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April 22, 2017

OLC Today Newsletter: April 20, 2017

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April 20, 2017 | Volume 16 | Issue 5


Post-Conference Wrap Up

OLC Innovate | April 5-7 | New Orleans, LA

Thank you to everyone who joined us earlier this month onsite and virtually for the OLC Innovate 2017 Conference. Visit the wrap up page for photo galleries, award and contest winners, and more.

“I would scream it from the rooftops if I thought people could find the resources to attend! The first year I attended was life changing for me in my career and attitude towards teaching. This year was a more philosophical journey into the future of higher education.”
– Nicole Korzetz, Faculty, Lee College

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Missed the conference? No problem!Access the 95+ recorded sessions! Watch sessions at your convenience for one full year. Unlimited viewing for your entire staff!

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The OSCQR Rubric: Course Quality Review
May 2, 2017 | 2:00pm ET

Join us to learn about the OSCQR Course Design Review scorecard, brought to us through a partnership with the State University of New York. Based on online best practices, the rubric can be used by faculty, staff and instructional designers to evaluate the effectiveness of an online course and identify areas of opportunity.

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Webinar sponsored by:

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Scaling Digital & Open Educational Resources (OER)
May 17, 2017 | 12:00pm ET

Sponsored by Ed Map and Vital Source, this webinar includes a panel of experts that will discuss best practices for managing the complexities of digital materials and OER so that the digital and OER footprint within an institution can effectively grow.

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2017 Digital Learning Innovation Award
Call for Submissions now open!

The Digital Learning Innovation Award 2017 call for submissions is open to accredited U.S.-based applicants in two categories:

-Institutional Award – $100,000 (up to three awarded)
-Faculty-led Team Award – $10,000 (up to 10 awarded)

The submission portal is open until June 30, 2017. Learn more in aninformational webinar.

Unique Upcoming OLC Collaborate Events!
May 31-June 2, 2017 | Montclair State University, NJ
June 6, 2017 | University of Nebraska Medical Center

OLC is traveling from coast to coast to bring you some unique professional development opportunities! Can’t join us in New Jersey or Nebraska? We’ll be coming to Alaska and Arizona later this year! See all OLC Collaborate events.


November 15-17, 2017 | Orlando, FL

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Present at OLC Accelerate 2017
CFP Open Until May 22, 2017

Do you have a research or evidence-based proposal to share with your peers? The OLC Accelerate 2017 Program Committee seeks proposals that reflect and showcase our vibrant community of practice. Learn moreand get started today!

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Social Media Mastery Series
Starts May 3

Are you looking to integrate social media into your teaching practice? Learn more in our latest blog post,8 Things You Should Know before Using Social Media in Your Course. Join us for the Social Media Mastery Series beginning May 3rd if you are interested in strengthening your social media expertise for the online classroom.


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