[Air-l] Call for Submissions: NUTN 2006 Managing and Maintaining Quality in Distance Learning (fwd)

Barry Wellman wellman at chass.utoronto.ca
Mon Jan 23 12:44:05 PST 2006


fyi -- don't know about the org.

 Barry
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Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2006 15:34:57 -0500
From: Joy Riach <jriach at odu.edu>
To: nutn at odu.edu
Subject: Call for Submissions: NUTN 2006 Managing and Maintaining Quality
    in Distance Learning

NUTN 2006: Managing and Maintaining Quality in Distance Learning
June 10-12, 2006
Minneapolis, Minnesota

NUTN 2006 RESEARCH PAPER AWARD
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

NUTN 2006 website: http://www.nutn.org/annual_event.html
Award information: http://www.nutn.org/awards2006.html

Please share this information with your colleagues.

IMPORTANT DATES:
Submission deadline for each award category: February 3, 2006. The Award
Recipient will be notified by March 3, 2006.

Please include the following information with your submission:

1.    Title
2.    An abstract (25-50 words)
3.    Full Contact Information for the individual submitting the
application (Name, Title, Organization, Address, Phone, Fax and Email
Address)
4.    Session Format
5.    Who Should Attend
6.    Anticipated Audiovisual Equipment
7.    Designated Contact for Session

Please contact Joy Riach at jriach at odu.edu with questions.

Call for Submissions: NUTN 2006 Research Paper Award
Deadline: February 3, 2006

The National University Telecommunications Network (NUTN) is seeking
nominations for the annual research paper award. The Theme of the 2006
Annual Distance Learning Event is “Managing and Maintaining Quality in
Distance Learning.” Research papers nominated for this award should
represent an actual research study including the following components:

·     A clearly articulated and testable hypothesis or problem statement;
·     An introduction with a strong theoretical base and review of relevant
literature;
·     Clearly explained samples and sampling methods;
·     Follow sound research protocol, whether in keeping with quantitative
methods (e.g., experimental or quasi-experimental design) or qualitative
methods (e.g., focus groups or text analysis); and
·     Present findings and recommendations in keeping with the research
methodology.

The results and/or recommendations of the study must demonstrate a
contribution to our understanding of the principles, practices, and
approaches that lead to improved student learning. The findings of the
research should be applicable to the distance learner. A case study of a
single entity will not be accepted as an acceptable research method.

The recipient of the Research Award will make a presentation of the paper
at NUTN 2006 in Minneapolis, MN, June 10-12, 2006, and will receive a
complimentary registration to attend the event. Papers nominated should be
submitted electronically by February 3, 2006. The Award recipient will be
notified by March 3, 2006.

IMPORTANT NOTE: A Full Research Paper, accompanied by an (25-50 word)
abstract, should be submitted to nutn at odu.edu for Awards committee
approval.

If you would like to receive more information about NUTN 2006 and other
NUTN events, please send an email to nutn at odu.edu with your request. Thank
you.

warm regards,
Joy

Joy Riach
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Administrator, NUTN Secretariat
National University Telecommunications Network
Room 134 Gornto TELETECHNET Center
Old Dominion University
Norfolk, VA 23529
http://www.nutn.org
Tel: 800.293.7679  Outside the USA: 757.683.6402
Fax: 757.683.6107, E-mail: nutn at odu.edu

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought
without accepting it.  ~ Aristotle

NUTN 2006: Managing and Maintaining Quality in Distance Learning
* Building on Solid Foundations *
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June 10 - 12, 2006
Radisson Plaza Hotel
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