Virtual School Meanderings

March 2, 2017

Explore Digital Storytelling Or Learn To Create Infographics For Learning

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Online Learning Consortium -
Upcoming Workshops
Enhance your online teaching skills with OLC workshops.

OLC workshops are a cost-effective way to collaborate with peers and experts via synchronous and asynchronous methods for effective and engaging learning.  We are committed to modeling best practices for online learning in all of our workshops. Toward that end, our workshops will utilize numerous proven instructional strategies and learning activities that will spark creative ideas for your own online or blended course.

Upcoming Workshops

Exploring Digital Storytelling
Collaboration Tools | QCTIP Scorecard – New!
Fundamentals: Giving Effective Feedback
Creating Infographics for Learning
Exploring Digital Storytelling
Computer_digital_storytelling.jpg March 13-19, 2017

Digital Storytelling combines multiple media formats to create impactful learning experiences that engage both the mind and emotions of the learner. Join facilitator Cathy Arreguin in this workshop where you will explore the elements of an effective digital story, including point-of-view, voice, sound, images and pacing.

Collaboration Tools | QCTIP Scorecard

March 13-19, 2017

Online collaboration tools enable students to communicate, collaborate, and problem solve despite physical distance. In this workshop, you will explore a variety of collaboration tools including, but not limited to, Google Docs, Skype, and Google Hangouts, to analyze their strengths and weaknesses, with the guidance of your facilitator, Linda Algozzini. Register >


March 13-19, 2017

The Quality Course Teaching and Instructional Practice (QCTIP) Scorecard is the latest addition to the OLC Quality Scorecard suite. Join facilitator Dr. Kaye Shelton as she introduces the QCTIP Scorecard, provides some of the foundational research used in the development and covers the fundamentals of the quality rubric.  Register >

Fundamentals: Giving Effective Feedback
March 13-19, 2017

While giving effective feedback can help drive your students towards success and help them to better understand your course material, it can also take significant time to provide feedback to each student. Join Dr. David Mohr in this workshop where you will identify different strategies along with effective methods for providing feedback to your students.

Creating Infographics for Learning
March 13-19, 2017

In this workshop, you will learn how to locate, evaluate, and integrate infographics into your teaching, as well as explore the possibilities for creating infographics with your data. Facilitator Dr. Julia Vandermolen will review the research behind what makes infographics so compelling, and why they are effective cognitive tools for communicating information and data. Register >

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