Digital Scholarship Webinar Series

Members: Free (register below)
Non-Members: $29


Join OLC as we host prestigious scholar-experts in the field of digital scholarship who will share insights from the field, as well as theory and practitioner-based skills in this series of four webinars. With each webinar focusing on a specific area of digital scholarship, the series will provide you with the knowledge and skills to propel your personal brand forward, as well as increase the visibility of your scholarship in the field. Whether you’re a doctoral student or junior faculty member who is embarking on your academic career, or a senior faculty member who would like to build your online presence, this webinar series will provide you with the information to do so. All webinars include a 15-minute question and answer session with the presenters.

This webinar series is sponsored by the official journal of the Online Learning Consortium, Online Learning (OLJ). The goals of the journal and of this webinar series are to help our growing community of researchers better investigate and publish in field of online learning. Through OLJ and through the webinar we hope to advance quality in our collective efforts to produce better insights through our scholarship. There are many ways to do that and each of the panelists in this series speakers will provide a unique perspective. This webinar series reflects OLC’s firm commitment to enhance author services associated with Online Learning and to make the journal the premier venue for the publication of cutting edge research.

Individual Webinars


Ready to Submit?
Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 12:00–1:00 pm ET
Presenters: Members of Online Learning Journal (OLJ) Editorial Board

Join members of the OLJ Editorial Board to learn how to best present your research when submitting to an scholarly peer-reviewed journal.


MKB and Other Academic Taglines: Building Your Digital Scholarship Brand
Wednesday, April 6 2016, 12:00-1:00 pm ET
Presenter: Dr. Michael Barbour

Join Dr. Michael Barbour as he describes ways in which you can better position yourself by building your own digital brand, as well as increase visibility of your scholarship in the digital world. 


How We Got Here! The Evolution of Research and Models of Online & Blended Education
Thursday, June 16, 2016, 12:00–1:00 pm ET
Presenters: Dr. Anthony G. Picciano and Dr.Charles R. Graham

Join Dr. Picciano and Dr. Graham as they provide a brief introduction of the history of how we got from the 1990s Asynchronous Learning Models (ALN) models of online learning to the present online/blended learning/MOOC environments.  Following this brief introduction, the presenters will provide insight regarding several critical studies in the field and a quick review of several theoretical models as defined in the presenters’ books, as well as discussion surrounding the Blended with Pedagogical Purpose Model that illustrates that it is the pedagogy that needs to drive the technology in our instructional designs, regardless of modality.


From Data to Information in Online and Blended Learning Research
Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 12:00–1:00 pm ET
Presenters: Dr. Chuck Dziuban and Dr. Patsy Moskal

Join Dr. Dziuban and Dr. Moskal as they outline a set of principles found in the book Conducting Research in Online and Blended Learning Environments: New Pedagogical Frontiers focusing on the importance of turning data into information. In this session they will discuss topics such as data collection and analysis, the scholarship of teaching and learning, longitudinal evaluation, working with big data, assessing outcomes and future research trends in online and blended learning research. This webinar will launch an Online Learning Consortium research initiative for improving research in online and blended learning.

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