Professional Development Opportunity: OLC Accelerate Conference [Virtual Attendance]

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The PALNI Instructional Technology Steering Group will again coordinate virtual attendance opportunities for the OLC Accelerate conference. The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) offers this Accelerate conference for those interested in driving quality online learning, advancing best practice guidance and accelerating innovation in learning for academic leaders, educators, librarians, instructional designers, information technologists, administrators, and online learning professionals. A sampling of program topics this year include:

  • Best practices in online learning, student engagement, and online pedagogy
  • Accessibility compliance
  • Instructional design and design thinking
  • Tech tool integration
    …and more

Here are the details needed to participate:

  • WHO: Through the group registration, PALNI is able to provide one registration per campus. This includes librarians, instructional designers, information technologists, and/or anyone else with interest. A few additional or any unused registrations will be offered to steering or task force participants in addition to the one registration available per institution.
  • WHEN: Registration requests should be made by November 2nd and multiple registrations for a single institution will be on a first-come basis. The conference begins Wednesday, November 14 (1:00pm start) – Friday, November 16 (12:30pm end).

Additional Details:

  • REGISTRATION: Those interested should register at THIS LINK to receive official attendance and connection information.
  • POST-CONFERENCE: Those who attend should be present at a post-conference webinar (date TBD). Our hope is to be able to provide key takeaways that our task forces can be including and addressing in their work.

Please help us spread the word about this FREE, but valuable opportunity. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Rebecca Johnson [rejohnson@manchester.edu] or Noah Brubaker [nbrubaker@palni.edu].

PALSave Workshop: REGISTER Now!

Registration is now open for the in-person PALSave workshop with expert representatives from the Open Textbook Network. This event will be held Monday, November 5th, from 9am – 4pm at Indiana Wesleyan University North Indianapolis Campus.

Those who should plan to attend include the primary PALSave contacts, as well as librarians, instructional designers, faculty OER champions, library directors, or campus administrators who will be working with the PALSave Admin Team to move PALNI Affordable Learning forward.

Our speakers will cover:

  • Developing successful programs on your campus
  • Strategies for addressing common challenges
  • Tools and resources
  • Faculty workshop preview and logistics

We hope you can join us. Register today!

Registration Link: https://tiny.cc/PALNI-OTN