Innovate! eLearning in Action

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Innovate!, Ohio State’s first annual eLearning conference, is a place to build connections and share ideas about the role of technology in teaching and learning. See the program for sessions and scheduling.

Innovate! is part of three days of events at Ohio State focusing on technology, teaching, and learning. A pre-conference session is Wednesday (5/19), followed by the conference on Thursday, and partner events on Friday.

You can watch portions of the Innovate! eLearning conference, sponsored by the Office of the Chief Information Officer, on Thursday (5/20). Three sessions will be streamed live in RealNetworks and Windows formats; see instructions for downloading and installing video players <>.

Streamed sessions are:

10:40 – 11:30 a.m.: Teaching Online: Curricular Perspectives
What factors should you consider when introducing eLearning into your curriculum? Join four Ohio State faculty and academic leaders as they discuss the benefits and challenges of teaching online — from the course, program, and college perspectives.
Presenters: Jackie Blount, College of Education and Human Ecology; Victoria Elfrink, College of Nursing; Ellen Furlong, Department of Psychology; Karen Bruns, Department of Human and Community Resource Development; The Ohio State University

11:40 AM – 12:30 p.m.: Exploring Online Learning: Student Perspectives
There is a growing interest in online education at campuses across the country, but how do students feel about their experiences learning online? This panel, featuring graduate and undergraduate students from Ohio State and Boise State Universities, explores the opportunities and challenges of online education from a student perspective.
Presenters: Steven Poast, EDTECH Department, Boise State University; Niraj Antani, Jordan Davis, Ben Gilbert, and Coletta Robinson, Undergraduate Students, The Ohio State University

2:00 – 3:15 p.m.: Five Minutes of Fame
Five Minutes of Fame is a fast-paced, crowd-pleasing showcase of innovative examples of teaching and learning with technology. Presenters have just five minutes to demonstrate an eLearning achievement or new technology that they have applied or developed during the past year. Those that go over the time limit get the gong! See the list of presenters <

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