Events Filed Under: Education

Online Conference

Smithsonian Online Conference: "From Where I Stand – Understanding Immigration/Migration Narratives"

Explore the history and culture of U.S. immigration and migration through community stories, objects and experiences with Smithsonian curators and experts.

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Date:

April 10, 2013

Time:

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm EDT

Location:

Smithsonian Conferences

Sponsor:

Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
Online Conference

18th Annual TCC Online Conference

Join faculty, staff and administrators in higher education worldwide as they share their expertise and engage in productive forums about the use of educational technology for teaching and learning.

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Date:

April 16-18, 2013

Location:

tcconlineconference.org

Sponsor:

TCCHawaii.org, LearningTimes, and the University of Hawaii
Online Conference

Smithsonian – Symbols of Diplomacy: Practicing Diplomacy from Early America to the Present

Explore “Symbols of Diplomacy” that help shape our nation’s past and present diplomatic activities from inside the Diplomatic Reception Rooms at the U.S. Department of State.

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Time:

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm EST

Location:

Smithsonian Conferences

Sponsor:

Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
Online Conference

Smithsonian's Teacher Preview Session

Smithsonian educators share ready-to-use resources for the classroom that explore the role of the presidency and highlight historic inaugural ceremonies of the past.

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Date:

January 7, 2013

Location:

Smithsonian Conferences

Sponsor:

Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
Online Conference

Teaching the 57th U.S. Presidential Inauguration, Q&A with Smithsonian Experts

Join Smithsonian experts as they share historical facts, stories, and connections with museum objects that surround inaugurations — from the first Inauguration of George Washington to the upcoming Inauguration of Barack Obama.

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Date:

January 10, 2013

Location:

Smithsonian Conferences

Sponsor:

Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
Online Conference

Smithsonian - Civil Rights: From Lincoln to Today

Explore the work of many leaders, ordinary citizens and students undertook during the Civil Rights Movement to make a difference in today’s world.

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Date:

February 13, 2013

Time:

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm EST

Location:

Smithsonian Conferences

Sponsor:

Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
Online Conference

Smithsonian - A Will of Their Own:
 Judith Murray and Women of Achievement in the Early Republic

Explore women’s contributions in relation to the women’s rights movements from the late nineteenth century to today.

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Date:

March 13, 2013

Time:

4:00 pm - 4:50 pm EST

Location:

Smithsonian Conferences

Sponsor:

Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
Online Conference

Smithsonian Online Conference: "From Where I Stand: Immigration/Migration Stories in the Classroom"

Explore the history and culture of U.S. immigration and migration through community stories, objects and experiences with Smithsonian curators and experts.

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Date:

May 8, 2013

Time:

4:00 pm - 4:50 pm EDT

Location:

Smithsonian Conferences

Sponsor:

Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies
Online Conference

Smithsonian Oh Freedom! Online Conference: Teaching Civil Rights through Smithsonian Collections

Explore Civil Rights and Smithsonian collections with curators, experts, and educators in a free online conference.

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Date:

February 6, 2013

Location:

Smithsonian Conference

Sponsor:

Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History
Online Conference

Smithsonian's National Youth Summit: Dust Bowl

The National Youth Summit brings middle and high school students together with scholars, teachers, policy experts and activists in a national conversation about important events in America’s past that impact the nation’s present and future.

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Date:

October 17, 2012

Location:

nys.smithsonianconference.org

Sponsor:

Smithsonian National Museum of American History
Webinar

Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum: Inquiry Science Webinar

The National Air and Space Museum will be offering a free, live webcast for early childhood educators, parents, and enthusiasts to learn how to teach inquiry science to three-, four-, and five-year-olds.

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Date:

Recording

Location:

smithsonianconference.org

Sponsor:

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Online Conference

Martha J. Kanter and Jonathan Finkelstein on Digital Badges for Learning

Jonathan Finkelstein, founder of LearningTimes and director of the BadgeStack Project, recently spoke to Dr. Martha J. Kanter, Under Secretary of Education at the U.S. Department of Education. The discussion turned towards digital badges and the role they can play in education and workforce development.

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Date:

Podcast

Location:

badgestackproject.org

Online Conference

17th Annual TCC Online Conference

Join faculty, staff and administrators in higher education worldwide as they share their expertise and engage in productive forums about the use of educational technology for teaching and learning.

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Date:

April 17-19, 2012

Sponsor:

TCCHawaii.org, LearningTimes, and the University of Hawaii
Online Conference

US Department of Education Presents: National Rural Education Technology Summit 2.0

Join us for the National Rural Education Technology Summit 2.0 - a one-day online event for teachers, students and rural education stakeholders sponsored by the US Department of Education. The engaging and interactive program will showcase how technology is being used to overcome the challenges of distance and increase access to educational opportunities in distant and remote rural areas.

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Date:

April 30, 2012

Location:

ruraleducationtechsummit.org

Sponsor:

U.S. Department of Education
Online Conference

Smithsonian - "Understanding Astrophotography: Where Science and Art Meet"

Learn how to access the MicroObservatory robotic telescope network operated by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.

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Date:

June 12, 2013

Time:

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm EDT

Location:

Smithsonian Conferences

Sponsor:

Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
Online Conference

Smithsonian: "Do-It-Yourself Astrophotography: Applications for the Classroom & Beyond"

The MicroObservatory telescopes can be used in a variety of ways to facilitate powerful STEM learning for your students - come learn how to use it with your students.

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Date:

July 10, 2013

Time:

4:00 pm - 4:50 pm EDT

Location:

Smithsonian Conferences

Sponsor:

Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
Online Conference

Smithsonian – NASA’s “Amazing Space”: Using Hubble Space Telescope Images in the Classroom

This 50-minute, interactive session is designed for educators to learn about the exciting science behind the world's most famous telescope.

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Date:

August 14, 2013

Time:

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm EDT

Location:

Smithsonian Conferences

Sponsor:

Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
Online Conference

Smithsonian – In the Face of Extinction: Thinking about the Biodiversity and Conservation of Frogs

Learn why frogs are disappearing around the world, why it matters to you, and what is being done to prevent their mass extinction.

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Date:

September 11, 2013

Time:

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm EDT

Location:

Smithsonian Conferences

Sponsor:

Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
Online Conference

Smithsonian – Will To Adorn: African American Dress and the Aesthetics of Identity

We will be hosting three sessions on the Will to Adorn: African American Dress and the Aesthetics of Identity, the multi-year, collaborative folk cultural research and public presentation project initiated by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.

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Date:

December 11, 2013

Time:

1:00 pm - 5:30 pm EST

Location:

Smithsonian Conferences

Sponsor:

Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
Online Conference

National Air and Space Museum: Conspiracy Theories in Aerospace History

Join the National Air and Space Museum for an interactive online conference developed especially for teachers and secondary students. Historians and educators from the Museum, and guests from the Department of the Navy and National History Day, will demonstrate critical thinking skills they use to evaluate information.

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Date:

Archives Available

Location:

www.smithsonianconference.org

Sponsor:

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Online Conference

Jossey-Bass 2010 Online Teaching and Learning Conference Online

The most popular guide books on Online Teaching and Learning come to life as an Online Conference. Interact with over a dozen authors and hundreds of colleagues, right from your desktop. All participants receive a choice of 3 books.

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Date:

Archives Available

Location:

OnlineTeachingandLearning.com

Sponsor:

Jossey-Bass, LearningTimes and Fielding Graduate University
Online Conference

TCC 2011 Online Conference

TCC, Technology, Colleges and Community, is a worldwide online conference designed for university and college practitioners including faculty, academic support staff, counselors, student services personnel, students, and administrators.

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Date:

Archives Available

Location:

www.tcconlineconference.org

Sponsor:

TCC and LearningTimes
Online Conference

IOC 2011: Going Mobile in Higher Ed

Grab your phone, laptop or iPad because on April 27, 2011, IOC is going mobile! The 9th annual conference, Going Mobile in Higher Ed, will focus exclusively on mobile technologies in higher education.

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Date:

Archives Available

Location:

internationalonlineconference.org

Sponsor:

IOC
Online Conference

September 11: Teaching Contemporary History - An Online Conference

The Smithsonian National Museum of American History, National September 11 Memorial & Museum, Pentagon Memorial Fund, and Flight 93 National Memorial offer a free online conference for designed to provide K-12 educators with resources and strategies for addressing the September 11 terrorist attacks.

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Date:

Archives Available

Location:

smithsonianconference.org

Sponsor:

Smithsonian, National September 11 Memorial & Museum, Pentagon Memorial Fund, and Flight 93 National Memorial
Online Conference

SHOUT: "Celebrate the Land" with Smithsonian Experts

Join us September 21, 2011 for the next free event in the Shout online conference series featuring Smithsonian experts. We'll explore the forest service, look at earth from space, hear the latest on the Tree Banding citizen science project, and connect with a panel of Smithsonian scientists to hear the latest on their environmentally-related work.

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Date:

Archive Available

Location:

Sponsor:

Smithsonian Education, TakingITGlobal, Microsoft Partners in Learning Network
Webcast

Democracy from the Inside Out

Author Parker J. Palmer of the Center for Courage & Renewal kicks off a series of conversations about “doing democracy from the inside out.” Thousands join the first event online from hundreds of convening sites around the world.

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Date:

Recording Available

Location:

learningtimesevents.org

Sponsor:

Center for Courage & Renewal
Webcast Series

Best Practices for Department Chairs

Designed for department chairs with more experience who want to know how to deal successfully with the key challenges of their position.

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Date:

September 22, 2011

Location:

www.departmentchairs.org

Sponsor:

Jossey-Bass
Online Conference

STEMtech Online

Join educators, industry leaders, and others to discuss increasing student access into and success in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) majors and careers. The 2011 STEMtech Online conference is designed to help educators explore the strategic use of information technology to better serve their students, campuses, and communities.

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Date:

October 12, 2011

Location:

www.league.org

Sponsor:

League for Innovation in the Community College & LearningTimes
Online Conference

Jossey-Bass Online Teaching and Learning Conference Online

OTL 2011, which takes place October 18-20, 2011, features over a dozen presenters over three days who are authors, thought leaders, and practitioners in the field of online education. The OTL Conference is based on the popular Jossey-Bass resources on online teaching and learning and includes interactive online sessions, discussions, hands-on learning, strategy swapping, and networking.  

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Date:

October 18-20, 2011

Location:

OnlineTeachingandLearning.com

Sponsor:

Jossey-Bass, LearningTimes and Fielding Graduate University
Webcast Series

Jossey-Bass Department Chair Leadership Online Institute

A professional, economical, and timely webcast series for department chairs to get the orientation and support they need to excel in their role.

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Date:

November 17, 2011

Time:

11:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT

Location:

www.departmentchairs.org

Sponsor:

Jossey-Bass