Webcasts

Strategies and Tools for Finding, Adopting, and Managing OER

February 18th, 2016
Over the last 15 years,  unprecedented creation and increased availability of Open Educational Resources has created an opportunity to dramatically increase its use, but significant challenges remain.

Consortia Success Stories: Institutions Working Together on OER Innovations

February 24th, 2016
Open Educational Resources have several advantages over traditional methods of producing and obtaining course materials and textbooks. Learn how two system organizations have encouraged institutional collaboration between their members to increase the impact of Open Educational Resources, in particular, Open Textbooks.

Previous Webcasts

Issues and Trends in Edtech in 2016

January 21st, 2016
In 2015, trends in edtech included more emphasis on open educational resources, less hype around data analytics, and a nail in the MOOC coffin. Informal and formal blended learning models, including competency-based education, continued to grow.

Out with Old Edtech and in with the New

October 22nd, 2015
Learning Relationship Management (LRM) Platforms The old educational technology categories of LMS, SIS, and portal are being challenged on multiple fronts. One of the most interesting challengers is the category of Learning Relationship Management platforms. As retention and completion are superseding access as priorities in U.S.

Teaching Competencies for 21st Century Learners

October 6th, 2015
A Google Hangout Institutions with large online program offerings with large online enrollments know that they must invest in the training and development of their teaching faculty.

Identity Authentication and Proctoring Systems

October 1st, 2015
Promoting Integrity While Protecting Privacy The postsecondary education sector is a major market for commercial providers of identity authentication and remote proctoring systems.

Accessibility for Edtech Across the Campus: Turning a Negative into a Positive

September 29th, 2015
Resources - YouTube Video of Webcast - Chat Log

Promoting a Culture of Accessibility for Online Students

September 24th, 2015
Institutions are at varying stages of implementing accessibility processes from individuals managing reactive accommodations to robust campus-wide initiatives.

Video Captioning

September 10th, 2015
Features, Costs, Good Practices, and How Captioning Benefits All Students Resources:- PowerPoint Slides

State Authorization: Methods for Tracking the Free Range Distance Ed. Student

August 18th, 2015
State authorization is a recipe of equal parts. Part 1: understanding state regulations. Part 2: understanding your institution’s out-of-state footprint. One without the other is a map with no legend. The ability to know the location of your students and track when they move is not an easy task.

State Authorization Communication Strategies

July 14th, 2015
One of the unique features of state authorization is its interdepartmental function across campus; nearly every aspect of operations is affected or influenced by state authorization issues, from individual academic programs, to financial aid, to institutional accreditation offices.

State Authorization 101

June 23rd, 2015
This webcast will focus on sharing experiences in managing state authorizations for different types of institutions.