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Call for Proposals Extended

Call for Proposals Deadline Extended!

The Conference will be held on Wednesday, May 25th, 2016, at Fairfield University.

The DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS has been extended until Friday, March 18th.

The Connecticut Distance Learning Consortium and Fairfield University invite you to share your ground-breaking ideas, research and best practices in the (re-)design and delivery of online education in higher education. Submit a conference presentation proposal and plan to join your colleagues for this conference on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut.

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We invite proposals with a focus on the following areas:

Accessibility How to design accessible courses, the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework, creating accessible course elements such as documents and media, and understanding the legal landscape of accessibility in higher education.

Open Educational Resources How to establish and roll out an (institutional or programmatic) Open Educational Resources (OER) initiative, strategies for measuring OER success and student benefits, how to contribute to the global OER library, and low-cost versus no-cost textbooks.

Innovations for Student Engagement Student-centered teaching, active learning strategies, uses of cutting edge technologies such as social media, gaming, mobile, digital storytelling, etc. for increased student interaction, adaptive learning, and course design for effective learning.

Student Retention and Success Strategies for identifying and tracking "at-risk" students, tactics/approaches to measuring learning and student retention, support systems for (traditional and nontraditional) leaner success, academic coaching, establishing benchmarks for student success. Our Timeline

Proposals are due by Friday, March 11th, 2016 Notifications of acceptance by April 15th, 2016

Links: Call for Proposals is Now Open

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