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Registration is Open for the 8th Annual Digital Education Summit: September 19 & 20

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The 2019 Digital Education Summit (#DES19)
Presented by SHSU Online
September 19-20, 2019
SHSU Lowman Student Center

This conference is free to attend.

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SHSU Online presents the 8th annual Digital Education Summit, a two-day teaching and learning event about practices and methodologies for online educators. Through breakout sessions and hands-on workshops, attendees will leave DES19 with proven methods and techniques for more effective teaching in the digital environment.

This year's keynote will be presented by author, educator, and engineer Barbara Oakley, Ph.D., P.E.

Dr. Oakley will also lead two workshops based on her research in neuroscience and learning.

This event is open to SHSU faculty and staff, area educators, and all teaching/learning professionals.

Session Tracks

  • Trends and Best Practices in Online Education
  • Universal Design & Accessibility
  • Digital Content Creation/Utilization (OER)
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Digital Pedagogies and the Curriculum

See the full schedule.

Accessibility Workshop (New!)

Learning Traps and Treasures: Learn to recognize and overcome common barriers in online and face-to-face classrooms through a collaborative escape room experience.

Participants will be divided into teams and must work together to solve puzzles and unlock clues.

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Barbara Oakley
Barbara Oakley, Ph.D, P.E.

Dr. Oakley is a Professor of Engineering at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan; Michigan's Distinguished Professor of the Year; and Coursera's inaugural "Innovation Instructor." Her work focuses on the complex relationship between neuroscience and social behavior.

Learn more about Dr. Oakley.

Register today for the 2019 Digital Education Summit, presented by SHSU Online.

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