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ONLINE conferences this week!

Posted by Illya on 16 May 2007

This exciting conference has been buzzing around the internet and I’d like to share it with you and encourage you to drop in. Webheads are a group of people who are an online community of teachers and educators who share their knowledge and experience with others in regular conferences and courses such as the EVO (electronic village online). I can highly recommend having a look.

And not to forget: the SANTEC sessions beginning today!

This is to remind you of the free online conference starting in a
few days, May 17/18-20.

Our theme this year is CONNECT: Conversations on Networking,
Education, Communities, and Technology, and though not specifically
mentioned in the theme, many members of the Webheads community of
practice, http://webheads.info, are practitioners in language
learning.

This is the second time our community has hosted a free online
conference. You can replay the first one at http://2005.wiaoc.org

This year we kick off in a pre-show event at 22:00 GMT May 17, with
the start of a Webcastathon hosted by http://www.worldbridges.net.
The conference itself starts at midnight GMT May 18 (evening of May
17 in the USA) with a keynote speech by Leigh Blackall and continues
for three days with more talks by Stephen Downes, George Siemens,
Etienne Wenger, Robin Good, Barbara Ganley, Teemu Leinonen, and many
other presenters whom you can see on the schedule at
http://schedule.wiaoc.org.

To attend the conference you can register for free at
http://www.webheadsinaction.org and use the calendar there or the
schedule link above, or our online help pages, to work out how to
access the presentations and make comments or join forums. The will
be a voice stream of most events available at
http://www.webheadsinaction.org , as well a live chatroom for use
during the conference, and we hope to have someone live online
available to assist you at any time during the conference at
http://www.tappedin.org

We look forward to your joining us May 17/18-20 for this unique
adventure in online professional development. We hope it will be
educational and F.U.N.

Vance Stevens
WiAOC Coordinator

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