ABOUT

REMOTE: The Connected Faculty Summit provides a forum to identify and promote the best possible pedagogy, techniques and tools by faculty for online and blended learning and to help faculty design the most engaging experience for learners. Hosted by Arizona State University, REMOTE is an independent conference supported by the ASU Foundation.

What is it?

On June 9-10, 2021, REMOTE: The Connected Faculty Summit hosted by ASU will showcase best practices, techniques, and tools to provide actionable insight to Higher Education faculty around the concept of “the best of online education.”  Attendees can access 80+ curated sessions of 30 minutes during two 4-hour days of simultaneous learning tracks.

Why Attend?

This virtual conference REMOTE July 2020 Event Summary • 50,000 Registrants, 26,000+ Live Attendees from 155 Countries and 722 Universities and Colleges • 84 Presentations from 113 Presenters, 2500+ questions asked to Presenters • 47,000+ Networking Chats, • 15 Sponsor Exhibits, with 15,000+ unique booth visitors • 10,000+ documents and resources downloaded by attendees is free of charge for those involved in learning delivery (faculty and learning practitioners) as well as Administration worldwide.

REMOTE helps higher education faculty get ready for the challenge of teaching in what promises to be a complex and messy fall semester.  The virtual conference will showcase master practitioners across Higher Education, providing the opportunity to see how they lead their classes online and learn best practices by discipline.

  • Discipline insights.  Sessions will be led by educators across Gen Ed - and you can pick up discipline specific tips from established online experts.
  • Increase student engagement. Sessions will include how to engage students virtually, ensure diversity and inclusion in the online classroom, and improve the effectiveness of mixed mode teaching, among other topics.
  • Build a network of support. Meet and engage with peers and experts, as in any in-person event. Participate in one-on-one sessions, one-to-many events, and virtual lounges to allow serendipity and connections to blossom.
  • Gain access to curated free resources to use in your courseware. Recorded sessions from the event itself will be available until the end of 2021.
  • Understand policy issues amid shifts in higher education. Ideal for deans, provosts, and administrators.

REMOTE July 2020 Event Summary

  • 50,000 Registrants, 26,000+ Live Attendees from 155 Countries and 722 Universities and Colleges
  • 84 Presentations from 113 Presenters, 2500+ questions asked to Presenters
  • 47,000+ Networking Chats
  • 15 Sponsor Exhibits, with 15,000+ unique booth visitors
  • 10,000+ documents and resources downloaded by attendees

A Letter from Our Executive Producer, David Levin 

REMOTE began as an immediate response to the COVID crisis last spring. Designed as a straightforward way to equip faculty with the best tools and tips of remote and hybrid teaching, its goal was to support them as they began in-class work with students in the fall of 2020. Almost 50,000 faculty and administration registered to join us live, and the event exceeded all our expectations!

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