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Leveraging Technology to Support Students, Faculty and Staff


You are invited to join your colleagues at the 2nd Annual FREE Technology Conference at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25, 2013. Register NOW!



On Thursday, October 24, the conference will feature 3 outstanding keynote addresses starting at 1pm.

  • Alexis Ringwald, Co-Founder and CEO of LearnUpwill be speaking about their mission to solve the skills gap by empowering job seekers to learn the skills they need to get hired, leveraging their job training and placement platform for entry-level jobs.

  • Candace Thille, is an Assistant Professor at Stanford in the Graduate School of Education and former Director of the Open Learning Initiative(OLI) at Carnegie Mellon University. Her presentation, Surfing the Tsunami: Technology and Pedagogical Innovation, will focus on how web-based open learning environments can foster and accelerate learning.

  •  Andrew Maguireis founder and CEO of InternMatch “an online platform that connects students with amazing companies and helps companies hire amazing students.” He will be speaking on their efforts, using online tools and resources, to humanize the internship search process for students and to allow employers to recruit students who really fit in with their business culture.

At 4pm, Chuck Geiger, the Chief Technology Officer at Chegg will do a spotlight presentation on the company’s services including textbooks rentals, online study help and personal scholarship matching, as well as their environmental commitment to the American Forests Global ReLeaf program.



On Friday, October 25, the conference will start at 9am with a keynote address by
Elizabeth Slavitt, of Khan Academy will present Khan Academy’s Vision for the Future: Providing a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.


Following the morning keynote there will be 4 workshop sessions with numerous topics to select from including:


Online Learning and Content Providers

  • Aziksa- A cloud based learning company
  • Coursera - Free online classes from 80+ top universities and organization (MOOCs)
  • Creative Commons - Enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through 
  • Ellucian Colleague - Lets faculty, staff, and students access activities and information associated with online learning
  • Foothill Global Access - Foothill College’s online courses and AA degrees
  • MERLOT- Affordable learning solutions with open educational resources
  • Open Coursework Consortium - Openly licensed images, textbooks, and videos
  •  Student Lingo by Innovative Educators - Interactive, online, on-demand workshops  

Online Tutoring and Study Aid Services

  • Grad Guru - Free mobile app that helps students get through college with school deadlines, advice and more
  • Open Study - Academic enrichment by connecting learners with a learning community
  • Tutor Matching Service - Online tutor list / tutor marketplace that matches students with tutors, action plans and valuable resource focused on helping college students 

Multimedia Services 

  • 3C Media Solutions - Educational media distribution source for video content, podcasts and streaming services
  • CCC Confer - Achieve High-Touch with your Online Students Using CCC Confer Video Conferencing

Student Career and Internship Services

  • AfterCollege - Online career network for college students
  • InternBound - Online database of paid internships for college students and graduates any where
  • LearningJar - Connecting informal skills and jobs
  • Mepedia - New "Linked In for millennials"

Financial Aid and Education Financing

Campus Solutions

  • Campus Quad - Real-time campus communication via mobile photo flyers
  • Ellucian DegreeWorks - Banner based online student education plan
  • IntelliResponse - 2 4/7 Q & A online program: like ASK Foothill 
  • VM Ware - Virtualizes computing, from the data center to the cloud to mobile devices

Professional Development

  • Go2Knowledge by Innovative Educators - Online, on-demand professional development for higher education 
  • Krause Center for Innovation  - Professional development for teachers using 21st century educational technology



  • Using a Flipped Classroom
  • Leveraging Predictive/Learning Analytics
  • Mobile Apps for Higher Ed
  • You Tube and Wikipedia: Education Game-Changers
  • From Science Lab to Browser Tab: Designing a Remote Web-based Science Lab
  • Creating Student Superheroes: Using Immersive and Game-based Learning to Enhance Student Success
  • Increasing Online Student Retention
  • Creating an Online Orientation
  • Using SmartPens
  • Ellucian Solutions for the Student Success Act in California


Denise Swett, Ed.D.
Vice President, Student Services
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
650.949.7405 (fax)

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