Reflections of a 30-ish-year-old young professional

Bridging the Gap: Evidence Supporting the Value of the High-Tech/High-Touch Teaching Model to Improve Student Outcomes and Perceptions in Two Introductory Level Courses

Presenters Christopher Roddenberry, Wake Technical Community College Claire McElvaney, Wake Technical Community College Robyn Arnette, Wake Technical Community College Session Abstract The High-Tech/High-Touch Teaching Model (HTHTTM) is an innovative evidence-based course management protocol designed to improve minority success in online education. It involves the use of low-cost and free tools and an intentional communication strategy.… Continue Reading

eLearning Master You Will Become!

Presenters Alison Consol, Wake Technical Community College Jessica Hatcher, Wake Technical Community College Cindy Foster, Wake Technical Community College Session Abstract This session focuses on advanced professional development for online instructors. As part of Wake Tech’s QEP project, a certification program was developed and deployed to train faculty to become Master Online Instructors. The objective… Continue Reading

Mini-Bytes: Introducing Non-Traditional Students to Online Classes

Presenters Carli Cockrell, Great Falls College Montana State University Brenda Canine, Great Falls College Montana State University Session Abstract The eLearning team at Great Falls College Montana State University often hears students say they do not want to take online classes because they have never taken one before. GFC MSU is a 2-year community college… Continue Reading

What is Learning Experience Design (LxD)?

Presenter Eugene Jars, Pima Community College Session Abstract This session focuses on Learning Experience Design (LxD). In this session we cover the differences between instructional design and learning experience design and why you should consider the learner experience when designing your online classes. We cover how creating a good learning experience requires different skills than… Continue Reading