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The Division of Information Technology

Faculty and staff invited to participate in virtual EDUCAUSE conference

The Division of Information Technology invites faculty and staff to virtually attend the EDUCAUSE National Conference, October 16-18 in the auditorium at 1244 Blossom Street, free-of-charge.

EDUCAUSE is a national association for information technology (IT) professionals in higher education. The national conference delivers both forward-thinking, innovative solutions and practical, tangible ideas to handle campus challenges and identify opportunities. Sessions will benefit employees across the university, not just IT professionals.

Bill Hogue, vice president for information technology and chief information officer, will be a presenter at the conference. Hogue was selected as the first recipient of the EDUCAUSE Community Leadership Award. His session will be held on Thursday, October 17 at 12:10 p.m. EST and is entitled, "Close Encounters of the Fourth Kind: Laying Bare the Questions."

Sessions being offered include:

  • "Improving Student Outcomes through Integrated Planning and Advising Services" "Cloud Contracting: The Internet2 NET+ Way"
  • "Electronic Lab Notebooks in the Cloud for Research and Instruction"
  • "Using Prescriptive Analytics to Reduce Course Dropout"
  • "Close Encounters of the Fourth Kind: Laying Bare the Questions"
  • "Higher Education is a Massively Multiplayer Game"
  • "Learning Spaces Rating System
  • "DIY E-Books Using Open-Source Tools"
  • "Mobile Advising: Assembling a Business Architecture for Student Success"
  • "Social Presence in Online Learning: Bringing Learners Together in New Ways across Space and Time"

To see session times and descriptions, and to register, click here.