Virtual School Meanderings

May 18, 2016

Join Us Virtually For EdMedia 2016

A final item from Monday’s inbox…

Due: May 16, 2016
Virtual Presentations have been added to the program with the same validity (publication, certification, etc.) as the face-to-face conference. Interact with session participants, presentations and view Keynote Talks!
The Conference Review Policy requires that each proposal will be peer-reviewed by for inclusion in the conference program, and proceedings publication
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Keynote Speakers Announced: E-Learn 2016 (Washington, DC)

While I can’t believe AACE is having Marc Prensky keynote another one of their conferences (what a waste of money and a complete lack of research understanding), this showed up in my inbox on Monday…

Call for Proposals: June 15
Washington, DC, USA
November 14-16, 2016
Call to Submit
Proposals for 
E -Learn 2016!
Join us in Washington, DC for E-Learn 2016- World Conference on E-Learning.
This international conference serves as a multi-disciplinary forum for exchanging the latest research, developments, and applications of all topics related to e-Learning.
Accepted papers will be published in the
Conference Proceedings,
ISBN 978-1-939797-25-4 and
distributed by:
 ➧ SIGs
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May 17, 2016

IAP Free Download of Best Practices in Online Learning

While focused on higher education, this free resource may be of interest to some of my readers…

News update from Information Age Publishing

IAP is pleased to announce a free download of:

2016 BPOL (Best Practices in Online Learning) Forum Proceedings


By: Michael Simonson, Nova Southeastern University

Published 2016

Best practices are an ongoing issue of professors generally, and online instructors specifically, In order to identify and share best practices in online learning a faculty and staff committee at Nova Southeastern University was established in 2001. The Best Practices in Online Learning (BPOL) Committee sponsors a yearly forum that puts a spotlight on best practices. This year, some of the results of the 2016 Forum have been collected in this Proceedings. Enjoy

Click here to download


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May 16, 2016

[CSSE-SCÉÉ] Technology and Teacher Education (TATE) SIG Conference Program

Also from Wednesday’s inbox…


Just a few more weeks before we all meet again for the CSSE conference at the University of Calgary and I wanted to pass on the link to our Technology and Teacher Education (TATE) SIG conference program.
All the best, Norm Vaughan

CSSE mailing list

May 14, 2016

[CNIE-L] Day Passes Now Available For The 2016 CAUCE-CNIE Conference

Another item from Wednesday’s inbox…


Target: Education 3.0:  
Possibilities at the Nexus of Pedagogy, Technology, and Access

This year’s CAUCE-CNIE Conference in Waterloo, ON. is shaping up to be one of the best.  And due to popular demand you can now register for a single day.  But don’t wait, there are only a limited number available.

We encourage you to take a few minutes and review the schedule, but if time is tight here are some of the highlights:

Monday May 31 – Pre-conference Profession Development Workshops

  • Bridging the Gap — An All Access Pass to Accessibility Best Practices in the Online World
  • Instructional Design and Development for the Online Classroom: The Possibilities, the Perils, and the Practice

Tuesday May 31

Wednesday June 1

  • KEYNOTE: Ken Steele – Rethinking Education: Innovations in Teaching & Learning
  • 17 Concurrent Sessions Including “Google Expeditions — Bringing VR into the Classroom, and the Classroom into VR”
  • PANEL:  Education 3.0 – Possibilities beyond the Nexus
  • EVENING – Reception and Wine Tasting

Thursday June 2

  • PANEL: Inspiring Innovation in Online Learning: Provincial Consortia Leading the Charge
  • 19 Concurrent Sessions
  • EVENING – Gala Banquet

Register for the whole conference or just a day, but don’t miss out!


Aldo, Jordan and Janice

Your Conference Development Committee

PS Our Conference App is now available.  Download it today to stay on top of the conference activities and connect with other attendees.


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University of Waterloo
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