November 9 – 18 

Monday, November 9 

Student Reactions To COVID-19 Remote Learning: Lessons Learned From Multiple Institutions 

Date: Monday, November 9th 
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Suzanne Ensmann (The University of Tampa) 
Co-presenters: Aimee Whiteside (University of Tampa), Amy Garrett Dikkers (University of North Carolina Wilmington), Beth Oyarzun (University of North Carolina – Charlotte) 
Track: Engaged and Effective Teaching and Learning 
Location: Zoom Room 4 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract: 

Were students’ needs met during the COVID-19 transition to remote learning? Were they able to complete their courses, despite multiple challenges? This interactive panel session helps us learn about the student experience as researched at three different public and private higher education institutions. 


Teaching Excellence + Technology Innovations: Empowering Students To Engage And Learn 

Date: Monday, November 9th 
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Flower Darby (Northern Arizona University) 
Track: Engaged and Effective Teaching and Learning 
Location: Zoom Room 6 – OLC Live 
Session Duration: 60min 
Brief Abstract: 

Online education affords more people more opportunities to earn a college degree. The steady growth of online enrollments shows the value and importance of making online learning experiences as effective and impactful as we can. When we combine excellent instruction in digital environments with the affordances of emerging technologies, we create a synergistic opportunity to support all of our learners in their educational journeys. Let’s focus in on the potential we have to combine great teaching with great technology to help our students engage more fully and learn more effectively. 


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Date: Monday, November 9th 
Time: 12:45 PM to 2:45 PM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3 & 4 (combined) 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Holly Love (Grand Canyon University) 
Co-presenter: Georgette Gorman (Grand Canyon University) 
Track: Blended 
Location: Zoom Room 2 
Session Duration: 2hr 
Brief Abstract: Have you ever wished you could retract a communication?  Have you ever received a communication that evoked an unexpected emotional reaction?  If you answered yes to either one of these questions, you may want to explore your communication/emotional IQ.  This workshop focuses on how we receive and respond to communications.  


 
Leading The Charge To Implement Strategic Engagement Initiatives To Capture Enhanced Online Learning Opportunities 

Date: Monday, November 9th 
Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4 

Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Peter O’Reilly (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University) 
Track: Engaged and Effective Teaching and Learning 
Location: Zoom Room 4 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract: 

Bringing to life online courses is no longer a wish, but a reality. World events have made this goal even more relevant today. This interactive session will focus on discussing engagement opportunities that can result in making the online learning experience more personal and rewarding for both Faculty and Students. 


ENGAGE – ENergize Your Online Course As A GAteway To GEnerate Student Success! 

Date: Monday, November 9th 
Time: 4:30 PM to 5:15 PM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Lynette Williamson (University of Hawai’i – West O’ahu) 
Co-presenter: Hertenia Bowe (Bowe Academic Consulting LLC) 
Track: Engaged and Effective Teaching and Learning 
Location: Zoom Room 2 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract: 

The session will focus on three objectives related to online course delivery.  Those objectives are 1) engagement tools and techniques, 2) how to foster a transformative faculty to student relationship, and 3) strategies to create an engaging online learning community. 

Tuesday, November 10 

“My Language Counts!”: Supporting Multilingual Learners In Our Online Learning Spaces. 

Date: Tuesday, November 10th 
Time: 9:15 AM to 10:00 AM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Carolina Bailey (Madison Area Technical College) 
Co-presenter: Susanne Treiber (Madison Area Technical College) 
Track: Access, Equity, and Open Education 
Location: Zoom Room 4 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract: 

Presenters will provide data from research at their college revealing a confidence gap in language abilities between multilingual and monolingual students. Since confidence is an affective challenge in online learning for multilinguals, presenters will share a survey that instructors can use to make one of their courses more linguistically inclusive.  


Creating Instructional Escape Room Activities For Traditional And Online Learning 

Date: Tuesday, November 10th 
Time: 9:15 AM to 11:15 AM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1 & 2 (combined) 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Valerie Nelson (Department of Defense/University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)) 
Co-presenters: Jason Crea (University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)), Jalisa Monroe (University of Maryland – Baltimore County) 
Track: Engaged and Effective Teaching and Learning 
Location: Zoom Room 2 
Session Duration: 2hr 
Brief Abstract: 

In this session, we will conduct a short exercise to explore several types of escape room activities for active learning, use a development framework to design a short instructional escape room, and discuss ways to incorporate them into an Learning Management System to supplement instruction and assess learning. 



When Learning Goes Remote: Faculty And Student Perspectives Following COVID-19 

Date: Tuesday, November 10th 
Time: 2:15 PM to 3:00 PM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Nandini Srinivasan (Tyton Partners) 
Co-presenters: Julie Neisler (Digital Promise), Nicole Lin (Tyton Partners) 
Track: Engaged and Effective Teaching and Learning 
Location: Zoom Room 3 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract: 

Tyton Partners and Digital Promise surveyed faculty and students on the transition to remote learning. Student insights from the spring highlight challenges they faced and practices they responded to. Faculty responses from the spring and summer showcase how institutions responded with training and resources in preparation for the academic year. 

Wednesday, November 11 

Are you Committing Assumicide in your Online Course 

Date: Wednesday, November 11th 
Time: 8:00 AM to 8:45 AM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Lynne Croteau (Rasmussen College) 
Co-presenter: Jennifer Stoker (Rasmussen College) 
Track: Engaged and Effective Teaching and Learning 
Location: Zoom Room 1 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract: 

Faculty make assumptions related to students, curriculum and teaching styles.  Assumptions can cause both student and faculty frustration, ultimately resulting in dissatisfaction. This session will focus on how to overcome problematic beliefs/assumptions related to students, such as: this is a 100/200/300 level course, all students should know APA, etc. 


Three Simple Steps to Building Online Learning Communities 

Date: Wednesday, November 11th 
Time: 11:45 AM to 12:30 PM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Peggy Moore (University of Nebraska Medical Center) 
Co-presenters: Analisa McMillan (University of Nebraska Medical Center), Kimberly Michael (University of Nebraska Medical Center) 
Track: Instructional Design 
Location: Zoom Room 3 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract: 

An active learning community in the online classroom keeps your students engaged in their learning experience and leads to higher levels of student satisfaction.   In this session, participants will examine how to build and nurture online learning communities in three simple steps of 1) content development, 2) course design on the LMS, and 3) instructor presence and how they all play a significant role in all learning communities. 


Continuing the Community Conversation on Mental Health Support for Online Learners 

Date: Wednesday, November 11th 
Time: 11:45 AM to 12:30 PM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Mitchell Farmer (Indiana University – Bloomington) 
Track: Access, Equity, and Open Education 
Location: Zoom Room 4 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract: 

Even before COVID-19 disruptions there was strong demand for mental health services at colleges and universities but a lack of clarity on how to respond to the needs of online learners. Join the next participant-driven discussion on the challenges, limitations, and opportunities for designing mental health services for online learners. 


Applying Kirkpatrick’s Training Evaluation Model: Assessing A First Time Faculty Training Course 

Date: Wednesday, November 11th 
Time: 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Danielle Aming (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide) 
Track: Instructional Design 
Location: Zoom Room 5 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract: 

This presentation will breakdown Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Training Evaluation and how to apply this model to training programs. 


Introductions: An Early Glimpse at Student Performance 

Date: Wednesday, November 11th 
Time: 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Leslie Johnson (Purdue University Global) 
Co-presenter: Mary Bruce (Purdue University Global) 
Track: Research, Evaluation, and Learning Analytics 
Location: Zoom Room 2 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract: 

Is the timeliness of student introductions a significant predictor of student success?  A recent research study within the School of General Education for an online university found some fascinating results pertaining to the timing of online students’ introduction posts. 

Thursday, November 12 

Coping With Disaster: Perceptions Of Faculty About Remote Teaching During The 2020 Pandemic And Lessons Learned 

Date: Thursday, November 12th 
Time: 8:00 AM to 8:45 AM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Deborah Mixson-Brookshire (Kennesaw State University) 
Co-presenters: Julie Moore (Kennesaw State University), Stephen Bartlet (Kennesaw State University), Tamara Powell (Kennesaw State University) 
Track: Leadership and Institutional Strategies 
Location: Zoom Room 1 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract:

With the outbreak of Covid-19, institutions scrambled to shift to remote learning. How did faculty cope with this transition? What could your institution have done better? We will share our surveyed faculty perceptions concerning the transition along with lessons learned that will shape future professional development and strategic response. 


Fostering Presence In Virtual Courses: How To Simulate Engagement And Energized, ‘Face-To-Face’ Learning With Students Online. 

Date: Thursday, November 12th 
Time: 8:00 AM to 8:45 AM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Cindy Corritore (Creighton University) 
Track: Technology and Future Trends 
Location: Zoom Room 2 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract: 

I teach flipped, on-site courses. I love the student engagement and high energy this brings. Covid-19 halted onsite; I had no idea how to reproduce this online. I will share what I did to recreate my energized, productive classes online using ‘presence’ and new technologies; you will participate in a demonstration. 


A Tri-Modal Approach To Student Engagement 

Date: Thursday, November 12th 
Time: 9:15 AM to 10:00 AM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Sharon Goldstein (SFG Consulting) 
Track: Engaged and Effective Teaching and Learning 
Location: Zoom Room 1 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract: 

Online students should have the same access to support and engagement opportunities as their onsite counterparts however this is not always the case.  Join me as I demonstrate how a tri-modal approach – programming, support services, and outreach – serves to create a supportive, nurturing, and engaging online experience. 


Making Relationship-Rich Experiences To The Heart Of Teaching And Learning 

Date: Thursday, November 12th 
Time: 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Peter Felten (Elon University) 
Track: Engaged and Effective Teaching and Learning 
Location: Zoom Room 1 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract: 

Decades of research demonstrate that student-faculty and student-student interactions are primary factors in student learning in higher education. Our courses — whether face-to-face or online — can and should be relationship-rich environments that enhance learning, motivation, and belonging for all students. This interactive session — based on nearly 400 interviews with students, faculty, and staff around the country — will focus on practical, research-informed approaches to cultivate educationally powerful student-faculty and student-student relationships in our courses. 


 
Engaging Traditional Students In A Transition To Online Learning 

Date: Thursday, November 12th 
Time: 11:45 AM to 12:30 PM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Sean Nufer (Pacific Oaks College) 
Track: Engaged and Effective Teaching and Learning 
Location: Zoom Room 5 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract: 

This session will provide faculty with the theories, tools, technologies, and strategies for proactively engaging students in your online learning environments.  As educators transition from traditional classrooms to virtual meeting spaces and digital classrooms, it is important to create a community of online learners through meaningful interactions and social technologies. 


Prioritizing Pedagogy In A Pandemic 

Date: Thursday, November 12th 
Time: 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Lainie Hoffman (University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz) 
Co-presenter: Sarah North (University of Colorado – Denver) 
Track: Instructional Design 
Location: Zoom Room 3 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract: 

Join us as we discuss and dissect our approach to prioritizing pedagogy in a pandemic. We will highlight our 4 week facilitated bootcamp for faculty across two campuses, lessons learned, and next steps for scalable, continued professional development opportunities grounded in evidence-based practices. 

Friday, November 13

Into Action: Transitioning Faculty From Teaching Remotely To Online Learning 

Date: Friday, November 13th 
Time: 9:15 AM to 10:00 AM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Reginald Jackson (Northwestern University) 
Co-presenters: Anna Luce (Northwestern University), Reba-Anna Lee (Northwestern University) 
Track: Engaged and Effective Teaching and Learning 
Location: Zoom Room 2 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract: 

Initially transitioning faculty to teaching remotely was a rush job.  The next step in the design process could not end with trainings only on the features of Zoom.  The door was open for a more structured and nuanced approach to instructional design and for us – it proved successful. 


Teaching And Learning Beyond COVID-19: Where Do We Go From Here? 

Date: Friday, November 13th 
Time: 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Anna Hart (Columbus State University) 
Track: Research, Evaluation, and Learning Analytics 
Location: Zoom Room 1 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract: 

Teachers were given a moment’s notice to move instruction online as COVID-19 swept across America. What have we learned from this experience, and where do we go from here? This session serves as an opportunity to explore both of these questions in the context of research and participants’ personal experiences. 


“You Are What You Do”: Policy Changes For Faculty Moving From Face-To-Face To Online 

Date: Friday, November 13th 
Time: 11:45 AM to 12:30 PM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Cheryl Dowd (WCET – the WICHE Cooperative for Education Technologies) 
Co-presenter: Russell Poulin (WCET | WICHE) 
Track: Engaged and Effective Teaching and Learning 
Location: Zoom Room 5 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract: 

Faculty new to teaching online may not be aware of the myriad federal policies that impact online education. This session is an overview of the most important federal policies that impact the delivery of online education including accessibility, regular and substantive interaction, and the difference between correspondence and distance education.  


The COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learned – Possible Shifts In Teaching Philosophies And Priorities 

Date: Friday, November 13th 
Time: 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Martha Whalen (Clarkson University) 
Co-presenters: Matthew Manierre (Clarkson University), Seema Rivera (Clarkson University), Jan DeWaters (Clarkson University) 
Track: Research, Evaluation, and Learning Analytics 
Location: Zoom Room 4 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract: 

Faculty researchers share preliminary results of their study investigating transformational aspects of teaching during the recent pandemic. The study explores how transitioning to online teaching opened an opportunity for faculty to rethink their ideas about teaching and negotiate new ethical challenges.  Results and experiences will be discussed with the audience. 


From Surviving To Thriving – The Transition To Online Teaching 

Date: Friday, November 13th 
Time: 2:15 PM to 3:00 PM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Sean Spear (Northcentral University) 
Track: Engaged and Effective Teaching and Learning 
Location: Zoom Room 2 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract: 

The transition to online education has been chaotic for schools and teachers across the nation. The lack of funding and subsequent lack of support has put the otus on teachers to provide an online learning environment that maintains the rigor and support previously provided. This presentation will discuss tips, strategies and tools that teachers can use and implement right away to ensure a meaningful learning experience for students. 


Monday, November 16

Creating High Impact Online Learning Experiences Through The Use Of A Model For Equity And Evidence-Based Teaching 

Date: Monday, November 16th 
Time: 11:45 AM to 12:30 PM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Stephanie Foote (John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education and Stony Brook University) 
Track: Access, Equity, and Open Education 
Location: Zoom Room 1 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract: 

This session will draw on the Model for Equity and Evidence-Based Teaching to explore ways faculty can take an evidence-based approach to identify and implement pedagogies that foster high impact or deep online learning experiences for students. 


Go Live! Best Practices For Synchronous Online Teaching 

Date: Monday, November 16th 
Time: 2:15 PM to 3:00 PM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Kathryn Grovergrys (Madison Area Technical College) 
Co-presenter: Tina Rettler-Pagel (Madison College) 
Track: Engaged and Effective Teaching and Learning 
Location: Zoom Room 1 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract: 

Synchronous online teaching can effectively address the challenge of personalizing the online learning environment by facilitating live interaction among students and instructors. Let’s explore how to design and deliver a synchronous online class that will optimize the use of live sessions, while still maintaining the flexibility of online instruction. 


Reflection On Spring 2020 Semester: The Good, The Bad, And The Pandemic. 

Date: Monday, November 16th 
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:15 PM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Lynette Williamson (University of Hawai’i – West O’ahu) 
Track: Engaged and Effective Teaching and Learning 
Location: Zoom Room 4 
Session Duration: 15min 
Brief Abstract: 

A personal reflection on the rapid transition from traditional classroom teaching to the COVID19 pandemic pivot that was required in March 2020.  With my 10 years of online teaching experience the transition was full of lessons. 

Tuesday, November 17 

ONLINE LEARNING, COVID-19, AND NOW AND FUTURE ISSUES OF FACULTY GOVERNANCE AND COLLECTIVE BARGAINING 

Date: Tuesday, November 17th 
Time: 9:15 AM to 10:00 AM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Anthony Picciano (CUNY – Hunter College and Graduate Center) 
Track: Technology and Future Trends 
Location: Zoom Room 3 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract: 

This session will speculate on the future of higher education in light of online learning developments since the COVID-19 pandemic.  Specifically, it will consider how the pandemic will accelerate the development of online and blended learning in our colleges and universities.  It will further examine the implications of this for faculty governance. 


The Promise And Practice Of Online Faculty Consultations 

Date: Tuesday, November 17th 
Time: 9:15 AM to 10:00 AM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Beth Cohen (Columbia University-School of Professional Studies) 
Track: Engaged and Effective Teaching and Learning 
Location: Zoom Room 4 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract: 

Online faculty consultations have the power to foster, model, and generate effective online education practices. They can exemplify the best aspects of online education; build relationships among faculty, designers, and technologists; and create community between institutional teams (IT, librarians, faculty development, instructional design, and program administration). 


Teaching STEM Online 

Date: Tuesday, November 17th 
Time: 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Alexandra M. Pickett (Open SUNY) 
Track: Research, Evaluation, and Learning Analytics 
Location: Zoom Room 1 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract: 

The complexities of teaching STEM online are compounded exponentially by the emergency move to remote online learning, making it even more important that we understand how to best teach and learn STEM online. This presentation provides a foundational context of the problems, complexities & issues in STEM, STEM online, and STEM in a post COVID19 reality. A review of current literature is presented, and pilot study is suggested. 


IMPROVING STUDENT ENGAGEMENT IN ONLINE LEARNING : A STUDY ON INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA TOOLS IN HIGHER EDUCATION 

Date: Tuesday, November 17th 
Time: 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Christina Asroff (Wilmington University) 
Track: Engaged and Effective Teaching and Learning 
Location: Zoom Room 1 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract: 

This workshop will review data about importance of synchronous and asynchronous multimedia tool use in online courses to promote student engagement. A study in relation to social presence, instructor presence, and cognitive presence was conducted in order to determine if two multimedia tools were effective in increasing student engagement. 


Epistemic Trust In The Online Classroom: How Instructors Build Relationships With Adult Learners To Enhance Student Learning 

Date: Tuesday, November 17th 
Time: 3:30 PM to 4:15 PM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Lisa Rapple (Excelsior College) 
Co-presenter: Anna Zendell (Excelsior College) 
Track: Research, Evaluation, and Learning Analytics 
Location: Zoom Room 2 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract: 

This presentation examines faculty best-practices in epistemic trust-building in online college courses. The presenters will share a theoretical framework to guide faculty approaches, administrative oversight, and professional development. Perspectives revealed by student and faculty interviews will be used to highlight the true importance of the trust relationship in online teaching. 


Copyright After COVID -19 – Best Practices To Recognize And Use Good Resources Whether You Are Face To Face, Online Or Remote Teaching. 

Date: Tuesday, November 17th 
Time: 3:30 PM to 4:15 PM 
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7 
Session Modality: Virtual 
Lead Presenter: Wendy Wallberg (Johnson & Wales University-North Miami) 
Track: Engaged and Effective Teaching and Learning 
Location: Zoom Room 5 
Session Duration: 45min 
Brief Abstract: 

Faculty in today’s world have the need to find new, alternative, online resources to teach their classes. Knowing what resources are available for use without violating copyright law is difficult. This session will give attendees a primer on copyright law and options and strategies to find alternatives to copyrighted materials. 

Wednesday, November 18 

Immersive Simulations: A Safe Space to Practice Decision Making Skills 

Date: Wednesday, November 18th  
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM  
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2  
Session Modality: Virtual  
Lead Presenter: Malena Gittler (Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus)  
Track: Technology and Future Trends  
Location: Zoom Room 1  
Session Duration: 45min  
Brief Abstract:  

How do you teach students to be better decision makers and leaders in an asynchronous online course? Join us to see how we used VR/immersive simulation to create a safe environment in which students can practice decision making skills. We will also discuss the lessons learned along the way. 


Instructional Strategies – How Your Students Can Have Equivalent Learning Experiences Whether They Are Face-to-Face or Remote/Asynchronous 

Date: Wednesday, November 18th  
Time: 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM  
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3  
Session Modality: Virtual  
Lead Presenter: Judith Littlejohn (SUNY – Genesee Community College)  
Co-presenter: John Kane (SUNY – State College at Oswego)  
Track: Engaged and Effective Teaching and Learning  
Location: Zoom Room 2  
Session Duration: 45min  
Brief Abstract:  

Sharing ways to design courses to meet learning objectives using evidence-based practices regardless of instructional modality – pairing traditional classroom activities/assessments with equivalent remote or asynchronous activities/assessments, and providing an extensive list for faculty or course developers to use to ease the transition from one modality to another. 


Maximum Student Engagement, Minimum Instructor Setup: UDL versus the HyFlex Design Model 

Date: Wednesday, November 18th  
Time: 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM  
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3  
Session Modality: Virtual  
Lead Presenter: Thomas Tobin (University of Wisconsin-Madison)  
Track: Access, Equity, and Open Education  
Location: Zoom Room 3  
Session Duration: 45min  
Brief Abstract:  

Hybrid-flexible design, or HyFlex, has been around since 2006. Colleges and universities are adopting HyFlex more broadly, in response to variable student access circumstances. Learn the neuroscience behind why HyFlex works, and how to use universal design for learning (UDL) as a “shortcut” to attaining HyFlex goals. 

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Information about the initial faculty development (iTeachER) course experience, which is required for all new ERAU-W prior to teaching their first course. Enrollment in iTeachER occurs sixty days before the term start of your first online course and is conducted entirely online.

Self-Paced Workshops (1)
Self-paced workshops are available to all ERAU-W faculty and take 2-4 hours to complete. Each workshop focuses on specific topics in teaching and technology.

Virtual Faculty Learning Community (V-FLC) (1)
Each spring and fall, we coordinate collaborative asynchronous experiences for ERAU-W faculty. These V-FLC experiences span multiple weeks, include weekly resources, and engaging discussions around a specific teaching topic.