Join us for the Global Quality Summit (GQS) as part of the Accelerate conference. In the GQS, you will have opportunities to learn, discuss and share best practices in online and digital learning with high level representatives from global institutions.

In this interactive and informative summit, our speakers will discuss how quality in digital learning is addressed in their region of the world. You will then have an opportunity to collaborate with other higher education professionals, to identify solutions to current problems and future trends in digital learning.

This event takes place at our OLC Accelerate conference in Orlando on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 8:30am – 11:30am and is included in your OLC Accelerate 2018 conference registration. 

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Registration fee for the Global Quality Summit is included in your OLC Accelerate 2018 conference registration.


7:45am - 8:30am Check-in, breakfast and networking Southern Hemisphere III
8:30am - 8:45am Welcome Remarks: Global Quality Landscape Southern Hemisphere III
8:45am - 9:30am Session 1: Adopt, Adapt, and Apply a US-Based Quality Assurance Process to Culturally and Pedagogically Different Educational Systems – The Saudi Arabia Case Southern Hemisphere III

Yaping Gao (Quality Matters)
Bandar Alamer (Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University)
Mostafa El-Gharbawy (Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University)
9:35am - 10:20am Session 2: Defining and Measuring Quality in Online and Continuing Education: A Cross-Cultural Case in Southwest China Southern Hemisphere III

Yueling Huang (Southwest University)
10:20am - 10:35am Break
10:35am - 11:20am Session 3: Building a Responsive, High-Quality Regional Higher Education Community in Southern Africa Southern Hemisphere III

Rassie Louw (North-West University)

11:20am - 11:30am Closing Discussions and Wrap-up Southern Hemisphere III