GLTC advances awareness of technology for learning and connects educators, technology coordinators, administrators, instructional designers, developers, researchers and scientists who use and study technology for learning. Conference presentations and exhibits will focus on technological innovations and their impact on learning and transforming education and training.
Sessions choices are a hands-on-workshop (90 minutes) or a concurrent session (45 minutes). Keep the proposal length to a minimum of 250 words. You will also be asked to supply a statement of what the audience will walk about from your session knowing.
Submit a proposal on any of the following categories:
The Innovative Instructional Strategies category, instructors/teachers from higher education or k-12 will share and learn methods that are cutting-edge and successful according to research. These sessions may range from strategies for individual domains or interdisciplinary strategies for multiple domains. The sessions will be identified as k-12 or higher education focused.
The Community Partnership category is for both business and any level educators. These sessions will be for both business partnerships as well as educators to learn how educators are preparing students as well as the skills businesses require gainful employment.
The Training & Professional Development category will be for the community business members to share training and professional development strategies that are successful in obtaining and keeping employee’s knowledge and skills current while maximizing transfer of knowledge and minimizing cost.
Topics for the above categories may include:
- Emerging technologies
- Mobile learning
- Professional learning
- Team-based learning
- Design thinking
- Assistive technology
- Social media
- Virtual learning environment
- Distance education/e-learning
- Applied learning
- Assessment and evaluation
- Digital Content
Submit a proposal for one of the following types of session
- Concurrent sessions where presenters speak on their work, research or a subject relevant to the conference theme. There will be time set aside for discussion and questions
- Workshops where participants are provided an opportunity for hands-on exploration. We encourage proposals where workshops are designed for participants to work around a tool, platform, or concept. Workshops are scheduled should be highly participatory.
We encourage interactive presentations and ask that you describe how your session addresses the theme of the conference in up to 200 words.