Education is forever changing. Advanced technologies are being introduced regularly with improved concepts for both teaching and learning. The use of interactive multi-touch digital books is erupting through academia and at Ohio State.
Whether she's securing grants, winning awards at film festivals, or cracking jokes, Liv Gjestvang does it all with a commitment to the success and happiness of those around her. Her extraordinary feats as Director of Learning Technology and dedication to the well-being of others has earned her a place among the recipients of this year's Distinguished Staff Awards.
This lengthy, well-organized web page introduces the topic of accessibility in online courses. It's a resource targeted at students who might be trying to navigate through these issues, but it's an essential reading for instructional designers and online instructors.
If you work with ODEE to help you develop your online course, one of the components that is created for your course is a course introduction video. The video welcomes students to the course and explains what they can expect to learn and why it is important. It provides students an opportunity to meet you as well, which helps humanize the online course.
It is recorded by ODEE Media Services in their studio in Mount Hall. Before recording, you will want to prepare the following:
The recent Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education (OAGE) conference, "The Faces of Aging: Resilience" was held in late March in Dayton, Ohio. Several faculty, staff and students from The Ohio State University attended. Julie Maurer, Program 60 Coordinator at Ohio State presented "Using Technology to Improve Access to Higher Education for Mature Learners: A Best Practice at The Ohio State University" and "Older Workers Seeking Jobs: Challenges and Opportunities."