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22st Annual OLC International Conference
November 16-18, 2016 | Orlando, Florida | Walt Disney World Swan/Dolphin Resort

OLC Innovate 2016 - Innovations in Blended and Online Learning
April 20-22, 2016 | New Orleans, LA | Sheraton New Orleans Hotel

Build Institutional Paths to Student Success

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Presenter(s)
Linda S. Futch (University of Central Florida, USA)
Kelvin Thompson (University of Central Florida, USA)
Session Information
July 8, 2014 - 8:30am
Track: 
Institutional Leadership and Strategy
Areas of Special Interest: 
None of the above
Major Emphasis of Presentation: 
Best Practices
Institutional Level: 
Multiple Levels
Audience Level: 
All
Session Type: 
Interactive Workshop
Location: 
Governor's Square 14
Session Duration: 
90 Minutes
Session: 
Workshop Session 1
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Abstract

This workshop will focus on institutional readiness factors to support blended students. During the workshop, you will build a plan of action for your institution.

Lead Presenter
Linda Futch

Linda S. Futch (University of Central Florida, USA)

Dr. Linda S. Futch is an Associate Department Head, Instructional Design, at the University of Central Florida. Her duties cover instructional design, support for online courses and the course management system. Linda has been instrumental in guiding faculty development for online courses and developing systems to support faculty and students. She has developed curriculum and delivered instruction in business, high school, community college, and higher education. For her doctoral dissertation, Linda studied blended learning at a metropolitan university.

   
Kelvin Thompson

Kelvin Thompson (University of Central Florida, USA)

Dr. Kelvin Thompson serves as an associate director for UCF’s Center for Distributed Learning (http://cdl.ucf.edu) and a graduate faculty scholar within UCF’s College of Education, and he has collaborated in the design of hundreds of online and blended courses over the past fifteen years. Kelvin developed the BlendKit Course open courseware (http://bit.ly/blendkit) as part of UCF’s Blended Learning Toolkit. His personal research interests center around how interaction affects learner engagement, and information on his Online Course Criticism qualitative evaluation model for facilitating the scholarship of teaching and learning in online and blended environments is available online (http://onlinecoursecriticism.com). Kelvin holds an EdD in curriculum and instruction and an MA in instructional systems technology from UCF and a Bachelor of Music Education degree from The Florida State University.