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2003 UNC Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference
March 2729, Greensboro, NC

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Description

Announcements

Presentation materials such as slides, handouts, and links to related web sites are now available in the Program portion of the web site.

Confence evaluation results are in! 93% of the participants rated this years conference excellent or very good. Read all about it in the Participate portion of the web site.

The 2003 UNC Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference will be held at the Joseph S. Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, NC on March 2729, 2003.

This annual event provides professional development for faculty, staff, and administrators throughout the UNC system who are interested in the effective use of technology for teaching and learning. Many sessions feature examples of technology-supported instruction and address issues such as implementation, learning outcomes, and student perspectives. Other sessions address technological, pedagogical, and administrative support issues associated with TLT.

This years conference is co-sponsored by the UNC TLT Collaborative and the UNC Faculty Assembly.

Tracks

Using Technology in Teaching and Learning
This track will explore ways in which faculty can enhance the teaching and learning process through the use of technology by sharing experiences and expertise in real-world applications, by discussing common problems, and by exploring innovative avenues for improving the learning environments with technology.

Developing Creative Solutions Through Collaboration
Proposals are encouraged to highlight collaborative work among individuals, groups, and/or institutions that facilitates the development of creative solutions for TLT issues.

Professional Development and Recognition
This track showcases professional development initiatives in instructional technology for faculty, librarians, and instructional technology professionals. Rewards and recognitions for efforts in incorporating technology in instruction will also be featured.

TLT Policy Considerations
Presentations, panel discussions, and focus groups in this track will address important TLT policy issues of current interest, such as administrative support for incorporating TLT into coursework, intellectual property rights, and managing technology costs.

Value Added: Specialty Areas and Unique Topics
This track will offer a venue for presentations or discussions of particularly interesting, successful, or novel methods or issues in TLT that are not addressed by one or more of the other conference tracks.

Cost

Current plans are

  • This years fee structure allows for either one day or full conference registration.

    • Full conference: $80 ($120 non-UNC).

    • Either Thursday or Friday: $40 ($60 non-UNC).

    • Saturday: Free with Thursday, Friday, or full conference registration. Otherwise $20 ($30 non-UNC).

  • All participants, including presenters, must pay the appropriate registration fee.

  • Conference / workshop materials and selected meals will be provided for all participants.

  • Up to three hotel nights (WednesdayFriday) at the state per diem rate (currently $55.50 plus tax) will be covered for all participants from the most distant UNC campuses: ECU, ECSU, UNCA, UNCW, and WCU.

  • Up to two hotel nights (ThursdayFriday) at the state per diem rate will be covered for all other UNC participants who live and work more than 35 miles from Greensboro.

  • The cost of sleeping rooms at the conference hotel is double the state rate. Therefore, participants who share rooms will not incur any additional cost.

  • For participants who prefer a private room with no additional cost, off-site hotel rooms will be available at the state rate.

  • Participants or their campuses are responsible for registration fees, mileage, and other costs such as some meals not covered by the TLT Collaborative.

  • Presenters traveling large distances may apply for small travel grants (to help defray mileage costs) at the time of proposal submission.



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