Best Practices Panel: Distance Learning Advising In a Technology-Driven Environment

Sponsored by OLC & NACADA

Join panel of experts in the field of distance learning advising for a discussion on the characteristics of students in online and blended programs, as well as approaches to creating an effective advising environment for distance learners. Also included in this first in a series of three webinars, is a conversation of the implications from the NACADA Technology and Advising Survey and the use of technology by the general student population.

Sponsored by the Online Learning Consortium and NACADA, the three-part webinar series, Academic Advising for Blended and Distance Learning: From Access to Intervention and Learning Approaches, will continue into 2016 with a focus on:

  • Best practices in advising the distance learner
  • Characteristics of online and blended students
  • Online student success risk factors
  • Overview of the NACADA Technology and Advising Survey
  • Student technology use trends

To register for this webinar, you must be logged in to your OLC account. If you don’t have an account, you may create a free account here. 


Speaker Bio

Kristen Betts, EdD – Clinical Professor, Drexel University


Joe Chapman – Director of Student Services, ASU Online


Lisa Haas, Ed.D. – Director of Learning Solutions, Colorado Technical Institute


Jennifer Joslin, PhD – Assistant Director for Content Development, NACADA

Jennifer Joslin

Samantha Ortiz – Associate Director of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania