15th Annual Conference on eLearning – Save the Date!

SAVE THE DATE

15th Annual Conference on eLearning - Sharing best practices

Fitchburg State University – Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

The 15th Annual Conference on eLearning by Mass Colleges Online (MCO) will take place on June 3rd at Fitchburg State University.

The MCO Conference is a great opportunity to explore and discuss how colleges and universities in Massachusetts are designing and delivering online and hybrid education. Get tips and ideas to:

  • engage students online
  • create an accessible learning environment
  • innovate with technology
  • manage eLearning programs

And more!

Who should attend?

  • Faculty teaching (or interested to teach) online and blended courses
  • Administrators
  • Instructional Designers
  • Librarians
  • eLearning Support Staff

Call for Proposals

The call for presentation proposals will be issued in December, so start brainstorming what you would like to share with your colleagues across the state college system.

 Call for Proposals “Share Your Best Practices”
Deadline for Proposals: March 15th, 2020

The Conference Committee encourages the submission of proposals that support the following topics:

Teaching and eLearning

  • Delivering course content in an online and blended modality
  • Innovative ways of engaging students online
  • Maximizing student success
  • Promoting positive student interaction
  • Online class management
  • Copyright issues
  • Accessibility and learning accommodations
  • OER Education Resources

Technology

  • Innovative applications of technology
  • Learning Management Systems:
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Integrating Student Information Systems

Academic and Administrative Support

  • Library resources for online learners
  • Academic advising issues in eLearning
  • Tutoring online students
  • Best practices in managing eLearning programs
  • Evaluating blended courses instructional effectiveness
  • Cyber/Internet Security

Please utilize the following guidelines when creating a conference presentation proposal.

You will be asked to provide:
Title of Program (7 word maximum), Primary Presenter/ contact, Summary (500 character maximum summary ), Presentation Format, Presentation, Panel discussion, Hands-on workshop, Technology Requirements, Special Accommodations Required