Virtual Symposium Day 1

Welcome to Day 1 of the Virtual Symposium!

Picture your first day of face-to-face class, greeting students, sharing class introductions, passing out the syllabus, describing course goals and activities, and answering questions. In today’s sessions, you’ll learn ways quality online courses include the same basic elements, differently.  Scroll down and view in order or pick and choose as desired. Original May 12 – 14, 2020 conference times listed.  

Folder of Day 1 Handouts  |  Return to Main Virtual Symposium Page

Session 1  Online Best Practices and a Learner-Centered Syllabus, Kelley Senkowski, FSU, & Stephanie Lassiter, CMU,  9:15 – 9:45

Breakout A:  Continuing the Conversation with Kelley Senkowski, 9:45 – 10:15

Breakout B:  Canvas Tech Application with Matt Smith, FSU, 9:45 – 10:15


Session 2 The 3S Model for Successful Course Communication, Tracy Russo, FSU, 10:30 – 11:00

Breakout A:  Continuing the Conversation with Tracy Russo, FSU, and Jeremy Bond, CMU, 11:00 – 11:30

Breakout B:  Canvas Tech Application, 11:00 – 11:30

Lunch Connections  Managing Communication without Getting Overwhelmed, Todd Stanislav, FSU, 11:30 – 1:00.  View recording, and/or join us live on one of the Teaching Tuesdays/Tech Thursdays during Summer, 2020!

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Session 3  Best Practices for Communication Planning Thom Freeman, Michigan Tech, 1:00 – 2:00

Breakout A:  Continuing the Conversation with Thom Freeman, 1:00 – 1:30

Breakout B:  Creating Killer Introduction Videos, Matthew Smith, FSU, 1:30 – 2:00


Session 4, Self-selected breakouts for peer discussion–Head to the Professional Learning Community (PLC) page