Conferences

Instruction By Design: QM Connect Conference

Instruction by Design Podcast

In this episode, Academic Innovation’s Steven Crawford is joined by Eddie Andreo from Cowley College (KS) to discuss their experiences at the Quality Matters’ 2017 QM Connect Conference. We discussed the various takeaways we gained at the conference as it applies to teaching and learning. The conversation also includes trends that we are seeing at the conference at what it means for the future of education. Continue reading

Instruction By Design: OLC Innovate 2017

Instruction by Design Podcast

In this episode, the instructional designers from Academic Innovation (Steven Crawford and Celia Coochwytewa) are joined by Tracy Mullen Cosker from the University of New Hampshire to discuss their experiences at the Online Learning Consortium’s 2017 Innovate Conference and how it relates to instructional designers working with faculty. We discuss different models that various institutions use in developing courses and how they prepare faculty for various teaching modalities. The conversation also includes trends that we are seeing at the conference at what it means for the future of education as well as how we can create a culture of academic innovation. Continue reading

New Games for Education 2015

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The Games for Change (G4C) Festival in New York simply gets better and better with each passing year. The 2015 Festival in late April included talks by game designer and educator Nicholas Fortugno, Pulitzer Prize winning writers Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn (the husband and wife team behind Half the Sky and A Path Appears), game designer/educator Jesse Schell of Schell Games, and filmmaker/producer Morgan Spurlock (Remember SuperSize Me?).

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