Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 18, 2012
The Sloan Consortium selected Deltak to present in the “Best-in-Track” sessions, which recognize exceptional speaker proposals at the 5th Annual Sloan-C/MERLOT Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium taking place July 25-27 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Deltak Program Development Managers Courtney Moke and Lauren Wright will present “Technology that Improves Instructor Presence in Online Courses” on July 26, 2012 at 11:10 AM.
“Best-in-Track proposals were highly rated by our team of reviewers and truly address the conference mission to emphasize innovation and inventive uses of technology designed to improve teaching and learning online,” Conference Chair Shari Smith said.
Additionally, Deltak and Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota representatives will jointly present on iPad-powered mobile learning. The presentation, titled “Bridging the Worlds of Work and School - Saint Mary's University of Minnesota's iPad Project” on July 26, 2012 at 10:10 AM, will detail how Saint Mary’s University uses the iPad extensively in its online graduate programs to improve students’ online experience.
The conference provides experienced professionals and newcomers from all varieties of work sectors with the latest information on emerging technology for online learning. The conference focuses on the technologies driving online learning effectiveness, highlighting research, application, and best practices of emerging technological tools.
For over 15 years, Deltak has been an innovator in online learning, helping its partners market, design, and deliver high-quality online programs. Deltak provides services to support the entire online-student lifecycle, while collaborating with partners to meet each university’s specific goals. Deltak partner colleges and universities can utilize Deltak’s new learning management system, Engage, to promote the online student experience through increased instructor interaction and social learning capabilities.
Deltak will exhibit its new technological developments at the conference, providing attendees with live, in-booth demonstrations of Deltak’s new learning management system, Engage, which is designed to increase student-to-instructor and student-to-student interaction.
Deltak representatives will be at Booth # 3. For additional information about Deltak’s partnership services and technology solutions, visit http://www.deltak-innovation.com.
Deltak is where academics and innovation converge. As an industry leader in higher education and online learning for more than 15 years, Deltak unites top academic programs with innovative online solutions; assisting academic institutions to expand the educational experience to students beyond the traditional campus. Deltak offers a comprehensive spectrum of services to each campus, including collaboration with faculty in the development of online programs; implementation of integrated admissions processes; industry-leading marketing strategies; personalized student services to positively impact persistence and graduation rates; and alumni services that reinforce the mission of each partner. Together, Deltak and its partners succeed in bringing unique online programs to the increasingly dynamic higher education market. For more information about Deltak, visit http://www.deltak-innovation.com