MINNEAPOLIS, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sophia Chief Operating Officer Steve Anastasi has been selected to speak about The Emerging World of Social Teaching on June 3 at the 2011 Clickers Conference. Sophia is a first-of-its-kind online social teaching and learning platform that offers academic content to anyone, anywhere, free of charge.
The Conference will explore new trends in collaborative learning and teaching, and how classroom technologies can enable institutions and faculty to respond to the transformation of the learning environment into an interactive space. The event will be held June 3-4 in Houston, Texas.
"It's an exciting time with education and technology converging, and enabling teachers to reach their students in new ways," Anastasi said. "With Sophia, we offer credible academic content that is available to anyone, anywhere, providing a worldwide learning environment that connects people who want to learn with those willing to teach. The possibilities are endless."
In addition to the session at 2:45 p.m. on June 3, Anastasi will also participate in a panel at 12:15 p.m. of the same day about "The What, How and Why of EdTech Innovation."
Sophia is a social teaching and learning application that makes free, credible academic content available to anyone at anytime. It is a mission-driven organization that aims to break traditional cost and access barriers to post-secondary degree attainment. For more information, go to www.sophia.org.