2014 Summer Blended Learning Institute

Aug. 20, 2014  |  UW-La Crosse Campus    (Campus Map & Building Floor Plans)

1 GRAD credit offered

Blended teaching and learning is the focus of the one-day Blended Learning Conference.

Participants will be able to learn more about:

  • Integrating strategies to support a blended course
  • Engaging students through the use of blended teaching and learning
  • Collaborating beyond classroom walls to support learning

Topics from the Common Core & Beyond will be Supported by:

  • Blended Learning Strategies in the Classroom
  • Effective Mobile Learning Environments
  • Online Collaboration Tools
  • Interactive Whiteboard Use
  • Instructional Strategies Using Technologies
  • Flipped Classroom Strategies

Agenda & Session Descriptions



7:45-8:15 am Registration ~ Valhalla, Cartwright Center
8:30-8:45 am Welcome ~ Valhalla, Cartwright Center
9-10:15 am Keynote
10:30-11:45 am Session 1 ~ Centennial
12-1 pm Lunch ~ Valhalla, Cartwright Center
1:15-2:30 pm Session 2 ~ Centennial
2:45-4 pm Session 3 ~ Centennial

Who Should Attend:

  • Teachers
  • Higher Education Faculty & Staff
  • Pre-service/Student Teachers
  • Administrators
  • Technology Administrators
  • Principals
  • Library Media Specialists

NOTE: Please bring your wireless laptop/device. Some sessions request an iPad.



Keynote Speaker: Remi Holden - UW-Madison

Remi Holden - UW-MadisonRemi Holden is a Ph.D. Candidate at the UW-Madison studying digital media and teacher education, and will be an Assistant Professor in the Information and Learning Technologies program at the University of Colorado-Denver in January, 2015. He has most recently held a variety of positions: co-chair of the national Playful Learning Summit sponsored by UW-Madison’s Games+Learning+Society Center; lecturer for University of Michigan’s School of Education; lecturer and online course designer for the University of Michigan-Flint’s School of Education. He is a co-founder of the University of Michigan’s Institute for Innovation in Education and was recently named an Emerging Scholar by the Association of Teacher Educators.


Play, improvisation, and mobility: Designing agile teaching & learning (7 page PDF)

Handout #2 (8 page PDF)

Handout #3 (7 pager PDF)

Handout #4 (7 page PDF)

Sponsored by:

  • School District of La Crosse
  • UW-La Crosse School of Education
  • Wisconsin Technology Initiative (WTI)