Most often we focus on the software and instructional design side of Distance Learning. This meeting will be devoted to the creation of effective physical learning environments. It will involve a visit to a georgeous showroom and a deeper look into the equipment side of our profession and how these elements are key to enhancing the overall educational experience. Activities will include:
A Walking Tour
Corbett, Inc. will be conducting small group tours of their state-of-the-art Experience Center; a 20,000 square foot, 150 year old renovated woolen mill that will exceed your expectations regarding distance learning ideas and needs! Experience technology driven methods such as a video conferencing rooms, anti-glare lighting, laptop garages, unique multi-purpose collaboration tables, and more, all designed to create an optimum learning atmosphere while simultaneously impacting the environment in a positive way. Flexible, functional solutions enable Corbett Inc. to provide students, teachers, and employers with well-rounded interactive and collaborative learning experiences. They are eager to share their evolving process of innovation with you and look forward to a great meeting at their very impressive Experience Center!
Distance Learning State-of-the-Art
Get a closer look at the recent developments from the equipment side of Distance Learning via a video conference using state-of the art technology and featuring Marci Powell, Polycom's Global Director for Education & Corporate Training. This will then be followed by a review of the design, planning, and integration stages that are necessary to create an effective learning environment by Bob Lobascio, IMS Audio Visual's VP of Sales & Marketing.