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The OLC Mastery Series Program emphasizes theory and application of research on key topics and culminates in a Recognition of Mastery in a topic. Each series consists of three workshops that help you explore relevant research and use that research to help you design an effective teaching and learning environment. Join... Read More>

Are more of your students enrolling in Online or Blended classes? Do you have the skills needed to develop and facilitate interactive online courses based on strong pedagogical principles? Do you need guidance adapting to the rapidly changing technologies required in a digital learning environment? Join the upcoming OLC Certificate Program... Read More>

Other than when your online learners are posting responses to discussion forums and submitting major assignments and projects, how do you know what’s happening with them in their learning environments? How can you “take the temperature” and identify gaps that may be occurring with your online learners about specific concepts... Read More>

The development of blended and online courses is a high priority in the Missouri S&T strategic plan. Typically, redesigns focus on the lecture, but students don’t come to a small town Missouri just to hear a redesigned lecture. They come to do their work. Experiential programs are what Missouri S&T... Read More>

For many campuses, online video has become an essential part of teaching and learning. While online video has opened up the classroom to many more students, educational institutions have had to face legal, functional, and ethical pressures to provide accessible video accommodations to their students and staff.  Closed captions are... Read More>

Are you in the beginning stages of developing an online or blended class? This webinar provides an overview of the OLC New to Online Workshop Series and how you can develop the skills you need to successfully design and deliver your class. Join us to learn more about the New to... Read More>

Stimulate engagement by offering student-driven case-based learning in your online courses. Your students will apply critical thinking and real-world solutions to interesting challenges and take ownership of the solutions they provide. This peer-led model allows the professional to emerge in every student as they lead their group to success with... Read More>

Whether you want explore a new teaching tool or learn strategies for improving teaching effectiveness, OLC has the workshop for you. Come learn about our 2015 online professional development offerings! Q & A welcome. It’s not too early to plan your 2015 New Year’s Resolution! This webinar is a great opportunity... Read More>

Are more of your students enrolling in Online or Blended classes? Do you have the skills needed to develop and facilitate interactive online courses based on strong pedagogical principles? Do you need guidance adapting to the rapidly changing technologies required in a digital learning environment?... Read More>

Over the past two years the number of MOOC offerings has quadrupled, even as the quality of the learning experiences they offer remains hotly debated. Institutions and faculty continue to ask themselves whether or not a MOOC derives enough value, especially monetarily, to make the resource investment worth the risk. And for those institutions... Read More>

PDF Presentation Login to Download As the number of online degrees have proliferated in recent years, it is even more important for institutions to take a more thoughtful approach to program selection. Often, a... Read More>

Rasmussen College uses a variety of instructional models to provide optimal learning environments for our diverse student population. Online+ is a model used to offer a blended learning experience for students taking some of our online courses. Online+ courses are those in which a live classroom experience is embedded within... Read More>

Rasmussen College uses a variety of instructional models to provide optimal learning environments for our diverse student population. Online+ is a model used to offer a blended learning experience for students taking some of our online courses. Online+ courses are those in which a live classroom experience is embedded within... Read More>

Are you in the beginning stages of developing an online or blended class? This webinar provides an overview of the OLC New to Online Workshop Series and how you can develop the skills you need to successfully design and deliver your class. Join us to learn more about the New to... Read More>

Instructional videos are an important component in online courses. This webinar demonstrates strategies for designing and delivering instructional video via cloud technologies. During this session emphasis will be placed on the integrated utilization of Camtasia for Mac with iMovie to deliver instruction using YouTube. The presenters will cover the required... Read More>

Are you in the beginning stages of developing an online or blended class? This webinar provides an overview of the OLC New to Online Workshop Series and how you can develop the skills you need to successfully design and deliver your class. Join us to learn more about the New to Online... Read More>

The Teaching Online Pedagogical Repository (TOPR) is a public resource for online faculty seeking inspiration from online teaching strategies that have proven successful for others. Veteran online instructors collaboratively contribute to TOPR a variety of strategies for content presentation, interaction and assessment. These strategies are updated by collaborating contributors on... Read More>

The Blended Education Design Process is a system designed to utilize the Blended Education Framework and to implement strategies for supporting flexible and customized learning opportunities at the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO), and it unifies courses and programs in ways to enhance the "humanness" of distance learning experiences. This... Read More>

Are you in the beginning stages of developing an online or blended class? This webinar provides an overview of the Sloan-C New to Online Workshop Series and how you can develop the skills you need to successfully design and deliver your class. Join us to learn more about the New to... Read More>

“Going Places with Geotechnologies” invites you to explore the world using today’s exciting, web-based mapping tools, to expand spatial and critical thinking for you and your students. Examine historical and current issues from local to global scale, from water quality or historical homes in your own community to global climate,... Read More>

All Sloan-C Mastery Series emphasize theory and application of research on key topics, grounded in formal learning that includes research and proof of practice. Join us for this free webinar to meet the facilitators and learn more about Sloan-C's Mastery Series.... Read More>

Are more of your students enrolling in Online or Blended classes? Do you have the skills needed to develop and facilitate interactive online courses based on strong pedagogical principles? Do you need guidance adapting to the rapidly changing technologies required in a digital learning environment? Join the upcoming Sloan-C Certificate Program... Read More>

Online discussion can provide students with the opportunity to express ideas, think about course content, apply course concepts to real-world situations, interact with classmates and faculty, and reflect on attitudes or values. However, it can be challenging to create discussion questions that engage students in critical thinking and encourage robust... Read More>

Online discussion can provide students with the opportunity to express ideas, think about course content, apply course concepts to real-world situations, interact with classmates and faculty, and reflect on attitudes or values. However, it can be challenging to create discussion questions that engage students in critical thinking and encourage robust... Read More>

Are you in the beginning stages of developing an online or blended class? This webinar provides an overview of the Sloan-C New to Online Workshop Series and how you can develop the skills you need to successfully design and deliver your class. Join us to learn more about the New to... Read More>

Virtual internships and international partnerships provide high-impact experiential learning opportunities for students while providing means for nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) to build capacity and cultural bridges. This type of program allows, non-traditional adult students in particular, to maintain their family responsibilities and to continue their full time jobs while working on... Read More>

Although blogging is not new to education, current improvements to blogging systems have enabled this technology to be applied in innovative and creative ways. Instead of simply being mechanisms for individual reflection or announcement, newer features allow open-source blogging systems to become full-fledged virtual communities that enable sophisticated social interaction,... Read More>

Findings from Current Studies for Supporting Online Student Success for Veterans, Service & Military Family Members This is the fourth and last webinar of the Sloan-C Webinar Series 2014: Increasing Online Student Success & Retention for Veterans, Servicemembers & Military Family Members This panel includes researchers from higher education institutions, national associations, and... Read More>

This panel includes the Director of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) and campus service administrators from four colleges and universities. Speakers will discuss services, support service models, performance measurements, and strategies for supporting online student success for Veterans, Servicemembers, and Military Family Members. The panel will also share recommendations and resources... Read More>

To meet the demand for faculty development of teaching and learning skills, we must find an approach for facilitating one-offs that encourages long-term remembrance, critical thinking, and meaningful application of skill and knowledge. Flipping faculty development provides those benefits by requiring advanced preparation, live tutoring and hands-on practice, and post-session... Read More>

This is the second webinar of the Sloan-C Webinar Series 2014: Increasing Online Student Success & Retention for Veterans, Servicemembers & Military Family Members This panel includes Veterans, Servicemembers, and Military Family Members who are current students in or alumni of two-year and four-year online programs. Each student and alumnus/a will share... Read More>

The webinar below was live on March 19, 2014 Join our expert panel of specialists from the Department of Defense, DANTES, American Public University, and University of Maryland University College who will identify and discuss important issues that higher education institutions should be addressing, including: critical topics relating to the Post 9/11... Read More>

Instruction Matters: Purdue Academic Course Transformation (IMPACT) is a successful campus-wide course redesign and faculty development program at Purdue University, a large R1 research university in Indiana. Sponsored by the office of the Provost, it is supported by staff and resources from multiple units across campus, including the Libraries, the... Read More>

While the higher education world has been focusing on Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and their impact on higher education, interest in competency-based learning continues to build. No longer confined to the province of a few institutions such as Western Governors University and more recently the University of Southern New... Read More>

How do you make sure to address not just the content of your teaching in an online course, but also your students? Students want to know their instructor. This challenges online faculty to integrate technologies, such as avatars, video, and social media, to introduce their digital personalities and enhance learners’... Read More>

What is needed more than ever is to inspire our students to wonder, to nurture their appetite for curiosity, exploration, and contemplation, to help them attain an insatiable appetite to ask and pursue big, authentic, and relevant questions, so that they can harness and leverage the bounty of possibility all... Read More>

Digital badges provide instructors, employers, and institutions a way to recognize and credential life-long learning. This session will explore trends in digital badging and several platforms and organizations that are currently using badges.... Read More>

Efforts to instill students’ sense of personal ownership and build a strong community in the online course experience may sometimes fall short due to the staid communicative prompts doled out by the teacher on the discussion board. This webinar seeks to inspire faculty–whether hybrid, blended, or fully online– through the... Read More>

This panel includes four accessibility specialists from Empire State University, Pennsylvania State University, and Drexel University and WebAIM. During the first 60 minutes, each panel member will provide a self-introduction and discuss their work with “invisible” disabilities. The panel will then share effective practices and available resources to support students... Read More>

Bloom’s taxonomy of educational objectives for learning has undergone a digital makeover. This session will explore how they can be used at various levels on the digital taxonomy to encourage higher level thinking and problem solving.... Read More>

This panel includes four faculty with expertise in accessibility. During the first 60 minutes, each faculty member will provide a self-introduction and discuss their position within higher education. The panel will then share recommendations and resources for supporting faculty (full-time, part-time, and adjunct) success in online education. The last 20... Read More>

This panel includes online students and online alumni with different disabilities. During the first 60 minutes, each student will provide a personal introduction and then share what faculty and administrators need to know from their perspectives about accessibility, working with students with disabilities, and strategies to increase online student success.... Read More>

This Webinar will explore the concept and development cycle of the Community Course, focusing on exploring alternative approach to designing and delivering a MOOC. This webinar will provide attendees with: an example MOOC design using the Community of Inquiry Framework recommendations for MOOC support structures opportunities to ask MOOC faculty about their experiences teaching... Read More>

This panel includes four accessibility specialists from the National Federation of the Blind, Pennsylvania State University, California Community Colleges, and EASI (Equal Access to Software and Information). During the first 60 minutes, presenters will provide a self-introduction and identify critical issues that all higher education institutions should be addressing. Panel... Read More>

Pinterest is one of the fastest growing websites whose unique visitors increased by 155% in just 1 month, from December 2011 to January 2012, and it continues to dominate the web. This webinar will help you begin your pinning journey and will provide various practical strategies on how to use... Read More>

The purpose of the webinar is to provide relevant tools, knowledge, and skills on Instructional Design effective practices for faculty and practitioners to apply to online and blended course design and development. This information, as aligned within the Community of Inquiry (CoI) Framework, can assist faculty, course designers, instructional designers,... Read More>

 This Research Symposium will discuss research-based solutions to one of the most daunting problems in American higher education – the continued loss of graduates in STEM areas. How do we counter the precipitous drop in STEM enrollments and how does the research being conducted enable STEM online programs to educate the workforce... Read More>

This webinar will share research, policy and promising practices that help adult learners who are parents, achieve workforce credentials and post secondary success, via online learning. We share original research on the experiences, challenges and successes of student parents in an online environment; along with examples of programs in both... Read More>

In this presentation, Arizona State University will discuss its experience deploying an academic engagement network to better engage and empower its faculty across the ASU virtual campus, spanning several online programs and staff committees. This session will explore ASU’s lessons learned, established best practices, and forward-looking strategies. Participants will learn... Read More>

Best in Track Presentation from ALN Ensuring that distance learners have access to all student services is a critical component in a successful program, as well as in meeting accreditation requirements. Learn how to deliver student services for your virtual learners through one center in a single interaction, with minimal transfer... Read More>

Each new generation of student brings with it their own strengths and weaknesses. The key is how to teach to those students and be able to capture their attention and make learning meaningful. Whether a Millennial, Gen-X, Baby Boomer, or the up-and-coming Digital Natives, all students have a learning style... Read More>

Each new generation of student brings with it their own strengths and weaknesses. The key is how to teach to those students and be able to capture their attention and make learning meaningful. Whether a Millennial, Gen-X, Baby Boomer, or the up-and-coming Digital Natives, all students have a learning style... Read More>

Best in Track Presentation from ALN Ensuring that distance learners have access to all student services is a critical component in a successful program, as well as in meeting accreditation requirements. Learn how to deliver student services for your virtual learners through one center in a single interaction, with minimal transfer... Read More>

In this presentation, Arizona State University will discuss its experience deploying an academic engagement network to better engage and empower its faculty across the ASU virtual campus, spanning several online programs and staff committees. This session will explore ASU’s lessons learned, established best practices, and forward-looking strategies. Participants will learn... Read More>

This webinar will share research, policy and promising practices that help adult learners who are parents, achieve workforce credentials and post secondary success, via online learning. We share original research on the experiences, challenges and successes of student parents in an online environment; along with examples of programs in both... Read More>

 This Research Symposium will discuss research-based solutions to one of the most daunting problems in American higher education – the continued loss of graduates in STEM areas. How do we counter the precipitous drop in STEM enrollments and how does the research being conducted enable STEM online programs to educate the workforce... Read More>

The purpose of the webinar is to provide relevant tools, knowledge, and skills on Instructional Design effective practices for faculty and practitioners to apply to online and blended course design and development. This information, as aligned within the Community of Inquiry (CoI) Framework, can assist faculty, course designers, instructional designers,... Read More>

Pinterest is one of the fastest growing websites whose unique visitors increased by 155% in just 1 month, from December 2011 to January 2012, and it continues to dominate the web. This webinar will help you begin your pinning journey and will provide various practical strategies on how to use... Read More>

This panel includes four accessibility specialists from the National Federation of the Blind, Pennsylvania State University, California Community Colleges, and EASI (Equal Access to Software and Information). During the first 60 minutes, presenters will provide a self-introduction and identify critical issues that all higher education institutions should be addressing. Panel... Read More>

This Webinar will explore the concept and development cycle of the Community Course, focusing on exploring alternative approach to designing and delivering a MOOC. This webinar will provide attendees with: an example MOOC design using the Community of Inquiry Framework recommendations for MOOC support structures opportunities to ask MOOC faculty about their experiences teaching... Read More>

This panel includes online students and online alumni with different disabilities. During the first 60 minutes, each student will provide a personal introduction and then share what faculty and administrators need to know from their perspectives about accessibility, working with students with disabilities, and strategies to increase online student success.... Read More>

This panel includes four faculty with expertise in accessibility. During the first 60 minutes, each faculty member will provide a self-introduction and discuss their position within higher education. The panel will then share recommendations and resources for supporting faculty (full-time, part-time, and adjunct) success in online education. The last 20... Read More>

Bloom’s taxonomy of educational objectives for learning has undergone a digital makeover. This session will explore how they can be used at various levels on the digital taxonomy to encourage higher level thinking and problem solving.... Read More>

This panel includes four accessibility specialists from Empire State University, Pennsylvania State University, and Drexel University and WebAIM. During the first 60 minutes, each panel member will provide a self-introduction and discuss their work with “invisible” disabilities. The panel will then share effective practices and available resources to support students... Read More>

Efforts to instill students’ sense of personal ownership and build a strong community in the online course experience may sometimes fall short due to the staid communicative prompts doled out by the teacher on the discussion board. This webinar seeks to inspire faculty–whether hybrid, blended, or fully online– through the... Read More>

Digital badges provide instructors, employers, and institutions a way to recognize and credential life-long learning. This session will explore trends in digital badging and several platforms and organizations that are currently using badges.... Read More>

What is needed more than ever is to inspire our students to wonder, to nurture their appetite for curiosity, exploration, and contemplation, to help them attain an insatiable appetite to ask and pursue big, authentic, and relevant questions, so that they can harness and leverage the bounty of possibility all... Read More>

How do you make sure to address not just the content of your teaching in an online course, but also your students? Students want to know their instructor. This challenges online faculty to integrate technologies, such as avatars, video, and social media, to introduce their digital personalities and enhance learners’... Read More>

While the higher education world has been focusing on Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and their impact on higher education, interest in competency-based learning continues to build. No longer confined to the province of a few institutions such as Western Governors University and more recently the University of Southern New... Read More>

Instruction Matters: Purdue Academic Course Transformation (IMPACT) is a successful campus-wide course redesign and faculty development program at Purdue University, a large R1 research university in Indiana. Sponsored by the office of the Provost, it is supported by staff and resources from multiple units across campus, including the Libraries, the... Read More>

The webinar below was live on March 19, 2014 Join our expert panel of specialists from the Department of Defense, DANTES, American Public University, and University of Maryland University College who will identify and discuss important issues that higher education institutions should be addressing, including: critical topics relating to the Post 9/11... Read More>

This is the second webinar of the Sloan-C Webinar Series 2014: Increasing Online Student Success & Retention for Veterans, Servicemembers & Military Family Members This panel includes Veterans, Servicemembers, and Military Family Members who are current students in or alumni of two-year and four-year online programs. Each student and alumnus/a will share... Read More>

To meet the demand for faculty development of teaching and learning skills, we must find an approach for facilitating one-offs that encourages long-term remembrance, critical thinking, and meaningful application of skill and knowledge. Flipping faculty development provides those benefits by requiring advanced preparation, live tutoring and hands-on practice, and post-session... Read More>

This panel includes the Director of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) and campus service administrators from four colleges and universities. Speakers will discuss services, support service models, performance measurements, and strategies for supporting online student success for Veterans, Servicemembers, and Military Family Members. The panel will also share recommendations and resources... Read More>

Findings from Current Studies for Supporting Online Student Success for Veterans, Service & Military Family Members This is the fourth and last webinar of the Sloan-C Webinar Series 2014: Increasing Online Student Success & Retention for Veterans, Servicemembers & Military Family Members This panel includes researchers from higher education institutions, national associations, and... Read More>

Although blogging is not new to education, current improvements to blogging systems have enabled this technology to be applied in innovative and creative ways. Instead of simply being mechanisms for individual reflection or announcement, newer features allow open-source blogging systems to become full-fledged virtual communities that enable sophisticated social interaction,... Read More>

Virtual internships and international partnerships provide high-impact experiential learning opportunities for students while providing means for nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) to build capacity and cultural bridges. This type of program allows, non-traditional adult students in particular, to maintain their family responsibilities and to continue their full time jobs while working on... Read More>

Are you in the beginning stages of developing an online or blended class? This webinar provides an overview of the Sloan-C New to Online Workshop Series and how you can develop the skills you need to successfully design and deliver your class. Join us to learn more about the New to... Read More>

Online discussion can provide students with the opportunity to express ideas, think about course content, apply course concepts to real-world situations, interact with classmates and faculty, and reflect on attitudes or values. However, it can be challenging to create discussion questions that engage students in critical thinking and encourage robust... Read More>

Online discussion can provide students with the opportunity to express ideas, think about course content, apply course concepts to real-world situations, interact with classmates and faculty, and reflect on attitudes or values. However, it can be challenging to create discussion questions that engage students in critical thinking and encourage robust... Read More>

Are more of your students enrolling in Online or Blended classes? Do you have the skills needed to develop and facilitate interactive online courses based on strong pedagogical principles? Do you need guidance adapting to the rapidly changing technologies required in a digital learning environment? Join the upcoming Sloan-C Certificate Program... Read More>

All Sloan-C Mastery Series emphasize theory and application of research on key topics, grounded in formal learning that includes research and proof of practice. Join us for this free webinar to meet the facilitators and learn more about Sloan-C's Mastery Series.... Read More>

“Going Places with Geotechnologies” invites you to explore the world using today’s exciting, web-based mapping tools, to expand spatial and critical thinking for you and your students. Examine historical and current issues from local to global scale, from water quality or historical homes in your own community to global climate,... Read More>

Are you in the beginning stages of developing an online or blended class? This webinar provides an overview of the Sloan-C New to Online Workshop Series and how you can develop the skills you need to successfully design and deliver your class. Join us to learn more about the New to... Read More>

The Blended Education Design Process is a system designed to utilize the Blended Education Framework and to implement strategies for supporting flexible and customized learning opportunities at the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO), and it unifies courses and programs in ways to enhance the "humanness" of distance learning experiences. This... Read More>

The Teaching Online Pedagogical Repository (TOPR) is a public resource for online faculty seeking inspiration from online teaching strategies that have proven successful for others. Veteran online instructors collaboratively contribute to TOPR a variety of strategies for content presentation, interaction and assessment. These strategies are updated by collaborating contributors on... Read More>

Are you in the beginning stages of developing an online or blended class? This webinar provides an overview of the OLC New to Online Workshop Series and how you can develop the skills you need to successfully design and deliver your class. Join us to learn more about the New to Online... Read More>

Instructional videos are an important component in online courses. This webinar demonstrates strategies for designing and delivering instructional video via cloud technologies. During this session emphasis will be placed on the integrated utilization of Camtasia for Mac with iMovie to deliver instruction using YouTube. The presenters will cover the required... Read More>

Are you in the beginning stages of developing an online or blended class? This webinar provides an overview of the OLC New to Online Workshop Series and how you can develop the skills you need to successfully design and deliver your class. Join us to learn more about the New to... Read More>

Rasmussen College uses a variety of instructional models to provide optimal learning environments for our diverse student population. Online+ is a model used to offer a blended learning experience for students taking some of our online courses. Online+ courses are those in which a live classroom experience is embedded within... Read More>

Rasmussen College uses a variety of instructional models to provide optimal learning environments for our diverse student population. Online+ is a model used to offer a blended learning experience for students taking some of our online courses. Online+ courses are those in which a live classroom experience is embedded within... Read More>

PDF Presentation Login to Download As the number of online degrees have proliferated in recent years, it is even more important for institutions to take a more thoughtful approach to program selection. Often, a... Read More>

Over the past two years the number of MOOC offerings has quadrupled, even as the quality of the learning experiences they offer remains hotly debated. Institutions and faculty continue to ask themselves whether or not a MOOC derives enough value, especially monetarily, to make the resource investment worth the risk. And for those institutions... Read More>

Are more of your students enrolling in Online or Blended classes? Do you have the skills needed to develop and facilitate interactive online courses based on strong pedagogical principles? Do you need guidance adapting to the rapidly changing technologies required in a digital learning environment?... Read More>

Whether you want explore a new teaching tool or learn strategies for improving teaching effectiveness, OLC has the workshop for you. Come learn about our 2015 online professional development offerings! Q & A welcome. It’s not too early to plan your 2015 New Year’s Resolution! This webinar is a great opportunity... Read More>

Stimulate engagement by offering student-driven case-based learning in your online courses. Your students will apply critical thinking and real-world solutions to interesting challenges and take ownership of the solutions they provide. This peer-led model allows the professional to emerge in every student as they lead their group to success with... Read More>

Are you in the beginning stages of developing an online or blended class? This webinar provides an overview of the OLC New to Online Workshop Series and how you can develop the skills you need to successfully design and deliver your class. Join us to learn more about the New to... Read More>

The OLC Mastery Series Program emphasizes theory and application of research on key topics and culminates in a Recognition of Mastery in a topic. Each series consists of three workshops that help you explore relevant research and use that research to help you design an effective teaching and learning environment. Join... Read More>

Are more of your students enrolling in Online or Blended classes? Do you have the skills needed to develop and facilitate interactive online courses based on strong pedagogical principles? Do you need guidance adapting to the rapidly changing technologies required in a digital learning environment? Join the upcoming OLC Certificate Program... Read More>

Other than when your online learners are posting responses to discussion forums and submitting major assignments and projects, how do you know what’s happening with them in their learning environments? How can you “take the temperature” and identify gaps that may be occurring with your online learners about specific concepts... Read More>

The development of blended and online courses is a high priority in the Missouri S&T strategic plan. Typically, redesigns focus on the lecture, but students don’t come to a small town Missouri just to hear a redesigned lecture. They come to do their work. Experiential programs are what Missouri S&T... Read More>

For many campuses, online video has become an essential part of teaching and learning. While online video has opened up the classroom to many more students, educational institutions have had to face legal, functional, and ethical pressures to provide accessible video accommodations to their students and staff.  Closed captions are... Read More>