November 20, 2013 - 12:45pmMarwin Britto (University of Saskatchewan, Canada)Jean-Marc Wise (The Florida State University, USA)Cristi Ford (University of the District of Columbia, USA)Leadership, Values and SocietyExtended Information SessionSouthern Hemisphere 3Information Session 2 & 3 (combined)80 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
Learn and benefit from the shared experiences and engaged discussions of how three distinctly different higher ed. institutions approach Quality Assurance issues in Online Learning.
We Can Work Together: Managing Group Work Online for Collaboration, Assessment, and Life-Long Learning SkillsNovember 20, 2013 - 2:15pmLujean Baab (Virginia Tech, USA)K-12 Online EducationExtended Information SessionSouthern Hemisphere 3Information Session 4 & 5 (combined)80 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
Group work online can address student participation and online assessment. We can do it if we do it right
November 21, 2013 - 10:45amGail Matthews-DeNatale (Northeastern University, USA)Learning EffectivenessExtended Information SessionSouthern Hemisphere 3Information Session 7 & 8 (combined)80 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
What can students' ePortfolios tell us about the meaning they are making of our programs? How can we use this perspective to improve program design?
November 21, 2013 - 10:45amJ. Garvey Pyke (University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA)Kurt Richter (University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA)Faculty and Professional Development & SupportExtended Information SessionSouthern Hemisphere 480 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
A major LMS upgrade presents faculty development centers with significant opportunities to consider how issues will play out in the realms of philosophical/pedagogical vs. mechanical/technological.
November 21, 2013 - 1:15pmAmy McQuigge (SUNY Empire State College, USA)Open, Global, MobileExtended Information SessionSouthern Hemisphere 3Information Session 9 & 10 (combined)80 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
The Global Learning Qualifications Framework evaluates university-level learning acquired throughOpen Educational Resources. Based on international research, it provides structures to assess untethered learning.
Leveraging Mobile Devices to Engage Students and Improve Student Outcomes: Evidence From Hospitality EducationNovember 21, 2013 - 1:15pmAmy Gregory (University of Central Florida, USA)Technology and Emerging Learning EnvironmentsExtended Information SessionSouthern Hemisphere 4Information Session 9 & 10 (combined)80 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
Practical application to advance traditional instructional design practices to interactive student engagement methodologies using mobile devices.
Don't Drop the Baton! Building a Foundation for Success Through Student Services for Online LearnersNovember 22, 2013 - 10:50amRuth Newberry (Duquesne University, USA)Kate DeLuca (Duquesne University, USA)Student Services and Learner SupportExtended Information SessionSouthern Hemisphere 2Information Session 12 & 13 (combined)80 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
A Retention Relay Team! Duquesne University's C.O.M.F.O.R.T strategy keeps learners focused on learning, faculty on teaching, and everyone committed to the student's success.