October 14, 2015 - 12:45pmRichard Peters (Xavier Uinversity of Louisiana, USA)HBCU Innovations (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)Information SessionSouthern Hemisphere IConcurrent Session 245 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
This paper addresses three approaches that HBCUs utilize to address online education. These are based on the combination of resources and receptivity HBCUs face.
October 14, 2015 - 2:45pmGerald LeTendre (Penn State University, USA)Laurence Boggess (Penn State University & World Campus, USA)Ronald Musoleno (Penn State University, USA)Faculty and Professional Development & SupportInformation SessionSouthern Hemisphere IConcurrent Session 345 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
As more international students enroll in American online programs, faculty need specialized skills and understandings to support student success.
Integrated Instructional Design: Building A Process for Creating Multi-Disciplinary Courses At the Graduate LevelOctober 15, 2015 - 9:15amKimberly J. Brower (University of Southern California, USA)Elizabeth Wellman (University of Southern California, USA)Theresa Bruece (University of Southern California, USA)Lanore Larson (University of Southern California, USA)Institutional Strategies & InnovationsInformation SessionSouthern Hemisphere IConcurrent Session 545 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
This interactive presentation demonstrates a model for successfully creating multi-disciplinary courses by maximizing efficiencies with integrated instructional design teams.
October 15, 2015 - 10:15amKadriye O. Lewis (Children's Mercy Hospital, USA)Learning EffectivenessInformation SessionSouthern Hemisphere IConcurrent Session 645 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
This presentation will introduce a unique model of peer and self-evaluation for assessing online group member performance to reduce free riding behaviors in online courses.
October 15, 2015 - 1:30pmMatthew Thornton (Southern New Hampshire University & Dakota State University, USA)Matthew Belanger (SNHU, USA)Student Services and Learner SupportInformation SessionSouthern Hemisphere IConcurrent Session 745 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
An engaging tour of SNHU's online student union, SNHUconnect, an enterprise social collaboration space where course-specific learning communities help to drive student success and persistence.
October 15, 2015 - 2:30pmKevin Cojanu (Kaplan University, USA)Technology and Emerging Learning EnvironmentsInformation SessionSouthern Hemisphere IConcurrent Session 845 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
The framework of this Virtual Experiential Learning model focuses on immersing students in reality-based learning to build professional competencies desirable in the career marketplace.
Making Open Educational Resources COOL for Education - California's Open Online Library Ready for Your UseOctober 16, 2015 - 9:30amGerry Hanley (California State University, Office of the Chancellor & MERLOT, USA)Open, Global, MobileInformation SessionSouthern Hemisphere IConcurrent Session 945 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
Making Open Educational Resources COOL For Education - California's Open Online Library Ready For Your Use
An Insider's View: Using Public Policy to Build and Reinforce a National Workforce Development Digital Learning ModelOctober 16, 2015 - 10:45amKristin Frady (Clemson University, USA)Rebecca Hartley (Clemson University Center for Workforce Development & Clemson University, USA)Leadership, Values and SocietyInformation SessionSouthern Hemisphere IConcurrent Session 1045 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
This session shares perspectives on how economic, legislative, and civic engagement reinforce a national model utilizing digital learning as a workforce development strategy.