Chunyan Song, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology at California State University – Chico spoke to the Southwest Technology Showcase Conference earlier this month on the topic, Promoting Student Service Learning with Web Guest Speakers. She was scheduled to speak in the Track on “Delivery: Online and Mobility Strategies.” She won the Best of Track Award at the conference.
Description of Chunyan’s Presentation: In spring 2009 and 2010, she invited two guest speakers to my SOCI 354 class. The first one attended in person. The second one, their textbook author, addressed the class live from his home in South Africa using Wimba Classroom. In thepresentation, she shared her experience with bringing in both local and global guest speakers using Wimba to enhance the student learning experience.
Congratulations to Chunyan Song on this award!