|Connexions Conference 2011|
|date:||9:00AM US Central (GMT −0500)|
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
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Keynote speech - Hal Plotkin, Senior Policy Advisor, Department of Education
Expand your community
New Connexions communities are forming every day. In Connexions, over 2200 authors are developing, publishing, and sharing educational content which is used by nearly 2 million people in almost 200 countries every month. Connexions disseminates educational content in collaborative ways designed to accelerate the growth of society's knowledge base in both traditional and non-traditional ways.
Expand your market
Connexions is expanding its content base to more effectively engage mainstream educational institutions. Expand your presence in mainstream K-12 and community colleges through Connexions content.
Expand your scope
Enterprise Rhaptos, launched in January 2010, allows organizations to download and run their own version of Rhaptos, the software that powers Connexions. Lens-based branding allows Connexions Consortium members to brand content in their lens with their logo and branding banner. Full branding allows anyone to display Connexions content on their own site with a completely custom look.
Expand your network
The Connexions Consortium, founded in July 2009, has over 20 member organizations. The Consortium is charged with leading the way forward for the Connexions ecosystem. Information about the Connexions Consortium can be found at http://cnxconsortium.org/.
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Connexions Conference Agenda
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- Introduction & Welcome: George McLendon (Provost, Rice University)
- Keynote Speech: Hal Plotkin (Senior Policy Advisor, Department of Education)
- Panel Session 1 - Connexions in Higher Ed: Sidney Burrus, Andrew Barron, Tom Caswell, Jim Berry, Janet Tareilo, & Ted Creighton
- Breakout Session I - OER Content Conversation: Phyllis Hillwig (Words & Numbers)
- Technology Update: Roché Compaan, Kathi Fletcher, Ed Woodward, & Minh Do
- Connexions Major Announcement: Joel Thierstein (Connexions)
- Connexions Consortium Update
- Panel Session 2 - Connexions in K-12: Jeff Hausman, Mark Horner, Hugh Norwood, & Clyde Boyer
- Panel Session 3 - Connexions Downstream: Daniel Williamson, Brian Jacobs, Roché Compaan, John Risley, Beth Aguiar, & Kien Pham
- Breakout Session II -- This session was not recorded.
- Closing Remarks