Preconference Sessions

All pre-conference sessions will be held on Monday morning from 9-11 a.m. Add a Pre-conference Session when you register to attend.

Available Pre-Conference Sessions

Teach like a Pirate – Join New York Times Best-Selling author Dave Burgess for a high-energy, entertaining, and inspirational program that will transform the way you look at your role as an educator.

Degree Works – Join us for a tour of the many new features that have been added since the first 5.x release that you may not be aware of.

Office 365 – Join Mark Moore in everything you need to know about Office 365.

Brightspace - This session is for administrators who wish to sharpen their skills in the Brightspace environment.

Ally (Blackboard/Anthology) - Ally is a tool that sits on top of a LMS or Website that makes content more accessible by providing additional formats for content, giving instructor feedback, and generating institutional report.

Quality Matters – This course provides overview of the QM course peer review process, explain the major components of the QM higher education course review rubric, and provide examples of the types of criteria employed and sorts of feedback one might expect.