2020 Call for Workshop and Session Proposals
Proposal Deadline: Monday, September 30, 2019
Join us at eLearning 2020 to collaborate with colleagues from across the country and around the world, at one of the friendliest and most comprehensive annual conferences for eLearning practitioners. We want to learn about the new and innovative educational strategies and technologies you have implemented, and the tried-and-true techniques you or your staff use to teach at a distance. Have you experienced strategies that did not work out as well as you had hoped? We want to hear about the lessons you learned too!
To submit your proposal, fill out the application form below. Please retain a copy of your submission for your records and make sure you receive an e-mail from ITC, confirming our receipt of it.
The eLearning 2020 planning committee will review each proposal.
Please note that you cannot save your work on this form. Therefore, you may want to answer the questions using a Word document and then cut and paste your responses into this form when ready to send to us.
Deadline for submissions is September 30, 2019
Primary contacts ONLY will be notified of proposal status on or about October 21, 2019. Special consideration will be given to members of ITC.
PRIMARY CONTACT INFORMATION
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State / Province / Region
Postal / Zip Code
Antigua & Barbuda
Bosnia & Herzegovina
British Indian Ocean Territory
British Virgin Islands
Central African Republic
Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Congo - Brazzaville
Congo - Kinshasa
French Southern Territories
Heard & McDonald Islands
Hong Kong SAR China
Isle of Man
Macau SAR China
Republic of North Macedonia
Northern Mariana Islands
Papua New Guinea
São Tomé & Príncipe
South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands
St. Kitts & Nevis
St. Pierre & Miquelon
St. Vincent & Grenadines
Svalbard & Jan Mayen
Trinidad & Tobago
Turks & Caicos Islands
U.S. Outlying Islands
U.S. Virgin Islands
United Arab Emirates
Wallis & Futuna
Preferred Phone Number
Is Primary Contact's Organization a Member of ITC?
Please complete a biographical sketch that is one-paragraph only. Please use complete sentences and provide in third person.
Presenter 1 Name
Presenter 1 Email
Presenter 1 Head Shot / Photo
Presenter 1 Bio Paragraph
Presenter 2 Name
Presenter 2 Email
Presenter 2 Head Shot / Photo
Presenter 2 Bio Paragraph
Presenter 3 Name
Presenter 3 Email
Presenter 3 Head Shot / Photo
Presenter 3 Bio Paragraph
Four (4) Hour Workshop
Forty-five (45) Minute Session
Round Robin (45) Minute Session
I would like to be considered for any type
Have this session previously been presented at other educational conferences?
If yes, where was this session previously presented?
Didactic lecture with discussion
Small group discussion/Roundtables
Other (please indicate below)
Topics to be covered:
Accesibility and universal design
Accreditation and quality control
Blended and hybrid courses
BYOD - bring your own device
Certificate and degree programs
Copyright and intellectual property
Course and learning management systems
eTextbooks and open education resources
Management and leadership
Online student support (academic advising, library services, mentoring, tutoring)
Open source solutions
Research - pedagogy and methodology
Retaining online students
Serving adult learners (25 years or older)
Serving military students
Serving students with disabilities
Social media tools
State authorization for out-of-state institutions
Other (Please list below)
In 350 words or less, please provide a session description that includes the purpose, content, activities, and outcomes. This description will be used on the website and in the conference program to promote your session. Please review the example below and make sure to include clear deliverables and takeaways into your description. The description should include the statement, "This session will...."
This session will focus on principles of effective training. In this session, we will consider training from both the manager’s and trainee's perspective. We will also consider hurdles to training in the various industries as well as learning concepts that are effective in adult education. Training and continuing education can be extremely costly to any organization. Creating a well-rounded training program for your trainee is paramount to setting both the trainee and the company up for continued success.
Session Objective 1
Session Objective 2
Session Objective 3
Session Objective 4
Value Adds (Please explain how participants can apply this information to their distance learning program. Describe the strategies you are planning to ensure audience involvement and learning.)
If selected as a presenter, handouts in PDF format will be posted to the eLearning APP for participants only.
I will have handouts for my presentation.
If you plan to use a PowerPoint presentation, please use:
-Dark and easy to read text
-Include any embedded files such as videos
I will be using a PowerPoint presentation.
I will provide my handouts and/or PowerPoint presentation by January 15, 2020.
Audio Visual Equipment
Each session room will be equipped with a LCD projector. You will be required to bring your own laptop and appropriate cables for connectivity (VGA or HDMI). Please note if your session will be hands-on, the attendees will be required to bring their own laptops.
If selected Other please indicate below.
Please provide 1 or 2 takeaways from your presentation that ITC would be able to use on their social media accounts if your presentation were to be selected.
AVAILABILITY AND EXPENSES
If selected to present, you acknowledge that you are available to present between February 9 and February 12 and are able to pay for your own travel arrangements, your hotel room, and your conference registration fee. Current ITC members will receive the following discount off of their registration:
$25 - Forty-five (45) minute concurrent session and round robin presenters
$50 - Four (4) hour workshop presenters
The discount only applies to two individuals presenting. Discounts cannot be stacked with other discounts. Only one discount per attendee. The largest discount will be applied.
I confirm the above statement.
The Webinar Series is specifically designed for providing encore presentations of sessions from the eLearning conference that can be conducted via webinars for ITC members and non-members throughout the next year. If accepted to present at the eLearning conference, we are hoping that you would have an interest in presenting an abbreviated version of your session on one of these webinars. They are typically 45 minutes to 1 hour in length. Since you are providing your biography and session description with objectives for this eLearning conference, we would be able to use that information to promote the webinar. This is first come, first served, and the Program Committee has the authority to make the final webinar presentation selection.
Yes, I would like to be considered to present a webinar.
ARTICLE FOR PUBLICATION
Speakers may write an article on the presentation subject for publication in our quarterly newsletter. In addition, we may accept additional articles for future publication.
Yes, I would like to write an article for the Newsletter.
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