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UIS “Tech Day” will examine the future of technology and learning

April 5, 2005

Dr. Jacqueline Moloney, University of Massachusetts-Lowell

SPRINGFIELD - “Tech Day: Fast Forward – The Future of Technology and Learning at UIS” will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, April 8, in University Hall at the University of Illinois at Springfield. The event is free and open to the public.

The half-day symposium will begin with a keynote address by Dr. Jacqueline Moloney, dean of continuing studies, corporate and distance education at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, at 9:30 a.m. in University Hall, room 2008. Known as a leader in curriculum and instructional innovation in higher education, Moloney provided direction as UMass built its first and largest online education program as part of UMassOnline. She has been instrumental in developing innovative partnerships with business and industry that have yielded impressive results for the Lowell campus and she is a member of the board of directors for the Sloan Consortium of Asynchronous Learning Networks.

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More than 25 presentations and poster sessions by UIS faculty and staff will focus on interesting and innovative ways that the campus community is using technology for teaching and scholarship. Topics range from smart classrooms to computer security, e-books, adaptive technology, and online tutoring.

Sponsors at UIS are the Academic Technology Committee, Brookens Library and Educational Technology, the Office of Technology-Enhanced Learning, and the Speakers Bureau.

For more information, contact Farokh Eslahi, UIS director of educational technology, at 206-7352, or go to http://otel.uis.edu/techday2005/ for a complete list of presentations.

  

 

    The University of Illinois at Springfield, one of three U of I campuses, is a small, public liberal arts university that offers 42 degree programs – 21 bachelor’s, 20 master’s, and the Doctorate of Public Administration. UIS has a special mission in public affairs and service and is known for extraordinary internships, a wireless campus, extensive online offerings, and a commitment to teaching.
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