College • Carl Berger – Professor – University of Michigan  While proposals from all disciplines are welcomed and encouraged, the MIC09 Conference Committee has highlighted the Mathematics and Statistics Communities of Practice. The Committee encourages Mathematics and Statistics discipline members to participate and submit proposals.  The conference offers a full day of pre-conference workshops followed by two-and-one-half-days of colleague-to-colleague presentations. The Conference also includes Corporate Sponsor presentation and exhibits, presentations from MERLOT Award winners, and opportunities to gather over food and beverage. The Pre-conference activities will begin on Thursday, August 13th, while the Conference opens with a welcome reception on Thursday evening and ends at noon on Sunday, August 17th.  Is your institution currently under travel or budget restrictions? With the budget challenges currently facing institutions, MERLOT may select some proposals to be presented remotely and presenters could participate in parts of the conference at a reduced registration cost.  Don’t let budget constraints prevent you from submitting a proposal!  We’re willing to work with you.  For additional information: Clic aquí para mayor información

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