Curb-cuts and elevators are behind us. Digital accessibility is upon us. This is evident in the ever increasing number of complaints and lawsuits against higher education institutions regarding this topic. This timely virtual conference (come and go) will give you a basic understanding of accessibility and offer specific strategies and information to help you do your part to implement accessible technology throughout the university.
Colleague to Colleague, a regional professional organization, is set to host its annual Summer Institute on Distance Learning and Instructional Technology (SIDLIT, pronounced “sidelight”) July 31 – Aug. 1 (Thursday and Friday). This two-day regional conference will be held at Johnson County Community College, in Overland Park, Kansas. The last day for registration is July 18. Continue reading “Educational technology conference SIDLIT slated July 31-Aug. 1”→
(Editor’s note: This information is from the CHECK 2013 Committee’s email announcement April 5.)
Pittsburg State University will host the 2013 Conference on Higher Education Computing in Kansas (CHECK) May 29-30, 2013. CHECK is an annual gathering of information technology professionals to present, learn and network about innovative technologies and IT issues for providing IT services to the higher education community. Check out the great topics and presenters at www.check.gen.ks.us/agenda.html . All Kansas higher education institutions are encouraged to participate. Continue reading “Registration open for 2013 CHECK conference May 29-30”→
More than 400 people attended the Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference March 4-5 at K-State. A video of the March 5 keynote by well-known author David Pogue is now online via the conference website at theitl.org (click “Watch David Pogue’s keynote!” at top right).
K-State faculty are sampling a variety of technologies in their daily work. They will be sharing some of their favorites in a “Take 5” session 2:30-3:30 p.m. March 4 at Union Forum Hall as part of the Innovations in Teaching and Learning conference.
K-State’s new “Innovations in Teaching & Learning Conference” (ITL) is announcing a call for proposals to showcase K-State faculty’s teaching, learning, and technology used in the classroom or distance course(s). The deadline for submissions is now extended to Jan. 22, 2013, and the proposal form is available on the InnovationsInTeachingAndLearning.org website. Possible topics include: