Tuesday, September 04, 2007

CFP: ODCE 2008 (Ohio Digital Commons for Education)

CFP: ODCE 2008 (Ohio Digital Commons for Education)
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Dates: March 2-4, 2008
CFP Deadline: October 30, 2007

Full CFP URL: http://www.oln.org/conferences/ODCE2008/ODCE2008CALLFinal.pdf
Conference URL: http://www.oln.org/conferences/ODCE2008/ODCE2008.php

Where can faculty, administrators, librarians and technology gurus all meet to discuss learning, libraries, technology and the convergence of these activities? At the Ohio Digital Commons for Education 2008 – The Convergence of Learning, Libraries and Technology Conference, of course!

Be a part of ODCE 2008! The Ohio Digital Commons for Education partners–Ohio Learning Network, OhioLINK, and the Ohio Supercomputer Center/OSCnet–are seeking interactive and engaging proposals for presentations, pre-conference workshops and technology demonstrations. Proposals are sought for the following themes and topics:

• Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century
Possible topics include: pedagogy (particularly as it relates to instructional technology), achievable learning objectives, assessment and evaluation, and skills development for the 21st century educator.

• Student Success
Possible topics include: mentoring and tutoring, first year experiences, student learning communities, documenting knowledge and providing opportunities to under-served populations.
• Moving Ohio Forward
Possible topics include: effective business/academic partnerships that serve more Ohioans, collaborations between K-12 and higher ed that serve demonstrated state needs, strengthening ties between Ohio’s colleges and universities, programs that remove barriers for adult learners, and addressing educational needs of the Ohio workforce.

• Transforming Technologies
Possible topics include: emerging technologies, virtual environments for learning, gaming/visualization and security.

• What’s The Buzz? – Vendor Presentations

Visit http://www.oln.org/conferences/ODCE2008 to review the complete call for presentations or to submit a proposal. The deadline to submit a proposal is Tuesday, October 30, 2007. Please note that the proposal deadline will not be extended this year.

ODCE 2008 will include a keynote presentation by Chancellor Eric Fingerhut, vendor exhibits and technology demonstrations. It will be held March 2-4, 2008, at the Columbus Hilton at Easton Town Center in Columbus, Ohio. Online registration will be available in December.
Candi Clevenger, Communications Manager
2455 North Star Road, Suite 300
Columbus, OH 43221
(614) 728-3600 ext. 329