The New Internet: Collaboration, Convergence,
Creativity, Contrast, and Challenges
The new Internet is a global workspace for collaboration and sharing while providing forums for different voices, new challenges, and creativity. People, technologies, and perspectives have converged, and yet there is a greater diversity of tools to communicate, collaborate, create, and compete. Today, the Internet is proliferated with "weapons of mass collaboration." (See Wikinomics by Don Tapscott & Anthony Williams, 2006)
Within this global venue, how do faculty, staff, students and the communities they serve converge, collaborate, innovate and produce useful learning outcomes? What best practices have emerged in teaching, learning and research? Is Internet-based learning effective and worth the effort? How can we efficiently assess student learning? Which tools will work best for us? How do we support faculty and staff? How do we overcome our feelings of being overwhelmed? How do we keep up? ... more ...
TCC or Technology, Colleges and Community is a worldwide online conference designed for university and college practitioners including faculty, academic support staff, counselors, student services personnel, students, and administrators.
Join us for our annual TCC Worldwide Online Conference to share your expertise, experiences and knowledge relevant to the use of information technology in learning, teaching and academic services. This event will also be useful for novices and those interested in Internet resources for teaching and learning. It will provide a strong foundation about what's currently happening in higher education.
TCC Online Conferences