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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 more details on all the enhancements.

Faculty/Staff Demos

  • Wed, 11/15 - 10:00 AM in Karambelas Media Center, Rm 135
  • Mon, 11/20 - 2:00 PM in Stark Learning Center, Rm 101
  • Tues, 11/28 - 12:00 PM in UCOM, Rm 231
  • Thurs, 11/30 - 11:00 AM in Breiseth Hall, Rm 106

Student Demos - all held in the SUB

  • Wed, Nov 15 - 12 PM
  • Tues, 11/21 - 11 AM
  • Mon, 11/27 - 2 PM
  • Thurs, Dec 7 - 11 AM

Other Events

National Distance Learning Week - November 6-10, 2017
Organizations from around the globe showcase the amazing growth in distance learning. Universities, K-12, corporate and other sectors as well as professional organizations like Quality Matters host online sessions on a variety of topics related to distance teaching and learning. It's a great way to hear what others are doing and it's free!

Online Learning Consortium Accelerate 2017 - Nov. 15-17, 2017 in Orlando, FL
This premiere annual conference is devoted to driving quality online learning, advancing best practice guidance and accelerating innovation in learning for academic leaders, educators, administrators, online learning professionals and organizations around the world.

WCET Annual Meeting 2017 - October 25-17, 2017 in Denver Co
WCET, the leader in the practice, policy, and advocacy of technology-enhanced learning in higher education, brings together innovative thinkers and pragmatic solutions during the Annual Meeting.

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!

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.