Call for Proposals: Instructional Technology Council eLearning 201

The College of Southern Nevada will serve as the host institution for the Instructional Technology Council eLearning 2015 Annual Conference.  Participants at the eLearning 2015 Conference will include higher education administrators, instructional designers, and faculty in the field of distance education who will come to Las Vegas from across the country and around the world to exchange techniques for teaching students at a distance, showcase effective distance education delivery methods, and preview various Web- and video-based technology tools for distance education.  Please consider submitting a proposal to present at the  Community College conference. We would love to see a large number of library-related proposals!

Submit a Proposal to Present at eLearning 2015
Submission Deadline: October 3, 2014

We want to learn about the new and innovative educational strategies and technologies you tried that work, and about the successful and tried-and-true techniques you or your staff use to teach at a distance. Have you experienced strategies that did not work out as well as you had hoped? We want to hear about those too!

eLearning 2015 will offer you and your staff pre-conference workshops, keynote speakers, vendors exhibiting the latest eLearning technologies and services, and nearly 60 one-hour concurrent sessions. The meeting space at Planet Hollywood is in a separate area—you would never know it is adjacent to a newly-expanded casino!

Suggested presentation topics include:

— Accessibility and universal design
— Blended and hybrid courses
— BYOD – bring your own device
— Certificate and degree programs
— Competency-based learning
— Continuing education
— Copyright and intellectual property
— Course and learning management systems
— eTextbooks and open education resources
— Gaming
— Learning analytics
— Management and leadership
— Online student support
— academic advising
— library services
— mentoring
— tutoring
— Open education resources
—  Student engagement
— Social Media Tools
— blogs
— Google apps
— Google+
— Facebook
— Twitter


Online training: not as easy as it looks

If you’ve presented, facilitated, or produced a live, online training session or webinar, you have a sense of how many variables are involved. It’s a juggling act with virtual balls. The really successful trainers make it look easy and seamless.

WebJunction has partnered with InSync Training to offer the Synchronous Learning Expert certificate series to help you master seamless and smooth online facilitation, as well as design of online training and the opportunity to create your own capstone e-design project. The great advantage of taking this course through WebJunction is being in a cohort with other library staff with similar interests AND having the new WJ collaborative learning space to maximize your online learning experience.

As a prerequisite to the SLE courses, WJ is offering a FREE one hour introductory course, Learn How to Learn Online. There are two offerings of this course currently scheduled:

  • Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at 10:00 AM Pacific/1:00 PM Eastern
  • Wednesday, September 24, 2008 at 2:00 PM Pacific/5:00 PM Eastern

To enroll in either offering, visit

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