Open Educational Resources Conference at LLCC April 17

Registration Open. Exploring OER: Access, Adoption, & ApplicationThere’s still time to register! LLCC will be hosting the Exploring OER: Access, Adoptions and Application conference on Friday, April 17, 2020. Registration is now open through April 9 at http://tiny.cc/ExploreOER. The cost is $30 for ILCCO and NILRC members. Contact Becky Parton at becky.parton@llcc.edu with any questions.

Abbey Elder, open access and scholarly communication librarian at Iowa State University and author of “The OER Starter Kit,” will provide the keynote address, “Whisk Well to Incorporate: Effective Practices for Adopting OER.”

Conference schedule:

  • 9 a.m. – Registration and coffee
  • 9:30 a.m. – Welcome and Illinois update
  • 10 a.m. – Keynote address
  • 11:15 a.m. – Breakout sessions
    • Getting Started with OER
    • Copyright
    • Finding OER
    • Teaching with OER
    • Creating OER
  • 12:15 p.m. – Lunch and featured panel
  • 1 p.m. – Roundtable discussions
  • 3 p.m. – Break and snacks
  • 3:15 p.m. – Round robin presentations

For more information regarding registration, contact Lisa Sikora at 608-523-4094 or lsikora@nilrc.org.

The conference is sponsored by Illinois Community Colleges Online and Networking Illinois Learning Resources in Community Colleges.

This week’s Academic Innovation and eLearning workshops

LLCC Academic Innovation & eLearning - Spring 2020 Workshop Schedule
LLCC Academic Innovation and eLearning has offered a variety of workshops this semester covering topics such as innovative teaching tools, the Canvas LMS and the new Active Learning Academy.

This week, the following workshops are being offered:

  • Present in a New Way With Microsoft Sway – Monday, March 2, 2-3 p.m. in S0119
  • Using Padlet to Promote Collaboration and Innovation – Wednesday, March 4, 2-3 p.m. in S0119 and Thursday, March 5, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in S0119

For full descriptions and registration information, visit www.llcc.edu/workshops-training.

Exploring OER: Access, Adoptions and Application, April 17

LLCC will be hosting the Exploring OER: Access, Adoptions and Application conference on Friday, April 17. Registration is now open through April 9 at http://tiny.cc/ExploreOER. The cost is $30 for ILCCO and NILRC members.

Abbey Elder, open access and scholarly communication librarian at Iowa State University and author of “The OER Starter Kit,” will provide the keynote address, “Whisk Well to Incorporate: Effective Practices for Adopting OER.”

Conference schedule:

  • 9 a.m. – Registration and coffee
  • 9:30 a.m. – Welcome and Illinois update
  • 10 a.m. – Keynote address
  • 11:15 a.m. – Breakout sessions
    • Getting Started with OER
    • Copyright
    • Finding OER
    • Teaching with OER
    • Creating OER
  • 12:15 p.m. – Lunch and featured panel
  • 1 p.m. – Roundtable discussions
  • 3 p.m. – Break and snacks
  • 3:15 p.m. – Round robin presentations

For more information regarding registration, contact Lisa Sikora at 608-523-4094 or lsikora@nilrc.org.

The conference is sponsored by Illinois Community Colleges Online and Networking Illinois Learning Resources in Community Colleges.

This week’s Academic Innovation and eLearning workshops

LLCC Academic Innovation & eLearning - Spring 2020 Workshop Schedule
LLCC Academic Innovation and eLearning has offered a variety of workshops this semester covering topics such as innovative teaching tools, the Canvas LMS and the new Active Learning Academy.

This week, the following workshops are being offered:

  • Introduction to Canvas Learning Management System – Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2:30-4 p.m. in M2201
  • Creating Multimedia Presentations with PowerPoint – Thursday, Feb. 27, 2:30-3:30 p.m. in S0119

For full descriptions and registration information, visit www.llcc.edu/workshops-training.

Academic Innovation and eLearning spring semester workshops

LLCC Academic Innovation & eLearning - Spring 2020 Workshop Schedule
Workshops begin today with “Introduction to Canvas Learning Management System” from 2-3:30 p.m. in M2201. View the full list of workshops being offered by LLCC Academic Innovation and eLearning this semester at www.llcc.edu/workshops-training! There are a variety of sessions covering topics such as innovative teaching tools, the Canvas LMS and the new Active Learning Academy. You can register for any of the workshops by following the link under each session description and completing the online registration form.

Academic Innovation and eLearning spring semester workshops

LLCC Academic Innovation & eLearning - Spring 2020 Workshop Schedule
View the list of workshops being offered by LLCC Academic Innovation and eLearning this semester at www.llcc.edu/workshops-training! There are a variety of sessions covering topics such as innovative teaching tools, the Canvas LMS and the new Active Learning Academy. You can register for any of the workshops by following the link under each session description and completing the online registration form.

ILCCO’s Growing Online Learning Conference Feb. 11-13

ILCCO’s Growing Online Learning Conference (delivered entirely online) is scheduled for Feb. 11-13, and registration is now open. Registration is required; however, this event is free and open to faculty and staff at all Illinois community colleges.

The theme this year is Growing Online Learning 2020: Humanizing the Online Environment: Increasing Instructor Presence and Enhancing Student Engagement. Dr. Michelle Pacansky-Brock of the California Community Colleges California Virtual Campus will be the keynote speaker and kick off the annual online conference on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, 10-11 a.m.

Please see the conference program or visit the conference website for more information.

LLCC to host Exploring OER April 17

Save the date! On April 17, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., LLCC will be the host site for the Exploring OER: Access, Adoption and Application conference. This one-day conference for higher education faculty and staff is sponsored by Illinois Community Colleges Online (ILLCO) and Network of Illinois Learning Resources in Community Colleges (NILRC). The keynote speaker will be Abbey Elder, Iowa State University open access librarian, and author of “The OER Starter Kit.”

This week’s Academic Innovation and eLearning workshops

LLCC Academic Innovation & eLearning Fall 2019 Workshop Schedule
LLCC Academic Innovation and eLearning has offered a variety of workshops this semester covering topics such as active learning, innovative teaching tools and internet accessibility/compliance, as well as multiple open labs for your convenience.

This week, the following workshops are being offered:

  • Group Work and Activities: Scavenger Hunts and Escape Rooms – Wednesday, Nov. 20, 3-4 p.m. in M1174
  • General Open Lab – Thursday, Nov. 21, 3-3:50 p.m. in S0119

For full descriptions and registration information, visit www.llcc.edu/workshops-training.