Thursday, November 11, 2004

CFP: The Electronic Classroom and Distributive Education:

CFP: The Electronic Classroom and Distributive Education:
Abstract/Proposals by 1 December 2004
2005 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference (

The continuing influence of educational technologies has transcended the pedagogical barriers once attributed to its perceived threat surrounding the demise of the traditional classroom. Within the realm of
Popular/American culture studies the avenues for exploring and examining our shared cultural past utilizing electronic resources is limitless.

Panels are now forming for presentation on the Electronic Classroom and Distributive Education that describes or demonstrate innovative and unique uses of technology in the pedagogical approaches to cultural studies. Panels and papers are welcome.

Topics can include but are not limited to:

- How have educational technologies altered the traditional roles of instructor and student?
- How have educational technologies impacted popular and American cultural studies?
- Has the emphasis for using educational technology resources ignored more traditional pedagogical models of instruction?
- Best practices - Can cultural studies escape the textbook and join the electronic classroom?
- Future trends - Can cultural studies adopt to the evolving 21st electronic classroom?

Panel and paper proposals will be accepted until 1 December 2004. Please include in your submission proposal full contact information including your email address.

Direct all submissions to:

Dr. Ken Dvorak
Area Chair: Distributive Learning and the Internet Classroom
PO Box 34414
Houston TX 77234-4414
Phone: 281.538.0828