Call for Proposals: 3T’s Engaging Students with Transliteracy, Technology and Teaching

The  3T’s Engaging Students with Transliteracy, Technology and Teaching has put out a call for proposals.

Call for Proposals (deadline December 1, 2011)

3Ts 2012: Engaging Students with Teaching, Technology, and Transliteracy.

  • Do you collaborate with colleagues, using various technologies that have created an effective learning module?
  • Have you created a successful teaching collaboration with colleagues that incorporates technology and/or with emphasis on metaliteracy?
  • Do you use a mode of metaliteracy or transliteracy that you have found to be effective?
  • Are you using innovative technologies to assist with learning in the classroom and/or virtually?
  • Do you use your students’ fluency across media, modes, and disciplines to enhance their learning experiences?
  • Have you been successful in blending various modes of technology into your teaching?
  • Are you interested in integrating technology and transliteracy into your teaching?
  • Do you use teaching models that include team-based or project based-learning in conjuction with any 21st Century literacy?
If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, the conference planning committee for The 3 T’s: Exploring New Frontiers in Teaching, Technology, and Transliteracy wants YOU to submit a proposal here:

Proposal Form: http://bit.ly/tOxJIO

Don’t miss out on your chance to share your innovative classroom methods and achievements!

Proposals should address the following questions:
  • How have you drawn upon metaliteracy or transliteracy to support student learning?
  • How have underlying principles and theories guided your inclusion of a specific technology or technologies in the classroom?
  • How did teaching and technology connect to improve both technological literacy and learning?
  • How has your teaching style or method changed as technology is now infused into your course?

As proposals undergo a peer-reviewprocess, emphasis on the following are highly encouraged:

  • Connecting theory to practice as discussed and modeled through your proposal, presentation, and delivery
  • Collaborative projects/lesson plans that could include (but are not limited to) cross-disciplinary teaching, faculty/librarian partnerships, partnerships with instructional designers and librarians or faculty, and K-12/college experiences

Proposals can include any meaningful integration of technology and teaching used to support the growing number of literacies students need for learning and succeeding in today’s information-rich academic and professional worlds.

Possible tracks and technologies might include:

Literacies:

  • Information literacy
  • Visual literacy
  • Digital literacy
  • Media literacy
  • Cultural literacy
  • Critical literacy

Technologies:

  • Open Source
  • Web 2.0
  • Social Networking (Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, Ning)
  • Mobile Technology (Mobile apps, texting)
  • Classroom Technologies (Smartboards, Tablets)
  • Collaborative Technology (Wikis)
  • Multimedia (Podcasts, Vcasts)
Conference sessions will consist of 45 minutes speaking/workshop time with 15 minutes allocated for Q&A  OR a 2 hour hands on interactive workshop.

Questions regarding proposals can be asked of Mark McBride at mcbridmf@buffalostate.edu

Submissions must be received by December 1st. Participants will be notified by December 15th.

Call for Proposals – Media & Learning: Towards the Era of Digital Fluency

This conference, entitled Media & Learning: Towards the Era of Digital Fluency is being organised as a collaboration between the Flemish Ministry of Education and the European Commission Directorate-General for Education and Culture and will take place in the Flemish Ministry of Education Headquarters in Brussels to co-incide with the Belgian Presidency of the European Union.

Organised by ATiT in Brussels, 25-26 November, this conference will bring together practitioners and policy makers in a two day event which will highlight the latest developments, services and digital and media competences in education and training. This event will incorporate the annual MEDEA Awards.

All interested individuals, project teams, institutions and organisations are invited to submit proposals to give presentations, demonstrations and workshops at this conference, the closing date for submissions is 1 June 2010. Visit the conference website for more information.

Themes:

  • Digital and media skills and competences
  • Fostering the creation of media-based resources at all levels of education and training
  • Use and re-use of existing media resources in education and training

Topics:

  • Training and licensing of teachers, trainers and others in the education and training sector in the creation and use of media for education
  • Promotion of digital and media literacy amongst students
  • Creation of educational media resource banks and associated services
  • Measuring and recognising digital and media skills amongst the current and future work-force
  • Understanding Intellectual Property Rights in the educational media domain
  • Promoting Digital Fluency amongst the European workforce

Download the proposal documents

I so wish I could go to this! If any librarians end up going please let me know.

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