November 7-11 is National Distance Learning Week

In recognition of this event, the United States Distance Learning Association is hosting a series of free online webinars covering a variety of current online learning issues.

Faculty using Canvas for their on-campus, hybrid, and web-based courses can find out more information at the NDLW 2016 Webinars site.

Registration is required for all the webinars.

Here are several webinar topics strongly recommended by our Instructional Design Team.

Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, 10 – 11 a.m. (EST)
“Align and Redesign” 
Aligning educational outcomes with course content.
Dr. Roseann Torsiello and Professor Barbara Monaghan (Berkeley College)

Monday, November 7, 2016, 1 – 2 p.m. (EST)
“Trends in Alternative Credentialing: Benchmarks, Badges, and Noncredit Programming”
Micro-credentials, nano-credentials, badges… emerging trends in 21st Century credentials.
How higher education is responding to low cost, online learning alternatives.
Presented by: Kyle Peck, Penn State University; Jim Fong, UPCEA; Peter Janzow, Pearson Acclaim

Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 10 – 11 a.m. (EST)
“Distance Learning Resources for Telehealth”
Resources: How to produce telemedicine clinics and educational telehealth events for patients, physicians and students using telehealth and distance learning technology.
Presented by: Janet Major (Arizona Telemedicine Program)

Thursday, November 10, 2016, 10 – 11 a.m. (EST)
“Video Conferencing & Streaming Support: How to Effectively Plan and Facilitate Connections”
How to set up video meetings, interviews, guest presentations, or classroom connections in the reactive world we live in. During this session, four basic scenarios for using video communication will be featured.
Presented by: Ken Conn & Roxanne Glaser (i2i Technologies)

Last Updated November 5, 2016