The Webposium: CLAS’ Online Student Research Symposium
update 4/16/2008: The Webposium is beginning this Friday. It will be conducted through our Blackboard course management system. To join the conference and view all the students’ presentations, as well as participate in discussions and comments, send an email to Amanda Winters at email@example.com; she will use your UIS email address to add you to the Webposium Blackboard.
update 1/31/2008: While the deadline for submitting a paper to the WebPosium is now past, you may listen to a podcast with Andy Egizi and Amanda Winters discussing the upcoming WebPosium. Use your NetID to login to iTunesU http://itunes.uis.edu/ ; under Campus Life go to Liberal Studies This Week, and listen to the 3rd week podcast.
University of Illinois at Springfield
Friday, April 18 – Sunday, April 20, 2008
Sponsored by: The University of Illinois at Springfield and the UIS College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Showcasing Excellence in Online Student Scholarship
The purpose of this WebPosium is to recognize the exceptional research completed by our online students.
The Goals of the WebPosium are:
- To promote development of online student research and presentation skills
- To enrich the academic experience of UIS Online students
- To help prepare online students for their professions or for graduate school; and
- To cultivate mentoring relationships between Online students and their Faculty.
Research from all online academic disciplines within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is welcomed and encouraged. The research must have been conducted as part of a UIS online course or as an independent study with a UIS online instructor. The WebPosium has been scheduled to accommodate work completed by December of 2007 at the latest.
Awards: There will be a 1st, 2nd and 3rd overall Webposium award for the best Presentations. They will be:
1st Overall- 30GB Ipod
2nd Overall- 4GB Ipod
3rd Overall- Digital Camera
There will also be a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize for outstanding presentations within each unit. They will be:
1st in Unit- Portable DVD player
2nd in Unit- Webcam
3rd in Unit- 2 GB Flash drive
Also, each student whose paper is selected for presentation will receive a gift box from UIS and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Please read Submission Guidelines
Submissions due by December 20, 2007
WebPosium checklist available for those interested in presenting a paper or project at the WebPosium
For more information contact WebPosium Coordinator Amanda Winters at 217-206-6421 or firstname.lastname@example.org.