TCC WORLDWIDE ONLINE CONFERENCE
March 17-19, 2015
Hawaii 2-0 : The Future is Now
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
TCC Hawaii invites faculty, support staff, librarians, counselors, student affairs professionals, students, administrators, and educational consultants to submit proposals for papers and general sessions.
To celebrate its 20th anniversary, TCCHawaii.org, in partnership with the University of Hawai’i Learning Design and Technology Department (College of Education) and LearningTimes of New York, will combine its annual online conference with a special on-site conference in Hawaii.
During March 17-19, this event will be held simultaneously online and at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii. The first day will consist entirely of online sessions while the second and third days will include panel sessions and keynotes delivered to a face-to-face audience while being streamed over the Internet.
Educational technology in the 21st century is transforming how we engage students in teaching, learning and creativity. Web 2.0 tools have revolutionized how we communicate, share, collaborate, create and distribute seamlessly over the Internet, independent of time and place.
This year, the conference staff welcomes retrospectives and personal accounts relevant to the evolution of educational technology, as well as forecasting the future.
TCC invites papers and general session proposals related to educational technology such as open education, e-learning, online learning communities, social media, and mobile learning. A broad range of proposals are encouraged, including, but not limited to:
– Perspectives and personal experiences with learning technologies
– Case studies in using ICT and Web 2.0 tools in learning
– Enabling student collaboration, creativity, and sharing
– Building and sustaining communities of learners
– E-books and other modes of content delivery
– Instructional applications in virtual worlds
– Educational game design and applications
– Distance learning programs and practices
– Open education and knowledge creation
– Massive open online courses (MOOC)
– Social media tools and applications
– Ubiquitous and lifelong learning
– Gender equity and open access
– Assessment of online learning
– Mobile learning applications
– Social and connected learning
– Open educational resources (OER)
– Online student services and advising
– Blogging and micro-blogging experiences
– Professional development for faculty and staff
– Global access and intercultural communication
– Educational technology in developing countries
– Projects for seniors and persons with disabilities
– Online collaboration tools for teaching and learning
– Online learning resources in libraries, learning centers, etc.
– Massively multiplayer online role-playing games in education
– Augmented reality; blending virtual content in real environments
– Online, hybrid, or blended modes of technology supported learning
This conference accepts proposals in two formats: papers and general sessions.
For submission details, see:
To submit a proposal, go to:
Papers are submitted in full and subjected to a double-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 various 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 grouped together and scheduled later in the day.
Acceptances will be conveyed to the primary author or presenter by email.
The EXTENDED submission deadline for all proposals is December 23, 2014. Papers must be submitted in full and will be accepted through January 5, 2015.
Presenters are expected to:
– Participate in a pre-conference orientation session.
– Use a headset with a microphone during the presentation.
– Maintain timely communications with the conference staff.
– Conduct an informal, interactive online session related to your proposal.
– Upload a photo, a brief professional bio, and related presentation materials.
– Respond to questions and comments from participants during the entire conference.
All presenters are required to register online and pay either the ONLINE conference fee ($99 USD; $149 USD after March 1) OR an ONSITE participation fee ($199 USD; $249 USD after February 1; $329 USD after March 13).
Group rates for online participants from a single campus are available. Contact Sharon Fowler for details <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Participation in the event may be entirely online or by attending on-site sessions on March 18-19 at the University of Hawaii. On-site participants are also granted access to all online sessions. All sessions will be streamed to online participants.
SPONSORS & VENDORS
Organizations or companies interested in sponsoring this event may contact John Walber of LearningTimes <email@example.com>
For additional information, contact Bert Kimura <firstname.lastname@example.org> or Curtis Ho <email@example.com>.
TCC Hawaii, LearningTimes, & the Learning Design and Technology Department (LTEC), College of Education, University of Hawai’i Manoa, collaborate to produce this event. Numerous volunteer faculty and staff worldwide, including an Advisory Panel, provide additional support.
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