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There’s so much to take in, explore, and learn at Accelerate 2021! Join the conference leadership and planning team for an introduction to all of the exciting events, programming, and ways to engage and connect in this conference kickoff session. OLC Live! co-hosts Jenae Cohn, Terry Greene, Jonathan Lashley, and Ben Scragg will interview the conference chairs to share all of the exciting ways to make the most of your Accelerate 2021 experience.


Jenae Cohn writes and speaks about how to support engagement, communication, and critical thinking in digital learning experiences. She currently works as the Director of Academic Technology at California State University, Sacramento and has held prior roles at Stanford University and University of California, Davis. She is the author of the book, Skim, Dive, Surface: Teaching Digital Reading (West Virginia University Press, 2021), and contributes to The Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Ed, and Faculty Focus. Supporting instructors in mindful approaches to digital pedagogy, she leads workshops and events for colleges nationwide. As a researcher, she explores digital literacy, student experiences with online learning, and reading and writing across the curriculum. Learn more at jenaecohn.net or on Twitter @jenae_cohn.
Terry Greene is Senior eLearning Designer at Trent University. He is an ardent supporter of the affordances of open education and shares this excitement through his podcast, Gettin' Air - The Open Pedagogy Podcast. He is interested in both the cutting and trailing edges of uses for technology in education. Especially those that increase the human element in technology-enabled learning. Hint, hint, those are

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