National Distance Learning Week, 2017: #KYDLW

Nov 6, 2017 to Nov 10, 2017

11/6/17: Celebrating Online Faculty Success

2:00-3:00pm | Zoom | REGISTER AT:

Panel Discussion: Mollie Aleshire, College of Nursing; Roger Brown, College of Agriculture, Food and Environment; and Renee Kaufmann, College of Communication and Information

Join three online faculty as they share tips, ideas, activities, and more that have worked well for them in the online environment. Bring your questions, learn from your colleagues, and help us celebrate their successes!

11/7/17: DLLS & Copyright Tips for Online Teaching

2:00-3:00pm | Zoom | REGISTER AT:

Presenter: Carla Cantagallo, Distance Learning Librarian

The copyright landscape can be difficult to navigate. Get basic copyright information, discover best practices for using UK Library resources and other material in your online course, and learn about Distance Learning Library Services.

11/8/17: Explore the Faculty Media Depot

1:00-4:00pm | 213H King Science Library

Are you interested in adding multimedia to your course? Do you have questions about using video, the Lightboard, or other tools? Drop in to tour the Faculty Media Depot, meet the staff, and learn about services and tools to support your online course.

11/9/17: Captioning Tips for Your Videos

2:00-3:00pm | Zoom | REGISTER AT:

Presenters: Deb Castiglione, CELT; Alex Cutadean, Faculty Media Depot; and Kirk Laird, Media Depot

Captioning isn’t only for the hearing impaired—it is beneficial to all learners! Join this informative session to learn why captioning is important—discover the benefits of captioning and get practical tips on creating and then captioning your video, including do-it-yourself captioning.

11/10/17: Active Learning Online - The Down and Dirty to Creating Engaging Virtual Learning Environments

2:00-3:00pm | Zoom | REGISTER AT:

Presenters: Deb Castiglione, CELT and Marshall Herbst, Learning Management

In an actively engaging 1-hour online webinar, Deb and Marshall will guide faculty through three themes of engaging online course design, including: Alignment and Authenticity, Consistency and Variation, and Flexibility and Choice. Within these themes, learners will be exposed to the tips and tricks of Universal Design for Learning, Synchronous and Asynchronous options, Communication and Content Interaction, and Assessment strategies.


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11/6/17: Fending off the Webinar Woes: Designing for Interest and Interactivity | 10:00am – 11:00am EST Presenters: Janine Lim, Andrews University and Roxanne Glaser, i2i Technologies


11/6/17: 10 Disruptive Technologies & Innovative Applications in Online Learning | 1:00pm – 2:00pm EST Presenters: Dr. Susan Aldridge, President Drexel University Online and Marci Powell, USDLA Chair Emerita and Vice Chair for Global Partnerships


11/7/17: BALTO: A History of Humans, Huskies, and Health In Alaska | 10:00am – 11:00am EST Presenter: Lee Gambol, Distance Learning Coordinator


11/7/17: A Brief History of Distance Communication & Collaboration | 1:00pm – 2:00pm EST Presenters: Ken Conn, Director, Partnerships & Collaboration, i2i Technologies; President, USDLA; Roxanne Glaser, Director, Marketing & Learning, i2i Technologies; Elaine Shuck, Director, Communication & Development, i2i Technologies; Chair Emerita, USDLA


11/8/17: Communicating Algebra Remotely: Problem Solved! | 10:00am – 11:00am EST Presenter: Michael Eiseman, Creator of Algebra By Hand(TM), 2017 USDLA Innovation Award Winner


11/8/17: The Often-Overlooked eLearning Strategic Plan – Don’t Have One? You Should. | 1:00pm – 2:00pm EST Presenters: Darcy W Hardy, PhD , Associate Vice President, Enterprise Consulting, Blackboard Inc.; Jeff Rabey, PhD, Principal Strategist, Enterprise Consulting, Blackboard Inc.; Scott Ready, Principal Strategist, Accessibility, Enterprise Consulting, Blackboard Inc.


11/9/17: Office 365 & Skype for Business in the Classroom | 10:00am – 11:00am EST Presenter: Greg Plum, VP Channel – US, OBT Anywhere


11/9/17: Distance Learning & Technology Resources for Telehealth | 1:00pm – 2:00pm EST Presenter: Janet Major, Arizona Telemedicine Program


11/10/17: 4 LMS Data Points That Can Help You Move The Needle On Student Retention | 10:00am – 11:00am EST Presenters: Amanda Thorne, Regional Manager, BNED LoudCloud & Rhonda D Blackburn, PhD, Vice President and Chief Academic Officer, BNED LoudCloud


11/10/17: How Kenai Borough Schools in Alaska Are Using Video-Enabled Learning Spaces | 12:00pm – 1:00pm EST Presenter: Natalie Marlow and Ashlyn Branning (Students, Kenai Peninsula Borough School District)