Advancing education innovation. Join us in New Orleans as we will challenge our teaching and learning paradigms, reimagine the learning experience, and ideate on how disruptions in education today will shape the innovative classroom of tomorrow.
Innovations in Blended and Online Learning
A Joint Conference Presented by OLC and MERLOT
Education innovation. It’s how we as a community continue to thrive in this rapidly changing learning environment. It’s how we respond to, revolve around, and guide student success and satisfaction. Whether embracing emerging tech, incorporating intelligent learning management systems, or designing blended classrooms, now more than ever it is imperative that academic leaders, faculty, and administrators alike come together to ensure that our pedagogies are progressive, organic and continually break new ground.
SIX REASONS TO ATTEND OLC INNOVATE
To ensure learning remains at the forefront while we witness the confluence of technology, pedagogy, and content knowledge, OLC Innovate will aim to address these six concerns (and many more!):
1 How do we develop learning environments that support interconnectedness between educators and students, and are equipped to quickly change processes and strategies, while simultaneously fostering and celebrating creativity and ingenuity?
2 What new methods and technologies are most scalable in teaching and learning? Which are most prevalent and why?
3 How has technology changed teaching and knowledge acquisition and how will we adjust current paradigms to ensure sound pedagogy as we innovate?
4 How does technology in the classroom increase student engagement
5 What is the best balance between analog and digitally enhanced teaching?
6 What are common obstacles that educators face regarding technology? How can we avoid being technocentric while improving pedagogical practice with technology?
We welcome organizations who offer hardware, software, Internet activities, distance and blended learning, educational technology and other products and services of interest to higher education and K-12 faculty, administrators, instructional designers, and trainers, as well as professional development professionals in healthcare, government and workforce training.
The Online Learning Consortium media options provide opportunities for getting your products and services noticed by over thousands of professionals who are interested in fostering quality higher education.
About Online Learning Consortium (OLC):
OLC is the leading professional organization devoted to advancing quality online learning by providing professional development, instruction, best practice publications and guidance to educators, online learning professionals and organizations around the world.
About Mulitmedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT):
MERLOT is a community of staff, volunteers, and members who work together in various ways to provide users of OER (Open Educational Resource) teaching and learning materials with a wealth of services and functions that can enhance their instructional experience.