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October 5, 2016

OLC Today Newsletter: October 2016

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October 2016 | Volume 15 | Issue 10


OLC Innovate 2017
Call for Proposals Open

April 5-7, 2017 | New Orleans, LA

OLC and MERLOT invite you to submit for presentation at our OLC Innovate 2017 conference.

Advancing education innovation requires continuous visionary leadership from all disciplines. Share your expertise in online and blended learning! As you work through the proposal submission process, you will be asked to select your proposed session track. Deadline to submit is October 12, 2016!



Bring Your Entire University to OLC Accelerate – Virtually!

Nov. 16-18, 2016 | Orlando, FL

Does your university continue to restrict your travel budget? We offer an option that will allow participants to make the conference come to them via live stream services.

Unlimited access:

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New Podcast Now Available on OLC Website

Research in Action, Oregon State University’s weekly podcast featuring researchers from around the country, is now available OLC’s website.  Recently featured were Dr. Patsy Moskal who speaks about research on distributed learning and teacher effectiveness, and Dr. Neil Salkind who speaks on statistics anxiety.

Catch Up on Your Reading with Online Learning and Must-Have Online Learning Books

Online Learning Journal
Best Papers Presented at the OLC 21st International Conference on Online Learning and OLC Innovate 2016 Read now.

Conducting Research in Online and Blended Learning Environments (Dziuban, Picciano, Graham & Moskal, 2015) and
Online Education Policy and Practice (Picciano, 2016)

OLC members receive a 20% discount.  Visit our Book Seriespage for additional titles.


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Digital Scholarship Webinar Series: Ready to Submit?
November 9

Join members of the Online Learning Journal Editorial Board to learn how to best present your research when submitting to an scholarly peer-reviewed journal.

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Are your faculty and staff prepared for the online classroom?

October 12 | 2:00 PM ET

Join Matt Norsworthy, OLC Membership Services Representative, to learn how OLC can serve your professional development needs and elevate the quality of your online and blended programs to a whole new level.

Webinar: Enterprise-wide Online Proctoring
October 20, 2016 | 2:00pm ET

With online proctoring going mainstream at universities, enterprise-wide approaches are becoming more compelling. Join Eric Friedman, Director of Distance Learning at Boston University, Jeff Alderson, Principal Analyst of Eduventures and Michael London, President and CEO of Examity®, as they share insights into online proctoring best practices and trends.

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Episode 18: Expanding Access to College through Online Education

College degree attainment will not grow significantly without removing barriers to qualified students who aren’t enrolling. In this episode, Kelvin and Tom consider how online education can expand access to college.



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