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Networking for Advancing the Profession of Digital Learning in Higher Education

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Amanda E. Major, EdD, CPTD, PMP, 

Project Manager, Instructional Designer (Faculty), 

Center for Distributed Learning Division of Digital Learning, 

University of Central Florida

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Institute for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning (IELOL) alumna and faculty Amanda E. Major, EdD, CPTD, PMP, shares essentials for creating a network of peers and cross-functional professionals.

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5 Pandemic Lessons on How to Reach More Students in More Places

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Jennifer Mathes, Chief Executive Officer, Online Learning Consortium

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Suddenly, around the world, we were all experiencing the same learning environment, and there was an obvious learning curve. The course: How to keep teaching and learning without face-to-face experiences.

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A Paradigm for Consequential Discussion Boards

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Daniel Lloyd, PhD

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A TikTok video and its response points to a reality that many instructors at many colleges and universities can relate to: though discussion boards are a significant part of many online classes, these assignments often function neither all that well nor seemingly as intended.

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OLC-UNESCO IITE Partnership Kicks Off Digital Citizenship, Digital Literacy, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) 5-Part Webinar Series

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Alexander Case, Associate Vice President, Strategic Partnerships and Grants at Online Learning Consortium and Ben Scragg, Ed.D., Director, Strategic Partnerships and Grants at Online Learning Consortium

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This webinar series is intended to foster thought leadership across the international education community regarding digital citizenship, digital literacy, and artificial intelligence (AI) applications for teaching and learning.

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Connecting and Collaborating at Accelerate 2021 Virtual

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Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D, Chief Executive Officer, Online Learning Consortium

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This past week, the OLC wrapped up our fourth virtual conference since the pandemic started. I once again walked away from this experience amazed by all of the great information being shared as well as all of the connections being made.

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How Hyflex Saved my Leadership Journey – a Humbling Lived Experience

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Jessica L. Knott, Ph.D., AVP of Community Strategy, Experience and Management, Online Learning Consortium.

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After unintentionally having the opportunity to experience both versions of the Institute for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning immersion week, I find myself thinking of Hyflex differently.