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Southeast Regional Conference Identifies the Way Forward
The EDUCAUSE Southeast Regional Conference is the one event that brings together colleagues from around the Southeast to share knowledge, explore solutions, and expand professional networking.
This conference provides a diverse, content rich program for higher education IT professionals. If you plan and implement information technology on campus, or you help others use IT appropriately at your institution, you'll find content here that will benefit you.
General Session Recordings Added to Mid-Atlantic Proceedings
Podcast recordings have been created from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference general sessions. If you missed the presentations the first time in Baltimore, or you'd like to listen to them again, they're available through the conference's proceedings.
Disrupting Ourselves: Cherished Assumptions, New Designs, and the Problem of Learning in Higher Ed
Randy Bass, Associate Provost for Georgetown University
An Urge to Make a Difference in the Lives of Students
Kathy Humphrey, Vice Provost and Dean of Students at the University of Pittsburgh
Initiate Academic Change Through the Learning Technology Leadership Program
The EDUCAUSE Institute's Learning Technology Leadership program, June 25–29, in Atlanta, prepares learning technology professionals to take the next level of leadership on their campuses.
This EDUCAUSE Institute program is for professionals whose campus role involves the support and promotion of teaching and learning. Participants will develop leadership skills and abilities that will serve them both in current and future campus roles. Here are a few comments from 2011 participants:
"I found that all the sessions were beneficial to me. It was a well-put-together program."
"I took away 'gems' from every session and something I could apply when I get back or continue to work on."
Online "Regional" Conference Transcends the West
This year's West/Southwest Regional Conference, February 22–24, offers an online component that is open to anyone, anywhere. You'll have access to a wide variety of sessions from the face-to-face meeting along with sessions exclusively available to online participants, that you can watch from the comfort of your own campus.
What you get for the registration fee:
NERCOMP Annual Conference Rates Increase February 13
The NERCOMP Annual Conference, March 12–14, 2012, delivers content that shapes the future of IT, addressing the overall thematic question: “Does Technology Enhance or Limit Human Interactions?”
For the first time in it's hystory, the NERCOMP Annual Conference will be offering content from the face-to-face meeting concurrently online, in addition to special online-only sessions. If attending in Providence, Rhode Island, is not an option, attend online.
NOTE: Early-bird registration rates end Monday, February 13, for the face-to-face conference in Providence.
EDUCAUSE On Campus: Newly combined resource available for your campus
As of 1 January 2012, EDUCAUSE has merged two popular resources (the "Event Planning Kit" and the "EDUCAUSE On Campus" content kits) into a one-stop shop called EDUCAUSE On Campus that helps institutions host professional development events on their campus.
EDUCAUSE On Campus contains resources to help institutions with “Selecting” EDUCAUSE content (an online event or pre-packaged content kit), “Planning and Promotion,” “Facilitation,” and “Evaluation” of their local event. These resources are free for institutions to use and we invite you to take advantage of the wide variety of community-generated content available to you through this tool.
EDUCAUSE 2012: Call for Proposals Open
Every year, members of the higher education IT community cite "professional development" as one of their primary reasons for attending and presenting at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference. You can become part of the conversation. Think about how you work across your institution and share your experiences with colleagues.
Submit a proposal to present a half or full-day preconference seminar. Deadline: January 12
Submit a proposal to present a concurrent, poster, or "alternative" session. Deadline: February 21
EDUCAUSE 2012 Proposal Orientation Session
To gain an insider's perspective on what's new in this year's proposal process, access to proposal writing resources, and some helpful tips and tricks for preparing an effective proposal, attend the following webinar:
Baltimore Hosts Regional Conference, New Managers Program, and CIO Rountable
The EDUCAUSE Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, January 11–13, 2012, in Baltimore, Maryland, will explore IT in higher education as we reimagine, reinvent, and innovate in a climate of constant change and challenge. The conference offers many opportunities to gain practical knowledge, share experiences, and expand professional networks.
Below are a few spotlighted items from each day of the conference's content-rich and diverse program.
WANTED: Presenters that understand shaping IT's future through engagement
The Southeast Regional Conference, May 30–June 1, 2012 in Tampa, Florida, needs experienced IT professionals who can present on its theme of, "Engaging Technologies, Relationships and Communities."
Presenters will understand that the context of higher education today requires strategies and support to engage across campus, with local communities, and within and across disciplinary and global boundaries. It is our intentional engagement with technologies, relationships, and communities that ensures not just effective technology planning and procurement but also the necessary services and support for IT—from teaching and learning to administrative processes.
West/Southwest Conference Explores IT Engagement
Amid rapid change in higher education and information technology, the importance of IT engagement continues to grow.
The EDUCAUSE West/Southwest Regional Conference, “Engaging Everyone Effectively," February 22–24 will explore collaborating, leading, and assessing IT’s role in higher education to help us thrive, individually and collectively, in this evolving landscape. Registration for this event is now open. Participants can join their peers in Portland or online to engage on higher education IT issues that matter to them.