Online Teaching Conference 2018 | June 18 & 20, Anaheim, CA

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2018 Conference Dates

Monday, June 18 - Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Location: Hilton Anaheim

Be a part of the learning experience. Join us at OTC'18!

Early Bird Rate EXPIRES April 15th, 2018

Early Bird Registration: $300 (through April 15th, 2018)
Regular: $350 (April 16th - June 8th, 2018)
On Site: $400 (After June 9th, 2018)

Full conference registration includes breakout sessions, breakfast, lunch and evening receptions.

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Keynote Lineup!

J. Luke Wood, Ph.D. Aimee Whiteside

J. Luke Wood, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Education, San Diego State University

Dr. Wood serves as the Director of the Joint Ph.D. program in Education between San Diego State University and Claremont Graduate University and Director of the Ed.D. Program in Community College Leadership. Dr. Wood is also Co-Director of the Community College Equity Assessment Lab (CCEAL), a national research and practice center. Stay tuned for more from us about Dr. Wood!

Aimee Whiteside
Associate Professor, University of Tampa 

Aimee is co-editor of the book, Social Presence in Online Learning: Multiple Perspectives on Research and Practice, with Amy Garrett Dikkers and Karen Swan. Her work has been featured in several peer-reviewed journals, including the Online Learning Journal (OLJ), Journal of Interactive Online Learning (JIOL), International Journal of E-Learning and Distance Education (IJEDE), EDUCAUSE Review, and the Online Learning Consortium’s Effective Practices.

Register for Pre-Conference Workshops

Full and half-day options are available - choose one of the two listed here or visit our Pre-Conference Workshops page for a complete listing.

Accessibility in the Online Environment
CCC Technology Center
(9:00am – 4:00pm)

The accessibility of instructional materials is an important consideration for engaging all students and supporting diverse learning styles. Join us as we discuss best practices and strategies for building accessibility into the online classroom. This workshop will offer participants hands-on activities and address a variety of accessibility topics related to your Canvas course, including the accessibility of.... more

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Humanizing Your Online Course
(9:00am – 4:00pm)

Online students who relate to their instructor as something more than a subject matter expert and feel as if they belong to a group, are more likely to be motivated, be satisfied with their learning, and succeed in achieving the course objectives (Picciano, 2002; Rovai & Barnum, 2003; Richardson & Swan, 2003). These are the effects of humanized online learning. This workshop will present both the theory.... more

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We've secured a block of rooms at the conference hotel, Hilton Anaheim, for a special rate, (while availability lasts, please book early).

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Thank You to Our Diamond Sponsors!

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Enjoy the opportunity to meet with a variety of attendees: faculty, deans, program/department chairs, and administrators, including CCC presidents from the 114 California Community Colleges, the UCs, CSUs, and other institutions.

Please email us so we can customize an OTC'18 package for you!

The Online Teaching Conference is presented by:
California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office,
CCC TechConnect (3C Media Solutions, CCC Confer, OTC, and @ONE), Online Education Initiative, and
Professional Learning Network .

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This conference is an event for faculty, staff and administrators who are engaged or interested in online education, including delivery of online services, emerging technologies, student success, library and technical support. In addition to learning, this conference is an opportunity for educators to spend valuable time with colleagues, share knowledge, and impart/receive best practices.
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