Interact: The Textbook Innovation Conference for Higher Education

April 14, 2018
Phoenix, Arizona

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Be a textbook hero

The Interact Conference is for textbook innovators like you. Innovators who believe textbooks should be interactive, collaborative, customizable, more engaging and designed for how today's students learn. Let's bring the modern textbook to life.

Blog: 7 Takeways from Interact 2018 on OER and Interactive Textbooks

  • Trade tips with and get inspired by fellow educators
  • Hear from experts in Open Educational Resources, instructional design, active learning and interactive educational content creation
  • Build your expertise in the latest teaching techniques
  • Meet and learn from innovative textbook authors and adopters
  • Master the latest teaching trends and classroom tech
  • Network with like-minded educators who share your passion for teaching
  • Earn your Top Hat Certification

Who it's for

• Educators at colleges and universities
• Department heads and post-secondary leaders
• Education technology advisors and administrators

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A day of insightful keynotes, workshops and expert panels

Interact 2018 Event Venue

The Westin Phoenix Downtown
333 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona

Agenda at a glance

Saturday, April 14, 2018

7:30 a.m.

Registration Opens - Top Hat Certification Attendees Only

8:00 a.m.

Top Hat Certification (optional)

8:30 a.m.

General Registration Opens

10:00 a.m.

Opening Keynote

11:00 a.m.

Creating Your Perfect Class with Custom Educational Content (Panel)

11:00 a.m.

How to Integrate Top Hat in Your Class (Workshop)

1:00 p.m.

New Strategies for Distance Learning (Panel)

1:00 p.m.

Refreshing Your Course Design (Workshop)

2:15 p.m.

The Pros and Cons of Open Educational Resources (Panel)

3:30 p.m.

Closing Keynote

4:30 p.m.

Cocktail Reception


Mike Silagadze: Opening Keynote | Download PDF

Creating your Perfect Class with Custom Educational Content (warning: contains some graphic images) | Download PDF

How to Integrate Top Hat in Your Class (Workshop) | Download PDF

New Strategies for Distance Learning | Download PDF

Refreshing your Course Design | Download PDF

The Pros and Cons of OER | Download PDF