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OTC'20 Conference Information

Wednesday, June 17 - Friday, June 19, 2020
Location: Pasadena Convention Center

Be a part of the learning experience by joining us at OTC'20!

Early Bird Registration: $325 (through April 14th, 2020)
General: $375 (April 15th - June 7th, 2020)
On Site: $425 (June 8th, 2019 to conference end)

Full conference registration includes keynotes, breakout sessions, breakfast, lunch and evening reception. Pre-conference workshops available for purchase at an additional fee.

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Need to request funding from your college or institution? Download, customize and submit the OTC’20 Attendance Justification Letter!

Call for Proposals Expires January 31st!

Don't miss out on the opportunity to address the online teaching community at OTC'20!

Submit a proposal for consideration within the following tracks:

  • Effective Online Teaching Practices
  • Equity in Online Teaching and Learning
  • Support and Resources
  • Technology Innovation
  • Leadership & Administration

Click here for information on how to submit!
(Deadline to submit is January 31, 2020)

Need a little help developing your proposal? Take a look at the Call for Proposals Questions & Guide for sample entries.

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Keynote Speaker Announcement!

photo of Loui Lord Nelson, Ph.D.

Loui Lord Nelson, Ph.D.
UDL Consultant, Speaker & Author

OTC'20 welcomes, Loui Lord Nelson, Ph.D. - Internationally recognized leader in Universal Design for Learning (UDL) implementation.

Pre-Conference Workshops

Pre-conference workshops add value to your conference experience by providing you with hands-on practice to enhance your professional development needs. In addition to content, pre-conference workshops are a great opportunity to network and connect with other attendees.

OTC'20 Pre-Conference Workshops are now available and listed on our website. Register for an AM and a PM workshop and receive a $70 discount after purchase. Choose one of the two listed here or visit our Pre-Conference Workshops page for a complete listing.

Accessibility Strategies and Techniques for Online Courses
Sean Keegan
(9:00am – 12:00pm)

Section D of the CVC-OEI Course Design Rubric identifies accessibility expectations to help deliver a high-quality learning environment that promotes student success and supports access for students with disabilities. Included in Section D is a checklist of core accessibility checkpoints that need to be addressed in order to support effective pedagogy ... more

$185 (includes breakfast)
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Building Online Student Relationships Through Small Actions
Amanda Taintor
(1:00pm – 4:00pm)

In this workshop, you will learn simple mechanisms instructors can utilize to build relationships in online and/or hybrid courses that promote student success. We will introduce you to simple yet often overlooked concepts and actions that humanize the online teaching experience to help students connect, engage and succeed in the online and/or hybrid environment. Bring your course shell... more

$185 (includes lunch)
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The Sheraton Pasadena is the official 2020 Online Teaching Conference Hotel. A limited number of hotel rooms have been secured at a discounted group rate. Deadline for booking at the group rate is TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2020 and is based on availability. Book early to guarantee your stay.

The Sheraton Pasadena is connected to the Pasadena Convention Center for convenient accessibility to the conference.

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About Pasadena, CA

Culturally rich and artfully layered, Pasadena’s cachet rivals the likes of New York City and San Francisco. There’s a masterpiece around every corner – storied architecture, landmark museums, rare books, lush gardens, top-notch theaters and galleries. So many ways to explore and experience Pasadena while attending the Online Teaching Conference 2020!

Visit the Pasadena Website to learn more about our 2020 location.

OTC'20 Sponsorship Opportunities

Enjoy the opportunity to meet with a variety of attendees: faculty, deans, program/department chairs, and administrators, including CCC presidents from the 115 California Community Colleges, the UCs, CSUs, and other institutions.

Please email us so we can customize an OTC'20 package for you!

OTC'20 Diamond Sponsors

Thank you for your generous support.

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Free February Webinar Alert

CCC TechConnect Presents:
PlayPosit - Adding Interactivity to your 3C Media Videos

Date & Time: February 21, 2020 at 12:00pm

TechConnect is partnering with PlayPosit to give faculty the ability to add interactivity to their videos for class assignments, lectures and more. Use interactivity in videos to assess student learning by using in-video quizzes.  Every student watches the same video and answers predetermined questions. Students can receive immediate feedback, grades, types in notes, comments and participates in discussion forums.

Register to reserve a seat for this 45 minute webinar and receive links to the recording afterwards to share with your colleagues.

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TechConnect products are available at no cost to all California Community College faculty, staff and administrators.

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The Online Teaching Conference is a non-profit event brought to you by CCC TechConnect, funded under a California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office grant. CCC TechConnect projects, (3C Media Solutions, CCC Confer, Online Teaching Conference), provide a coordinated platform of technology products, services, and support to the 58,000 faculty, staff, and administrators of the CCC system at no cost.

Visit our website to find out more about our media storage solutions, video conferencing services and more.

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