Orlando, FL | November 14, 2017 | 9:00am – 4:00pm

This full-day pre-conference workshop is designed for faculty, IDs, or institutional decision-makers who are currently implementing or considering a digital learning program on their campus. Attendees will participate in hands-on demonstrations of digital learning solutions, hear the latest research updates, and learn what it means to be an exemplar in the field. Following the event, participants are invited to celebrate the day and continue networking opportunities at OLC’s Digital Learning and Beyond Reception from 5:00 – 7:00pm in the Exhibit Hall.

Workshop Agenda:

 Tuesday 14th of November 2017 09:00 AM — 09:15 AM EDT
1500 Epcot Resorts Boulevard 
Room: Asia 1
Annie Davis (NMC) | Courtney Hall Giesinger (NMC)
 
 Tuesday 14th of November 2017 09:15 AM — 09:45 AM EDT
1500 Epcot Resorts Boulevard 
Room: Asia 1
Casey Green (Campus Computing)

What does innovation theory tell us about the role of infrastructure as a catalyst for digital learning? Casey Green’s opening presentation goes beyond the usual conversation about core technologies to identify the key elements of campus culture and infrastructure that foster instructional innovation, support digital learning, and enhance institutional impacts and outcomes.

 
 Tuesday 14th of November 2017 09:45 AM — 11:00 AM EDT
1500 Epcot Resorts Boulevard 
Room: Asia 1
Renee Franzwa (EdSurge)

Join the EdSurge team for a hands-on workshop digging into ‘the why’ of digital learning. We’ll explore what problems you are trying to solve for your institutions and how digital learning practices and products can be leveraged to increase the quality and accessibility of learning for students.

 
 Tuesday 14th of November 2017 11:15 AM — 12:00 PM EDT
1500 Epcot Resorts Boulevard 
Room: Asia 1
Nori Barajas-Murphy (Online Learning Consortium) | Vanessa Peters (SRI International)

There has been a lot of discussion about the promise of digital learning to increase access to postsecondary courses and improve student outcomes, yet there is still much work to be done to demonstrate these outcomes for all learners. Join three different researchers as they share insights from recent work in the digital learning landscape related to faculty, research evidence, and courseware implementation.

 
 Tuesday 14th of November 2017 01:00 PM — 02:15 PM EDT
1500 Epcot Resorts Boulevard 
Room: Asia 1
Gates Bryant (Tyton Partners) | Karl Rectanus (Learn Platform)

During this interactive session, attendees will learn how the CWiC Framework can be used to improve courseware implementations through its application in two key steps in the adoption cycle: product selection and evaluation.

 
 Tuesday 14th of November 2017 02:30 PM — 03:45 PM EDT
1500 Epcot Resorts Boulevard 
Room: Asia 1
Nic Rebne (Cogbooks) | Eric Frank (Acrobatiq)
Julie Curtis (Lumen Learning) | Kim Thanos (Lumen Learning)
David Schönstein (Smart Sparrow)

This serves as an opportunity for attendees to leverage the knowledge gained throughout the workshop to engage in deeper conversations and participate in hands-on demonstrations with digital courseware providers, who are creating learning solutions with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Next Generation Courseware Challenge (NGCC), and gain insight from institutional partners implementing these technologies on their campus.

NGCC Grantees and Institutional Partners include:

Acrobatiq: Michael Medlock (Rio Salado College) and Stephanie Poczos (National Louis University)

CogBooks: Peter van Leusen (Arizona State University)

Lumen Learning: Tom Ayers (Broward College) and Nicola Wayer (Tennessee Board of Regents)

Smart Sparrow: Nidia Romer (Miami Dade College)

 
 Tuesday 14th of November 2017 03:45 PM — 04:00 PM EDT
1500 Epcot Resorts Boulevard 
Room: Asia 1
Annie Davis (NMC) | Courtney Hall Giesinger (NMC)