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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.

Conference News

Today's Campus Highlights Sloan-C Annual Conference in Nov-Dec Issue

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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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November 16-18, 2016 | Orlando, Florida | Walt Disney World Swan/Dolphin Resort

OLC Innovate 2016 - Innovations in Blended and Online Learning
April 20-22, 2016 | New Orleans, LA | Sheraton New Orleans Hotel

General Schedule

18th Annual Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning

General Schedule

Concurrent Sessions are 35 minutes long.

There are 10 minute breaks between concurrent sessions.

Featured and extended sessions are 80 minutes long and occur over 2 concurrent sessions with no break.

All Sessions are in Eastern Time (ET).

Tuesday, October 9, 2012
5:30 p.m.– 7:30 p.m.Registration Desk OpenNorthern Hemisphere  Foyer
 Dinner on Your Own 
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
7:30 a.m.Registration Desk OpenNorthern Hemisphere  Foyer
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Pre-conference Workshops (AM)Oceanic 1 – 8
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.Pre-conference Workshop LunchOceanic Foyer
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.Pre-conference Workshops (PM)Oceanic 1 – 8
12:00 p.m. – 12:35 p.m.Concurrent Session 1Asia 1–5; Australia 3; Europe 1–11; Northern Hemisphere A1–A4 & E1–E4
12:45 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.Concurrent Session 2Asia 1–5; Australia 3; Europe 1–11; Northern Hemisphere A1–A4 & E1–E4
1:30 p.m. – 2:05 p.m.Concurrent Session 3Asia 1–5; Australia 3; Europe 1–11; Northern Hemisphere A1–A4 & E1–E4
2:15 p.m. – 2:50 p.mConcurrent Session 4Asia 1–5; Australia 3; Europe 1–11; Northern Hemisphere A1–A4 & E1–E4
3:00 p.m. – 3:35 p.m.Concurrent Session 5Asia 1–5; Australia 3; Europe 1–11; Northern Hemisphere A1–A4 & E1–E4
3:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.Exhibits OpenNorthern Hemisphere B–D & Northern Hemisphere Foyer
3:35 p.m. – 4:05 p.m.Coffee Break (Exhibit Hall)Northern Hemisphere B–D & Northern Hemisphere Foyer
4:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.Plenary PanelSouthern Hemisphere I–V
5:45 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.Welcome Reception (Exhibit Hall)Northern Hemisphere B–D & Northern Hemisphere Foyer
 Dinner on Your Own 
Thursday, October 11, 2012
7:00 a.m.Registration Desk OpensNorthern Hemisphere Foyer
8:00 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.Continental Breakfast/Newcomer Welcome & Daily UpdateSouthern Hemisphere I–V
8:50 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.Keynote AddressSouthern Hemisphere I–V
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.AM Exhibit Hall Hours  Northern Hemisphere B–D & Northern Hemisphere Foyer
9:50 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.AM Networking Break
(50 minutes; Exhibit Hall)
Northern Hemisphere B–D & Northern Hemisphere Foyer
10:40 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.Concurrent Session 6 Asia 1–5; Australia 3; Europe 1–8; Northern Hemisphere A1–A4 & E1–E4; Oceanic 1–8
11:25 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Concurrent Session 7Asia 1–5; Australia 3; Europe 1–8; Northern Hemisphere A1–A4 & E1–E4; Oceanic 1–8
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.Sloan-C Awards Luncheon
(90 minutes) OR Lunch on Your Own
Southern Hemisphere I–V
1:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.PM Exhibit Hall HoursNorthern Hemisphere B–D & Northern Hemisphere Foyer
1:40 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.Concurrent Session 8Asia 1–5; Australia 3; Europe 1–8; Northern Hemisphere A1–A4 & E1–E4; Oceanic 1–8
2:25 p.m.– 3:00 p.m.Concurrent Session 9Asia 1–5; Australia 3; Europe 1–8; Northern Hemisphere A1–A4 & E1–E4; Oceanic 1–8
3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.PM Networking Break
(50 minutes; Exhibit Hall)
Northern Hemisphere B–D & Northern Hemisphere Foyer
3:50 p.m. – 4:25 p.m.Concurrent Session 10Asia 1–5; Australia 3; Europe 1–8; Northern Hemisphere A1–A4 & E1–E4; Oceanic 1–8
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.Poster Session
(90 minutes; Exhibit Hall)
Northern Hemisphere B–D & Northern Hemisphere Foyer
 7:00 p.m.Entrance to Epcot Food & Wine Festival (Dinner on Your Own)Epcot World Showcase - International Gateway
 8:00 p.m. – 9:30  p.m.Dessert Reception and Viewing of IllumiNations Laser/Fireworks ShowEpcot World Showcase - Worldview West Plaza
Friday, October 12, 2012
7:00 a.m.Registration Desk OpensNorthern Hemisphere Foyer 
8:00 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.Continental Breakfast & Daily UpdateSouthern Hemisphere I–V
8:50 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.Plenary AddressSouthern Hemisphere I–V
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.AM Exhibit Hall HoursNorthern Hemisphere B–D & Northern Hemisphere Foyer
9:50 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.AM Networking Break &
Final Exhibit Session
(50 minutes; Exhibit Hall)
Northern Hemisphere B–D & Northern Hemisphere Foyer
10:40 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.Concurrent Session 11Asia 1–5; Australia 3; Europe 1–8; Northern Hemisphere A1–A4 & E1–E4; Oceanic 1–8
11:25 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Concurrent Session 12Asia 1–5; Australia 3; Europe 1–8; Northern Hemisphere A1–A4 & E1–E4; Oceanic 1–8
12:00 p.m.Exhibit Hall ClosesNorthern Hemisphere B–D & Northern Hemisphere Foyer
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.Lunch on Your Own 
1:40 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.Concurrent Session 13Asia 1–5; Australia 3; Europe 1–8; Northern Hemisphere A1–A4 & E1–E4; Oceanic 1–8
2:25 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.Concurrent Session 14Asia 1–5; Australia 3; Europe 1–8; Northern Hemisphere A1–A4 & E1–E4; Oceanic 1–8
Conference Ends