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



Moderator:Alexandra M. Pickett, Director, Online Teaching, SUNY Online. . Session: 12th Annual Unsession! 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

Adams & Iuzzini: Culturally Responsive Teaching & Learning


Moderator:Lisa Melohusky, Online Learning Coordinator, SUNY Fredonia. . Presentation: Exploring Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning Strategies in Designing Equitable Digital Learning Environments. Co-Presenters:Susan Adams, Associate Director of Teaching & Learning, Achieving the Dream, Inc.Jon Iuzzini, Director of Teaching & Learning, Achieving the Dream, Inc. Tracks: Plenary, (Online Instructional Designers, Online … Continue reading

Panel: How Faculty can Support Online Student Success


Moderators:Dr. Lawrence S. Dugan, Provost Fellow, SUNY Online Enrollment and Student Success.Mike Walker, Support Services HelpDesk Manager, SUNY Online. . View Panel: How Faculty can Support Online Student SuccessPanelists:Susan Warner, Student Success Coordinator, SUNY Online.Marcia Malone-Ray, Learning Management System Help Desk Analyst, SUNY Online.Nina Santiago, SUNY Online Help Desk Analyst.Amanda … Continue reading

Panel: Remote Online Students

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Moderator:Dr. Michele Forte, SUNY Online Student Supports/Success Project Manager & Associate Professor & Mentor in Community and Human Services, SUNY Empire State College. .View Panel: Remote Online Students Panelists:Natalie Asitimbay (She/Her/Hers), Senior and Student Government Association President, Nassau Community College,Timothy Highway-Snider (They/Them/ Their), Senior and Student Rights Activist, State University … Continue reading