IELOL Master Class

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Brief Abstract

Staying abreast of leadership developments in the field of digital learning is imperative to foster your institutions’ relevance, to realize its potential to flourish. Join current and past IELOL graduates to stay current with the latest digital learning leadership innovations and projects, as well as career progressions/pathways.

This Master Class is the culminating phase of the 2019 Institute for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning (IELOL) program. Members of the 2019 IELOL cohort and all IELOL alumni are welcome to register. All IELOL alumni and IELOL Digital Learning Council Members are invited to attend the Project Showcase & Reception starting at 10:45 am at no cost.

***This is an invitation-only event, open to graduates, former faculty, and current 2019 participants of the IELOL program***

Amanda Major, Ed.D., CPLP, PMP enjoys contributing to instructional design initiatives and leading projects to enhance online higher education. Dr. Major has experience delivering results in a variety of learner-focused and client-oriented environments. Prior to arriving at UCF as an instructional designer Amanda taught online courses, oversaw online program management, participated in strategic planning efforts, developed policies, offered instructional design assistance, and improved business processes to contribute to quality online programs at a large, public, research-intensive University. Actively contributing to the field of online learning, she has presented at national and international conferences and has peer-reviewed publications about organizational development, as well as e-learning operations and projects in higher education. Dr. Major holds a Project Management Professional certification from the Project Management Institution (PMI) and a Certified Professional in Learning and Performance certification from the Association for Talent Development (ATD). Additionally, she has earned certifications from the Online Learning Consortium and Quality Matters focused specifically on online learning in higher education. Her academic credentials include an Ed.D. in educational leadership, policy and law; an M.A. in industrial organizational psychology; and a B.A. in interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in social psychological issues.

Extended Abstract


9:00am - 9:15am - General Welcome & Introduction 

9:15am - 9:45am - Panel with faculty participants reflections on projects

9:45am - 10:00am - Break 

10:00am - 10:45am - Panel Presentation “Journey into Leadership”

10:45am - 10:50am - Announcement of the Project Showcase & Reception

10:50am - 11:20am - General Reception: Project Showcase Group A

10:30am - 12:00pm - General Reception: Project Showcase Group B