Saturday, December 11, 2010

TCC 2011 (Apr 12-14): Call for Papers & Presentations


Below is a call for papers and presentations for TCC 2011, scheduled for April 12-14 next year (2011). We hope that you will consider submitting a proposal. Details are provided in the announcement.

Thank you for your interest and support of the TCC Worldwide Online Conference. 

Warmest regards, Bert Kimura, Curtis Ho & Sharon Fowler, Coordinators

TCC 2011 Call for Proposals

Sixteenth Annual
April 12-14, 2011
Pre-conference: April 5, 2011

Submission deadline: January 28, 2011


TCC 2011 invites faculty, support staff, librarians, counselors, student affairs professionals, students, administrators, and educational consultants to submit proposals for papers and general sessions.

The emergence of Web 2.0 created a global platform for communication, collaboration, and sharing. People, technologies, and perspectives have converged on the Internet that has spawned global communities and platforms such as Twitter and Facebook.

The Internet has changed education. Many issues and concerns, however, have yet to be answered fully: How do faculty, staff, students and the communities served collaborate and innovate to produce positive learning outcomes? How can students learn through virtual worlds, educational games, augmented realities, or the use of smart, mobile devices? What best practices or choices have emerged in online learning? How do we keep up? How can we support each other? 

TCC invites papers and general sessions related to technology integrated learning, open educational resources, distance learning, virtual communities, and best choices in educational technologies. The coordinators are looking for a broad range of submissions including, but are not limited to:
  • Perspectives and personal experiences with emerging learning technologies
  • Case studies and progress in applying ICT and Web 2.0 tools for learning
  • Technologies that enable communication, collaboration, creativity, and sharing
  • Building and sustaining communities of learners
  • Instructional applications in virtual worlds
  • Distance learning including mobile learning
  • Open educational resources (OER)
  • E-portfolios and assessment tools
  • Student orientation and preparation
  • Ubiquitous and lifelong learning
  • Online student services and advising
  • Managing information technology and change
  • Global access and intercultural communication
  • Educational technology in developing countries
  • Educational game design, rubrics, and assessment
  • Student success and assessment strategies online
  • Professional development for faculty and staff
  • Projects for seniors and persons with disabilities
  • Online learning resources (library, learning centers, etc.)
  • Social networking games and MMORPGs in education
  • Augmented reality - blending virtual content in real environments
  • Online, hybrid, or blended modes of technology enhanced learning
  • Institutional planning and pedagogy facilitated by emerging technologies
  • Gender equity, digital divide, intercultural understanding, and open access
  • This conference accepts proposals in two formats: papers and general sessions. 
  • For submission details, see:
  • To submit a proposal, go to:
  • Papers are submitted in full and will be subjected to a blind peer review. Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings.
  • General sessions may be conducted in many ways including a forum, discussion, round table, panel, or pre-conference activity. These proposals will also be subject to a blind peer review.
  • Acceptances will be conveyed to the primary author or presenter by email. 
  • The coordinators are especially interested in proposals that involve student presenters. Fees for student presenters will be waived. Student presentations will be scheduled later in the day.
The submission deadline is January 28, 2011.

Presenters are expected to:
  • Participate in a pre-conference orientation session.
  • Conduct a 20-minute informal, interactive online session about your paper or general session.
  • Use a headset with a microphone during the presentation.
  • Upload a photo, a brief professional bio, and related informational materials to the conference web site.
  • Respond to questions and comments from conference participants during the entire conference.
  • Maintain communications, as appropriate, with the conference staff.
All presenters are required to register online and pay the conference fee ($99 USD; $179 USD after March 31). Group and site registration rates for faculty and students are available. Contact Sharon Fowler for details <>.

This conference is held entirely online using a web browser to access live sessions and related content. A computer equipped with headphones and microphone as well as broadband Internet access is highly recommended.

For additional information, see <>. For further inquiry, contact Bert Kimura <> or Curtis Ho <>.

This event is a partnership between and Additional support provided by faculty and staff at the University of Hawaii.

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