Join the Online Learning Consortium this summer for a series of webinars designed to help you prepare for fall with research-backed practices, strategies, and ideas from the OLC Community.

Attendees selected each of these presentations—with topics including program management strategies, student success, inclusivity, blended environments, accessibility, and preventing burnout—as best in their track at the OLC Innovate 2021 conference this spring.

This series is truly for the community, by the community.


Blended Teaching and Learning

A Successful Faculty Development Program for Effective LMS Implementation

June 23, 2021, at 1:00 PM ET

Learn how to apply the TPACK (Technological Pedagogical and Content Knowledge) model for Learning Management System training at your institution, including using data to build faculty development programs.

 
Dr. Swati Ramani
Dr. Swati Ramani
Director of Faculty Development & Curriculum Management – Southern California University of Health Sciences

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Career and Technical Education

Program Management Strategies and Student Success Practices for a Fully Asynchronous Online Professional Master’s Program

June 30, 2021 at 1:00 PM ET

This webinar will cover program management strategies and student success practices for the Master of Engineering Management (MEM) program at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, a fully asynchronous, online professional master’s degree for working engineers.

Dr. Jena Asgarpoor
Dr. Jena Asgarpoor
Associate Professor of Practice – University of Nebraska, Lincoln

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Process, Problems, and Practices

Strengthening Interpersonal Communication Skills in the Virtual Space

July 7, 2021 at 1:00 PM ET

Learn communication techniques and skill sets that ensure you are presenting yourself effectively in virtual environments and how to get the most out of future online lectures, classes, or presentations.

Ingrid Stobbe
Ingrid Stobbe
Assistant Professor – Lesley University

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Teaching and Learning Practice

Facilitating Inclusive, Equitable, and Welcoming Online Learning

July 14, 2021 at 1:00 PM ET

Learn five approaches for designing online learning environments welcoming to traditionally marginalized students: community, agency, representation, equal access, and pedagogies of care.

Dr. Andy Saltarelli
Dr. Andy Saltarelli
Senior Director of Evaluation and Research – Stanford University
Dr. Kritika Yegnashankaran
Dr. Kritika Yegnashankaran
Associate Director of Faculty and Lecturer Programs – Stanford University

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Instructional Technologies and Tools

360 Degrees of Learning: Using Immersive Virtual Learning Technologies and Approaches

July 21, 2021 at 01:00pm ET

Learn how the USAHS Center for Innovative Clinical Practice (CICP) created personalized experiences that immerse students in authentic learning environments such as hospitals, educational settings, homes, and workspaces.

Dr. Elisabeth McGee
Dr. Elisabeth McGee
Director of Simulation Experience and CICP Operations – University of St. Augustine
Mechelle Roy
Mechelle Roy
Clinical Simulation Coordinator – University of St. Augustine
Erolle Dennis-Garner
Erolle Dennis-Garner
Clinical Simulation Specialist – University of St. Augustine
Mauricio Viana
Mauricio Viana
Clinical Simulation Specialist – University of St. Augustine
Dr. Maria Puzziferro
Dr. Maria Puzziferro
Dean, Digital Learning and Innovation – University of St. Augustine
Dr. Emily Frank
Dr. Emily Frank
Manager of Simulation Education and Innovation Initiatives – University of St. Augustine
Derek Dudek
Derek Dudek
Clinical Simulation Specialist – University of St. Augustine

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Research: Design, Methods, and Findings

Interview Results From Long-Term Online Instructors: Perspectives, Experiences, and Lessons Learned

July 28, 2021 at 1:00 PM

Gain helpful information and advice about online teaching from studies that have come out of the Long-Term Instructor Project, a survey of 33 faculty from diverse disciplines at Oregon State who have taught online for ten years or more.

	
Dr. Mary Ellen Dello Stritto
Dr. Mary Ellen Dello Stritto
Director of Research – Oregon State University Ecampus
Dr. Rebecca Thomas
Dr. Rebecca Thomas
Postdoctoral Scholar – Oregon State University Ecampus

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Open Learning

Strategies for Culturally Responsive Online Teaching in STEM

August 4, 2021 at 1:00 PM ET

Develop an understanding of the Culturally Responsive Teaching Model and apply the framework to maximize student learning in the online classroom for STEM courses.

Cassandra Thompson
Cassandra Thompson
Faculty (Sociology Department) and Faculty Consultant (Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning) – Madison College
Rafael Perez
Rafael Perez
Faculty (Physical Sciences Department) and Faculty Consultant (Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning) – Madison College

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Leadership and Advocacy

New School Year, New You: Strategies for Managing Stress, Exhaustion, and Burnout for Pandemic Fatigued and Weary Online Instructors

August 11, 2021 at 1:00 PM ET

Learn possible teaching-focused techniques to reduce stress, fatigue, and burnout in this honest, personal, and engaging session that explores self-care routines and strategies.

Dr. Tina Rettler-Pagel
Dr. Tina Rettler-Pagel
Director of Online Learning and Chief Online Learning Officer – Madison College

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