e-Cornucopia Conference: Teaching with Social Media

e-Cornucopia Conference June, 2010: Teaching with Social Media

You are invited to attend the e-Cornucopia Conference: Teaching with Social Media 2010 at Oakland University, MI. This year’s conference will focus on explaining and demonstrating a comprehensive set of techniques and technologies for utilizing social media in online education. The conference will present not only how to manage the media, but will also illustrate a wide array of creative applications that are currently being used by Oakland University faculty and staff. e-Cornucopia will provide numerous novel approaches to teach and learning with technology.

The featured speaker is Ken Hudson, Managing Director of the Virtual World Design Centre, Loyalist College, where he creates virtual world environments and experiences for business, education, and government. Ken launched the use of Second Life at Loyalist College in 2006, making it the first post-secondary institution in Canada to apply this new medium to learning contexts. Ken's work was recognized with the Colleges Ontario Innovation Award and the Orion Learning Award of Merit.

The conference will be held Thursday, June 10, 2010 from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Oakland Center on the campus of Oakland University, 2200 N. Squirrel Rd. Rochester, MI 48309.  A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.  Funding has been generously provided by Sloan-C through the New Century Learning Consortium (NCLC), so that registration is free to the first 50 participants.

Participation may take place at Oakland University, MI or online through Elluminate. For registration and additional information please visit: http://www2.oakland.edu/elis/ecorn_intro.cfm?countrytabs=0

Also Publishing Opportunity Call for Chapters
In addition, see the publishing opportunity that is open to anyone who teaches with social media in higher education at: http://www2.oakland.edu/elis/book_proposals.cfm

Catheryn Cheal, Ph.D.
Assistant Vice President
e-Learning and Instructional Support
Suite 430 Kresge Library
Oakland University, MI
fax: 248-370-3628


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