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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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October 13, 2010

Learn ways to customize Moodle to maximize faculty’s interaction with students and minimize the time they spend learning and navigating the system. This webinar will present a case study of Berklee College of Music’s unique approach to assessing and customizing Moodle 1.9 through close collaboration with faculty. The webinar will demonstrate simple modifications, such as renaming interface elements to make them more intuitive, and more complex ones, such as developing a customized grading page that allows faculty to review, provide feedback, and grade all student submissions from a single page.


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September 29, 2010

Teaching science courses, including a “hands-on” laboratory component, fully online is a reality and you do not have to reinvent the wheel! Dr. Jim Brown, professor of microbiology at Ocean County College in New Jersey demonstrates how he converted from a campus-based, face-to-face course to online delivery.

He presents overcoming challenges, structuring a syllabus, communication methods, student interaction and feedback, methods for performing lab experiments, and other best practices. Dr. Brown reviews how students use a commercially produced lab kit called a LabPaq that mirrors traditional campus labs to perform lab activities independently, usually at home. He offers learning results and metrics based on launching a successful online nursing program and teaching microbiology online. Science educators benefit from details on how lab sciences courses can be delivered online with students receiving transferable lab credit. Institution administrators gain insight on how to expand enrollments and revenue while students benefit from convenience and flexibility – a win-win for all. Audience: Lab Science Faculty and Department Chairs, Administrators and Distance Learning staff

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September 28, 2010

As online learning use increases, so does a major component in many asynchronous online courses - the threaded discussion. Learn strategies and techniques for using discussions in online learning courses as drawn from research and the personal experiences of an online instructor who has taught many online courses using a variety of learning management systems, including Blackboard, ANGEL, and Moodle.

This presentation will provide information, and insight in using threaded discussions in asynchronous online courses. More and more online courses include a threaded discussion component. The presentation examines research results and online discussion participation in the asynchronous online learning courses taught by the presenter over an 11-year period.

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August 30, 2010

This webinar will provide an overview of the new Sloan-C workshop on Building Web-based Social Networks (commencing Sept 19). The workshop provides a clear understanding of how to create and scale online social networking sites in simple and logical ways.  Starting with creation methods, learning the tools, and acquiring the ability to implement real solutions (Drupal Gardens, Druapl Commons, virtual worlds) this workshop will you a clear sense of how to create social networking sites for your educational venue.   At the end of this mini-course you will have implemented your own social networking course for education.

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August 25, 2010

Now that you have settled on what content you want to deliver in your online music course, what tools are available for you to deliver your content to your students. Learn about the various technology applications and tools that can benefit your online music course.

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August 11, 2010

Today's online course design can be challenging, especially when creating your online content for music students. How the content is presented and organized is just as important as the content itself.Learn important design strategies to apply to your online music courses from established research in organizational course design.

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August 3, 2010

The Community of Inquiry (CoI) framework is a constructivist process model, assuming effective online learning requires the development of community. Join us for a free webinar to learn about how to use the Community of Inquiry Framework in the course development process, and engage in a discussion about assessing course effectiveness in terms of teaching, social and cognitive presence.

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July 14, 2010

Are you looking for strategies to enhance the feedback you provide your students? In this webinar, you will learn about feedback strategies have the biggest impact online to enhance student learning and critical thinking.

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June 29, 2010

Join Sloan-Consortium in its introduction webinar to blended learning. In this brief one-hour session, we will discuss the basic components of a blended course and how it could benefit your current face-to-face courses.

June 23, 2010
Do you struggle with getting students to use academic resources in their assignments? This webinar will review best practices and literature on how to get students using academic research tools for their discussions and research papers.

The internet has changed the way that students search and integrate materials into their academic writing. This Webinar will provides the opportunity to review strategies to increase academic research and learning in the online classroom. Best practices for searching and utilizing research tools in academic environments will be discussed.