Day: September 1, 2017

Educational Technology Organization of Michigan (ETOM) Fall Conference – Call for Proposals

Attention:  GVSU Professors! If you are teaching online or hybrid courses, this is an excellent opportunity to join faculty from across the state to discuss, share, and learn how to enhance distance learning courses!

The ETOM Fall 2017 Conference will be held on October 27, 2017 at the Mt Pleasant campus of Mid Michigan Community College.

Registration is now OPEN

Also, with a special thank you to the Pew Faculty Teaching and Learning Center, faculty at GVSU can apply for a grant to attend the conference!


1504091316karenshawOur keynote this year is Dr. Karen Swan. She will be speaking on “Developing Social Presence in Online classes.” Dr. Swan is the Stukel Professor of Educational Research and a Research Associate in the Center for Online Learning, Research and Service (COLRS) at the University of Illinois Springfield. For the past 20 years, she has been teaching online, researching online learning, and writing extensively about her experiences. She received the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) award for Outstanding Individual Achievement, National University Technology Network (NUTN) Distinguished Service Award, and the Burks Oakley II Distinguished Online Teaching Award for her work in this area. She is also an OLC Fellow and a member of the International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame.

Call for Proposals

Are you or someone you know at your college or university doing something special to increase online student success? Is your college or university leveraging instructional technologies to improve student engagement and retention? If so, encourage them to share their ideas by doing a presentation at ETOM’s Fall Conference.

Submit your proposal today!