Choose your learning format at ISTE 2017

By Team ISTE 5/9/2017 ISTE Conference & Expo

As an educator, you’re accustomed to offering students differentiated learning opportunities. At ISTE 2017, you’ll find numerous formats and session types to match your learning style.

There are sessions for hands-on learners, for those seeking inspiration, for those who appreciate an informative traditional lecture and for those who like their learning to be fast paced.

Here’s a rundown of the various learning formats on tap in San Antonio:

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Explore new resources and develop skills doing hands-on activities using your own device. BYOD sessions are included in conference registration but require preregistration.

Campfire: Participate in informal discussions with colleagues on a topic of common interest.

EdTekTalks: Listen to provocative mini-keynotes from thought leaders in edtech.

Ignites: Enjoy fast-paced, five-minute talks using 20 slides.

Interactive lecture: Listen to the lecture then participate in hands-on activities using your own device.

Keynotes: Watch hour-long presentations from thought leaders in the field of education and beyond who inspire and ignite passion for connected learning.

Learning academy: Immerse yourself in full-day learning opportunities that include a series of hands-on, curriculum-integrated, project-based sessions on a popular topic. Preregistration and additional fees are required.

Lecture: Listen to one or more presenters deliver a traditional lecture.

Meeting: Meet in a formal, public or private gathering with a structured purpose or agenda.

Multipresentation: Listen as several presenters deliver a round-robin series of fast-paced perspectives on a common topic or theme.

Panel: Hear two or more experts discuss a specific topic.

Playground: Experiment with interactive technologies that enhance creativity and learning.

Poster: Browse a showcase of projects in a multibooth environment where you can engage with presenters one on one or in small groups.

Research paper: Listen to the findings of two or three research papers and discuss them in a roundtable format.

Social event: Network with attendees at hosted and no-host events sponsored by ISTE, an ISTE Professional Learning Network or affiliate partner.

Snapshot: Listen to two half-hour presentations focused on a particular solution, tool or resource combined into one hour-long lecture session.

Sponsor activity: Watch demonstrations and activities hosted by ISTE conference sponsors.

Workshop: Immerse yourself in 90-minute, three-hour or six-hour workshops that feature a deep dive into a single topic. Preregistration and additional fees are required.


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