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SXSWedu 2018 PanelPicker Voting is Open

Yes it’s August, but SXSWedu will be here before you know it, and PanelPicker voting for the conference is open now! This is your chance to vote for great content—and for Cengage!

Vote for Cengage Panels

Whether you’re going or will be joining virtually, here’s your chance to shape the content of the SXSWedu conference by voting for the panelists you want to hear. Cengage has two submissions, so please review and vote for our compelling panel discussions. PanelPicker voting is open until August 25, so thanks in advance for the support.

Reality Tech for Real Job Skills

Examine the future of Read More…

SXSWedu 2017: Join the Cengage Sessions

SXSWedu 2017: March 6-9 in Austin, TX (Mon- Thurs) The SXSWedu® Conference & Festival brings together a diverse community of education stakeholders to celebrate learning. Visitors will enjoy compelling sessions, in-depth workshops, engaging learning experiences, mentorship, film screenings, startup events, policy-centered discussions, business opportunities and networking. In attendance each year are higher ed administrators and instructors, publishers, students, non-profit and government organizations, k-12 professionals and many more. Cengage will be hosting five sessions at this year’s SXSWedu conference–we hope you can join us.

Monday, March 6

11-11:30 am –  Show & Tell: Building Flipped Curriculum to Enliven Intro Psych (Hilton Austin Downtown Read More…

SXSWedu 2017: Vote for Cengage Learning and Learning Objects to Present!

The SXSWedu® Conference & Festival fosters innovation in learning by hosting a passionate and diverse community of education stakeholders. The seventh annual SXSWedu will return to Austin, March 6-9, 2017, for four days of compelling sessions, in-depth workshops, engaging learning experiences, mentorship, film screenings, startup events, policy-centered discussions, business opportunities, networking and so much more! Through collaboration, creativity and social action, SXSWedu empowers its global community to connect, discover and impact. We’re already looking forward to 2017’s SXSWedu! In fact, we’re throwing a few hats in the ring for an opportunity to present some of our own innovative Read More…

SXSWedu 2016 – Next Generation Digital Learning

In a state where everything is bigger, SXSWedu followed suit in 2016 by not only getting bigger, but even better and more diverse. This year was unique for Cengage Learning as we were able to join our new innovation partners from Learning Objects in two truly enlightening sessions on Innovative Layered Design and Next Generation Learning Experiences.

A better, stronger future

Chief Learning Officer, Jon Mott made bold statements to the audience during his discussion on how Next Generation Learning Experiences can build a better, stronger future for students. Bill Hughes, Chief Strategy Officer, enlightened the crowd with his instruction on how Read More…

SXSWedu: Learning from the Student Voice

Guest Contributors: Chloe Ryan & Brandon Pinette At this week’s SXSWedu festival in Austin, Cengage Learning sponsored a panel focused on the student voice.  The panel featured four diverse student voices and covered topics ranging from the role of social media in the classroom to gamified education experiences and how digital tools can enhance learning.

Technology in the classroom

The students agreed that as technology plays a central role in all other aspects of life, it’s necessary for instructors to find thoughtful and creative ways to use digital tools inside and outside of the classroom.  Zak Malamed, Executive Director of Student Voice, led Read More…

Join Cengage Learning at SXSWedu 2016

As SXSWedu approaches, we are looking forward to seeing many of you in Austin for what promises to be an informative, eye-opening, and fun conference. While we’re there, we’ll be hosting three unique sessions designed to inform and inspire you. We would love to see you there! We also welcome you to follow and join the conversation on social media! Use #SXSWDigEdu for our conversation about “Students Unfiltered,” and use #SXSWeduLO for the discussions on “Authentic Capability Transcripts” and “Innovation Without Compromise,” featuring leaders from Learning Objects. Read More… Read More…

Vote for “Students Unfiltered” at SXSWedu’s PanelPicker 2016

Cengage Learning has submitted a proposal for a session to take place during SXSWedu 2016. We’re aiming for a lively and informative presentation that brings students—the most important part of the equation—into the spotlight. Through the PanelPicker 2016 process, you can show your support for the idea. We’d appreciate your vote! Our proposed session, “STUDENTS UNFILTERED: Digital in the Classroom,” will seek to understand how technology’s increasingly important role in the classroom impacts students. By asking critical questions, the conversation will help uncover what students want and don’t want from digital and how to best integrate digital tools Read More…

Reflections on SXSWedu 2015

We had a fantastic time engaging with you at SXSWedu 2015! Now that we’re back home, we’ve had a chance to reflect on what we learned at this highly engaging and energizing event. Here’s what some of Cengage Learning’s attendees had to say about their time in Austin.

Reflections on SXSWedu 2015

Although innovative technology is one of the prominent themes at SXSWedu, it is also important to consider the transforming ecosystem of education. We need to understand how and when students learn best. Students today still experience pain points within advising culture, finding a major or even courses that Read More…

Engaging with You at SXSWedu 2015

A group of Cengage Learning employees attended SXSWedu this week and sent in “dispatches” from the field. Below are some quick snippets of the things they heard, saw, and did!  

Highlights from our trip to SXSWedu

Monday, March 9 Our time in Austin started off with Charles Best’s inspiring keynote on “How the Crowd Will Change Education,” during which he focused on the ways that people are coming together to fund programs and resources for some of the United States’ highest-need schools. We also attended “Accelerating Change by Personalizing Learning,” a session featuring Gillian Waterston, Mike Midgley, and student Ramiro Read More…

Vote Now for Cengage Learning’s SXSWedu 2015 Proposals

We’re pleased to announce that Cengage Learning has submitted three proposals for sessions to take place at SXSWedu 2015. Each of the submissions represents a glimpse into the exciting and innovative work we’re doing to transform and inspire the learning experience through student engagement. SXSW has invited the public to indicate its interest in various proposals via its PanelPicker site. We would appreciate your vote!

Cengage Learning’s Three Proposals for SXSWedu 2015

21 Voices: Understanding Students via Ethnography
To transform learning, we must first understand the student—not just how they learn but all aspects of their lives – Read More…