Rutgers Online Learning Conference

March 12, 2018

Working Together, Working Smarter: What Can Librarians Do For Your Online Class?

Speaker(s): 
Mei Ling Lo, Jill Nathanson
Presentation Description: 

Don’t teach your online course alone! Invite a librarian to help with research assignments. Librarians can help you enrich your students' information literacy skills and introduce them to the wealth of librarians' expertise and library materials including books, articles, data and videos. We will show you what librarians can do for your online class and how subject guides are seamlessly integrated in your course in Canvas. We will demonstrate how librarians can create information literacy tutorials for your class using LibWizard and Qualtrics.

Session: 
Session D
Location: 
Room 160
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Increasing Student Engagement in an Online Graduate Course Utilizing the Framework of Transactional Distance Theory and the Practice of Embedded Librarianship

Speaker(s): 
Leslin Charles, William DeFabiis
Presentation Description: 

This presentation will provide an overview of the collaboration between an instructor from the Graduate School of Education and the Education Librarian (Rutgers University) for an online graduate course with the goal of increasing student engagement. Emphasis will be placed on utilizing Moore’s three variables that affect transactional distance in the online environment. Additionally, the session will cover the results of the piloting of this joint effort.

Session: 
Session E
Location: 
Ballroom
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What Effect Does the Hybrid Class Format Have on Classroom Interactions?

Speaker(s): 
Alice Seneres
Presentation Description: 

The hybrid (or blended) class model moves direct instruction out of the classroom by assigning course-content videos for homework. Rutgers University introduced its first hybrid mathematics course in the Spring 2015 semester. This study compared the hybrid section and one traditional format section taught by the same professor.

Session: 
Session A
Location: 
Room 154
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Energizing the Online Classroom

Speaker(s): 
Lindsay Leach-Sparks
Presentation Description: 

The online classroom can seem very impersonal and uninviting to an online student, especially one new to virtual learning. However, with a few simple tools, the teacher can create an environment of trust and camaraderie among their students that closely replicates the same relationship in the face-to-face classroom.

Session: 
Session E
Location: 
Room 168
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Online Retention: A Collaborative Effort

Presentation Date: 
Monday, January 11, 2016 - 11:45am
Speaker(s): 
Matt Druhe, Deborah Youssef
Presentation Description: 

As the percentage of non-traditional students continues to rise, the need for institutions to assess their resources becomes critical to driving student outcomes. This session will identify how non-traditional students are using university resources in different ways and the barriers they face throughout the student life-cycle.

Session: 
Session B (11:45am - 12:30pm)
Location: 
Breakout 5 - Brunswick Ballroom D (lower level)
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Want to Turn Your Students into Digital-Age Informavores? Create Infographics to Tell Data-Driven Stories!

Presentation Date: 
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 3:35pm
Speaker(s): 
Sharon Stoerger, Ph.D., Denise Kreiger
Presentation Description: 

The Introduction to Information Technology and Informatics course is the gateway course for the undergraduate Information Technology and Informatics (ITI) major in the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University. It has traditionally followed a teacher-centered, lecture-based format.

Session: 
Session G (3:35pm - 4:20pm)
Location: 
Breakout 1 - Regency Ballroom (lobby level)
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Disruptive Course Design: Collaboration and Quality Matters€ Best Practices in Hybrid-Online Courses

Presentation Date: 
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 10:15am
Speaker(s): 
Mary Chayko, Ph.D., Denise Kreiger
Presentation Description: 

The presenters, "A faculty member and an instructional design/technology specialist," collaborated to design and develop a new hybrid course, Digital Technology and Disruptive Change, in the Digital Communication, Information, and Media minor (DCIM) in the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University.

Session: 
Session D (10:15am - 11:00am)
Location: 
Breakout 2 - Garden State AB (lobby level)
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Learning-by-teaching Approach and Online-supported Collaboration

Presentation Date: 
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 2:15pm
Speaker(s): 
Alexander Pichugin
Presentation Description: 

The presentation discusses the rationale, design, and structure as well as the impact of the computer-assisted online-based collaborative component of an interdisciplinary-oriented language/culture course. The component targets both the construction of knowledge as well as assessment and evaluation.

Session: 
Session F (2:15pm - 3:00pm)
Location: 
Breakout 2 - Garden State AB (lobby level)
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Collaborative Curriculum Design and Program Administration using Google Tools

Presentation Date: 
Monday, January 11, 2016 - 3:35pm
Speaker(s): 
Alex Tentler, Karen Harris
Presentation Description: 

Demonstration & discussion of an online, collaborative curriculum design system. A Google spreadsheet crowdsources faculty and administrators to build an integrated calendar map, driven by curriculum, faculty, and timeline.

Session: 
Session C (3:35pm - 4:20pm)
Location: 
Breakout 4 - Brunswick Ballroom C (lower level)
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ScarletApps in the Online Course--Organization, Communication, and Collaboration

Presentation Date: 
Monday, January 11, 2016 - 10:45am
Speaker(s): 
Matt Kelly, Jaime Trullinger
Presentation Description: 

Opportunities to regularly engage with the instructor and with each other are key to successful student engagement in an online course.

Session: 
Session A (10:45am - 11:30am)
Location: 
Breakout 2 - Garden State AB (lobby level)
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Event Date

RUOnlineCon 2018
12 March 2018
200 Atrium Drive

Somerset, NJ 08873

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