4th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium

11 to 13 July 2011 | San Jose, United States

The deadline for abstracts/proposals is 24 January 2011.


The Fairmont San Jose

About the Conference

This conference focuses on the technologies that drive online learning effectiveness, highlighting research, applications and best practices of important emerging technological tools. We encourage submissions related to instruction, networking, assessment, open educational resources, new media and support services.

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.  The symposium, focusing on the technologies that drive online learning effectiveness, will continue to highlight research, applications, and effective practices of significant and noteworthy technological tools.  

Faculty, students, instructional designers, instructional technologists and academic administrators are encouraged to participate in Symposium activities that will include face-to-face and virtual sessions at beginner, intermediate, and advanced skill levels. 

Symposium tracks highlight and demonstrate research, application and effective practices in the following areas:

  • Cutting Edge Technologies
  • Pedagogy
  • Administration, Infrastructure, and Support Services
  • Instructional Design and Support of Online Classes
  • New Learning Communities
  • Inventive uses of Media and Tools

Who Should Attend 
This conference, which will provide the latest information on emerging technology applications for online learning, is geared to both experienced professionals and interested newcomers to online learning who hail from a variety of work sectors, including higher education, continuing education, business, government, health care, professional associations, and nonprofit organizations.

Enquiries: conference@sloanconsortium.org

Web address: http://sloanconsortium.org/et4online

The Symposium is brought to you by the partnership of the Sloan Consortium and MERLOT

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