UTRGV COLTT staff presents at the ‘World Conference on Online Learning’ in Toronto, Canada

Three UTRGV COLTT staff were selected to present at the World Conference on Online Learning on the topics of Quality Assurance, Accessibility, and Gamification. The presenters include: (from the left) Josefina Stoleson (Instructional Developer Designer II), Francisco Garcia (Director of COLTT), Ramiro De La Rosa (Associate Director for Research Innovation in Distance Learning).

Three UTRGV COLTT staff were selected to present at the World Conference on Online Learning on the topics of Quality Assurance, Accessibility, and Gamification. The presenters include: (from the left) Josefina Stoleson (Instructional Developer Designer II), Francisco Garcia (Director of COLTT), Ramiro De La Rosa (Associate Director for Research Innovation in Distance Learning).

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – OCT. 24, 2017 – Three presentation proposals submitted by the Center for Online Learning and Teaching Technology were selected from a pool of over 600 submissions which included 900+ authors from 56 countries to present at the World Conference on Online Learning in Toronto, Canada.

Topics presented on include the UTRGV Blueprinting Process, Accessibility in Online Learning, and Gamification in Online Courses. One of COLTT’s signature workshops, the UTRGV Blueprinting Process, is a quality-assurance program that is designed to ensure UTRGV’s online programs are designed, developed, and implemented with high-quality standards and exemplary academic rigor.

The three presentations are:

UTRGV Blueprinting Process: Our Quality-Assurance Process for Online Programs
Presenter(s): Francisco Garcia
Co-Author(s): Jessica Sanchez

Adventures of a New University: Pioneering Accessibility in Online Learning
Presenter(s): Josefina Stoleson
Co-Author(s): Joseph Rutledge, Elizabeth Zamarron

How to Gamify Your Online Course
Presenter(s): Ramiro de la Rosa

ABOUT THE CENTER FOR ONLINE LEARNING AND TEACHING TECHNOLOGY

The Center for Online Learning and Teaching Technology, a department of the Division of Academic Affairs, supports and fulfills the mission of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley by providing services and facilities that promote, support, and integrate best pedagogical practices in applied technologies in teaching, learning, and research for traditional and web-based learning offerings.