Virtual School Meanderings

June 4, 2016

Expand Your Conference Experience

An item from Wednesday’s inbox…

The Wisconsin State Capital and the Monona Terrace are reflected on Lake Monona at night. You are encouraged to Immerse yourself in learning while rewarding yourself in Madison on August ninth through eleventh.
—Online educators—
Expanded conference offerings
The Distance Teaching & Learning Conference provides you with a variety of great professional development opportunities. In addition to regular sessions and activities, we have options that give you the chance to delve even further into content that’s directly relevant to your work.
Pre-conference workshops. Hands-on interactive learning experiences to build skills that include:

  • Integrating mobile devices in your online class
  • Using Camtasia Studio to create more effective eLearning videos
  • Designing quality distance learning research studies
  • eLearning through authentic learning design
  • Emerging technologies for online and blended learning
Conference certificates. Earn a certificate and Continuing Education Units (CEUs) while maximizing your conference professional development experience by registering for one of these blended certificate packages:

  • Fundamentals of Online Teaching
  • Evaluating eLearning Programs and Projects
  • Creating Presence in Online Courses
Special Interest Groups (SIG). Network with peers and leading experts (librarians, researchers, military educators) about today’s challenges and opportunities.
Featured speakers
This year’s program is sure to inspire and engage! Come to the conference to learn from and be inspired by many prominent thought leaders, innovators, and practitioners. In addition to keynote talks by Richard Culatta, Michelle Miller and Karl Kapp, here are just a few of the featured speakers you’ll hear from:
Portrait of Curtis Bonk

Curtis Bonk, Indiana University
Personalizing MOOCs

Portrait of Nicole Allen

Nicole Allen, SPARC
Open Educational Resources

Portrait of Darcy Hardy

Darcy Hardy, Blackboard
Quality in Online Education

Portrait of Thomas J. Tobin

Thomas J. Tobin, Northeastern Illinois University
Universal Design for Learners

More speakers >
Register now >
Questions? Contact Kimary Peterson • kimary.peterson@wisc.edu608‑265‑4159
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