Keynote Speaker will
be Dr. James Morrison sponsored by Cytek and
Founder of On
the Horizon and The
Technology Source, and professor of education at North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Dr. Morrison is author and and
workshops for associations such as EDUCAUSE,
co-author of over 200 publications focusing on educational
planning and using information technology tools.
Morrison has delivered numerous conference presentations
AAHE, the College Board and others.
He has served as a
consultant to a number of colleges, universities,
systems, community colleges, educational
agencies and public agencies such as the U.S. Department
and Department of the Army. His
activities focus on assisting organizations to integrate information
technology tools in teaching and management.
The title of
his Speech is “The Future of Distance
Morrison will describe the driving forces that will
education and distance learning in this decade and
on the implications of these forces for education
- Advisory Committee Breakfast (Sponsored
by bennes toys)
- Exhibits Open
– 11:00am - - Keynote Speaker
– Noon - - Breakout Session
– 1:00pm - - Lunch (Sponsored
by Integrative Solutions)
– 1:00pm - - Visit with Exhibitors
– 1:50pm - - Breakout Session
– 2:50pm - - Breakout Session
Break out session descriptions:
Elder and Courtney Morris – OSEDEA - Missouri Learners’ Network (MLN) is
a voluntary, collaborative project among post – secondary institutions
sponsored by the Coordinating Board for Higher Education. The network allows any citizen with Internet access to search
for educational opportunities by subject, keyword, instructional location,
institution, date and the instructional medium. The presentation will showcase the MLN web-site, discuss
future developments and invite participation.
Downing – SEMO – How to design a good distance learning course.
Learning courses come in all shapes and sizes.
As more and more individuals get involved with these programs it is
important to know what to do and not to do in designing your distance
of the State – Many state agencies have been developing resources to
provide distance learning opportunities.
Various representatives will share their agency efforts and will
discuss possible collaborations.
Video Link with Cooperating School District – How
does it work? What factors to
consider? Cytek and benee’s
toys representatives will be on hand to answer questions and provide
information. See an eMINTS
classroom in St. Louis in action!!!
– You’ve had the equipment for some time, you can turn it on and teach a
class… but what else can the system do?
How can you get the most out of your system?
This session will show you how.
Center Networks (TCRC’s) – What
are they? Where are they? What
do they have to offer me? Find
the answers to these questions.
Learning Standards - MoDLA
has developed a set of standards to be considered when developing or
conducting a distance learning program.
& Answer with Dr. James Morrison – Follow-up
on his Keynote speech “The Future of Distance Learning.”
Ask those questions you’ve always wanted to ask.
Delve a little deeper into the future.
Please fill out the
following registration form and fax or send it to:
you have any questions, please call Lora at 660-543-8724
Lunch and breaks provided
Work Address (if
____ $15 for MoDLA
____$25 for Non-member
____ $50 for Non-member
____YES, I would like to have a table to display distance learning