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The Sloan-C Accessibility Webinar Series 2013
Dates: January 15, February 12, March 14, April 23, 2013
The Sloan-C Accessibility Webinar Series 2013 includes four 90-minute webinars. The webinars focus on accessibility, including federal regulations, available resources, invisible disabilities, and effective practices for student and faculty success. Each webinar brings together a panel of administrative leaders, faculty, and students with accessibility expertise from across the United States who will provide individual and collective perspectives to working with students and faculty with disabilities in online education.
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Learn how to tackle integrity issues for online examinations, such as student identity and cheating. Staff at Jacksonville State University will discuss the leading strategies and technologies being implemented at universities, including the use of locked browsers and webcam recordings. A demonstration of Respondus Monitor will also be given, showing both the student and instructor’s perspective.
Jacksonville State University offers dozens of fully online graduate programs and hundreds of online courses. To address student identity and cheating concerns raised by instructors and accreditation bodies, JSU has been using LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor to lock down a student’s computer and inhibit the use of outside resources during the exam. This session will demonstrate how students use their own computer and a webcam to record an assessment session, and how the instructor can quickly review details of the assessment. You will also learn about key challenges with online testing, including verifying student identity, ensuring exam integrity, reducing proctoring expenses, and giving students greater flexibility as to when/where online exams are taken.
Are you interested in the Sloan-C Institute Certificate? Do you have questions about how the Certificate Program works? Sign up today for this complimentary webinar session to learn more about how the Sloan-C Institute Certificate program can benefit your teaching career. Hear from Certificate Program alumni as they share their experiences and how they benefited from the program, and determine whether this program is a good fit for you! A unique feature of the certificate program is that expert mentors work individually with each certificate candidate to accomplish specific goals. During this webinar, you will also have the opportunity to meet some of the mentors.
Students are increasingly using mobile devices to access materials and facilitate their learning process during their education. Are you prepared to integrate Mobile learning opportunities in your teaching practices?
What is the Mobile Mastery Series?
The Mobile Learning Mastery Series is a series of three workshops focusing on the research, teaching, and assessment of mobile learning environments. Throughout each of the workshops, you will explore relevant research and use that research to help you design an effective mobile learning course. Each workshop is one week long and between each workshop there will be a three-week break to give you time to complete some self-guided research and reflect on your learning.
Why Attend this Webinar?
Attendance at this webinar will provide you with some basic information on Mobile Learning and the growth of Mobile integration through the learning process. Join us and the Mobile Mastery Series facilitator, Scott Hamm, to ask your mobile learning questions and learn more about the Mastery Series
Many institutions are turning toward blended learning to improve learning effectiveness and address issues of scale and access. Are you prepared to design and teach a blended learning course for your institution?
What is the Blended Learning Mastery Series?
The Blended Learning Mastery Series is a series of three workshops focusing on the research, teaching, and assessment of blended courses. Throughout each of the workshops, you will explore relevant research and use that research to help you design an effective blended learning environment. Each workshop is one week long and between each workshop there will be a three-week break to give you time to complete some self-guided research and reflect on your learning.
This webinar will provide you with some basic information on Blended Learning.
If you’ve ever actually taught an online course, the thought of teaching a MOOC sounds like an absolutely crazy idea. It’s hard to get past the idea that you might be multiplying all your “online student” headaches by a factor of 100 or 1000. Well, those were my first thoughts about it too. However, what I learned was that teaching a MOOC has been the purest and most fun form of teaching and learning that I’ve ever done. Teaching a MOOC is a complete paradigm shift from traditional education in terms of the design, the assessment requirements, and the diversity of students.
As the manager of courses for Canvas Network, we’ve learned a lot about how to design a good online course for students who struggle with English, span all the time zones in the world, and have very different learning goals. In this talk I will share my own teaching experiences and surprises and give you an in-depth tour of the Social Media course on Canvas Network (the course that I teach.) This course is publicly available, so you can play along and explore as I talk about the learning design decisions made in this course.
Digital badges provide instructors, employers, and institutions a way to recognize and credential life-long learning. This session will explore trends in digital badging and several platforms and organizations that are currently using badges.
Efforts to instill students' sense of personal ownership and build a strong community in the online course experience may sometimes fall short due to the staid communicative prompts doled out by the teacher on the discussion board. This webinar seeks to inspire faculty--whether hybrid, blended, or fully online-- through the use of OER cartoons that depict the life of college students as they navigate through an online course. The cartoons—freely available for download and use through one-click download as well as live updates in the LMS through RSS technology—are accompanied with a set of questions to stimulate peer discussion. This OER resource, newly announced in 2012, is the cartoon Online U.
Is your institution prepared with the necessary leadership to navigate the new higher education landscape? A wide range of internal and external forces are causing great excitement and disruption to business-as-usual in higher education! Market forces, federal and state regulation policies, new and emerging technologies, and the demands of today’s learners for convenience and flexibility are impacting the operational and strategic direction of many institutions. Join this free webinar to learn how IELOL, the Institute for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning (IELOL), a blended-learning leadership development program sponsored by Penn State and the Sloan Consortium, is serving to prepare the next generation of institutional leaders in online learning.
Watch the recording: https://sas.elluminate.com/mr.jnlp?suid=M.AF47830D2D31C99AD4C76EC2A9F046&sid=251
Bloom's taxonomy of educational objectives for learning has undergone a digital makeover. This session will explore how they can be used at various levels on the digital taxonomy to encourage higher level thinking and problem solving.
This Webinar will explore the concept and development cycle of the Community Course, focusing on exploring alternative approach to designing and delivering a MOOC.
This webinar will provide attendees with:
- an example MOOC design using the Community of Inquiry Framework
- recommendations for MOOC support structures
- opportunities to ask MOOC faculty about their experiences teaching in this environment