Monday, March 15, 2010

Virtual Symposium: Education for Everyone: Expanding Access through Technology

The 2010 Virtual Symposium is co-organized by Drexel University School of Education and Wainhouse Research, and co-hosted by the World Bank Institute's Global Development Learning Network, in Beijing.

This year's theme is "Education for Everyone: Expanding Access through Technology." The event will include on-demand presentations and interactive blogs from presenters in North America, Europe and Asia, beginning on March 1st. Live presentations and panel discussions will begin on March 22.

Here is a sample listing of presentation titles in the higher education area:
  • Accreditation & Assessment in Online Learning – Radical Change Breeds Global Access
  • E-Portfolios as a Capstone Experience for Online Learners
  • Examining Faculty Use of Social Networking in Teaching and Community Building
  • Leveraging Technology for Synchronous Instruction – Using Web-based Conferencing as a Course Delivery System
  • Critical Success Factors for Building Distance Education Programs
  • Developing Effective Online Teaching Strategies in Leadership Courses
  • Mathematics on a Digital Napkin
  • Preparing Students for the Cognitive and Meta-cognitive Demands of Online Learning
  • Leveling the Playing Field with ePortfolios
  • The iPhone as an Academic Tool

We hope you can view some of these on-demand recorded presentations (now) and participate in live sessions and panel discussions starting March 22.

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