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October 21, 2014

FETC Virtual Conference Opens This Thursday: Register Now!

Another item from yesterday’s inbox…

FETCV Virtual Fall 2014: October 23, 2014

Free Virtual Conference OpensThis Thursday!

Dear Michael Barbour,

There’s still time to register for and attend the free, online FETC Virtual Conference going live this Thursday, October 23—that’s just 3 days away!


Attend as many sessions as you like, visit the virtual exhibit hall and network when it’s convenient for you. There are no travel expenses. No lines. No substitutes to schedule. No funding approval needed!

Register now for complete conference access!



Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom


Sylvia Martinez, co-author of Invent To Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom

Followed by a live Q&A!

Outstanding Sessions—Choose from several highly informative LIVE presentations, including:

Transforming Teaching and Learning with Augmented Reality
Effective Technologies for the Digital Classroom
Creating and Implementing a Sustainable K-12 Software Coding Program
From Angry Birds to Minecraft: What Games Teach Us About Learning



Virtual Exhibit Hall: Preview and evaluate the latest hardware, software and solutions from leading exhibitors in a cutting-edge interactive virtual exhibit hall.

Real-Time Networking Opportunities: Explore a virtual networking lounge where you can reconnect with colleagues and develop new relationships with other like-minded professionals from all over the world.

Prizes, giveaways, Q&As, and downloadable content-to-go!

Register now for this one-day high-tech educational event! Invite your entire department, staff and faculty to take advantage of this professional development opportunity—all at no charge!


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October 20, 2014

[CNIE-L] CNIE Invites You to Winnipeg! What Are You Waiting For? | Le RCIÉ vous invite à Winnipeg! Qu’en dites-vous?

From this past Thursday’s inbox…

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CNIE Invites You to Winnipeg! What Are You Waiting For?

Canadian Network for Innovation in Education 2015
Joint Conference with the Canadian Association for University Continuing Education (CAUCE)
Conference hosted by Extended Education at the University of Manitoba
When: 26 to 29 May 2015
Where: Inn at the Forks, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Theme: Beyond Diversity: Learning and Working in an Inclusive World
To learn more about the conference and how to submit a proposal, visit The deadline for submissions is 15 December 2014.


Le RCIÉ vous invite à Winnipeg!  Qu’en dites-vous?

Congrès 2015 du Réseau canadien pour l’innovation en éducation (RCIÉ)

Congrès conjoint avec l’Association pour l’éducation permanente dans les universités du Canada (AÉPUC)

Organisé par la University of Manitoba, Extended Education
Date : Du 26 au 29 mai 2015
Lieu : Inn at the Forks, Winnipeg (Manitoba)
Thème : Au-delà de la diversité : apprendre et travailler dans un monde inclusif

Si vous désirez obtenir de plus amples renseignements au sujet du congrès ou connaître la marche à suivre pour soumettre un projet de communication, veuillez consulter le La date limite pour soumettre un projet de communication est le 15 décembre 2014.
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[CSSE-SCÉÉ]CSSE – Conference – SUBMISSION REMINDER – 3 weeks | SCÉÉ – Congrés – RAPPEL À SOUMETTRE – Trois semaines

From this past Wednesday’s inbox…

Dear Colleagues:  The deadline for submissions of proposals for the 2015 CSSE conference is Wednesday, 5 November 2014.  You can find further information at Thanks, Tim

Chers collègues, la date limite pour soumettre des projets d’exposés pour le congrès annuel de la SCÉÉ de 2015 est le mercredi 5 novembre 2014.  Vous trouverez plus amples renseignements au Merci, Tim

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October 19, 2014

[DEOS-L] DLA 2015 Call for Papers and Presentations

From Thursday’s inbox…

Call for Papers and Presentations

June 28 – July 1, 2015
Jekyll Island Club Hotel
Jekyll Island, Georgia

Proposals are due December 15, 2014


Sponsored by the Online Journal of Distance Learning
Administration and the University of West Georgia

The Distance Learning Administration Conference focuses on the administration and management of distance learning. The conference specifically addresses the needs of those who plan, manage and support distance education activities.

The Planning Committee of Distance Learning Administration 2015 invites proposals from the introductory through advanced level on all topics related to the management and administration of distance learning.

Topic strands include:

* Managing Growth in Distance Education
* Training & Support for Distance Instructors
* Support for Distance Students
* Budget and Cost-Benefit of Distance Education
* Marketing Distance Courses and Programs
* Distance Learning Ethics and Copyright Issues
* Organizational Issues in Distance Education
* Quality Assurance and Evaluation
* Striving for Excellence

Proposals should include a 30 to 50-word description.
Instructions for submitting proposals can be found at the conference website:

Accepted papers will be published in the printed conference Proceedings. Proposal submission indicates your commitment to preparing written materials for the Proceedings and making your presentation (Paper Session) at the conference. Fishbowl Sessions (see website) do not require a written paper. All sessions will last 45 minutes each. All presented papers will be considered for Best Paper Awards. Award winning papers will be invited for publication in The Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration and will receive a trophy.

The conference registration fee for all presenters and participants will be $325. Registration includes printed proceedings, all sessions, refreshments, two dinners, and the closing luncheon. The conference hotel will be the Jekyll Island Club Hotel, guest room rates start at $139 per night. All conference sessions and activities will take place at this beautiful, historic hotel.

See our conference website at:

Or contact:
Dr. Melanie Clay (, Conference Director
Dawn R. Senfeld (, Conference Manager
Austin Janowski (, Events Manager

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Dawn R. Senfeld
DLA2015 Conference Manager
University of West Georgia

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October 18, 2014

KEYNOTES-PROGRAM-REGISTRATION: International Forum for Women in E-Learning (IFWE) 2014

From Thursday’s inbox…


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Opening Keynote:

Katie Blot

President, Global Services Division


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Luncheon Keynote:

Veronica “Ronnye” Vargas Stidvent

WGU Texas Chancellor
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Closing Keynote:

Ana María López, MD, MPH, FACP

Medical Director

Arizona Telemedicine Program

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IFWE is the International Forum for Women in E-learning presented by the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA). Recognizing the role of women leaders in the field, USDLA is proud to present the 2014 IFWE Conference, which will be held December 3-5, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas at the Hotel Contessa on the Riverwalk.


As a forum, IFWE includes open discussions, a voicing of ideas, and a number of presentations involving conversations that include audience participation. It is designed to tap into the resources of the attendees as well as other experts in their profession.


IFWE is an opportunity to share ideas, learn about e-learning programs and products, discuss issues, and gain a better understanding of being a successful leader. It also provides attendees with a wonderful opportunity to establish new relationships and contacts, find a mentor or become a mentor, and visit with old friends involved in e-learning. The format of the event allows attendees to learn about relevant topics from many different points of view.


IFWE is a time for attendees to listen, think, talk, network, reflect, dream and learn.






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