Call for Proposals YC Symposium on Teaching and Learning with Technology 2014

Co-Sponsored by The Academic Computing and Educational Technology (ACET) and The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL)
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When Oct 31, 2014
from 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM
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Contact Phone 718-262-2826
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As more and more instructors integrate technology into their classrooms, a wealth of knowledge is being generated about innovative ways to use technology to improve learning. A symposium will provide a platform to share these ideas and experiences and to contribute to the growing body of work on how to design and develop teaching and learning facilitated by technology in the classroom, be it face-to-face, online or hybrid.

You are cordially invited to submit a session proposal for the York College Symposium on Teaching and Learning with Technology to be held on October 31, 2014. Sessions should be designed to be interactive and to be offered in a presentation or round-table discussion format. Each session will be 40-minutes long. The symposium program will be organized around the following domains and themes:

  1. Learning design:

    • What are best practices for designing online, hybrid or face-to-face learning facilitated by technology?
    • How does choice of pedagogy influence selection of technology tools for learning?
    • What are the challenges associated with designing learner-centered instruction with technology?
  2. Student engagement:

    • What are ways to engage student learning that augment the technology-rich world in which we live, work, communicate and are entertained?
    • What instructional strategies motivate students to learn, and what technology tools can be used to support such strategies?
  3. Assessment for and of learning:

    • How can formative assessment be used to improve student learning?
    • What technology tools can be used to support assessment for/of learning and how?
    • What are effective ways to assess student learning in online and face-to-face environments using technology?
    • What are the challenges associated with assessing student learning in a technology-rich environment?

Proposals should include the session title and brief abstract (no more than 150 words) describing the format of the session and the domain and theme being addressed. Proposals should be sent to Wenying Huang-Stolte at by September 8, 2014. Acceptance will be announced by the end of September.

York 2014 Teaching and Learning with Technology Symposium Proposal

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