Distance Learning

Creating Closed-Captioned Videos For Your Online Classroom

Are you making videos for your online course? Have you considered if those videos are accessible for all students? It is imperative that all students in your course should be…

Complete that Degree- Using WVROCKS!

This interactive presentation will include information on West Virginia’s Climb, a commitment to achieve 60% college completion by 2030, and how WVROCKS can contribute to reaching that goal. WVROCKS’ history,…

The Continued Impact of COVID-19 on Teaching: A Comparison of How Online Teaching Strategies Have Evolved Since Spring 2020

The global pandemic brought many, rapid changes. School districts and higher education institutions scrambled to put their classes online spring of 2020. Originally they thought this would be for a…

Ellucian Experience-Fairmont’s New Portal

Fairmont State University has adopted Ellucian Experience as their new web portal for students, faculty and staff. This portal enables users to access necessary applications for administration, teaching, and learning.…

Transitioning to a New LMS: Lessons Learned

In June of 2021, WVNET began its transition from Blackboard to D2L’s Brightspace LMS. This presentation will discuss our experience throughout the transition, from the experience of WVNET and participants…

Inspiring Video Innovation In and Out of the Classroom

Between in-class, hybrid and remote teaching, and probably more of that to come in 2022-23, teachers need an innovative single online source for creating and sharing instructional videos with their…

The Hyflex Headache: Demystifying Distance Delivery Innovations

Hyflex is the new buzzword used to describe what OLC defines as a course with “both classroom-based and online options available for all or most learning activities…[sic] in which students…