Now You See It! How to Create Online and Blended Courses that Help People Learn

Concurrent Session 3

Brief Abstract

Get hands-on and discover evidence-based ways to create online and blended courses that help people learn.


Bucky Dodd, Ph.D. is the Assistant Vice President for Education Strategy and Innovation with LX Studio at the University of Central Oklahoma. Dr. Dodd is an innovator, master teacher, and visionary of the future of education. He holds a Ph.D. in Education from Oklahoma State University and graduate and undergraduate degrees in Adult Education and Corporate Communications and maintains an active research and development agenda in these areas. As a prolific writer, teacher, and speaker on the future of education, his research focuses on visual planning and collaboration systems, innovation, and the design of learning experiences. Dr. Dodd is the creator of Learning Environment Modeling®, an award-winning visual collaboration system for the design and evaluation of learning experiences, and has been recognized internationally for his research and design expertise. He has a proven record of leading innovation initiatives in corporate, government, and education organizations and is consistently sought out as a thought leader on the future of learning.
Michael serves as the Director of Online Learning for the National Association of Attorneys General and the National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute.

Extended Abstract

Warning! - This is not your typical vendor session. During this presentation, you will learn how to use evidence-based practices that enhance learning experiences in the online and blended courses you teach.

Through participating in this presentation, you will gain new skills for planning, creating, and testing your ideas for courses. You will discover how to enhance your understanding of learning experiences in online and blended courses, make smart design decisions, and lead innovation using Learning Environment Modeling (LEM).

In this presentation, you will experience:

  • Proven ideas for designing online and blended courses
  • Simple ways to clarify your vision and plan for learning activities
  • Inspiring examples of successful courses you can learn from