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SPD to Host Distance Education Conference in Manhattan June 14

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Stony Brook University’s School of Professional Development will be hosting the ACHE Northeast Metropolitan Spring 2013 Conference on “Distance Education: Access, Quality, Opportunities and Cautions” on June 14 from 8:45 am to 4 pm at the Stony Brook Manhattan location.

The breakfast keynote speaker is Paul Jay Edelson, dean of Stony Brook University’s School of Professional Development, and David Grebel, president, ACHE
director of extended education,
Texas Christian University, will present the lunch keynote.

To register, click here. The deadline for priority registration conference fees is May 31, 2013.

Conference Presentations
“The MOOCanization of Higher Ed: Opportunities for Continuing Educators,” 
Lisa Braverman, Associate Provost for Adult Programs and Outreach, Long Island University

“Market Readiness for Online Education,”
 Jim Fong, Director,
 UPCEA Center for Research and Consulting

“International Opportunities in Distance Education,” 
Ilena Key, Manager and Senior Instructional Technology Consultant,
 Instructional Technology Consulting Team,
 Lehigh University

“Promoting Collaboration in Open Online Programs,”
 Thomas Mackey, Dean, 
Center for Distance Learning, SUNY Empire State College

“Delivering Accelerated Degrees through the Penn State Video Learning Network,”
 Rosemarie Piccioni, Director, Penn State Video Learning Network, and Paula Hogard, Director, Penn State Continuing Education, Pennsylvania State University

“Mobile Learning,”
 Peter Vloyanetes, President, Compass Communications

“ePortfolios,”
 Barbara R. Walters, Professor of Sociology and Academic Director, Online BA in Sociology,
 CUNY School of Professional Studies

“Distance Education and the TEACH (Technology, Education and Copyright Harmonization) Act,”
Andrew White, Associate CIO for Health Sciences,
 Stony Brook University

“Clean Technology and Sustainable Online Education Opportunities,”
 Ryan Williams, Director of Sales, 
Clean Edison

Click here to view presenter bios.

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