Virtual School Meanderings

February 19, 2012

Important Upcoming Deadlines for Sloan-C Conferences

From yesterday’s inbox…

ET4Online Symposium (Las Vegas) – Call for
Presentations Deadline is March 5th

5th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium
A joint symposium of the Sloan Consortium and MERLOT
July 25–27, 2012
The Venetian/Palazzo Hotel, Las Vegas, NV

Don’t miss your opportunity to submit a proposal for the 5th Annual Sloan-C/MERLOT Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium in Las Vegas.  The Call for Presentations will close at 11:59pm ET on Monday, March 5.
The Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium, a joint Symposium of Sloan Consortium and MERLOT, is designed to bring together individuals interested in the review and evaluation of online teaching and learning technologies.

Faculty, students, instructional designers, instructional technologists and academic administrators are encouraged to submit proposals which are engaging, informative and interactive.

Proposals for presentations must be submitted by March 5, 2012 at

Final chance to register for Blended Learning Conference and Workshop (Milwaukee) at Early bird rates — ends Feb. 23

9th Annual Sloan-C Blended Learning Conference and Workshop
April 23–24, 2012
Hyatt Regency, Milwaukee, WI

  • Register now for special early bird pricing of $445 for Sloan-C members, $495 for regular attendees.  Early bird pricing ends February 23.
  • Make your hotel reservations between now and April 8 to receive a special conference rate of $139/night plus tax at the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee.  Attendees who register through our website will receive complimentary guest room internet service throughout the conference.

Interested in learning more about the Blended Learning Conference and Workshop?  Join us for a program preview — FREE

Date: February 22, 2012 – 2:00pm–3:00pm ET
Learn more about the 9th Annual Sloan-C Blended Learning Conference and Workshop, taking place April 23–24, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This year’s program explores the theme “Perfecting the Blend,” offering a full complement of over 100 presentations organized into two days. Conference sessions include an array of interactive workshops followed by our keynote presentation, plenary panel, information sessions, poster sessions, and vendor showcase presentations. Hear about the importance of blended learning in the education community and learn more about the conference, including program content, key featured sessions, and track overviews.

Price: Free for all – Register here

The Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C), sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, is composed of institutions and organizations dedicated to continually improving the quality, scale, and breadth of their online programs, according to their own distinctive missions, so that education becomes a part of everyday life, accessible and affordable for anyone, anywhere, at any time, in a wide variety of disciplines.

This message is being sent to:

The Sloan Consortium –
PO Box 1238 –
Newburyport, MA 01950-8238

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