Online Mobile Learning Symposium Designed to Improve Teaching and Learning

Feb. 19, 2010

Baylor University Libraries and the Academy for Teaching and Learning will host an online symposium that explores emerging trends in mobile learning. The symposium will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 3, 2010, in the Garden Level Study Commons of Moody Memorial Library. The online symposium is presented by the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) as part of its ELI 2010 Spring Focus Session: "Mobile Learning 2.0: The Next Phase of Innovation in Mobility. The two-day symposium features a blend of keynote lectures by leading minds in mobile technologies, "lightning round" presentations by participating institutions and breakout conversations among symposium attendees. Participants will be able to view each presentation while simultaneously expanding the conversation through "backchannel" Twitter conversations with other attendees using the hashtag #elifocus.

"This event brings Baylor into a vital conversation and offers us a platform for leadership and innovation. Faculty, staff, and students will think and dream together about how these technologies can extend and intensify Baylor's commitment to top-quality education," says Gardner Campbell, Director of Baylor's Academy for Teaching and Learning.

The complete ELI 2010 Spring Focus Session schedule and registration form are available online at http://www.baylor.edu/lib/elifocus. Lunch will be provided each day for registered attendees. The registration deadline is Tuesday, March 2, 2010.

The EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) is a strategic initiative of EDUCAUSE that is dedicated to helping institutions advance learning through IT innovation.

For more information, please contact Gardner Campbell, director of the Academy for Teaching and Learning, at (254) 710-4064.