Spring 2001 Faculty Colloquia on Distance Education
NJEDge.net is pleased to announce its Spring 2001 Faculty Colloquium Series on emerging
issues in distance education. Each colloquium, sponsored by NJEDge.net's Distance Learning
Academic Advisory Board (DLAAB), will be conducted at four sites simultaneously via
Interactive television (ITV). The Colloquia are designed as informal sessions where
faculty, administrators, and staff from institutions throughout New Jersey can come
together with experts in the field of distance learning to share ideas and information.
Each colloquium will feature a guest speaker or panel of presenters as well as the
opportunity to engage in discussion with colleagues from across the state. Further details
on each event will be announced as the dates approach.
The first Faculty Colloquium for Spring 2001 will be presented on Friday, February 9, from
2;00 - 4:00 PM. Sites will be: Fairleigh Dickinson University Teaneck; The College of St.
Elizabeth, Morristown; Middlesex County College, Edison; and Burlington County College, Mt.
Our guest will be Dr. Steven House. Dr. House, Professor of Biology, is Director, Health
Professions, and Associate Dean for planning, finance, personnel and technology in the
College of Arts and Sciences at Seton Hall University. Dr. House's topic is "The Castor
Oil Cure: An Interactive Physiology Syllabus." He will discuss the ways in which an
interactive syllabus allows professors to present ideas, not only with text, but also with
graphics, video, animation and sound. Professors can provide students with links to the
syllabus, text, lecture notes, audio of the lectures, related materials, quizzes and
practice exams, as well as send and receive instantaneous responses through e-mail
correspondence. Students can interact with the course material in new and innovative ways.
As a result, the amount of time spent on course material and related topics of interest
has significantly increased.
Participation in the Spring 2001 Colloquia on Distance Education is free to faculty,
administrators, and staff of New Jersey Intercampus Network (NJIN) member institutions.
Dr. House's interactive physiology syllabus can be previewed at:
And his home page can be viewed at:
Interested individuals should register in advance online at:
DLAAB Colloquia Online Registration Form
Mark your calendar for the Spring 2001 Faculty Colloquium upcoming dates and topics.
Details and online registration forms will be posted as each date approaches:
March 9 - New Millennium Faculty: Some Forecasts - What is the profile of the college
professor (and the student) of the 21st century?
April 27 - Corporate Perspectives on Distance Learning - How are corporations making
use of distance learning in their employee training programs? What is the potential for
University/Industry partnerships in distance learning?
May 4 - The High School/Higher Education Connection in Distance Education - What can
colleges do to meet the distance learning needs of secondary school students?
Last Modified Tuesday, 09-Jan-2001 17:03:16 EST