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eLearn Magazine: A Recap of the 18th Annual Sloan Consortium Conference on Online Learning


New Issue of JALN released, featuring 2011 Best in Track Award Winners.


Creating an Institutional Culture that Embraces Accessibility and Supports Online Student Success  - By Kristen Betts, Director of Online and Blended Learning, Armstrong Atlantic State University. Kristen Betts will be presenting “From Compliance to Culture: Building an Effective Infrastructure to Support Accessibility and Online Student Success” on October 11, 2012.


Online and On the Move - By Emily Boles, Senior Instructional Developer, University of Illinois, Springfield. Ray Schroeder will be presenting "Online and On the Move: Mobile Online Learning" on October 10, 2012.

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Keynote Address: Democratizing Higher Education
Sebastian Thrun, VP & Fellow Google

Plenary Panel: Evolution or Revolution? What's Happening with Traditional Online Learning?
Jeff Young (The Chronicle of Higher Education, US) - Panel Moderator
Jose Cruz (The Education Trust, US)
Alan Drimmer (University of Phoenix, US)
Jack Wilson (University of Massachusetts, US)

Plenary Address: Citizen Science - Authentic Participation in Research
Arfon Smith (Citizen Science-Adler Planetarium, US)

Press Release: October 9, 2012
Sonic Foundry Partners with the Sloan Consortium to Webcast International Conference on Online Learning

Best in Track Awards Winners Announced. Read the Press Release.

Call for Presentations for the 2013 conference will open in February 2013.

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Proactive Strategies to Promote Academic Integrity

Lisa Marie Johnson (Ashford University, US)
Session Information
October 11, 2012 - 3:50pm
Learning Effectiveness
Areas of Special Interest: 
Theory/Conceptual Framework
Major Emphasis of Presentation: 
Open Educational Resources
Institutional Level: 
Multiple Levels
Audience Level: 
Session Type: 
Information Session
Europe 5
Session Duration: 
35 Minutes

Need to design online courses that promote academic integrity? This session provides practical proactive strategies for online instructional design!

Extended Abstract

In collaboration with WCET, the Colorado Community Colleges Online developed an open content tutorial for student use and faculty professional development. In this session, the tutorial's primary designer will discuss how to access and use the resource and provide a brief presentation about the scope of academic integrity in today's online higher education environment. Additionally, numerous proactive strategies for instructional design of online courses to promote academic integrity will be presented. The audience will be encouraged to share their strategies and brainstorm startegies as a group. Goals - (1) Define Academic Integrity (2) Locate open content resources for faculty and student development about Academic Integrity. (3) Recognize proactive strategies to promote academic integrity

Lead Presenter

Lisa Marie has been designing, facilitating, and learning in blended and fully online higher education environments for over a decade. She has authored and co-authored publications about online learning and presented at national and international conferences on a wide range of topics related to effective practices for teaching adult learners, online learning technologies, and online faculty development. Lisa Marie teaches courses in the social sciences and education and holds a B.A. in Sociocultural Anthropology and a Ph.D. in Education with an emphasis in instructional design and online learning. Her research interests include adult learning, virtual communities, online culture, and investigations of instructional designs that enable tools to afford expected outcomes for learning. See her slideshelf for other presentations: