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SUNY/SUNY Online Update

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Opening Remarks – Special GuestSUNY Provost-in-Charge Shadi Shahedipour-Sandvik . Kim Scalzo, Executive Director of Open SUNY & Interim Executive Director of Academic Technologies and Information Services (ATIS).Track: Plenary for SUNY Only DAY 1: Monday, February 22, 20219:00 – 10:30AM Access to this session is restricted to SUNY only. Registration with … Continue reading

Marni Baker Stein: It’s all about the Student

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Moderator:Ryan McCabe, Associate Vice President of Academic Technology and High Impact Practices, Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC). .Presentation: Bringing Talent to Opportunity – EverywherePresenter: Dr. Marni Baker Stein, Provost and Chief Academic Officer at Western Governors University. Tracks: Plenary, (Online Student Support, Online Admin/Leadership, Online Instructional Designer, Online Faculty) DAY … Continue reading

Recognition: Effective Practices Showcase

Moderator: Erin Maney, SUNY Online Communications & Community Engagement Manager. Showcase & Recognition: 2021 SUNY Online Effective Practices Award Winners Track: Plenary DAY 1: Monday, February 22, 202112:45 – 1:45PM  Recognition: 1st History and Scholarly Research: A Blended Approach – Submitted by Fabio Montella, Suffolk – 506 pts 2nd Place: … Continue reading

Kilgore & Arujo: Improving Equity with Design

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Moderator: Dr. Camille Karlson, College Director for the Center for Innovative Pedagogy at Suffolk County Community College. . Presentation: Improving Student Equity with Great Instructional DesignCo-Presenters: Dr. Whitney Kilgore, Co-Founder and Chief Academic Officer, iDesign.Beverly Araújo Dawson, Professor, School of Social Work, Adelphi University & Director of the Online MSW … Continue reading

Panel: State and Federal Regulatory Changes for Online Programs


Moderator:Kim Scalzo, Director of Open SUNY and Interim Exec Director of Academic Technologies & Innovation. . View Panel: State and Federal Regulatory Changes for Online Programs Panelists: Dr. David Cantaffa, Associate Provost for Academic Programs, Planning, and Assessment, System Administration, State University of New York.Russ Poulin, WCET Executive Director & … Continue reading

Panel: SUNY Online Degrees at Scale Students

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Moderators:Dr. Lawrence S. Dugan, Provost Fellow, SUNY Online Enrollment and Student Success.Amanda Wickham, SUNY Online Success Coordinator. .View Panel: SUNY Online Degrees a Scale Students Panelists: Jeanette Richetti, part-time, online student in Health Care Management, SUNY Canton with an Associate’s Degree from Nassau Community College.Ernisa Ujkaj, working mom of two … Continue reading



Moderator:Alexandra M. Pickett, Director, Online Teaching, SUNY Online. . Session: 12th Annual Unsession!http://bit.ly/unsession2021 Track: Plenary DAY 2: Tuesday, February 23, 202112:45 – 1:45PM Share a mini presentation! Show, demo, or talk about your own innovation, best practice, cool tool, or idea (in online course design, instructional technology, online faculty development) … Continue reading

Chuck Dziuban: Teaching & Learning in the Digital Age

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Moderators:Alexandra M. Pickett, Director, Online SUNY Online Teaching.Dr. Patsy D. Moskal, Director, Research Initiative for Teaching Effectiveness, Digital Learning Impact Evaluation, University of Central Florida (UCF). . Presentation: Teaching & Learning in the Digital Age: Adaptiveness, Scarcity, Instructional Technology, and Equity Presenter: Dr. Chuck Dziuban, is Director of the Research … Continue reading

Panel: Critical Populations

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Moderator:Nazely Kurkjian, Coordinator of  Disability & Nontraditional Student Services & SUNY System Electronic and Information Technologies (EIT) Accessibility Officer. . View Panel: Critical Populations – Meeting the Diverse Needs of All Learners Panelists:Gabriella Vasta, Coordinator of Access and Equity Services, SUNY Delhi.Dr. Rhianna C. Rogers, Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies … Continue reading

Graham & Wentworth: Strength and Support


Moderator: Dr. Michele Forte is the SUNY Online Student Supports/Success Project Manager, and is an Associate Professor and Mentor in Community and Human Services at SUNY Empire State College. . View Panel: Strength and Support – Updates from SUNY System on Student Engagement Panelists/Co-Presenters:Dr. John Graham Senior Advisor to the … Continue reading