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June 7, 2013

Sloan-C View June 2013

From Wednesday’s inbox…

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Individuals, Institutions and Organizations Committed to Quality Online Education
Wisely Use Up Your 2013 Budgets – Special Offers End June 30

Sloan-C Institutional Membership: 2 Free Workshops Included

Purchase Sloan-C Institutional Membership by June 30th and get two free workshops included in the price! Purchase

Sloan-C College Pass Professional Development:
10 Workshop Seats for $699

Get 10 Sloan-C workshops for under $70 per workshop (regular workshop prices are $269 for non-members and $169 for Sloan-C members). Purchase

Sloan-C Blog

  • Sloan-C partners with online accessibility repository CANnect
  • Interning at Sloan-C – An Insiders View
  • 7 Benefits of Enrolling In the Sloan-C Essentials Workshop
  • Internship Opportunities at Sloan-C
  • 4 Ideas for improving STEM courses
  • GIS Tools + Learning Environments Twitter Chat = #sloancGIS transcript

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Sloan-C Conference News
10th Annual Blended Learning Conference & Workshop

July 8-9, 2013 – Milwaukee, WI
10th Anniversary

19th Annual Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning

November 20-22, 2013 – Orlando, FL

  • Registration is now open
  • Early Bird registration rates through Sept 20. Save $50!
  • Special Event: Join American Public University System for a first of its kind, full-day workshop for universities looking to further develop existing online graduate programs or to make the transition to online graduate education at both the master’s and doctoral levels. Get more information.
Sloan-C Institute News
The Sloan-C Online Teaching Certificate Program

Next Cohort starts June 18. Choose the Foundation Course + 3 Elective Workshops Package and save $457.

Presidents’ Forum: 10th Anniversary Annual Meeting

You are invited to this October luncheon. The Luncheon is considered a “widely attended event” (both Congressional offices and general public are welcome to attend). RSVP

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Rob Koonce

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Sloan-C Certificate Program Featured Graduate

Rob is the Founder and Chief Architect of Can We Communicate, an educational services agency dedicated to teaching, research, writing, and a long-term entrepreneurial initiative aimed at improving leader-follower relations in a wide variety of organizational contexts. During the program, Rob revised courses in leadership and research incorporating valuable design and assessment strategies from the program with the goal of improving student navigation and interaction. Read more.

Matt Norsworthy

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Sloan-C Featured Intern

Matt Norsworthy is a doctoral student at Benedictine University working on his Ed.D. in Higher Education and Organizational Change.  As a part of his doctoral work Matt needed to participate in an internship at an institution or organization in higher education. After extensive research and discussion Matt chose to do his internship at The Sloan Consortium. Matt plans to use what he has learned through his internship in his research to show how various online tools and delivery methods can be used to expand the learning process in online English and humanities courses. Read more.

Newest Sloan-C Certificate Graduates

Congratulations to the latest graduates of the Sloan-C Teaching Certificate Program.

Newest Sloan-C Certificate Graduates


Call for Nominations for the 2013 Sloan-C Awards

Deadline is August 1, 2013. More information.

Internships Available at Sloan-C

Student Volunteer Unpaid Internship Program. More information.

Featured Workshops

June 7-14: Learning Environments: Using Mahara ePortfolios in STEM Courses

June 7-14: Teaching STEM Concepts Using Student-Built Games

June 21-28: Search Engines: Finding and Using the Right Search Engines

June 24 (1/2 Day): Easy Course Enhancements to Improve Access

June/July Workshops

June 6: Using Online Learning Strategically to Improve Educational Quality

June 7-14: Leadership in Online Education: Financials and Economics

June 7-14: Student Satisfaction: Advising and Support

June 7-14: New to Online: The Essentials

June 21-28: New To Online: The Quality Matters Rubric

June 21-28: Multimodal Design

June 21-28: Learning Environments: GIS Tools for Critical Thinking

July 12-19: New to Online: The Essentials

July 12-19: Effective Online Classrooms: Adult Learning

July 12-19: Exemplary Institutions: Addressing Faculty Motivation

July 19-26: Assessment Techniques in Online Learning

July 19-26: Successful Online Outcomes: Academic Integrity

July 19-26: Learning Environments: Twitter

July 24 (1/2 Day): Easy Course Enhancements to Improve Access

Sloan-C workshop formats


June 13, 2:00 PM
Exploring Digital Badging in Open Education – FREE

July 16, 2:00 PM
Teach a MOOC … what are you, crazy? – FREE

July 18, 2:00 PM
Are You Prepared to Design and Teach a Blended Learning Course for Your Institution? – Learn More About the Sloan–C Blended Learning Mastery Series – FREE

July 25, 2:00 PM
Are You Prepared to Integrate Mobile Learning Opportunities in Your Teaching Practices? – Learn More About Sloan–C Mobile Learning Mastery Series – FREE

August 6, 2:00 PM
Quick Start to Captioning
Hosted by 3PlayMedia

Topics include:
– Sections 508/504
– Recent ADA Rulings
– How to create captions
– Impact of HTML5 & mobile
– iPhone captions
– Video player compatability
– Working with lecture capture and video platforms
FREE to Register

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