Now You See It! How to Create Online and Blended Courses that Help People Learn

Concurrent Session 3

Brief Abstract

Get hands-on and discover evidence-based ways to create online and blended courses that help people learn.


Bucky Dodd, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of the Center for eLearning and Connected Environments and Director of the Institute for Learning Environment Design at the University of Central Oklahoma. In these roles, Dr. Dodd is responsible for leading the strategic advancement of university-wide elearning initiatives and leading the design of blended learning environments. His research focuses on Learning Environment Modeling and developing innovative design strategies for learning environments. Dr. Dodd has consulted with corporate, government, and higher education organizations and has been recognized internationally for his research and learning environment design expertise.
Michael serves as the Director of Online Learning for the National Association of Attorneys General and the National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute.

Extended Abstract

Warning! - This is not your typical vendor session. During this presentation, you will learn how to use evidence-based practices that enhance learning experiences in the online and blended courses you teach.

Through participating in this presentation, you will gain new skills for planning, creating, and testing your ideas for courses. You will discover how to enhance your understanding of learning experiences in online and blended courses, make smart design decisions, and lead innovation using Learning Environment Modeling (LEM).

In this presentation, you will experience:

  • Proven ideas for designing online and blended courses
  • Simple ways to clarify your vision and plan for learning activities
  • Inspiring examples of successful courses you can learn from