Tuesday, November 19, 2019
9:00am – 12:00pm   or   1:00pm – 4:00pm

Tuesday pre-conference workshops (BYOD) are intended to offer specific, identifiable learning outcomes with in-class opportunities to support collaborative and/or interactive group activities with an opportunity for questions, answers, and/or whole group discussion. Tuesday Pre-Conference workshop tickets may be purchased for an additional fee.  

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September 25, 2019
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Pre-conference Workshop (1/2 Day, Tuesday 11/19) 

$225 $250
Participate in any two 1/2 day OLC pre-conference workshops
and save $55 on the combined cost.

$395 $445

9:00am – 12:00pm Preconference Workshops

1:00pm – 4:00pm Preconference Workshops


Utilizing the OLC Online Student Support Scorecard

Track: Learner Services and Support
Date & Time: Tuesday, November 19: 9:00am – 12:00pm

Through a collaborative statewide process, the Online Student Support Scorecard was designed to assist postsecondary institutions in evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of the services available for online students. Participants will be introduced to the scorecard and collaboratively complete a mock evaluation on one section. Small groups will discuss potential solutions to improve online support at their institution.

Presenters:

Josh Strigle, College of Central Florida
Victoria Brown, Florida Atlantic University

Extended Abstract


Designing, Implementing, And Scaling An Online Course Quality Review And Refresh Process With OSCQR

Track: Professional Development and Support
Date & Time: Tuesday, November 19: 9:00am – 12:00pm

Develop an implementation plan for your online course quality review and refresh initiative using OSCQR, OLC’s online course quality scorecard. Gain access to free openly licensed tools and resources to support your online course review initiative. Review best practices in online course review, and deep dive into selected OSCQR standards.

Presenter:

Alexandra Pickett, Open SUNY

Extended Abstract


Navigating Accreditation for Online Courses and Programs

Track: Leadership and Institutional Strategies
Date & Time: Tuesday, November 19: 9:00am – 12:00pm

Join us for a pre-conference workshop on accreditation in the online space. This workshop brings together leaders with experience in accreditation from a variety of institutions and organizations to discuss policies and procedures, preparing for and maintaining accreditation, and implementing best practices. As demand for online courses and programs grows, ensuring quality and accreditation is essential for digital leaders – but it can be tricky to navigate the ins and outs. This half-day event will feature presentations and small group discussions on the successes and challenges of accreditation, and will provide an opportunity for participants to shape the upcoming OLC agenda for supporting digital accreditation through research, policy briefs, webinars, and more.

Presenters:

Lynette O’Keefe, Online Learning Consortium – Moderator
Russell Poulin, WCET
Kristen Betts, Drexel University

Extended Abstract


Quality Assurance: Implementing the OLC Quality Scorecard for the Administration of Online Programs

Track: Leadership and Institutional Strategies
Date & Time: Tuesday, November 19: 1:00pm – 4:00pm

No matter the age of your online program, program assessment is a core element for continuous improvement. The (OLC) Quality Scorecard for the Administration of Online Programs is widely used to evaluate and demonstrate levels of quality in programs as it guides a systematic review of an online academic program.

Presenters:

Karen Pedersen, Kansas State University
Terry Di Paolo, LeCroy Center – Dallas County Community College District

Extended Abstract


Podcast Academy: A Start-to-Finish Guide on Academic Podcasting

Track: Tools and Technologies
Date & Time: Tuesday, November 19: 1:00pm – 4:00pm

This workshop is designed to take participants from initial steps to full implementation of podcast creation. During this three-hour session, participants will develop the know-how and techniques for developing a professional podcast that can be used for a variety of purposes.

Presenters:

Ryan Straight, University of Arizona
Jonathan Pizzo, University of Central Florida
Kelvin Thompson, University of Central Florida
Angela Gunder, The University of Arizona

Extended Abstract

 


Deconstructing Education Research: Applying a 4-Step Process to Your Practice

Track: Leadership and Institutional Strategies
Date & Time: Tuesday, November 19: 1:00pm – 4:00pm

In this 3-hour interactive application-based workshop facilitators will guide participants through the deconstruction of a systematic 4-step process for designing and conducting education research. Participants will utilize this process to construct their own education technology research project which they can implement at their home institution. Throughout the workshop presenters will introduce participants to education research tips, tools and strategies to accelerate and optimize research progress and outcomes. Participants will work independently and in small groups to hone their skills and prepare their research projects for successful implementation and scholarly dissemination. Opportunities for collaboration and community building around a given research topic or design methodology will also be shared. Please bring a device and an innovative idea or research opportunity.

Presenters:

Elissa Hall, Mayo Clinic
Paige McDonald, The George Washington University
Peggy Moore, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Heather Billings, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science

Extended Abstract