SUNY/SUNY Online Update

This session will provide an update on the milestones achieved for SUNY Online Education over the past year, including SUNY Online Degrees at Scale, support for campus online education initiatives, and the pivot to remote instruction in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.The Plans for 2022 will also be provided, including next steps with Degrees at […]

Rolando Méndez: Think Outside the Workshop – Revitalizing your Online Faculty Development Program

Faculty development programs are in serious need of revitalization. Inject new life into them by thinking outside the workshop. This session will present how one institution reconceptualized its faculty development program. Our process began with the identification of the pedagogical, social, administrative, investigative and technological competences required for online teaching. Then, a survey was administered […]

Kevin Kelly: Workshop – (Re)Designing Equitable Online Assignments, From Back To Front

Over four fast-paced micro-shop sessions, you will use strategies from the Design for Learning Equity framework to design or redesign an online assignment. In each 20-minute micro-shop, Kevin Kelly will introduce a variety of potential strategies to achieve specific equity goals. You and your colleagues will then discuss the most relevant strategies to address equity […]


Share a mini presentation! Show, demo, or talk about your own innovation, best practice, cool tool, project, program, initiative, or idea (in online course design, instructional technology, online faculty development) in 3-minutes, or less. Please add your name and a bulleted list/summary of what you plan to share, including links if any 🙂 Moderator: […]

Dale Johnson: What’s It Going to Take to Move From Mass-Production to Mass-Personalization?

What is it going to take for us to toss the 19th century mass-production model of education onto the trash heap of history and embrace the 21st century model of mass-personalization? Artificial intelligence is facilitating the delivery of mass-personalization in many aspects of our lives. From medicine to manufacturing, we see intelligent systems creating personalized […]

Renee Pfeifer-Luckett: Designing a New Digital Learning Environment – The Wisconsin Story

The University of Wisconsin System (UWS) challenged the traditional role of an LMS as “the” platform for managing content for teaching and learning. Shifting our perspective from a proprietary, one-stop vendor controlled LMS that holds the keys to our data to an information-creating digital environment allows us to realize the many benefits of an interoperable […]

Online Student Panel

This session will feature online students from various SUNY campuses who will share their experiences and observations as  online students. Moderators: Kathryn Elliott, Online Learning Coordinator with SUNY Online. Dr. Michele Forte, Manager of Student Supports,SUNY Online, & Associate Professor & Mentor in Community and Human Services, SUNY Empire State College. View Online Student Panelists Tracks: Online […]