Powerful Learning Practice (PLP), a global leader in the professional development of educators, is sponsoring a Higher Education Virtual Institute for the 2010-2011 academic year. The Virtual Institute aims to offer teams of faculty members and individuals a dynamic, 8-month, job-embedded, professional development experience.
Features of the Virtual Institute Include:
- semi-monthly webinars from educational technologists, learning theorists, & other academics;
- participation in a rich social networking and community-building environment with institute participants & conversation leaders;
- opportunities for collective, action research projects, especially focused on the scholarship of teaching or other related topics of interest;
- networking opportunities amongst participants, institute facilitators, invited guests, and the wider academic community;
- exposure to to the latest academic research regarding technology in teaching & learning, social networks, connected learning, learning environments, mobile learning, and other related topics;
- hands-on, guided opportunities to explore the latest Web 2.0 tools available; and
- access to high-quality, emerging research & practice in respect to teaching & learning in higher education.
For more details and to sign up for a free info session, visit http://plpnetwork.com/higher-ed/
Enter our Twitter contest
To help promote this awesome opportunity, PLP is holding a Twitter contest! Up for grabs is a signed copy of Will Richardson‘s bestselling book Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms. All you need to do to enter is visit this link, and re-tweet PLP’s Twitter status! We will draw a random winner from all the re-tweets on Monday, October 25, 2010. We’ll contact you through Twitter so you can claim your prize.
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