OLC Accelerate 2021 - Engagement Opportunities
Get more out of your conference experience!
Get more out of your conference experience!
The OLC Field Guide program is designed to enhance the conference experience for first-time conference attendees and provide opportunities for anyone who is looking for additional OLC conference networking opportunities.
The heartbeat of exploration and conversations at OLC Accelerate.
A catered virtual lounge and conversation space where participants can engage directly with keynote speakers, select presenters, and other attendees. Join our OLC Live! guest hosts for your chance to connect virtually with a variety of personalities from the OLC community.
Many of us in education are engaged in work that seeks to create and promote diverse and inclusive learning environments. The DEI Committee aims to leverage that knowledge and passion to elevate the OLC conference experience.
Everyone needs a break and time to decompress when at a large conference… even when it is virtual. Take advantage of opportunities to unplug and refocus.
OLC Presenter Services is dedicated to enhancing the conference experience for all attendees by offering specialized mentoring to presenters. Our goal is to offer guidance on best practices in audience engagement strategies, slide design, and delivery skills necessary to ensure a successful conference session.
The OLC Speed Networking Lounge is an informal space that allows participants to connect with fellow attendees through lightweight, collaborative activities.
Symbiosis Educational Consultants
We are a New York-based fee-for-service, instructional design firm committed to the creation of custom online/blended courses and degree programs for colleges and universities that are affordable and best in class. Our comprehensive approach delivers learning experiences that are pedagogically strong, focus on student needs, and are hand-crafted for academic excellence! We believe that the quality of online courses can be a real brand differentiation for institutions and help boost student success rates, ensuring full control over content and budget.
We understand that online learning can extend your institution’s reach into new markets, offering students greater flexibility in their studies.
With PlayPosit, instructors and instructional designers harness the power of interactive video for remote and synchronous instruction easily, accountably and with data in the driver’s seat. Our comprehensive solutions includes a content management system, playlist module application, peer review platform, curriculum development support, custom private video host integrations (e.g. Kaltura, Mediasite, Panopto, etc), sophisticated LMS integrations, and white labeling for custom branding.
Building on more than 200 years of experience, Wiley Education Services is a career connected education provider, partnering with universities and employers around the world. We currently support over 70 partners, more than 800 programs, and over 5,000 courses, encompassing on campus, online, and hybrid models.
By extending our partners’ global reach, creating operational efficiencies, and improving learning experiences and outcomes across the student lifecycle, we help them achieve success in an increasingly competitive and dynamic market.
We also offer faculty support and development, instructional design, and clinical placement services.
ProctorU, the world’s largest provider of online, artificial-intelligence-backed exam security and identity management solutions, and Yardstick Assessment Strategies, a leader in psychometrics and computer-based examination administration for professional testing organizations, have joined together to form Meazure Learning, a full-service testing solutions company for academic, professional and lifelong learners.
Carolina Distance Learning® offers campus-quality labs for online students that provide the same rigor, relevance, and results that traditional labs provide. Carolina has leveraged 90+ years of expertise to be able to offer more courses than our competition. We also provide free course design, the flexibility to customize, and shipping schedules to match your timeline so you can plan and facilitate labs with ease and confidence (and without aggravation and stress).
Cengage, a global education technology company serving millions of learners, provides affordable, quality digital products and services that equip students with the skills and competencies needed to be job ready. For more than 100 years, we have enabled the power and joy of learning with trusted, engaging content, and now, integrated digital platforms.
We serve the higher education, workforce skills, secondary education, English language teaching and research markets worldwide.Through our scalable technology, including MindTap and Cengage Unlimited, we support all learners who seek to improve their lives and achieve their dreams through education. Visit us at http://www.cengage.com/institutions or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter.
Harmonize offers a suite of engagement tools that fully integrates with leading Learning Management Systems to provide an interactive space for students and instructors to engage in more dynamic and enriching exchanges. Unlike conventional online discussion platforms that rely on “threaded discussions,” Harmonize works like the social platforms students use outside of school. And with the addition of Harmonize Q&A and Chat, students can connect directly with other members of their class without searching across multiple applications. Now, instructors and students can work directly from the LMS to participate in more engaging online discussions--without having to download any additional software. Explore Harmonize - https://harmonize.42lines.net/
Science Interactive is the union of eScience Labs and Hands-On Labs, the trusted leaders in online science education. We partner with over 800 institutions nationwide, providing hundreds of sophisticated science experiments and lessons across ten disciplines. Our complete lab solution combines rigorous digital curriculum with robust library of both tactile & digital experiments, and a cutting-edge cloud platform to bring the lab to students, regardless of distance. We bridge the distance learning gap by empowering students, instructors, and institutions to stay competitive in the ever-evolving higher education landscape.
Founded by experienced higher education leaders, faculty, and academic entrepreneurs, K16 Solutions solves the biggest LMS challenges facing institutions today. Scaffold technology, powered by K16 Solutions, allows schools to quickly and seamlessly migrate LMS platforms, build better courses, and archive outdated online courses and student data. To learn more, visit www.k16solutions.com.
Built with a focus on reliability, openness, and ease of use, the Canvas Learning Management Platform helps you create connected, but individualized learning environments that bring all learning tools into one place. Individual institutions have the capabilities to make sure that faculty are empowered with a variety of tools and can solve today’s challenges in their own ways. At the same time, faculty and colleges across a single system easily connect, share content, and collaborate on best practices for student engagement.
D2L is the software leader that makes learning experiences better. The company’s cloud-based platform is easy to use, flexible, and smart. With Brightspace, organizations can personalize the experience for every learner to deliver real results. The company is a world leader in learning analytics: Its platform predicts learner performance so that organizations can take action in real time to keep learners on track. Brightspace is used by learners in higher education, schools, and the enterprise sector, including the Fortune 1000. D2L has operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, Brazil, and Singapore.
APL nextED brings everyone on your academic team together in ONE centralized platform where faculty, staff, and administrators connect and collaborate with ease. With APL information is more accessible and transparent, manual processes and workflows are automated, and silos are broken down. APL nextED provides ONE place for Faculty Courses Reporting Custom Workflows Professional Development Recruitment Learn how APL nextED can help integrate your data and team in one place. Visit aplnexted.com to schedule your demo today!
PSI enables your institution to offer secure and effective assessment delivery. From identity authentication and multi-modal proctoring to reporting and analytics, PSI’s solutions provide the highest levels of security to ensure the integrity of digital learning. 650+ schools rely on PSI for the technology, expertise and services they need to provide a world class testing experience and support growth.
CogBooks is a global leader in learning technology that has been partnering with educational institutions, associations and companies to deliver quality, innovative, personalized and adaptive learning curricula since 2005. Since inception, more than 200,000 learners worldwide have benefited from the use of CogBooks technology or courseware products.
CogBooks’ mission is to expand access to and equity in education and improve course and learner outcomes at an affordable cost. The company delivers a transformative positive impact on teaching and learning outcomes by applying science-based methods to education, whether delivered on-campus or online. CogBooks has been recognized for its innovative approach by many organizations, including receiving a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop adaptive courseware for colleges as part of the Next Generation Courseware Challenge.
Proctorio's Learning Integrity Platform is trusted by over 1,200 K-12, higher ed, corporate, and federal institutions around the world to provide secure and scalable Identity Verification, Automated and Live Proctoring, and Plagiarism Detection. Proctorio is an industry leader, maintaining 99.991% uptime since inception in 2013, being the first and only remote proctoring solution to leverage Zero-Knowledge Encryption, and never using biometric analysis. Proctorio seamlesssly integrates with most major Learning Management Systems via LTI in just 5-10 minutes, has the lowest system requirements in the industry (supporting devices up to 10 years old!), provides instant exam results, and offers 24/7/365 support. To date, Proctorio has served test takers in all but four countries around the world, and proctored over 20 million exams in 2020 alone.
SmarterServices™ LLC offers a suite of software solutions that empower nearly 600 educational institutions—K-12 schools, colleges, universities—to analyze relevant data about student readiness, organize all proctoring tasks and authenticate learners. Our data-driven solutions include SmarterMeasure-Learning Readiness Indicator which measures non-cognitive skills and identify at-risk students, and SmarterProctoring™ the first and only Proctoring Process Management System™ which organizes and manages the complete proctoring workflow for students, faculty, and proctors. We also provide SmarterID which uses facial recognition to ensure that the right person is actually doing the work in the online course. Since 2002, over five million students have benefited from SmarterServices products.
Examity®, the world leader in online proctoring, is a multimodal solution ideal for universities and corporations. The company has been recognized for efficiency, security and convenience in online testing. Customers have the flexibility to select a variety of proctoring styles from automated through to live.