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Flexible Learning Conference

Madison College's Flexible Learning Conference on October 16 and 17, 2014! 

Bring Your Team of Faculty and Administrators to share practical ideas and best practices for using technology and innovative teaching and support strategies to advance flexible teaching and learning in higher education.  The Flexible Learning Conference - Transforming Learning through Innovative Flexible Formats provides an opportunity to learn from leaders in flexible learning from various disciplines and experience levels. 



Session Highlights will include:

  • Reaching Students through Webcasting and Video - Explore how faculty can use webcasting technology to reach students.
  • Mu Too?  Being Better Than the Average at Online Math Teaching - This session will address questions and concerns about teaching math online.
  • How Brain-based Techniques Increase Test Results - Experience strategies used when converting to a collaborative classroom.
  • Moving Toward UDL (Universal Design for Learning) - Simple techniques for beginning your implementation of UDL.  Resources and samples provided.
  • Google Tools, Apps, & Extensions for the Online Instructor - Participants will see examples, ideas, and best practices for incorporating Google's various free tools in the online classroom.
  • Credit for Prior Learning Workshop for Advisors - Discussions and reference materials provide the tools needed to guide adult students in making essential education and career decisions.
  • Dr. James May's workshop - Description coming soon!  Learn more about Dr. May here.


Schedule of Events: 

Please check out the Agendas by Day and Sessions by Track here

Thursday October 16th
Pre-Conference Workshops:

12:00-4:00 pm: Registration

1:00-4:00 pm: Pre-Conference Workshops for Administrators and Faculty

5:00-7:00 pm: Evening Networking Event at Claddagh Irish Pub (Madison's west side/Middleton)  Click here for directions.

Friday October 17th: 

7:30-8:30 am: Registration and Continental Breakfast

Breakout Session Schedule:

8:45-9:35 am: Breakout sessions

9:45-10:35 am: Breakout sessions 

10:45am-11:35 am: Breakout sessions

11:45-12:35 pm: Lunch

12:45-1:35 pm: Breakout sessions

1:45-2:35 pm: Breakout sessions

2:45-3:35 pm: Breakout sessions


Workshop Schedule:

8:45-11:35 am:  Workshop (Dr. May)

8:45-10:35 am:  Workshop (Credit for Prior Learning)

10:45-3:35 pm*:  Workshop for Advisors (Credit for Prior Learning)
*This timeframe includes lunch.

12:45-3:35 pm:  Workshop (Dr. May)


Conference Registration - Register here!

For questions, please contact:  Jennifer Zarrinnam 608-245-5862 or JZarrinnam@madisoncollege.edu



Accommodations:
Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Madison West/Middleton
8212 Greenway Boulevard
Middleton, WI  53562
Phone: 608.831.1400

A block of rooms has been reserved at the state rate until September 16, 2014Click here to reserve your room to receive the Madison College Flexible Learning Conference rate!