Learning Innovation Summit – Live Session Schedule 2019
Tuesday, 4/2/19; 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Central
Description: Augmented, Mixed, and Virtual Reality are powerful and fundamentally different from existing communication mediums. Ken Parker will explain them and how can you potentially use them for education.
Presenter(s): Ken Parker (Next Thought)
Wednesday, 4/3/19; 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Central
OpenStax in Science
Description: This presentation will focus on experiences gained through implementation of the OpenStax OER in a community college science course. Tools that have assisted with this implantation will also be presented and discussed.
Presenter(s): Amanda Carlisle (Beaufort County Community College)
Thursday, 4/4/19; Noon. – 1:00 p.m. Central
Are your students ready for an online course?
Description: This presentation takes a look at the new Oklahoma Learner Readiness Tool and how the tool can assist first time online students. The tool covers areas such as organizational skills, time management, learning preferences, and more. In many cases students are overwhelmed with self-directed learning. This tool will help first time online students to be successful in online courses.
Presenter(s): Gary Dotter (Rogers State University)
Monday, 4/8/19; 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Central
Accessibility Across the Higher Education Institution
Description: We will take some time to discuss how accessibility in technology spans across traditional higher education silos and some of the people that are key to moving accessibility from a project or add-on to a sustainable program.
Presenter(s): Rob Carr (ABLE Tech)
Monday, 4/8/19; 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Central
Planning the Trip
Description: Beginning with the end in mind, this workshop will take a look at measurable course objectives and how they provide the foundation for much of the design, including types of learning activities and assessments that are necessary to help learners achieve the desired outcomes. We’ll consider course mapping and module mapping and how participants might share those in their online course designs. The emphasis throughout this session is on alignment.
Presenter(s): Dana Lindon-Burgett (Rose State College)
Tuesday, 4/9/19; 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Central
Syllabus Curb Appeal: Entice Learners to Look Inside the Online Course
Description: Learners formulate their first impression of a course before they even step inside. In the typical online course, the syllabus can be very telling of what one can expect to learn and experience. It can be follow the standard “terms of contract” approach or it can be designed in a way that grabs attention, engages, and initiates the learner’s interest. This session will present design methods that can be used in the course syllabus to maximize the value of the learner experience.
Presenter(s): Tracy Fairless (University of Central Oklahoma)
Wednesday, 4/10/19; 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Central
The State of Online Learning in Oklahoma
Description: This presentation highlights key trends, issues, and updates related to online and blended learning in Oklahoma.
Presenter(s): Bucky Dodd (University of Central Oklahoma); Kyle Foster (Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education)
Thursday, 4/11/19; 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Central
A Practical Guide to Teaching Online Courses
Description: This presentation will cover proven strategies to set-up faculty, their students, and their departments for success in online courses. The use of data-driven decisions, mobile course design, mobile content development, implementing OER, and the engagement-edutainment of students will be demonstrated from online science courses across Oklahoma. This presentation will empower you to achieve higher enrollment, higher student completion rates, and higher personal satisfaction in your online courses – while having a blast!
Presenter(s): Kenny Tapp