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Welcome to OTTL's events page.

Here is where you can find information about upcoming events that we are sponsoring as well as announcements about other professional development opportunities, such as upcoming webinars and conferences, that you may find helpful to support your teaching, learning and technology journey. Check back frequently for updates!

Upcoming OTTL Events

Daylight is Coming!

Daylight is an exciting update to the appearance of LIVE/D2L, which includes responsive design for mobile-friendly learning! D2L redesigned the look and feel to be more modern, crisp, and easier to navigate. Get a sneak peak here! OTTL will be holding demo sessions where faculty and students can preview the new Daylight experience that is coming December 21, 2017. Be sure to attend a demo to get details on all the enhancements and visit the dedicated Daylight resource page on our site for more information.

Faculty/Staff Webinar

Student Demos - all held in the SUB

  • Thurs, Dec 7 - 11 AM

Other Events

Online Learning Consortium Innovate 2018 - April 18-20, 2018 in Nashville, TN
Participate in engaging hands-on workshops aimed at fostering organic interactions and collaborative cross-disciplinary problem solving. Explore emerging technologies, adapted teaching behaviors, leadership and practice at all levels of higher education. Challenge your teaching and learning paradigms and ideate the innovative classroom of the future!

D2L Fusion 2018 - July 25-27 in Houston, TX
Attend the premier event for D2L BrightSpace users to learn about features, network with colleagues, gain insights into teaching and learning practices and so much more! Also be the first to know about coming enhancements to the BrightSpace environment. This is a must attend event for any BrightSpace user who wants to enhance their skills with the platform.

ELI Annual Meeting - January 29 - 31, 2018 in New Orleans, LA
The EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) is a community of higher education institutions and organizations committed to advancing learning through information technology innovation. The ELI Annual Meeting provides an opportunity for those interested in learning principles and practices, all dimensions of student success, and innovation in post-secondary learning to explore, network, and share. Achieving Student Success through New Models of Learning is the theme of the ELI Annual Meeting 2018 in New Orleans. ELI will feature hands-on workshops, interactive presentations, poster sessions, and preconference seminars, along with other ELI session formats. Like every year, there will be numerous opportunities to network and discuss current trends and issues within higher education teaching and learning.


Past OTTL Events

Teaching with Technology Week – August 14-18, 2017
Find presentation slides and resources from the event here. You need to be logged in to the Wilkes network to access the page.