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Jennifer Rafferty (Online Learning Consortium, USA)
Session Information
October 14, 2015 - 1:45pm
Location: 
Asia 3
Session Duration: 
45 Minutes
Abstract

Join Jennifer Rafferty, Director of the OLC Institute, in a meet and greet session with Institute faculty. All past and present Institute faculty are invited to attend this session.

Extended Abstract

OLC Institute faculty are invited to carve out some time at the conference for a meet and greet session with the new OLC Director of the Institute, Jennifer Rafferty. This session is open to all past and present Institute faculty who would like to network in person with their colleagues. Come meet our cadre of talented faculty and discuss topics that are important to you in an informal setting.

Lead Presenter

Jennifer Rafferty, MA, MEd provides leadership in researching, scoping, managing, and evaluating a full range of professional development solutions for multiple audiences within the OLC Institute. She has worked for over 15 years supporting online learning initiatives in higher education and in the adult basic education system. Jennifer assumed this role at OLC after working for over seven years as an instructional designer at Quinnipiac University Online in Hamden, Connecticut. During her time at Quinnipiac University, Jennifer was also responsible for spearheading the development of the first online Spanish course at the University. She continues to teach this specialized curriculum for the School of Nursing and presents both nationally and internationally on the topic of online foreign language instruction. Prior to working in higher education, Jennifer was the project manager for the Massachusetts Adult Basic Education Distance Learning Project. In this role, she collaborated with the Massachusetts Department of Education and Project IDEAL to research and identify best practices for distance learning programs serving adult GED and ESL students. Jennifer holds a Masters of Education in Instructional Design from UMASS Boston, a Masters of Arts in Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and an undergraduate degree in Romance Languages from Mount Holyoke College.