Archives - January, 2020

Speed Networking Lawn Game Tourney

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Veronica Armour, School of Communication & Information at Rutgers University (Speed Networking Co-Chair, OLC Innovate 2020)

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As any first-time conference attendee can attest to, it can be awkward and downright scary to strike up a conversation with other attendees, especially if you’ve traveled alone to the conference.  In theory, we all come to conferences to network Read More >

2020 – A New Decade for Faculty Professional Development

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Sandra Mohr, Dean for Academic Resources and Administration, New England College of Optometry.

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2020 has arrived and creates the opportunity to set or recalibrate professional development goals.  For institutions, this might be evaluating what skills and knowledge faculty need to deploy the best pedagogical approaches for their institution and learners.  For faculty, this Read More >

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Advancing Economic Development and Public Diplomacy Through Online Education

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Matt Charles, DPA, APR, Online Continuing Lecturer, Purdue University Brian Lamb School of Communication Graduate Program

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During my time as a higher education and nonprofit administrator, professor and consultant, I have heard a number times that there must be a way for higher education to advance economic development and public diplomacy. International and domestic students; faculty; Read More >

Leadership Comes from Everywhere, Not Just the Top

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 John Vivolo, Director of Online Education at the Katz School of Science and Health of Yeshiva University, and session presenter at OLC Innovate 2020

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This is the first in a series of blog posts entitled: Leadership in Online Learning. Each post will build toward an upcoming presentation at OLC Innovate 2020 in Chicago, IL. Join me for the Present and Reflect Session entitled: Online Read More >

OLC Accelerate 2019: Wiley Fellows Discuss Experiences and Insights

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Wiley Education Services, discussing with Kathy Phoenix of Our Lady of the Lake University and William Hutzel of Purdue University

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SOURCE: Wiley Education Services Blog As online learning continues to evolve, it is important that university faculty and administrators adapt with it. At the 2019 OLC Accelerate Conference in Orlando, FL in November, Wiley Education Services discussed trending topics and themes with Kathy Read More >

The Threat to Academic Integrity 

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Proctorio, Platinum Sponsor for OLC Innovate 2020

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THIS IS A PAID ADVERTISEMENT The aspiration to ensure academic integrity is nothing new. It is the foundation of good academic work and the underpinning of the university system. If degrees cannot be trusted, they have no value. A quick Read More >

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You’re Invited: Join us for OLC Innovate 2020

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Tina Rettler-Pagel and Janet Smith, Co-Chairs, and Frank Tomsic and Tim Walker, Local Liaisons, OLC Innovate 2020

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OLC Innovate 2020, OLC’s annual conference focused on innovations in research, practice, leadership, and technologies in online and digital learning, takes place March 31-April 3, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. We wanted to personally invite you to attend Innovate 2020. OLC Read More >

From the “Wild West” to Quality and Accountability: Shift Happens

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Angela Velez-Solic, Director for the Center for Teaching Excellence and Innovation, Rush University

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While many institutions have already faced (and hopefully have won) the fight for more online courses and programs, the quality of those courses and programs must be at the forefront of the administrators’ minds, and there has been an increasing Read More >