Wednesday, 10 September 2008

Online Teaching & Learning Conference

Jossey-Bass is hosting
their second annual Online Teaching & Learning Conference, which is
a completely online event. The conference will be October 7 & 8,
with a special pre conference on social presence hosted by Fielding
Graduate University, on October 6.

Conference attendees will learn practical hands-on techniques for how
to effectively teach an online class coupled with a focus on adult
learning. In addition each conference attendee can create an instant
library by choosing three books from the Jossey-Bass Online Teaching
& Learning series.

Here's the schedule at a glance:

October 6 - Pre-Conference

*  Social Presence in the Online Classroom

*  Transforming a Learning Program Through a Community-Based Model of Instruction

*  Teaching and Learning in Virtual Worlds

October 7

*  Keynote with Cynthia Calongne: Learning in Virtual Worlds

*  Enhancing Adult Motivation to Learn

*  Assessing the Online Learner

*  Exploring the Digital Library

*  Gender, Digital Technology, Games and Learning

October 8

*  Keynote with Stephen Brookfield: Developing Critical Thinkers

*  Engaging the Online Learner

*  Learning in Real Time

*  Collaborating Online

*  Conquering the Content

To find out more about the conference, and to register, go to

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