OLC Innovate 2020 Virtual Conference: 

 “Building Bridges in Digital, Blended, and Online Learning”

A joint conference of The Online Learning Consortium and MERLOT

General Schedule

This schedule is subject to change. Sessions are 45 minutes long with 15 minute breaks between concurrent sessions.  Networking coffee breaks and activities are 30 minutes long. 

All regular sessions are held online in Zoom.  Discovery Sessions will be held asynchronously in VoiceThread.  The HBCU Affordable Learning Summit will be held throughout the conference in its own Zoom Room.  The Community College Summit, Research Summit, and OLC Leadership Network Event will be found in the Concurrent Session daily schedule.
Items marked with *s are social opportunities to connect with other attendees in informal, fun settings with activities.

All sessions will be live webcast per time listed in Eastern Time Zone (ET).  All sessions will be recorded and available for on-demand viewing for one (1) year post-conference.

 

9:00am – 10:30am Designing, Implementing & Scaling an Online Course Quality Review & Refresh Process with OSCQR A. Pickett, R. Piorkowski
9:00am – 11:00am Annotat.ED Summit - Part 1: Annotation in Education J. Dean
10:30am – 11:00am *Networking Coffee Break*
11:00am – 12:30pm Serving Adults at a Distance S. Restauri
12:30pm – 1:00pm *Networking Coffee Break*
1:00pm – 2:30pm Quality Assurance: Implementing the OLC Quality Scorecard for the Administration of Online Programs K. Shelton, M. Norsworthy
1:00pm – 3:00pm HBCU Roundtable (sponsored by Cengage)
2:30pm – 3:00pm *Networking Coffee Break*
3:00pm – 4:30pm Help! I’m Stuck! When Your Big Initiative Stalls G. Pyke, B. Bouchey, A. Major, J. Rhode
3:00pm – 5:00pm Annotat.ED Summit - Part 2: Annotation in Education J.Dean
4:30pm – 5:00pm *Pre-Conference Workshop Virtual Happy Half Hour*
9:00am – 5:00pm *The Sanctuary (Relaxation/Meditation Room) Open*
9:00am – 5:00pm *OLC Live! Open*
9:00am – 9:45am *Field Guide Program Power Hour Kick-Off (Engagement Map reviews, Virtual Conference Q & A session)*
10:00am – 11:00am Keynote Session 6.15-1
11:00am – 11:30am *Networking Coffee Break & Virtual Speed Networking Lounge Activities*
11:30am – 12:15pm Concurrent Session 6.15-2
12:30pm – 1:15pm Concurrent Session 6.15-3
1:15pm – 1:45pm *Networking Coffee Break & Virtual Speed Networking Lounge Activities*
1:45pm – 2:30pm Concurrent Session 6.15-4
2:45pm – 3:30pm Concurrent Session 6.15-5
3:30pm – 4:00pm *Networking Coffee Break & Virtual Speed Networking Lounge Activities*
4:00pm – 4:45pm Concurrent Session 6.15-6
5:00pm – 5:45pm Concurrent Session 6.15-7
6:00pm – 6:45pm Concurrent Session 6.15-8
8:00pm – 9:00pm *Virtual Happy Hour*
8:15am – 8:45am *Guided Meditation Session* Clark Shah-Nelson
8:15am – 5:00pm *The Sanctuary (Relaxation/Meditation Room) Open*
8:15am – 5:00pm *OLC Live! Open*
9:00am – 9:45am Concurrent Session 6.16-1
10:00am – 10:45am Concurrent Session 6.16-2
10:45am – 11:15am *Networking Coffee Break & Virtual Speed Networking Lounge Activities*
11:15am – 12:00pm Concurrent Session 6.16-3; includes Community College Summit Part 1
12:15pm – 1:00pm Concurrent Session 6.16-4
1:00pm – 1:30pm *Networking Coffee Break & Virtual Speed Networking Lounge Activities*
1:30pm – 2:15pm Concurrent Session 6.16-5
2:30pm – 3:15pm Concurrent Session 6.16-6; includes Community College Summit Part 2
3:15pm – 3:45pm *Networking Coffee Break & Virtual Speed Networking Lounge Activities*
3:45pm – 4:30pm Concurrent Session 6.16-7
4:45pm – 5:30pm Concurrent Session 6.15-8; includes Community College Summit Part 3
5:30pm – 6:00pm *Community College Summit Virtual Happy Half Hour*
9:00am – 5:00pm *The Sanctuary (Relaxation/Meditation Room) Open*
9:00am – 5:00pm *OLC Live! Open*
9:00am – 9:45am Concurrent Session 6.17-1
10:00am – 10:45am Concurrent Session 6.17-2
10:45am – 11:15am *Networking Coffee Break & Virtual Speed Networking Lounge Activities*
11:15am – 12:00pm Concurrent Session 6.17-3
12:15pm – 1:00pm Concurrent Session 6.17-4
1:00pm – 1:30pm *Networking Coffee Break & Virtual Speed Networking Lounge Activities*
1:30pm – 2:15pm Concurrent Session 6.17-5
2:30pm – 3:15pm Concurrent Session 6.17-6
3:15pm – 3:45pm *Networking Coffee Break & Virtual Speed Networking Lounge Activities*
3:45pm – 4:30pm Concurrent Session 6.17-7
4:45pm – 5:30pm Concurrent Session 6.17-8
9:00am – 5:00pm *The Sanctuary (Relaxation/Meditation Room) Open*
9:00am – 5:00pm *OLC Live! Open*
9:00am – 9:45am Concurrent Session 6.18-1
10:00am – 10:45am Concurrent Session 6.18-2; includes Leadership Network Event Part 1
10:45am – 11:15am *Networking Coffee Break & Virtual Speed Networking Lounge Activities*
11:15am – 12:00pm Concurrent Session 6.18-3
12:15pm – 1:00pm Concurrent Session 6.18-4; includes Leadership Network Event Part 2
1:00pm – 1:30pm *Networking Coffee Break & Virtual Speed Networking Lounge Activities*
1:30pm – 2:15pm Concurrent Session 6.18-5
2:30pm – 3:15pm Concurrent Session 6.18-6; includes Leadership Network Event Part 3
3:15pm – 3:45pm *Networking Coffee Break & Virtual Speed Networking Lounge Activities*
3:45pm – 4:30pm Concurrent Session 6.18-7
4:45pm – 5:30pm Concurrent Session 6.18-8
7:30pm – 8:30pm *Guided Meditation Live Session* Clark Shah-Nelson
8:00am – 5:00pm *The Sanctuary (Relaxation/Meditation Room) Open*
8:00am – 5:00pm *OLC Live! Open*
9:00am – 9:45am Concurrent Session 6.19-1
10:00am – 10:45am Concurrent Session 6.19-2
10:45am – 11:15am *Networking Coffee Break & Virtual Speed Networking Lounge Activities*
11:15am – 12:00pm Concurrent Session 6.19-3
12:15pm – 1:00pm Concurrent Session 6.19-4
1:00pm – 1:30pm *Networking Coffee Break & Virtual Speed Networking Lounge Activities*
1:30pm – 2:15pm Concurrent Session 6.19-5
2:30pm – 3:15pm Concurrent Session 6.19-6
3:15pm – 3:45pm *Networking Coffee Break & Virtual Speed Networking Lounge Activities*
3:45pm – 4:30pm Concurrent Session 6.19-7
4:45pm – 5:30pm Concurrent Session 6.19-8
6:00pm – 7:00pm End of Week 1 - Virtual Happy Hour
9:00am – 5:00pm *The Sanctuary (Relaxation/Meditation Room) Open*
9:00am – 5:00pm *OLC Live! Open*
9:00am – 9:45am Concurrent Session 6.22-1
10:00am – 10:45am Concurrent Session 6.22-2
10:45am – 11:15am *Networking Coffee Break & Virtual Speed Networking Lounge Activities*
11:15am – 12:00pm Concurrent Session 6.22-3
12:00pm – 12:45pm *Field Guide Program Power Hour (Engagement Map reviews, Virtual Conference Q & A session)*
12:45pm – 1:15pm *Networking Coffee Break & Virtual Speed Networking Lounge Activities*
1:15pm – 2:15pm Keynote Session 6.22-4
2:30pm – 3:15pm Concurrent Session 6.22-5
3:15pm – 3:45pm *Networking Coffee Break & Virtual Speed Networking Lounge Activities*
3:45pm – 4:30pm Concurrent Session 6.22-6
4:45pm – 5:30pm Concurrent Session 6.22-7
5:45pm – 6:30pm Concurrent Session 6.22-8
8:00pm – 9:00pm Virtual Happy Hour
8:15am – 8:45am *Guided Meditation Session* Clark Shah-Nelson
8:15am – 5:00pm *The Sanctuary (Relaxation/Meditation Room) Open*
8:15am – 5:00pm *OLC Live! Open*
9:00am – 9:45am Concurrent Session 6.23-1
10:00am – 10:45am Concurrent Session 6.23-2
10:45am – 11:15am *Networking Coffee Break & Virtual Speed Networking Lounge Activities*
11:15am – 12:00pm Concurrent Session 6.23-3; includes Research Summit Part 1
12:15pm – 1:00pm Concurrent Session 6.23-4
1:00pm – 1:30pm *Networking Coffee Break & Virtual Speed Networking Lounge Activities*
1:30pm – 2:15pm Concurrent Session 6.23-5; includes Research Summit Part 2
2:30pm – 3:15pm Concurrent Session 6.23-6
3:15pm – 3:45pm *Networking Coffee Break & Virtual Speed Networking Lounge Activities*
3:45pm – 4:30pm Concurrent Session 6.23-7; includes Research Summit Part 3
4:45pm – 5:30pm Concurrent Session 6.23-8
8:00pm – 9:00pm *Game Night Happy Hour*
9:00am – 5:00pm *The Sanctuary (Relaxation/Meditation Room) Open*
9:00am – 5:00pm *OLC Live! Open*
9:00am – 9:45am Concurrent Session 6.24-1
10:00am – 10:45am Concurrent Session 6.24-2
10:45am – 11:15am *Networking Coffee Break & Virtual Speed Networking Lounge Activities*
11:15am – 12:00pm Concurrent Session 6.24-3
12:15pm – 1:00pm Concurrent Session 6.24-4
1:00pm – 1:30pm *Networking Coffee Break & Virtual Speed Networking Lounge Activities*
1:30pm – 2:15pm Concurrent Session 6.24-5
2:30pm – 3:15pm Concurrent Session 6.24-6
3:15pm – 3:45pm *Networking Coffee Break & Virtual Speed Networking Lounge Activities*
3:45pm – 4:30pm Concurrent Session 6.24-7
4:45pm – 5:30pm Concurrent Session 6.24-8
9:00am – 5:00pm *The Sanctuary (Relaxation/Meditation Room) Open*
9:00am – 5:00pm *OLC Live! Open*
9:00am – 9:45am Concurrent Session 6.25-1
10:00am – 10:45am Concurrent Session 6.25-2
10:45am – 11:15am *Networking Coffee Break & Virtual Speed Networking Lounge Activities*
11:15am – 12:00pm Concurrent Session 6.25-3
12:15pm – 1:00pm Concurrent Session 6.25-4
1:00pm – 1:30pm *Networking Coffee Break & Virtual Speed Networking Lounge Activities*
1:30pm – 2:15pm Concurrent Session 6.25-5
2:30pm – 3:15pm Concurrent Session 6.25-6
3:15pm – 3:45pm *Networking Coffee Break & Virtual Speed Networking Lounge Activities*
3:45pm – 4:30pm Concurrent Session 6.25-7
4:45pm – 5:30pm Concurrent Session 6.25-8
7:30pm – 8:30pm *Guided Meditation Live Session* Clark Shah Nelson
8:00am – 1:00pm *The Sanctuary (Relaxation/Meditation Room) Open*
8:00am – 1:00pm *OLC Live! Open*
9:00am – 9:45am Concurrent Session 6.26-1
10:00am – 10:45am Concurrent Session 6.26-2
10:45am – 11:15am *Networking Coffee Break & Virtual Speed Networking Lounge Activities*
11:15am – 12:00pm Concurrent Session 6.26-3
12:15pm – 1:00pm Concurrent Session 6.26-4
1:00pm – 1:30pm *Closing Event*
End of Conference - See you in Orlando this fall at OLC Accelerate 2020