CIT 2011

The Conference on Instruction & Technology (CIT) is SUNY’s largest and most prominent event on instructional technology in education, providing a forum for faculty, instructional support professionals, and policymakers to present, discuss, and explore innovative avenues for integrating technology into the teaching and learning environment.

The theme for CIT 2011, "20/20 Vision - Looking Forward and Remembering the Past", is supported by the following five tracks:

  • Pedagogy in the 21st Century: It's not just about the technology
  • The Power of (Teaching and Learning in ) SUNY
  • Faculty Development: New Approaches and Opportunities
  • Learning Environments - Physical & Virtual
  • Balancing on the Tightrope: Managing Technology Overload
Join us for CIT 2011, May 24-27, on the campus of SUNY Oneonta as we celebrate our 20th year!

Recordings from CIT Speakers and Sessions are now available! 

CIT 2011 recordings include:

  • SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher's Address
  • CIT - the Past, Present & Future
  • Using Blogs with ESOL Students
  • Senior Vice Chancellor Lavallee's Address
  • SUNY Global, SUNY and the World, and UCosmic Developments
  • Horizon Report
  • Utilization of Moodle in a Hybrid Learning Environment
  • Adventures in Open-Source: Lessons Learned at Purchase College
  • To Tech or Not to Tech: Student Opinion and Instructor Observation
  • Implementing an Instructional Assessment and Evaluation System that Encourages Pedagogical Experimentation and Adoption of Educational Technologies
  • WordPress to Create Password Protected Course While Enabling PP Student Blogging


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    Conference Speakers
    Wednesday, May 25
    David K. Lavallee, Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost
    10:30 - 11:00 am
    Nancy L. Zimpher, SUNY Chancellor
    11:00 - 11:45 am
    Thursday, May 26
    Keynote & Featured Speaker
    Joan Getman, University of Southern California

    Adjusting the Rearview Mirror (Thursday, May 26 - 10:45 am)

    Reflecting on the past 20 years we recall astonishing innovations: technologies that piqued our interest and faded along with digital tools that became seemingly indispensable. Looking in the "rearview mirror" also provides insight on the unexpected outcomes of those advances. While we are faster than ever at finding and sampling new applications and devices, are we going to be any better at anticipating the effects on our personal and professional lives in the next two decades? Will we manage adoption of new technologies differently? How will we respond to the "tensions" technology can introduce such as multiple access points to online resources that have equal potential to inform and distract? 

    What impact will these trends have in shaping roles and relationships among faculty, students and IT professionals? Developing effective physical and virtual learning environments will depend on balancing awareness of new technologies with greater understanding of the implications as we head inevitably toward the next horizon.

    Featured Speaker
    Mitch Leventhal - SUNY Vice Chancellor for Global Affairs
    2:15 - 3:15 pm
    Mitch will discuss recent organizational developments at SUNY Global, the SUNY and the World strategic plan, and UCosmic developments.
    Publishing Opportunity!
    Submit an abstract to present at CIT!  If your abstract is selected for presentation at CIT, you will have an opportunity to submit a full paper to be considered for publication in the Journal of Educational Technology Systems.   Papers should be sent to Wayne Jones at Binghamton University at  Deadline to submit your manuscript is June 24, 2011.
    See 'Instructions to Authors' for additional information on the format of your manuscript.


    • When

    • Tuesday, May 24, 2011 - Friday, May 27, 2011
      8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    • Where

    • SUNY Oneonta
      Ravine Parkway
      Oneonta, New York

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