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"Technology as an Enabler to Make Learning More Social, Fun, and Rewarding
Presented by: Dr. Ali Jafari, Director of the CyberLab at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)

This talk discusses the new pedagogical opportunities that have recently become feasible to course instructors due to the availability of new emerging technology tools. More specifically, what can we do to make learning more social, gasified, and interesting with better outcomes? What we as educators can do to make our courses more engaging and fun.

Dr. Jafari is a professor in Computer and Information Technology at the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology and the Director of the CyberLab at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). Serving as the chief architect of the CN (CourseNetworking), he continues to build the next-generation learning environment to bring innovation to the Ed-tech industry.



EXHIBIT HOURS

Wednesday, October 18, 2017    11:00am - 6:30pm

Thursday, October 19, 2017         8:00am - 5:00pm 
Friday, October 20, 2017              8:00am - 1:00pm




GENERAL SCHEDULE OVERVIEW AT-A-GLANCE 

Times are tentative and subject to change. Refer to the conference program for more detailed and exact information and room locations for session. Conference badge is required and must be displayed at all times. For additional information please contact the conference coordinator.




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Wednesday

8:00am

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9:00am
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10:00am
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11:00am
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12:00pm
  • Opening Keynote
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1:00pm
  • Concurrent Sessions Begin
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2:00pm
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3:00pm
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4:00pm
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5:00pm
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6:30pm
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 Thursday

8:00am
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  • Exhibit Area Open
  • Vendor MarketPlace Open

9:00am
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10:00am
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11:00am
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12:00pm
  • Lunch
  • SLATE Star Award Presentation



1:00pm
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2:00pm
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3:00pm
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4:00pm
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5:00pm
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Friday

8:00am
  • Registration/Information Desk Open
  • Breakfast
  • Exhibit Area Open


9:00am
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10:00am
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11:00am
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12:00pm
  • Sessions Ends
  • Snack Break
  • Conference Review & Wrap-up
  • Raffle

1:00pm
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