Call for Proposals 2012

17th Annual
TCC WORLDWIDE ONLINE CONFERENCE
April 17-19, 2012
Pre-conference: April 5, 2012

EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES IN EDUCATION
TRENDS & ISSUES

Submissions: http://tinyurl.com/tcc2012proposal
Submission deadline: January 16, 2012
Extended deadline: January 24, 2012 

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

TCC 2012 invites faculty, support staff, librarians, counselors, student affairs professionals, students, administrators, and educational consultants to submit proposals for papers and general sessions.

THEME
Social media, such as Twitter and Facebook, have facilitated communication, sharing, collaboration and creativity among students and faculty.

Students and faculty have converged on the Internet to share their views and utilize Web 2.0 tools for teaching and learning.

There are many issues and concerns, however, that have yet to be answered fully: How do faculty, staff, students and the communities served produce positive learning outcomes? How do students learn best through virtual worlds, educational games, augmented reality, or mobile devices? What technologies continue to reshape e-learning? How do we support our colleagues?

TOPICS
TCC invites papers and general session proposals related to educational technology such as open educational resources, e-learning, virtual communities, social media tools and mobile learning. A broad range of proposals are encouraged, including, but not limited to:
– Perspectives and experiences with emerging learning technologies
– Case studies in using ICT and social media tools in learning
– Enabling student collaboration, creativity, and sharing
– Building and sustaining communities of learners
– Instructional applications in virtual worlds
– Distance learning programs and practices
– Blogging and micro-blogging experiences
– Ubiquitous and lifelong learning
– Mobile learning applications
– Open educational resources (OER)
– Online student services and advising
– Assessment strategies for online learning
– Professional development for faculty and staff
– Global access and intercultural communication
– Educational technology in developing countries
– Projects for seniors and persons with disabilities
– E-Books and other modes of content distribution
– Educational game design, rubrics, and assessment
– Online learning resources (library, learning centers, etc.)
– Social networking games and MMORPGs in education
– Gender equity, intercultural understanding, and open access
– Augmented reality; blending virtual content in real environments
– Online, hybrid, or blended modes of technology supported learning

PROPOSALS
This conference accepts three categories of proposals: papers, general sessions and student sessions.

For submission details, see the Presentations page.
To submit a proposal: http://tinyurl.com/tcc2012proposal

Papers are submitted in full and will be subjected to a blind peer review. Papers that do not meet submission requirements will be returned to the primary author. Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings.

General sessions may be conducted in many ways including a forum, discussion, round table, panel, or pre-conference activity. These proposals will also be subject to a blind peer review.

Proposals that involve student presenters are greatly encouraged. Fees for student presenters will be waived. Student presentations will be scheduled later in the day.

Acceptances will be conveyed to the primary author or presenter by email.

The submission deadline is January 16, 2012 January 24, 2012.

PRESENTER RESPONSIBILITIES
Presenters are expected to:
– Participate in a pre-conference orientation session.
– Conduct an informal, interactive online session related to your proposal.
– Use a headset with a microphone during the presentation.
– Upload a photo, a brief professional bio, and related presentation materials to the conference site.
– Respond to questions and comments from conference participants during the entire conference.
– Maintain timely communications with the conference staff.

REGISTRATION
All presenters are required to register online and pay the conference fee ($99 USD; $179 USD after March 31). Group rates for faculty and students are available. Contact Sharon Fowler for details <fowlers@hawaii.edu>.

VENUE
This conference is held entirely online using a web browser to access live sessions and related content. A computer equipped with headphones, a microphone and broadband Internet access is highly recommended.

To examine the TCC 2011 conference program, recordings and resources, see:
http://www.tcconlineconference.org/2011/program/

A username or password is NOT required.

SPONSORS & VENDORS
Organizations or companies interested in sponsoring this event may contact John Walber of LearningTimes <john@learningtimes.com>.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
For additional information, contact Bert Kimura <bert@hawaii.edu> or Curtis Ho <curtis@hawaii.edu>.

This event is a partnership between TCCHawaii.org and LearningTimes.org. Additional support is provided by faculty and staff at the University of Hawaii.

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2 Responses to Call for Proposals 2012

  1. Tracey Holliday says:

    I have just attended a 4 day training on a wonderful classroom management program. I would love to share with you some key components that would help in teacher/student relationships tremendously. Do you know when you will have a call for proposals in the future? Please allow me to share my personal experiences as a teacher of 14 years along with wonderful strategies for classroom management that not only saves us time to teach in the classroom but will allow scores to grow and learning to begin. Thank you!

    • Bert K says:

      Aloha, the TCC 2013 Call for Proposals will be available by October 5. It will be posted to this site. An email list for receiving this information is available on the “Contact” page.

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