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VOLUME 12, ISSUE 12, DECEMBER 2013Individuals, Institutions and Organizations Committed to Quality Online Education
2013 Online Learning Survey Report Coming in early January – the 11th annual report on online learning focused on US higher education, conducted by the Babson Survey Research Group and sponsored by The Sloan Consortium and Pearson. The report will be available as a free download in both PDF and e-book formats.Sign up here to be notified when the report is released. Sloan-C Institute
NEW in 2014: Online Science Labs Mastery Series
The Online Science Laboratory Mastery Series is a series of three workshops specifically designed for science educators and/or administrators who want to teach science and the laboratory component totally online. The series provides an extensive overview of the current status of online laboratory science courses where they are headed in this rapidly changing environment. REGISTER
Online Teaching Certificate – Next Cohort
Start the year of right with the Sloan-C Online Teaching Certificate Program. Next cohort is January 14 – March 21, 2014. The Sloan-C Online Teaching Certificate Program prepares educators to teach and improve online courses using the Sloan-C pillars of quality in online education—learning effectiveness, scale, faculty and student satisfaction, and access. REGISTER
Submit an Effective Practice
The focus of this Effective Practice call is around integrating new technology into your online classes. Awards will be presented at the 7th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium, April 9-11, 2014 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel, Dallas, TX.
Deadline is December 30, 2013. SUBMIT
Sloan-C Conference News
7th Annual International Symposium for Emerging Technologies for Online Learning
April 9-11, 2014
Sheraton Dallas Hotel
- Early Bird Registration is open through February 10th.
- Launch Pad for Ed Tech start-ups: Showcase your company at the conference at a significant discount and gain access to your potential future customers! Apply here. Deadline for submission is January 31.
11th Annual Sloan Consortium Blended Learning Conference and Workshop
July 8-9, 2014
Sheraton Downtown Denver
- Call for Presentations is now OPEN! Deadline to submit is February 10, 2014.
- Keynote: Mark David Milliron, Ph.D.: The Million-More Mission: Using Insight and Action Analytics to Help Students Learn Well and Finish Strong.
- Preview Webinar: January 21: Live Preview of the 7th Annual Sloan-C/MERLOT Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium (onsite & virtual program).
- Special Hotel Deals for 4th of July weekend!
Sloan-C Job Opening Vice President – Learning and Professional DevelopmentPosition Summary:The Vice President – Learning & Professional Development of the Sloan Consortium (Sloan-C) provides leadership in the research and development of innovative learning strategies, emerging trends in learning technologies, new products, and best practices for the organization as well as the broader online learning community to assist them in achieving their goals. The Vice President – Learning & Professional Development guides and unifies efforts to keep Sloan-C Institute programming (certificate program, workshops, webinars), conferences, publications, and research current. The Vice President – Learning & Professional Development manages the organization’s knowledge as an ongoing, critically valuable resource; and leverages opportunities to convert knowledge-driven products into revenue-generating assets. To that end, the Vice President – Learning & Professional Development will coordinate a broad range of activities designed to maximize the intellectual capital in Sloan-C via formal/informal publications, regular engagement with the community, consultations, knowledge acquisition, and program and product development.
Submission deadline is midnight ET December 12, 2013.
Newest Sloan-C Certificate Graduates Congratulations to the latest graduates of the Sloan-C Teaching Certificate Program.
Geri Koncilja, CSU Pueblo
Margaret Czart, American Sentinel University
Daniel Ozimek, Lancaster General College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Stephen Burrows, Sacred Heart University
Mona Calhoun, Coppin State University
Valendina Gokenbach, American Sentinel University
Rachel Olbur, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management
Joy Boulos, CSU Northridge
Rebecca McCarthy, South Seattle Community College
Kari Cellini, Lancaster General College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Letha Williams, AT Still University, School of Health Management
Linda Algozzini, American Public University System
Panos Petratos, CSU Stanislaus
Suzanne Richins, American Sentinel University
Hannah Digges-Elliott, Western Kentucky University
Dr. Jamal Uddin, Coppin State University
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