Webinar | Digital and Hands-on Laboratories: Upgrade your Online Science Course

Students in online science courses need laboratory experience. Digital, hands-on, and hybrid approaches all provide these students with the opportunity to learn, to apply, and to demonstrate their lab skills. This webinar will explore the multiple ways that instructors can engage their students by selecting the best online lab tools for their courses and teaching…

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Tell me about Neuroteach!

A recap and discussion of the book by Glenn Whitman and Ian Kelleher There’s a new category of literature regarding teaching & learning, it’s called Mind/Brain/Education or MBE. The book “Neuroteach: Brain Science and the Future of Education” describes this new evidence-informed genre. The book also discusses effective and not-so-effective teaching methods that leverage the…

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5 Tips for Dealing with Meeting Overload

Could this meeting have been an email? The phenomenon of “calendar creep,” where meetings completely take over your workdays, is wasting time, energy and productivity — but you can take back control. Leadership expert Cindy Solomon shares her five tips for clearing up your schedule and getting your calendar to work for you, not against…

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Webinar | How to Switch Between Online and In-Person Grading (EDUCAUSE)

In 2015, Northwestern University began looking for a software solution to streamline its grading process. In Crowdmark, the university found a solution that not only increased grading speed but also allowed instructors to give richer feedback while ensuring grading consistency. Crowdmark is now used by faculty throughout the institution, including in the Economics, Mathematics, Physics,…

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Webinar – The Spark of Online Learning: How Technology and Emotion Science Invigorates Every Class (Contact North)

Emotion and cognition are inextricably linked – how we feel and connect with others impacts both what we learn and how we retain that learning. When we engage in online learning we are not just presenting information and knowledge or teaching a skill, we are engaged with emotional, compassionate, complex people. We can find ways…

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InteresTED – Why Great Leaders take Humor Seriously

There’s a mistaken belief in today’s working world that leaders need to be serious all the time to be taken seriously. The research tells a different story. Based on the course they teach at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, behavioral scientist Jennifer Aaker and corporate strategist Naomi Bagdonas delve into the surprising power of humor.…

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Artificial Intelligence: Expanding the Impact and Access of Healthcare Worldwide

Since 1957 the idea of artificial intelligence (AI) has moved from myth to reality, and as we progress into the future, AI will increase its stronghold in our society. While the advances of this technology are exciting to some, others are fearful. A recent study found that nearly 69% of college graduates believe AI could take their…

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Get to know OSCQR—The Course Evaluation Rubric

Created by a team of educators from SUNY (The State University of New York), the OSCQR rubric is used as a customizable tool for online quality course review. From the SUNY website, the OSCQR rubric is described as “unique and differs from other online course quality rubrics in several ways. It is not restricted to mature…

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What the Heck are “Living Guidelines” Anyway?

How do you stay current in your field? Do you rely on clinical practice guidelines or systematic reviews? How about “living guidelines”? If this is the first time you’ve heard of this new type of evidence, join us for this workshop where you will learn the their significance and why they matter to your practice. Four resources…

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Webinar – Digital Literacy & AI Webinar Series #5: Bringing it all Together (OLC Webinar)

What are institutions around the world doing to close their regions’ digital skills gaps, and what innovations are poised to lead the way in the next normal? OLC researchers will share insights and results from their global case study, and a panel of experts will discuss calls to action and communities of practice driving systemic…

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