The conference theme is:
Facilitating Transformational Learning
There is much more to education than mastery of subject matter.
Transformational change (growth) within an individual is as important
as knowledge which that individual constructs. As
educators strive to help their students meet the increasingly complex
and fast-changing challenges of the contemporary world, educators will
make a difference to the extent that they facilitate processes that
result in new forms of knowledge, introduce and support the learning
skills needed for real-world issues and problems, and promote
studentsí ownership of their own continuing growth and improvement.
This year's conference theme was selected to illuminate and
disseminate techniques that are focused on strengthening the design
and facilitation of learning environments that are engaging,
meaningful, productive, and responsive to the challenges facing our