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>Date: Sat, 8 Feb 1997 18:58:13 -0600 (CST)
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>From: Patrick Bjork <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: TCC-L Online Conference: Call for Proposals
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>>           TRENDS AND ISSUES IN ONLINE INSTRUCTION
>>
>>                  Second Annual Teaching in
>>           the Community Colleges Online Conference
>>                       April 1-3, 1997
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>>                  FINAL CALL FOR PROPOSALS!
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>>       -------------------------------------------------
>>       Revised Deadline for Proposals: February 15, 1997
>>       -------------------------------------------------
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>>Please consider submitting a proposal/paper for our second annual TCC-L
>>Online Conference. Here are the particulars for this _completely online_
>>conference:
>>
>>Title: Second Annual Teaching in the Community Colleges Online Conference
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>>Theme: Trends and Issues in Online Instruction
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>>February 15, 1997: Revised Deadline for Proposals
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>>March 14, 1997: For accepted proposals--deadline for all papers (including
>>                presenter's bio and photo for the conference homepage)
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>>April 1-3, 1997 (Tue, Wed, Thu): Conference Dates
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>>Possible Topics
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>>- Innovative online instructional strategies
>>- Description and discussion of a successful online course
>>- Teaching style and success in online instruction
>>- Collaborative learning in online classes
>>- F2F meetings: Critical for online instruction?
>>- Tips for increasing enrollment in online classes
>>- Cheating in online classes: how to prevent it
>>- Online classes and workload issues
>>- Online strategies for student research papers
>>- Synchronous strategies: strengths and weaknesses
>>- Synchronous communication: Is it vital for online instruction?
>>- Internet and computer classrooms: Critical differences?
>>- Online strategies for the primarily traditional classroom
>>- Online vs. traditional instruction: a comparison of outcomes
>>- Retention in online classes
>>- Sense of community in online classes
>>- Preparing students for online instruction
>>- BBSs vs. Internet for online instruction
>>- Harassment issues in online instruction
>>- Evaluation trends and issues for online instruction
>>- Administrative issues re online instruction
>>- The electronic library and the online classroom
>>- Counseling issues re online instruction
>>- Admissions and registration issues re online instruction
>>- Computing center perspectives on online instruction
>>- Role of learning assistance centers in online instruction
>>- Multimedia in online instruction
>>- Other: ________________________________________
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>>Procedures for Submitting a Proposal
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>>Presentation Title:
>>Presenter's name (include highest degree(s) attained, e.g., PhD, MBA):
>>Presenter's academic title(s), college, department:
>>Presenter's snailmail (college) address:
>>Presenter's email (and WWW address if available):
>>Paper status: Please indicate whether the proposed presentation has been
>>   previously published in a journal. If it has, please describe
>>   substantive changes that will be incorporated in this presentation.
>>*****
>>Proposal: Ten- to twenty-line description or summary of your proposed
>>   presentation.
>>Format: Standard (generic) ASCII text (do not send as an encoded file).
>>Send to: Jim Shimabukuro <[log in to unmask]> or to any one of the review
>>   committee members: Patrick Bjork, chair <[log in to unmask]>,
>>   Ramesh Gaonkar <[log in to unmask]>, Jay Wootten
>>   <[log in to unmask]>
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>>Activities
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>>- All presentations will be posted on the conference webpage from Mar.
>>  25-31, to allow participants time to read them prior to the actual
>>  conference from Apr. 1-3. They will remain on the web during and for a
>>  while after the conference.
>>- All presenters will be expected to respond to private and public email
>>  questions and comments from participants re their papers. All presenters
>>  and participants will be included in the conference discussion list.
>>- All presenters will be scheduled for a one-hour MOO session on one of
>>  the three conference days. The coordinator for MOO sessions will be
>>  contacting presenters for preferred times. The sessions will be an
>>  informal medium for presenters to meet with participants. Practice MOO
>>  sessions wil be conducted prior to Apr. 1-3.
>>- All conference papers will be published in the spring 1997 issue of the
>>  Teaching in the Community College (Electronic) Journal (TCC-J).
>>
>>
>>For further information, please write to Jim Shimabukuro
>><[log in to unmask]>
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>>Subject: Registering for the TCC-L Online Conference
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>>The entire conference will be conducted online. Participants will "attend"
>>presentations via the WWW, and they'll interact with presenters via email
>>and live chat (MOO). They'll also have an opportunity to take multimedia
>>WWW tours of Hawaii, mingle with other participants in the virtual Coconut
>>Cafe (MOO), and discuss presentations on the special conference email
>>list, CFORUM-L. Featured keynote speakers will be Jay Wootten, Kent State
>>University-Salem, and Crawford Kilian, Capilano College.
>>
>>To register for the Second Annual TCC-L Online Conference: Trends and
>>Issues in Online Instruction, April 1-3, 1997, sponsored by the Teaching
>>in the Community Colleges List (TCC-L) and Kapiolani Community College,
>>send the following one-line message:
>>
>>              sub TCON-L YourFirstName YourLastName
>>
>>to: [log in to unmask]
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>>There is no fee for participation, but all will be required to complete a
>>registration form, which will be emailed when the subscription request is
>>received. For further information, please write to Jim Shimabukuro
>><[log in to unmask]>.
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>Patrick Bjork, Ph.D.
>Dept. of English
>Bismarck State College
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Patrick Bjork, Ph.D.
Dept. of English
Bismarck State College
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