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Conference: Blended Learning: A Strategy for Transforming Teaching and Learning

2012 Call for Proposals

Blended Learning: A Strategy for Transforming Teaching and Learning

October 18 & 19, 2012 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, at the Delta Airport Hotel. Registration & accommodation information coming soon.

COHERE conference

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

This is the 6th annual conference on blended learning sponsored by COHERE (Collaboration for Online Higher Education & Research) and CSSHE (Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education). It will feature Dr.Tony Bates, the well known scholar and commentator on the use of technology in higher education.  His latest book is Managing Technology in Higher Education: Strategies for Transforming Teaching and Learning(Jossey-Bass, 2011).

In addition to taking an active part in the entire conference and doing the conference wrap-up, Tony will deliver the following keynotes:

Meeting the challenge of technology: are we failing as managers?

Designing university teaching to meet the needs of 21st century students

The conference will also feature a number of concurrent sessions, for which we invite proposals related to one of the following streams:

1.       Taking stock of blended learning in higher education: Management, policy, and research  issues

2.       Case studies of teaching and learning issues related to blended learning

Submitting a Proposal

Concurrent presentations will be 40 minutes in length, including time for audience participation. Presenters must register for the conference. To submit a proposal, fill out the submission form here.

Deadline for submissions is 11:59 p.m. MDT on August 31, 2012. Those sending proposals will be notified by September 14, 2012 as to acceptance.

This is a unique opportunity to discuss and share your research and best practices related to blended learning with colleagues from across Canada and internationally. We encourage you to make a submission. If you have any questions about the proposal submission, please contact Dr. Walter Archer,conferencepresentations12@cohere.ca