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About This Event


The ALT Symposium brings the higher education community together to examine and showcase instructional technology strategies that impact learning across a variety of disciplines. The program will include presentations by faculty as well a keynote delivered through interactive video conference entitled, “The Online Revolution: High-Quality Education for Everyone” by Dr. Andrew Ng, Associate Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University and a co-founder of Coursera. Dr. Ng has recently been interviewed on NPR as well as featured in Tom Brokaw Reports for his involvement in Massive Online Open Courses - MOOCs.   

Faculty presentations will explore the following topics:

  • Whether cell phones in the classroom can be used to increase interest or lead to distraction

  • The use of Virtual Reality Theater by a Media Arts and Science student with autism to achieve success and communication his vision

  • Best practices related to online collaborative learning

  • The use of Quality Matters standards for designing and improving online courses at Ivy Tech Community College

  • Teaching digital storytelling through the creation of transmedia

  • The use of virtual environments to develop global institutional partnerships and enhance global health education

If you have questions please contact Mark Alexander at 317-274-1300 or

Registration for the event on November 9, 2012 is now open, please click here to register for the event.

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