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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.

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Virtual Reality Revisited: Why We Need it Now More Than Ever Before

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Philippos Savvides, Associate Director of Learning Technologies at EdPlus at Arizona State University and Peter van Leusen, Director for Learning Experience & Student Success for EdPlus, Design & Development, at Arizona State University

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As more and more of our potential learners engage with these tools in their personal and professional lives, we, in education, need to integrate these experiences in teaching and learning purposefully to stay current with required practices and skills in the marketplace.

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Breaking Boundaries With HyFlex Course Design

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Dr. Brian Beatty, Associate Professor of Instructional Technologies in the Department of Equity, Leadership Studies and Instructional Technologies at San Francisco State University

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HyFlex is more than just adding an online option to an existing classroom-based course. Combining modes and allowing students to choose among available modes is a powerful change to the learning experience – both for students and for faculty.

OLC Ideate—DEI Action Planning for Digital Learning Environments

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By Alexander Case, OLC Associate Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

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Over the course of four days next week (June 1-4), the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) in partnership with the Every Learner Everywhere (ELE) network will host a series of working sessions designed to bring us closer to direct actions toward Equity, Inclusion and Diversity in the Digital Learning Environment via its second OLC Ideate focused on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Action Planning for Digital Learning Environments.