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eLearn Magazine: A Recap of the 18th Annual Sloan Consortium Conference on Online Learning

 

New Issue of JALN released, featuring 2011 Best in Track Award Winners.

 

Creating an Institutional Culture that Embraces Accessibility and Supports Online Student Success  - By Kristen Betts, Director of Online and Blended Learning, Armstrong Atlantic State University. Kristen Betts will be presenting “From Compliance to Culture: Building an Effective Infrastructure to Support Accessibility and Online Student Success” on October 11, 2012.

 

Online and On the Move - By Emily Boles, Senior Instructional Developer, University of Illinois, Springfield. Ray Schroeder will be presenting "Online and On the Move: Mobile Online Learning" on October 10, 2012.

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Watch the keynote and plenary recordings:

Keynote Address: Democratizing Higher Education
Sebastian Thrun, VP & Fellow Google

Plenary Panel: Evolution or Revolution? What's Happening with Traditional Online Learning?
Jeff Young (The Chronicle of Higher Education, US) - Panel Moderator
Jose Cruz (The Education Trust, US)
Alan Drimmer (University of Phoenix, US)
Jack Wilson (University of Massachusetts, US)

Plenary Address: Citizen Science - Authentic Participation in Research
Arfon Smith (Citizen Science-Adler Planetarium, US)

Press Release: October 9, 2012
Sonic Foundry Partners with the Sloan Consortium to Webcast International Conference on Online Learning

Best in Track Awards Winners Announced. Read the Press Release.

Call for Presentations for the 2013 conference will open in February 2013.

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Webtexts: The Next Generation of Core Curriculum

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Presenter(s)
David Lindrum (Soomo Publishing, US)
Session Information
October 11, 2012 - 1:40pm
Session Type: 
Vendor Showcase
Location: 
Northern Hemisphere E2
Session Duration: 
35 Minutes
Virtual Session
Abstract

Soomo is on a mission to create resources that cost less and work better than traditional texts. The result is the webtext - an online, interactive, affordable textbook replacement with unmatched analytics. Designed to function in traditional, hybrid, and online courses, Soomo offers a catalog of core curriculum titles chock-full of peer-reviewed and expert authored content built inside our top-of-the-line learning environment.

Lead Presenter

David is the founder and lead instructional designer at Soomo Publishing, a company consistently releasing market leading innovations in content, interaction, and analytics for online learning. David also likes playing with frisbees. Learn more about our work at www.soomopublishing.com.