Cool Ed Tech conferences in 2018-19!

Image of yearly calendar of ed tech conferencesSo here it is everyone!  One calendar to show them all – all the hot conferences in education technology that are coming up in the next year starting this summer. If you are curious about one or some that you haven’t been to, reply to this post with your question and we’ll be happy to give a description of what it’s like to attend as many of the folks here at ODEE have experienced many of the listed conferences.

Happy conferencing!

Click here to view/download the conference calendar.

What is Digital Flagship? (webinar recording)

Last week we were excited to host Cory Tressler from ODEE for a webinar discussion about Digital Flagship.  He explained what it is and how it will impact the university and paused for Q/A throughout.  If you were unable to attend the webinar live, below is a link to the webinar recording.  (Please pardon the abrupt start of the recording as the preliminary introductions were inadvertently cut off.)

If you have any questions about Digital Flagship, please email digitalflagship@osu.edu.

Webinar recording: http://carmenconnect.osu.edu/p85i2euixuw/

Ready, Set, Engage! Interactive OER for Student Engagement Webinar

When?  THIS FRIDAY, 11/4 from 12-1pm (EDT).""

Where?  Link: https://carmenconnect.osu.edu/oida 

Who?  Presented by Lynn Lease, PhD

Topic Overview

Wish your students would be more engaged? Come explore the world of interactive Open Educational Resources! In this webinar, we will explore and discuss repositories filled with interactive OERs, often linked directly to educational standards, shifting the paradigm from passive text-based instructional materials to interactive and engaging content. Participants will receive a checklist with specific strategies for locating, selecting, implementing, and evaluating interactive OERs.

Presenter Bio

Lynn Lease, PhD is the founding Director of the Center for Educational Excellence providing support for on-campus faculty in curriculum development, instructional design, student assessment, and teaching and learning strategies. She earned her PhD in Education with a specialization in Instructional Design for Online Learning. Beyond her position at UNOH, Lynn serves as a Master Reviewer for Quality Matters and is a member of the Ohio Instructional Designers Association.

Access Link: https://carmenconnect.osu.edu/oida

(Feel free to forward the meeting link to others who might want to join.)

Sponsored by:  Ohio Instructional Designers Association

The Ohio Instructional Designers Association is open to all of those who are passionate about education. The group is not limited to those who have the position title of “Instructional Designer.” Instructional Design can occur throughout the world of education. The group contains educators fulfilling various roles around the state of Ohio.

Follow them on Twitter! @ohioida 

Join their group on LinkedIn! https://www.linkedin.com/groups/7484981

Webinar: Getting Started Teaching Online

Building your course is the first step to enter the online teaching environment, however how do you create the instructor presence?  How do you to create student engagement by engaging in the course yourself? Join us on March 24 at 12:00pm for our webinar discussing these questions when we will be joined by Dr. David Stein, Ph.D. from the College of Education and Human Ecology.  We will address some best practices for teaching in the online environment, build upon our shared experiences of teaching online, and develop a plan for engaging with your online students. Click the following link to learn more and register for the webinar:  https://carmen-services.it.ohio-state.edu/Events/Event/Details/769

March Online Creation Studio

A Makerspace For Your Online Course where you can explore, learn, create, and share.Hi everyone!  I just wanted to drop a quick note letting you know that there will be a Creation Studio for those of you developing and/or teaching online courses held this month.  We will host this event on Wednesday, March 9 from 10:00am-12:00pm in the Enarson Digital Union (in the basement).  Feel free to come in anytime and leave once you have received the help you needed.  This time is for you to get your questions answered and to try things out in your course building with the assistance of ODEE instructional designers and Digital Union staff.  You can also log in to Lynda.com while in the Digital Union if you have been wanting to learn how to use certain applications.

Click here to learn more and register for the Creation Studio.  We hope to see you there!

Webinar: Creating a Culturally Inclusive Online Classroom

 

OSU students from different racial backgroundsFostering a culturally inclusive online classroom environment enriches and empowers each of your students, builds on the overall learning experience in the online environment, and promotes a true community online. Have you ever wondered the extent to which your students comfortably engage, celebrate, and capitalize on the diversity in your online classroom?  During our next DELTA webinar, we will address some best practices in the online environment, build upon our shared experiences of diversity in the classroom, and develop some intercultural knowledge and skills.  Click here to register and learn more about the webinar.

Creation Studio!

A Makerspace For Your Online Course where you can explore, learn, create, and share.Hi everyone!  I just wanted to drop a quick note letting you know that there will be a Creation Studio for those of you developing and/or teaching online courses held this month.  We will host this event on Tuesday, February 9 from 2:00-4:00pm in the Enarson Digital Union (in the basement).  Feel free to come in anytime and leave once you have received the help you needed.  This time is for you to get your questions answered and to try things out in your course building with the assistance of ODEE instructional designers and Digital Union staff.  You can also log in to Lynda.com while in the Digital Union if you have been wanting to learn how to use certain applications.

Click here to learn more and register for the Creation Studio.  We hope to see you there!

Webinar: Using OER in an Online Course

Open Educational ResourcesMaybe you’ve heard of Open Educational Resources (OER) before.  These are educational resources with open licenses that instructors can use in their courses for educational purposes.  How to find, identify, and use such resources is the focus of our upcoming webinar on Tuesday, January 19 from 1:00-1:30pm.  This webinar is directed toward faculty and staff who are new to OER or are interested in brushing up on what OERs exist. Attendees can also chat with colleagues at the university about using OERs in online courses. Click here to read more and register for the webinar.

December Online Course Creation Studio!

A Makerspace For Your Online Course where you can explore, learn, create, and share.DELTA will be hosting a Creation Studio event specifically for faculty like you who are working on creating online courses at OSU!  This event will be held in the Enarson Digital Union on Dec. 8th from 2:00pm – 4:00pm.  Instructional designers from ODEE will be available to help answer questions you may have about putting your course online. Think of the Creation Studio as a makerspace for online course development!  You will have access to the state-of-the-art software available on the computers in the Digital Union and be able to try out ideas you may have been thinking about for a while but weren’t sure where to start.  Space is very limited for this event so don’t wait too long to sign up!  Click here to register!  If you have any questions, please email delta@osu.edu.

We look forward to seeing you and hearing about your online course development project!