|Register for Beyond Boundaries Conference|
The sixth annual Beyond Boundaries: Integrating Technology into Teaching and Learning Conference is set for Thursday and Friday, Oct. 4-5, at the Memorial Union. Keynote speakers are Shirley Waterhouse and Randy Bass. Register by Friday, Sept. 21, and save $25.
Who should attend?
* Higher education faculty
* Higher education administrators
* Curriculum designers and online course developers
* Distance education professionals
* Instructional and information technology support specialists
* Student service representatives
* Undergraduate and graduate level students
* Individuals interested in integrating technology into teaching and learning
* K-12 professionals
Dr. Waterhouse represents the office of the provost directing the Centers for Teaching and Learning Excellence for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU). In this role she oversees faculty development, initiates faculty incentive programs, addresses critical faculty issues, and initiates elearning projects for this worldwide, multi-campus institution with residential campuses in Arizona and Florida and 130 teaching centers located throughout the world. While a full-time professor in the ERAU Department of Computer Science, Dr. Waterhouse won the outstanding teaching award, bestowed by graduating seniors, 11 out of 14 semesters.
She is also president of eLearnGlobal, a small consulting practice that focuses on faculty development and strategic planning.
Randy Bass is assistant provost for Teaching and Learning Initiatives at Georgetown University, and executive director of Georgetown's Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS), a campus-wide center supporting faculty work in new learning and research environments. He has been working with a number of pedagogy and technology projects since 1986, including serving as director and principal investigator of the Visible Knowledge Project, a five-year scholarship of teaching and learning project involving 70 faculty on 21 university and college campuses.
He is also a consulting scholar for the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, where he served, in 1998-99, as a Pew Scholar and Carnegie Fellow. In 1999, he won the Educause Medal for outstanding achievement in technology and undergraduate education.
Full conference registration is $125, which includes materials, continental breakfasts, lunches, Thursday evening reception and access to the Exhibit Hall, if you register on or before Friday, Sept. 21. Register early!
Registration forms are available at www.beyondboundaries.info . You may register online using your credit card to print a registration form that can be mailed or faxed. You may also call UND Office of Conference Services at 777-2663 or 866-579-2663 (toll free) to register. A complete registration brochure will be mailed the week of Sept. 10. If you'd like to be added to our mailing list, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org (subject: Beyond Boundaries).
For more information, contact UND Conference Services at 866-579-2663 (toll-free) or 701-777-2663 or e-mail email@example.com (subject: Beyond Boundaries). You can also visit www.beyondboundaries.info for more information. The conference is sponsored by UND.
-- Robyn von Ruden, Conference Coordinator, Division of Continuing Education, firstname.lastname@example.org, 701-777-4274