I returned from the EDUCAUSE Western Regional conference a few weeks ago and thought I would share some of the session resources.
The conference was themed: Finding Common Ground Among Shifting Technologies and Expectations and included some very interesting sessions, plus it is always a bonus attending a conference in San Francisco!
Recently personal response systems have become very popular on campuses around the country. The University of Oregon began using clickers across the campus last year. So I wanted to find a couple sessions focusing on the use of polling technology for gauging student learning . The two sessions:
Additionally, another popular topic has been online learning and a couple sessions did a nice job on this:
The following session discussed the challenges of the “net generation:”
Issues of e-research and e-scholarship were addressed in this session:
I also found that an intriguing strand in many of the sessions was the issue of accessibility, and this session directly addressed the ways in which schools in the California State University system are addressing the topic:
Image: Downtown San Francisco – Photo by R.Voelker-Morris 4/15/09