IMLF2016

The 3rd International Mobile Learning Festival (IMLF2016) will be held in Bangkok, Thailand on 27-28 May, 2016. Building upon successes of the previous conferences, we continue to explore Mobile Technologies and Emerging Learning Design.

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Education Technology Summit 2016

6th Annual Summit on Education Technology Strategies for K-12 Schools, Colleges and Universities

Education is at a crossroads. Schools, colleges and universities that properly implement and support technology stand to dramatically improve learning outcomes. But those that do not act will be left with classrooms that do not meet the needs of 21st century students.

Share best practices with your peers from leading schools, colleges and universities at this highly interactive event.

Source practical advice for:

  • Implementing BYOD and 1:1 programs
  • Taking a pedagogical approach to technology
  • Developing a culture of support for new programs
  • Providing professional development
  • Employing video conferencing and simulations
  • Assessing the impact of EdTech on learning outcomes

Why attend the 6th annual Education Technology Summit?

Mobile learning tools
Interact and learn from leading industry experts on new mobile learning tools. Apply shared lesson and solutions to your institution.

Insights from industry leaders
Gain insight from Canadian and American leaders on education technology. Adopt new tools and strategies to solve your challenges. Implement policies that will help to manage your current and future learning needs.

Exclusive session from…
An international leader in education technology. Gain insight on tools that will benefit your curriculums. Learn how you can apply these tools to improve your student learning outcomes.

Network with CIO’s, principals, directors of education, deans, instructional designers and product development managers from across Canada
Network with peers and make new connections. Engage in educational, strategic discussions to develop and implement advancements in mobile learning.

Attend interactive streams
Take advantage of specialized streams that will highlight case studies and learning outcomes from experts across the country.

The 6th Annual Summit on Education Technology Strategies will take place at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel (Toronto, ON, Canada) on April 5-6, 2016.

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2016 Spring CLO Symposium

2016 Spring CLO Symposium

Learning and leadership are in a constant state of change. Results today are no guarantee of success tomorrow. Now more than ever, CLOs are critical to a growing set of crucial organizational imperatives, from employee development to talent management and workplace culture. Learning is no longer defined by traditional bounds, happening at set times with specific people in certain conditions. Join us at the 2016 Spring Chief Learning Officer Symposium as we explore how learning is being redefined – by our times, by our organizations and employees and by us.

CLO Accelerator (Pre-Conferrence Workshop)

Driving the Future of Learning & Development

Whether you are a director of training who aspires to the CLO role or a business manager new to your role as training leader, you need a vision and the tools to execute. Accelerate your development with this new pre-conference workshop from Chief Learning Officer, developed in partnership with Gerry Hudson-Martin, a former senior training officer at John Hancock Financial Services and Marriott International.

Learn leadership principles from several experienced Chief Learning Officers, including a fireside chat with a “CLO of the Year” on the first evening.

Course Objectives:

  • Review the purpose and entire scope of a corporate learning function, including the training life cycle
  • Understand and improve strategic decisions that a CLO is faced with, including alternative solutions and their implications
  • Develop a plan for ongoing personal development and a plan for the training organization’s development.

The workshop will take place on April 2-3, 2016.

The 2016 Spring CLO Symposium will take place at the The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island on April 4-6, 2016.

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CoSN 2016

CoSN 2016: "Accelerating Success: Powered by an eLearning Culture"

Technology is constantly changing the way students learn and teachers teach. School systems are in the midst of a digital leap, moving away from the traditional into the world of e-learning. The success of this shift depends as much on the people and culture of the system as it does on the technology used. The CoSN 2016 Annual Conference will focus on the ways that school systems can change their organizational cultures, embrace a culture of digital options, and accelerate success.

Why attend CoSN 2016?

Attend the CoSN 2016 Annual Conference and surround yourself with colleagues from across the country while engaging in comprehensive discussions about K-12 education technology.
Maximize your technology investment and stretch your dollars.

  • Content – Discover and explore a wealth of relevant interest areas and topics in K-12 education technology to find out what you’ve been missing.
  • Speakers – Hear from experts in the field to expand awareness of challenges and identify opportunities to effect change at your school district.
  • Network – Develop key relationships with colleagues in the education IT community through engaging in dialogue about the landscape of K-12 education technology.
  • Community – Engage in a powerful, nationally recognized, solution-oriented member community through a variety of discussion groups, impromptu meetings, special programming, and pre- and post- conference events.
  • Solutions – Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies @InnovationCentral where companies showcase their products and services.

Who Should Attend CoSN 2016?

CoSN 2016 includes 3 plenary sessions, dozens of breakout sessions, additional workshops, and pre- and post- conference events designed to maximize professional development for your entire school district team. Our conference environment enables a personalized and authentic learning environment with an emphasis on peer-to-peer sharing and networking. Content at a CoSN Conference is rooted in this team-oriented approach, so we encourage you to bring your school district team.

Chief Technology Officers

  • Learn proven strategies for getting the dollars you need to build the infrastructure for today and tomorrow
  • Connect with your peers and build your community of practice
  • Discover how to stretch scarce resources to make the greatest impact on teaching and learning

Instructional Technology Directors

  • Hear about new tools and models for engaging students and personalizing instruction
  • Strategize about how to bridge the gap between the technical and instructional silos
  • Improve your leadership skills and how to scale technology beyond islands of innovation

Superintendents, District Teams, and Education Service Agencies

  • Hear from thought leaders on how to create a vision for a digital conversion and continuously improving innovative culture in your district
  • Learn tips for breaking down the silos and leveraging technology to enable a 21st century school system
  • Share creative and strategic solutions about how to create robust learning environments at school and at home

Industry, Government, and Nonprofit Representatives

  • Understand what is keeping school system technology leaders up at night
  • Share information on emerging tools and services for learning
  • Learn about better strategies and models for implementing, maintaining, and evaluating technology for learning

The 2016 Consortium for School Networking Conference (CoSN 2016) will be held at theWashington Hilton Hotel on April 4- 7, 2016.

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2016 ASCD Annual Conference and Exhibit Show

2016 ASCD Annual Conference and Exhibit Show theme: "Learn. Teach. Lead."

2016 ASCD Annual Conference and Exhibit Show is where you get the tools to put it all together

LEARN

  • Attend sessions on everything from self-reflection to organization, and load up on resources you can use in the classroom.
  • Hear an inspiring message of hope, transformation, and possibility from original Freedom Writer Manny Scott.
  • Visit more than 300 education companies in the Exhibit Show.

TEACH

  • Learn from your peers and share your own experience in interactive sessions.
  • Hear insights about a growth mind-set and student motivation from psychologist and author Carol Dweck.
  • Take away a wealth of resources you can put into practice as soon as you return to your classroom.

LEAD

  • Attend sessions to help you inspire your team and move your district forward.
  • Learn from ASCD author Mike Schmoker where to focus your time, efforts, and resources to ensure that all students are prepared for college, careers, and citizenship.
  • Network with thousands of educators from around the world.

Learning Paths
This year, ASCD has added learning paths to help frame the structure and content of the 71st Annual Conference and Exhibit Show program. The learning paths will help you organize sessions you wish to attend in a meaningful way.

  • Instructional Strategies
  • Assessment
  • Teacher Leadership and Effectiveness
  • Principal Leadership and Effectiveness
  • Student Engagement
  • Whole Child
  • Data Management
  • Special Populations
  • Poverty and Equity
  • Professional Learning
  • Technology
  • Effective Math Strategies/Standards
  • Effective ELA Strategies/Standards

The 2016 ASCD Annual Conference and Exhibit Show will be held at the Georgia World Congress Center (Atlanta, US) on April 2 - 4, 2016.

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LaTiCE 2016

LaTiCE 2016 aims to create a platform towards sharing rigorous research and current practices being conducted in computing and engineering education.

LaTiCE 2016 Themes

  • Computer Science and Engineering Education research
  • Secondary School Computer Science
  • ICT in Education
  • Computing and engineering education research, theories, and methodologies
  • Cross-cultural aspects of computing and engineering education
  • Educational technology, software, and tools
  • Teaching innovations, best practices, experience sharing in computing and engineering education
  • Course module design, proficiency assessment, and module cross-accreditation
  • Improving student engagement in computing and engineering
  • Collaborative learning in computing and engineering- team and project skills

LaTiCE 2016 Keynote Speakers

Mark Guzdial, Professor in the College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology

Madhavan Mukund, Professor and Dean of Studies, Chennai Mathematical Institute

The 4th International Conference on Learning and Teaching in Computing and Engineering (LaTiCE 2016) will be held in Mumbai, India, on March 31st - April 3rd, 2016.

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iCTLT 2016

iCTLT 2016 aims to rejuvenate conversations and reaffirm friendships and networks forged during past iCTLT conferences to chart the future of learning together.

The focus for iCTLT 2016 is on nurturing future-ready and responsible digital learners. “Future Ready” emphasises our goal of empowering quality learning with technology for every learner in the Total Curriculum. “Inspire” encourages participants to tap into the affordances of technology for students to deepen their learning in subject mastery and 21st century competencies. “Connect” links reflective practitioners who have used Information and Communication Technology (ICT) productively in designing, engaging, learning experiences for their students. It is envisaged that with ICT, it can bring about greater efficiency, higher connectivity and enhance collaboration among the lifelong learners. “Transform” relates to how educational leaders guide teams and develop people as well as shape organisational culture and infrastructure for meaningful use of ICT.

iCTLT 2016 Strands

Inspire

Inspiring Deep Learning with ICT in Curriculum, Assessment and Pedagogy

This strand focuses on how technology-enriched and empowered pedagogical practices bring about meaningful and quality learning, to deepen subject mastery and develop 21st Century Competencies. This strand explores how students learn in the Digital Age.

Focus areas include:

  • Integrating ICT in Curriculum, Assessment and Pedagogy
  • Deepening learning with effective use of ICT
  • Harnessing and acquiring learning with quality online resources for students

Connect

Connecting Educators as Learning Designers

This strand focuses on equipping teachers with competencies to design meaningful and appropriate technology-enriched, student-centric learning experiences and environments. This strand looks at how teachers design for learning with technology and how teachers become learning designers with technology.

Focus areas include:

  • Designing professional learning on the use of technology for teaching and learning
  • Providing customised support for sustainable ICT practices
  • Translating classroom research into ICT-enabled learning design principles

Transfrom

Transforming Culture of Learning in the Digital Age

This strand highlights the importance of school leadership in building a culture of learning in a connected digital learning ecosystem through partnerships and home-school-community collaborations.

Focus areas include:

  • Building networked learning communities to deepen ICT practices
  • Providing reliable infrastructure to support anytime and anywhere learning

The biennial conference is a testimony to the commitment of the Ministry of Education, Singapore and Academy of Principals Singapore to the use of technology in advancing 21st Century teaching and learning. iCTLT 2016 is supported by Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore, National Institute of Education, Singapore Tourism Board, and the Singapore Exhibition and Convention Bureau.

iCTLT 2016, the 5th International Conference on Teaching and Learning with Technology, will be held in Singapore from 28 - 31 March 2016.

 

 

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National Education Technology Conference 2016

The National Education Technology Conference 2016: Making IT Better

Our title, ‘Making IT Better’ encapsulates a key theme of the National Education Technology Conference 2016. Recent technological advances have afforded us an unparalleled opportunity to create and be creative either as a tool or as a medium. Specially chosen presenters, who are trailblazers in the field will give conference delegates an insight into the ways that such technology is already being harnessed in the process of making things, whether that be media or artefacts. Themes emerging from ‘Maker Culture’ will feature, as will exciting examples from schools and the wider education sector showing how learning is being enhanced through effective use of technology in the creative process.
The Conference will be a one day event on Thursday 24th March at the Leicester Marriott Hotel. All you have come to know and love about the Conference will be part of the new one day format – including a dedicated Exhibition, networking time and hands on informative breakout sessions.
NaaceMeet
There will be a NaaceMeet taking place the night prior to the Conference, providing an opportunity to share ideas and socialise with other Naace Members and Sponsors. It will be free for all delegates. If you would like to book a place to present at the TeachMeet then please do so here.

We hope to see you there!

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SITE 2016

SITE 2016 theme: “Bridging Theory and Practice”

You are invited to attend SITE 2016 and participate in this annual international forum which offer numerous opportunities to share your ideas, explore the research, development, and applications, and to network with the  leaders in this important field of teacher education and technology.

Who should attend SITE 2016

The SITE 2016 Conference is designed for:

  • Teacher educators in ALL disciplines
  • Computer technology coordinators
  • K-12 administrators
  • Teachers
  • Curriculum developers
  • Principals
  • All interested in improving education through technology

SITE 2016 Topics

Information Technology Topics

  • Computational Thinking
  • Digital Fabrication
  • Digital Storytelling/Video
  • Distance/Flexible Education
  • Equity and Social Justice
  • Games & Simulations
  • International Education
  • Mobile Learning
  • New Possibilities with Information Technologies
  • Research & Evaluation
  • Technology Leadership
  • Virtual Schooling
  • Wearable Technologies in Education
  • Workforce Education

Teacher Education Topics

  • African Perspective
  • Assessment and E-folios
  • Assistive Technologies
  • Creativity
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Engineering Education
  • English Education
  • Geospatial Education
  • Information Literacy Education (Library & Media Science)
  • Information Technology Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Science Education
  • Social Studies Education
  • Special Education
  • Technological, Pedagogical, And Content Knowledge (TPACK)

SITE 2016 Keynote Speakers

Marc Prensky, Global Future Education Foundation and Institute
“PLAN B”: Education to Improve the World

Larysa Nadolny, Iowa State Univ., USA
EPIC WIN: Designing for success with game-based learning

Bob Hirshon, American Assoc. of the Advancement of Science, USA
Using Technology and Universal Design Principals to Reach Diverse Audiences

Yuhyon Park, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
An Innovative Digital Citizenship Initiative in Singapore and Korea

The 27th annual conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education will be held in Savannah, Georgia, on March 21-25, 2016.

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Innovations 2016

Innovations 2016 is the premier event for professionals dedicated to improving organizational teaching and learning, and discovering new approaches for enhancing the community college experience.

Innovations 2016 provides a forum for collaboration among academic experts and leading community college professionals, while granting participants exclusive access to the most inventive and thought-provoking programs from around the world.

Innovations 2016 Conference Streams

  • Learning and Teaching
  • Leadership and Organization
  • Workforce Preparation and Development
  • Student Success
  • Basic Skills and Developmental Education

Innovations 2016 Conference Features

  • Engaging Keynote Speakers discussing critical issues facing community college educators
  • John and Suanne Roueche Excellence Awards and award winner activities
  • Forums, Special Sessions, Roundtable Discussions, and Poster Sessions24-Hour Wireless Hotspot
  • Extensive exhibition featuring educational products and service
  • Opportunities to exchange ideas with hundreds of colleagues during Receptions and Refreshment Breaks

Innovatioins 2016 Speakers

Constance Carroll, Chancellor, San Diego Community College District

Jill Wakefield, Chancellor, Seattle Colleges

Linda M. Thor, Chancellor Emeritus, Foothill-De Anza Community College District

Joe D. May, Chancellor, Dallas County Community College District

Peggy A. Honoré, AmeriHealth Caritas-General Russel Honoré Endowed Professor, LSU Health Sciences Center, School of Public Health

John Roueche, President, Roueche Graduate Center, National American University

Suanne Roueche, Director, NISOD, and Senior Lecturer, CCLP, The University of Texas at Austin, 1980-2001

 

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