Faculty Professional Development
Coming to College of DuPage on September 10:
MOOCs: Disruption AND Opportunity
Massive Open Online Courses are a tidal wave breaking on the shores of higher education.
With words such as disruption, unbundling, and
re-making of higher education, MOOCs are too powerful to be ignored, but they are not to be feared. We will discuss the forces behind the advent of MOOCs and why and how you can design, develop and launch a MOOC from your campus.
Ray Schroeder is Associate Vice Chancellor for Online Learning and founding director of the Center
for Online Learning, Research, and Service at the University of Illinois Springfield.
Schroeder has numerous national presentations and publications in online and technology-enhanced
learning. Ray has published the popular Online Learning Update and Educational Technology
blogs for the past decade. He was a Sloan Consortium Distinguished Scholar in Online
Learning 2002-2003, recipient of the 2002 Sloan-C award for the
"Most Outstanding Achievement in ALN by an Individual," University of Southern Maine "Visiting Scholar in Online Learning" 2006-2009, and co-founder of the New Century Learning Consortium. Ray was named the inaugural 2010 recipient of the Sloan Consortium's highest Individual award - the A. Frank Mayadas Leadership Award. Schroeder is an inaugural Sloan Consortium Fellow. Ray received the 2011 University of Illinois Distinguished Service Award and most recently was named the 2012 Innovation Fellow for Digital Learning by the University Professional and Continuing Education Association.
Ray's work was recently mentioned in the New York Times.
Contact the Teaching and Learning Center to register.
Ken Gray, Faculty Professional Development Coordinator
Ken Gray, Professor of Psychology, has been selected as the Faculty Professional Development Coordinator for a two year term, starting October 1, 2012. In this role, Ken will work with the Teaching and Learning Center staff to identify, design, and promote professional development activities for College of DuPage faculty.
In addition a Faculty Professional Development Committee will be chaired by Ken Gray.
Serving on the committee will be:
Donna Badowski, Nursing Faculty; Mark Collins, Assistant Dean Adjunct Faculty; Denise Cote, Reference Librarian; Vickie Gukenberger, Associate Dean Nursing and Health Science; Ruby Kaur, Anatomy & Physiology Adjunct Faculty; Gina Paladino, Instructional Designer/Facilitator, Teaching and Learning Center; Lois Stanciak, Education Faculty; Cathryn Wilkinson, Associate Dean Liberal Arts
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