eTextbooks, digital content, learning objects—what does it all mean for you?
Find out how other faculty are using these resources and how you can leverage them to make your job easier. Learn how they can help save you time, enhance student engagement, and save students money.
Come take a no-risk adventure into this "Brave New World" to see how you can voyage "Beyond the Book," on Thursday, January 20, from 10:00-2:00 in SAC Salons A-C. Refreshments will be served!
This event is FREE and open to the public on January 20, from 10:00-2:00, in SAC Salons A-C.
Schedule (PDF version of the full program)
|10:00 AM - 11:00 AM||
Keynote Address: The Future of Course Materials: Text, Technology, and Trends
Mark R. Nelson, Ph.D., M.B.A.
Dr. Nelson is CIO for the National Association of College Stores Mark R. Nelson, Ph.D., M.B.A. is CIO for the National Association of College Stores (NACS) and VP for NACS Media Solutions. Over the past five years, Dr. Nelson participated as a speaker for both national and international audiences providing information and updates on digital content delivery and the future of course materials. From 2003-2008 he held a fellowship with EDUCAUSE where one of his articles, “E-Books in Higher Education: Are we nearing the end of the era of hype,” became one of the most read articles related to technology in higher education in 2008. Prior to joining NACS, Dr. Nelson was an assistant professor in management information systems and information technology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where he also held senior-level administrative positions.
Blog: The Cite
|11:00 AM - 12:00 PM||
Panel Discussion: Issues and Trends of eTextbooks
Jay Dominick, Vice Chancellor of Information Technology (Moderator)
|12:00 PM - 2:00 PM||
Digital Learning Resource Fair to include publishers and demonstrations from UNC Charlotte faculty and staff
Using Publisher-Created Digital Content
Creating Your Own Digital Content
Faculty Success Stories
Maps and Directions