University of Oregon

2012 Teaching, Learning and Technology Symposium at the University of Portland

Engaging Students in the Global Digital Society
Who Should Come: 
This event is open to the public.
Friday, October 26, 2012 (All day)
University of Portland
5000 North Willamette Boulevard, Portland, OR 97203

The Oregon Academic Technology Society will be hosting the second annual Teaching, Learning and Technology Symposium on Friday, October 26th at the University of Portland.   The theme for the conference will be Engaging Students in the Global Digital Society.

Please register here:

The Facts:
Time:  8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Location:  The conference will begin in the Baucciou Commons on the UP campus.
Food:  Breakfast and Lunch will be served
Cost:  $75 for participants who register as part of a team of at least 4 educators. Individuals can register for $100.  (Meals included.)
Credit:   A graduate credit option will be offered to conference participants at no cost. Participants may earn a .5 semester hour (.75 quarter hour) 700-level Technology in Education transcript course credit from the University of Portland, School of Education.<>

Our keynote speaker will be Eric Anctil, presenting: Critical Status: Educating in a Digital World That¹s Evolving Faster Than You. Eric is a professor of education at the University of Portland.

In addition to the keynote event, we will bring Jon Samuelson and Lisa Johnson to the conference to facilitate workshops on BYOD. Jon and Lisa are teachers, technology specialists and dynamic speakers from the Austin area.   You can see the conference agenda (draft) on the conference website.

Concurrent sessions will include the following strands:

1.  BYOD  (Bring your own devices)
2.  Higher Education Applications
3.  Common Core:  How does digital literacy integrate with the foundations of literacy?
4.  STEM:  Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
5.  Student-centered teaching:  flipped learning
6.  Leadership in Technology Integration
7.  Digital Media, Digital Storytelling,  Digital Citizenship

Scott Christian
Director of Academic Technology Services
University of Portland ­ Academic Technology Services
503-943-8119 office