We’re looking forward to another great COABE conference this year filled with learning, networking and rich conversations on technology integration and adult learning. Having trouble deciding which sessions to attend? Our team created this curated list of sessions focused on edtech, digital literacy and online learning. Check out the master list for more details on each session in the table below. And if you have some free time, check out the World Education COABE Microsite here with flyers, resources and handouts. We can’t wait to see you at COABE!

 

Day & Time (in Central Time) Session Title Presenters Partner Organization
Monday, March 22 

11:45am – 1:00 PM

The Future of Distance and Digital Education Post Pandemic: Recommendations for Policy and Practice Jen Vanek, Anson Green, Judy Mortrude, Corina Kasior Tyson Foods, Arizona Department of Education
Monday, March 22 

2 – 3:15 PM

Tune Your Text: Get in Tune for Improved Readability Victoria Neff, Kathy Crowley, Rick Treitman, Marjorie Jordan Adobe, Readability Matters
Monday, March 22 

2 – 3:15 PM

Stronger Together! Using Collaboration to Build Open, Centralized Resource Repositories Jeff Goumas, Mary Gaston
Tuesday, March 23

8 – 9:15 AM

IDEAL Examples: Ideas for updating or writing a distance education policy Ginette Chandler, Christine Houck, Laura Chartier, Lori Slayton, Deb Harbrove, Jen Vanek Second Start (NH), Pennsylvania Department of Education, Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Texas Workforce Commision, TCALL
Tuesday, March 23 

8:00 – 9:15 AM

From Reactive to Proactive—Tools and Resources to Build Distance + Blended Learning Strategies Jeff Goumas
Tuesday, March 23 

11:45 – 1:00 PM

DIGITAL US: Building Digital Resilience & Equity Alison Ascher Webber, Priyanka Sharma
Tuesday, March 23

2:00 – 3:13 PM

Updates from the Evidence-Based Adult Education System (E-BAES): Moving to Distance Education in the Pandemic Stephanie Cronen, Margaret Patterson, Jen Vanek AIR, Research Allies, EBAES/Open Door Collective
Tuesday, March 23 

3:45  – 5:00 PM

A Guide to Blended Learning for Adult Education Teachers and Administrators David Rosen, Jen Vanek
Tuesday, March 23

6:00 – 7:00 PM

Digital Literacy & Technology Integration Strand Meeting:  Let’s Talk! Jen Vanek, Alison Ascher Webber, Jeff Goumas, Tom Cytron-Hysom, Nell Eckersley Literacy Minnesota, Literacy Assistance Center of NYC
Wednesday, March 24 

8:00 – 9:15 AM

Supporting Learner Engagement with an App and Gamification Jen Vanek, Jamie Kreil, PhD Learning Upgrade
Wednesday, March 24

11:45 – 1:00 PM

Using Critical Race Theory as a Lens to Understand Employer-Supported Education Kathy Harris, Jen Vanek Portland State University

 

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