Bringing The Syllabus To Life

Concurrent Session 5

Brief Abstract

This session will be a demonstration of the Syllabus Builder. The Syllabus Builder is a customizable template builder that streamlines the process of creating, revising, and repurposing a course syllabus. Syllabus creation is embedded into the LMS, making the syllabus a living part of the course it represents.

Presenters

Geoff Horsfall is Remote-Learner's Senior Project Manager. He has spent his entire career working in educational content and technology, spanning preschool to adult learners. In his current role, Geoff is responsible for communicating the needs of educators to our development team, determining the development specifications and timelines to address those needs, and then communicating completed development efforts back to educators through a range of marketing strategies.
Dr. Page Chen is President and Chief Innovation Office for Remote-Learner. Which she considers the best job in the world, getting to partner with clients to innovate, design, and implement out of the box learning solutions. For the last decade she has focused on combining UX design, social psychology, and digital marketing techniques with established pedagogical elements to examine how they can strategically be integrated into digital learning environments to positively impact learner mastery. Her research lead to the development of persuasive design strategies that produce transformational impacts on the learner experience that reaches beyond good courses and into designing engaging and fully integrated learning experience environments. She is a sought after international speaker, writer, and consultant on learning experience design . Having worked with Fortune 500 companies, global non-for-profits, and hundreds of community colleges and universities all seeking to "Unlock the potential of technology to improve lives through learning."

Extended Abstract

This session will be a demonstration of the Syllabus Builder. The Syllabus Builder is a customizable template builder that streamlines the process of creating, revising, and repurposing a course syllabus. Syllabus creation is embedded into the LMS, making the syllabus a living part of the course it represents. The Syllabus Builder helps schools to standardize the formatting and quality of their course syllabus while saving instructors time and unnecessary effort by making it simple to pull in course content from the LMS as well as to distribute updates. Students will love having a single, up-to-date destination for course information presented in an accessible format. This session will describe the process of creating the Syllabus Builder, demonstrate how it works, and detail how it’s features and functionalities benefit administrators, instructors, and students.