WED, APRIL 24, 2019 AT 9:00 AM

2019 Digital Ticket Learning Technologies Conference

Beaumont, Texas

By: Lamar University - Division of Distance Learning

Digital Ticket is a free one-day conference centered on digital learning and the latest in educational technology. Sessions will be offered throughout the day that focus on a host of tools, strategies, and innovative ideas pertaining to digital learning and the electronic classroom.

We plan to offer some sessions virtually for those who are not able to physically attend the conference. Tickets for virtual attendance are available on the registration page.

This is Digital Ticket’s ninth year, and we look forward to a chance to build on the success of previous years. The event is sponsored by Lamar University’s Division of Distance Learning.

2019 Keynote Speaker

Van Davis Portrait

Van Davis is the Principal of Foghlam Consulting. Dr. Davis has extensive research and analysis experience in higher education policy and administration, including state and national distance education policy formation, adult degree completion, and competency-based education. Davis spent over seven years at the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board in a number of roles, including the state’s first Director of Innovations, as well as being responsible for statewide distance education policy. While at the Coordinating Board, Davis developed, launched, and managed the state’s first public higher education adult degree completion initiative, GRAD TX. He also managed a number of other grant projects including a multimillion dollar course redesign project, the formation of the state’s learning objects repository (TxLOR), and the statewide faculty development project. Most notably, Davis was responsible for winning a million dollar grant from EDUCAUSE, the Gates Foundation, and the Lumina Foundation for developing the first multi-institutional competency-based education program in the nation. As a result, Davis directed the Texas Affordable Baccalaureate (TAB) Project which has received national attention and accolades for providing working adults an affordable, high-quality option to finish their degrees.

Dr. Davis serves on the Board of Directors for PelotonU, an Austin, Texas 501c3 dedicated to providing wrap around academic and social support services for working adults enrolled in online competency-based education programs, as well as being an elected member of WCET’s Steering Committee. He is a native Texans who completed his bachelor’s degree at Southwestern University and his Ph.D. at Vanderbilt University. Learn more about Dr. Davis’ expertise at http://www.foghlamconsulting.com 

Registration


WHEN:

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 3:20 PM (CDT)

WHERE:
Lamar University Setzer Student Center
Beaumont, TX
 
PARKING

Please park in lot C-1 according to this map, and display this parking permit.

VIRTUAL SESSIONS

Virtual session info coming soon.