May 6, 2016, Blue Bell, Pa.—Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) is currently seeking proposals for papers, hands-on labs and roundtables for its 22nd Annual Technology and Learning Conference, scheduled for Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the College’s Central Campus, 340 DeKalb Pike, in Blue Bell. The theme is “Enhancing the Educational Environment.”
The deadline to submit proposals is June 1, 2016. Proposals can be submitted online at mc3.edu/techday. If selected, the conference fee is waived for the primary presenter.
Designed for faculty and administrators from both higher education and K-12 sectors, MCCC’s Technology and Learning Conference provides a forum for participants to share state-of-the-art information technologies, contribute to a vision of the future of information technology in the academic enterprise, and exchange ideas and best practices for incorporating technology, security and learning.
The 2016 conference contains several tracks that target specific audiences within education. Tracks include Teaching and Learning, Trending Topics, IT Infrastructure and Cloud Computing, Student Accessibility, Security and Identity Management, and Analytics and retention.
Montgomery County Community College is ranked first in the country for its use of technology according to the 2016 Digital Community Colleges Survey issued by e.Republic’s Center for Digital Education (CDE). The 250 data-point survey analyzes how community colleges use digital technologies to improve services to students, faculty, staff and the community at large. MCCC has ranked in the survey’s top 10 large community colleges since CDE introduced it 11 years ago.
- Alana J. Mauger