IELOL Master Class

Pre-Conference Workshop Session 1 & 2 (combined)

Brief Abstract

***This is an invitation only session for 2017 IELOL participants and IELOL Alumni.  This session is not open to general conference attendees.***

The fees for this Full Day pre-conference workshop are:  $0 IELOL Class of 2017 / $300

The IELOL Master Class is an opportunity for further exploration of a specific set of topical issues facing leaders in online learning.  The major outcome of this workshop will be the framing of a leadership response to the forces and challenges facing online education.  These topics will be selected by the IELOL community.  Guest invitations will be extended to those individuals best suited to address those topics.




Since 2012, Dr. Ragan has served as a Co-Director for the Center for Online Innovation in Learning at Penn State University where he helps direct the Center’s mission of research, scholarship, technology innovation, and leadership development programming. Dr. Ragan has been a part of the creation and management of Penn State’s World Campus since it’s inception in 1998 serving as Director for Instructional Design and Development and Director of Faculty Development. Since 2009, Dr. Ragan has served as Co-Director of the Institute for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning (IELOL). In partnership with the leadership at the Online Learning Consortium (formerly Sloan-C), IELOL addresses the operational and strategic leadership of the design, development, and preparation of the next-generation of leadership in online learning. Dr. Ragan has served as founding co-director and faculty of the EDUCAUSE Learning Technology Leadership program (2005-2007). He is also active in the design and delivery of international leadership development institutes. In 2011, Lawrence Ragan was recognized as a Sloan-C Faculty Fellow.

Extended Abstract

The fees for this Full Day pre-conference workshop are:  $0 IELOL Class of 2017 / $300