MERLOT -- the Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching
2005 MERLOT International Conference - "Engaging the Global Community - Looking Over the Horizon"
July 25-28, 2005, Nashville, Tennessee
CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
*** Deadline for Proposals: March 14, 2005 ***
Information on submitting a proposal:
General Conference Information: http://conference.merlot.org/conference/2005/index.html
Registration site opens April 1, 2005
Hotel and Travel Information: http://conference.merlot.org/conference/2005/hoteltravel.html
Hosted by the Tennessee Board of Regents, the MERLOT International Conference will be held at the at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel and Nashville Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee, July 25 - 28, 2005. The Conference provides forums for learning about shared content, peer reviews, learning objects, standards, and online communities. We welcome participation by the entire international higher education community.
Individuals are not required to be affiliated with a MERLOT institution to attend or present at the conference, nor do presentations need to address MERLOT specifically. Presentations from those engaged in the faculty development issues surrounding the MERLOT collection, use and evaluation of digital learning materials in the context of other projects are encouraged and welcomed.
The conference theme and tracks are geared toward the following audiences:
Provosts, Deans, Department Chairs
Technical Support Specialists
Faculty Development Professionals
Members of Professional Organizations
Authors of Instructional Materials
MERLOT Users & Potential Partners
Authors of Digital Learning Materials
All proposals are peer reviewed and selected by the Program Committee for inclusion in the conference program and proceedings website.
The program includes:
Invited speakers and workshop leaders
Corporate Showcases & Demonstrations
Classics and Editors' Choice Awards ceremony
Design Review Sessions
BUDGET and PLANNING INFORMATION
Early Bird registration deadline: May 31, 2005
MERLOT Partner Early Bird Registration fee: $225.00 (US)
Non-partner Early Bird fee: $450.00 (US)
Corporate Early Bird Fee: $600.00 (US)
Registration includes opening reception on July 25, lunches on July 26 and 27, refreshment breaks and all sessions except pre-conference workshops which are an additional fee.
Hotel rate: US$135.00 per day, single or double occupancy. This special rate is available 3 days prior and 3 days after the conference, based on availability.
Proposals Due: March 14, 2005
Authors Notified: April 1, 2005
Early Registration: May 31, 2005
Conference: July 25 - 28, 2005
Questions about MERLOT International Conference? Email: MERLOTConference@merlot.org
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