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 […]


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: […]

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 […]

Flower Darby: The Spark of Online Learning: How Technology and Emotion Science Ignite Engagement In Every Class

Online classes have a reputation for being dry, boring, and unengaging. Faculty and students struggle to create and participate in highly interactive online learning experiences, which negatively impacts engagement and motivation to persevere for all involved. However, the affordances of technology, when combined with what we know from emotion science, create a synergistic opportunity to […]

Open Networking, Discussion & Social Events

The Summit provides opportunities for virtual networking, discussion, and social interaction for our online community of practice stakeholders. Come join us to explore the themes of the presentation sessions, share suggestions/challenges, discuss solutions to shared challenges, look for possible collaborations, and meet friends and colleagues and socialize. Open Networking and Discussion for Online IDs Facilitators: […]