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August 8, 2014

Last Chance! Online Registration Deadline Noon Friday

Note that this deadline is today…

Last chance! Online registration deadline at noon this Friday!

This is your last chance to register online for the 30th annual Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning. Don’t miss out on this premier conference!

Hear from inspiring keynote and spotlight speakers, including:

  • Jane Bozarth Social media for learning
  • Michael Quinn Patton Evaluate for innovative change
  • Ray Schroeder Staying ahead of the wave
  • Chris Dede MOOC models for education
  • Curt Bonk Open learning
  • Rena Palloff Designing for blended and flipped classrooms
  • Janet Zadina Educational neuroscience
  • Pam Northrup Competency-based learning

Plus! Choose from over 140 sessions on hot topics such as learning analytics, mobile learning, faculty development, blended learning, new technology tools, and much more.

Online registration deadline at noon Friday, Aug 8!
Click for full conference details & to register»

Who: Professionals in distance education/training with any level of experience
When: T-Th, Aug 12-14
Where: Monona Terrace Convention Center, Madison, WI
Cost: $540. Group and student rates, virtual option available. Optional Tuesday workshops are an additional fee (space is limited).
Questions?
Contact Kimary Peterson (conference manager)
disted@dcs.wisc.edu
608-265-4159
This event organized and sponsored by
UW-Madison Continuing Studies Distance Education Professional Development

 

This message was sent to mkbarbour@gmail.com from:

UW-Madison Distance Ed Professional Development | disted@dcs.wisc.edu | UW-Madison Continuing Studies | 21 N Park St | Madison, WI 53715

August 3, 2014

Still Time To Register: UW-Madison Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning

From Wednesday’s inbox…

Don’t miss out! There’s still time to register for the 30th annual UW-Madison Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning

Online registration deadline Aug 8!

Join hundreds of colleagues this summer in beautiful Madison, WI at the premier conference for distance and online educators. Workshops are selling out so reserve your spot now!

Hear from inspiring keynote and spotlight speakers, including:

  • Jane Bozarth Social media for learning
  • Michael Quinn Patton Evaluate for innovative change
  • Ray Schroeder Staying ahead of the wave
  • Chris Dede MOOC models for education
  • Curt Bonk Open learning
  • Rena Palloff Designing for blended and flipped classrooms
  • Janet Zadina Educational neuroscience
  • Pam Northrup Competency-based learning

Choose from over 140 sessions!

Plus! Attend Thursday’s Celebration Forum and Dessert Reception with seasoned experts who share insights from the last 30 years and wisdom for navigating the future.

Online registration deadline at 12 noon Aug 8!
Click for full conference details & to register»

Who: Professionals in distance education/training with any level of experience
When: T-Th, Aug 12-14
Where: Monona Terrace Convention Center, Madison, WI
Cost: $540. Group and student rates, virtual option available. Optional Tuesday workshops are an additional fee (space is limited).
Questions?
Contact Kimary Peterson (conference manager)
disted@dcs.wisc.edu
608-265-4159
This event organized and sponsored by
UW-Madison Continuing Studies Distance Education Professional Development

 

This message was sent to mkb@wayne.edu from:

UW-Madison Distance Ed Professional Development | disted@dcs.wisc.edu | UW-Madison Continuing Studies | 21 N Park St | Madison, WI 53715

July 22, 2014

Early bird deadline midnight TONIGHT!

From today’s inbox…

Save a little, gain a lot: Early bird deadline midnight Tuesday TONIGHT!

Register by midnight to save $50 and reserve your spot!

At the UW‑Madison Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning, you’ll hear from dozens of inspiring thought leaders and experts, including Michael Quinn Patton, Ray Schroeder, Elliott Masie, Jane Bozarth, Pam Northrup, and Chris Dede.

Plus, arrive Tuesday and take advantage of complimentary afternoon events, including speed sessions and 2 Spotlight Sessions on:

  • Evaluating educational games—Dan Norton, Filament Games
  • Faculty engagement strategies—Karen Skibba, UW-Madison

Click for full conference details & to register»

Who: Professionals in distance education/training with any level of experience
When: T-Th, Aug 12-14
Where: Monona Terrace Convention Center, Madison, WI
Cost: $490 ($540 after July 22). Group and student rates, virtual option available. Optional Tuesday workshops are an additional fee (space is limited).
Questions?
Contact Kimary Peterson (conference manager)
disted@dcs.wisc.edu
608-265-4159
This event organized and sponsored by
UW-Madison Continuing Studies Distance Education Professional Development

This message was sent to mkbarbour@gmail.com from:

UW-Madison Distance Ed Professional Development | disted@dcs.wisc.edu | UW-Madison Continuing Studies | 21 N Park St | Madison, WI 53715

July 21, 2014

Early Bird Deadline Midnight Tuesday

From yesterday’s inbox…

Save a little, gain a lot: Early bird deadline midnight Tuesday

Register by midnight July 22 to save $50 and reserve your spot!

At the UW‑Madison Conference on Distance Teaching & Learning, you’ll hear from dozens of inspiring thought leaders and experts, including Michael Quinn Patton, Ray Schroeder, Elliott Masie, Jane Bozarth, Pam Northrup, and Chris Dede.

Plus, don’t miss out on popular pre-conference workshops. Here are just a few:

  • Instructional design practice: Fill your bag of tricks—Penny Ralston-Berg and Alicia Swaggerty, Penn State University
  • Let’s do the flip!—Rena Palloff, Fielding Graduate University
  • Evaluating innovative and complex projects—Michael Quinn Patton, Utilization-Focused Evaluation
  • Harnessing data to ensure academic quality at an online institution—Phil Ice and Jennifer Stephens Helm, American Public University System
  • PowerPoint is not a slideshow freak—Tom Kuhlmann, Articulate Global
  • How to create rich interactive modules for online courses—John Orlando, Northcentral University
  • Data visualization for education—Brad Hokanson, University of Minnesota
  • Click here for full list of workshops»

These workshops have limited space, and they often fill up during the early bird deadline crush. Register now to reserve your spot!

Click for full conference details & to register»

Who: Professionals in distance education/training with any level of experience
When: T-Th, Aug 12-14
Where: Monona Terrace Convention Center, Madison, WI
Cost: $490 ($540 after July 22). Group and student rates, virtual option available. Optional Tuesday workshops are an additional fee (space is limited).
Questions?
Contact Kimary Peterson (conference manager)
disted@dcs.wisc.edu
608-265-4159
This event organized and sponsored by
UW-Madison Continuing Studies Distance Education Professional Development

UW-Madison Distance Ed Professional Development | disted@dcs.wisc.edu | UW-Madison Continuing Studies | 21 N Park St | Madison, WI 53715

July 18, 2014

Distance Education Professionals: Fast-Forward Your Future

Also from yesterday’s inbox…

DISTANCE EDUCATION PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Distance education professionals: Fast‑forward your future

UW-Madison Professional Certificate in Online Education gives you the edge you need to get ahead.

Learn with the best, from the best.

The University of Wisconsin–Madison Professional Certificate in Online Education engages you with hands-on practice of the fundamental skills essential for any instructor or course designer working with online courses and programs.

Here’s what one participant who earned the certificate said:

The reputation of UW was very important in my decision to enter the program. There are many schools offering this sort of program but with all the uncertainty surrounding online education as a whole, the reputation of the school that awards the degree or certificate is very important.

The totally online certificate models a principles-to-practice approach. Course content reflects up-to-date, reliable, research-based knowledge translated into practical strategies for instructors and designers. You’ll be able to apply your new knowledge and skills immediately, enhancing your professional credibility in teaching online.

Learn more»

Courses in this certificate program:

  • The Changing Landscape of Online Education
  • Basics of Online Learning and Teaching
  • Basics of Instructional Design for Online Learning
  • Writing Objectives for Online Learning
  • Basics of Online Assessment
  • Basics of Online Discussions
Who: Professionals in higher education, K12, industry, public administration, nonprofits
When: Program begins Sept 16, 2014
Enrollment deadline: Sept 8
Where:
100% online (convenient with your busy schedule)
Cost: $1,295
Continuing education units (CEUs): 7.0 (70 professional development hours)

Click for complete info and to register»

Questions?
Contact Bonnie Schmidt
bschmidt@dcs.wisc.edu
608-262-8530
UW-Madison Continuing StudiesDistance Education Professional Development

This message was sent to mkbarbour@gmail.com from:

UW-Madison Continuing Studies | uwcs@dcs.wisc.edu | UW-Madison Continuing Studies | 21 N Park St | Madison, WI 53715

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