Possible questions to address include:
- How can college classrooms and education take advantage of new technologies?
- How can technology support in-class and out-of-class learning?
- How do we manage inevitable distractions?
- How might Wikis support collaborative learning?
- At a time when students can instantaneously look up information online, how might tests, assignments, and evaluations tap into connected learning in and out of the classroom?
- Where is the line between collaboration and cheating?
- What is the purpose of exams, which require students to study and memorize information, in an era in which information is quickly and readily available online?
- How can social media tools facilitate new modes of learning?
- What digital skills and literacies should colleges equip students with in order to prepare them for future careers?
Please send a brief bio as well as a 200-300 word abstract to Jacqueline Vickery (firstname.lastname@example.org) by November 5, 2012. Briefly explain your experiences using social media in the classroom, questions you would raise, and how your experiences relate to the conference and panel themes.
Dr. Jacqueline Vickery, Ph.D.