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Summer Opportunities

In news on June 22, 2011 at 6:23 pm

Two professional development / training opportunities are coming up this summer:

Online Learning Today… and Tomorrow

  • a free eight-week course from the University of Illinois at Springfield, beginning Monday, June 27, 2011
  • the discussions will continue in their Google Group and on Twitter with the hashtag #edumooc

 

Next Generation Summer Learning Series

  • free weekly webcasts mostly on Tuesdays, featuring different guest speakers
  • see the schedule on their website

 

 

 

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Mobile Computing in Education

In news on April 25, 2011 at 3:37 pm

Two fantastic free online conferences this week. Add these to your calendar for some enlightening perspectives on technology in the classroom:

1. Educause’s Mobile Computing 5-Day Spring

http://www.educause.edu/resources/mobile

Monday to Friday, April 25th to 29th, online

Different speakers everyday – the recorded archive will be available each afternoon around 3pm.

Follow the ongoing conversation on Twitter at http://twitter.com/#%21/search/%23EDUSprint

2. Apple’s Academix 2011

http://www.apple.com/education/academix/

Friday, April 29th from 10am to 3pm; stop and go in Heelan 143 to see the presentations streaming live

Featuring 8 different speakers from different universities, presenting their findings in using iPads and other technologies in the classroom.

Merry Spring, everyone!