Magna Teaching with Technology Conference

The use of technology in higher education—it’s an ever-changing and at times challenging landscape to navigate. How are you staying on top of all the latest trends and advancements and making sure they’re relevant to your teaching practice?

Register today for the 2018 Magna Teaching with Technology Conference, held October 5–7 in St. Louis, Missouri, and learn the newest thinking on leveraging technology to promote improved instruction and learning.

At this two-and-a-half-day event, you’ll gain the skills and confidence you need to improve teaching and learning through the pedagogical use of technology. Learn from innovators whose presentations showcase proven methods and tools that they use with their students.


Why This is the Event for You

For the 2018 Magna Teaching with Technology Conference, you’ll be able to choose from over 60 concurrent sessions (ranging from beginner to advanced) that are concentrated in the following areas:

  • Active Learning Pedagogy
  • Learning Design
  • Emergent Technologies
  • Faculty Development
  • Student Assessment

At the conference, you can also participate in quality plenary sessions, poster sessions, and optional preconference workshops.

During the interactive sessions, presented by established thought leaders, you’ll learn how to:

  • Use technology in a face-to-face classroom for everything from engagement to assessment
  • Incorporate technology in a blended or flipped course
  • Use technology to enhance online teaching through engagement, discussion, feedback, instructor presence, community building, and course design
  • Leverage technological tools such as augmented reality, data visualization programs, adaptive courseware, video, and virtual communication

Not only does this event offer an excellent opportunity to expand your grasp on pedagogical use of technology, you’ll also be able to connect with peers from around the country and learn best practices that are working for them.

It’s no longer enough to be a subject matter expert in your chosen field. Today, you need to know how to integrate technology into your classes that will elevate your teaching and help students become better learners. Register for this special event today!

Distance Teaching an Learning Conference Track Announcing our Distance Teaching and Learning Track!

Presenters from University of Wisconsin – Madison’s Distance Teaching & Learning (DT&L) Conference will share evidence-based practice, educational innovation, and practical applications of theories and research findings in the field of distance education and online learning at this year’s Magna Teaching with Technology Conference.

DT&L track features sessions by several popular presenters from the 2018 DT&L Conference including:

DT&L is a community of educators just like you: you’ll laugh, you’ll be inspired, and you’ll come away with new ways to approach your work and put research into practice. Find out how others on the cutting edge are changing the world of online education.

Who Should Attend

The conference presents an unparalleled opportunity for anyone in higher education to develop and hone their understanding of technology and enhance teaching through technology-based tools, especially:

  • Faculty members who are new to using tech in their classrooms
  • Faculty who already use technology in teaching and want to become more proficient
  • Veteran educators who want to sharpen their technology expertise or revitalize their courses
  • Educators who are transitioning to flipped or online teaching
  • Instructional designers interested in integrating emerging technology into course design
  • Technology aficionados who want to learn from and network with like-minded peers
  • Faculty developers or department chairs who are looking for new ideas to implement on a broad scale

Whether you’re teaching online, face-to-face, or a combination of both, this event will help you create a richer learning experience for your students and a more rewarding teaching experience for yourself.