Accomplishments: Office of Online Education

June 16, 2022
Nicole Hudson, Ted Weisman, and Suzanne Becker (all Online Education) presented at Educause's Leadership Institute - Annual Meeting/Virtual Conference 2022 under the session theme: Next-Level Professional Development.  At UNLV, taking faculty development to the next level required a research-based approach coupled with an examination of our campus…
November 23, 2021
Nicole Hudson (Online Education) was recently accepted to serve as faculty for Educause Institute. Educause is a professional organization where UNLV holds institutional membership. The institutes are designed and delivered by leaders and practitioners in higher education and help members progress in their career and develop vital skills needed to…
October 7, 2021
Christine Draper (Online Education) along with colleague Sherrilyn Coffman of Nevada State College co-authored an article titled "Universal Design for Learning in Higher Education: A Concept Analysis" published in Teaching and Learning in Nursing.  The analysis represents an initial step in understanding how universal design for learning…
August 30, 2021
Nicole Hudson (Online Education) was selected as program co-chair for Online Learning Consoritum's (OLC) Innovate 2022 national and virtual conference. UNLV has an institutional membership to OLC and utilizes the community to exchange best practices in online education nationally. Hudson, associate director of campus relations in the department,…
July 24, 2020
Nicole Hudson (Online Education) has been accepted to the Online Learning Consortium's Institute for Emerging Leaders in Online Learning (IELOL) 2020 cohort. The program is in its 12th year and this year is completely virtual, commencing in July and concluding in November. 
May 4, 2020
Nicole Hudson (Online Education) facilitated the discussion, "Best Practices to Start a Movement - New leader - New Initiatives," at the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) virtual conference, OLC Ideate. This discussion highlighted the efforts of partnership at UNLV and specifically the office of online education, community of practice, which was…
October 28, 2019
Karyn Holt (Nursing) and Elizabeth Barrie (Online Education) presented at the annual meeting of the Global Summit and EdTech Expo Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age North American conference in Toronto earlier this month.  This international conference was  sponsored by the Institute for Performance and Learning, the Ministry of Education of…
April 30, 2019
Kristina Schmid and Eddie Gomez (both Online Education) and Peter McCandless (Math Learning Center) published "How to Create Engaging Educational Videos with a Lightboard" in The Teaching Professor.  The article provides an overview of the process the UNLV office of online education has developed for recording lightboard videos, as well as best…
April 16, 2019
Kristina Schmid, Eddie Gomez (Online Education), and Peter McCandless (Math Learning Center), presented “Using A Lightboard In An Online Math Course To Emulate The Face-to-face Experience” at the OLC Innovate 2019 conference earlier this month. The presentation shared their collaboration to use an innovative video technology called a Lightboard to…
November 21, 2018
Tarryn E. McGhie (Office of Online Education), Rebekah Piper (Texas A&M-San Antonio), and Myah Stanford (Winthrop University) presented their research "Multicultural Content, Pedagogy, and Dialogue: Preparing Teachers to Shape the Future of Literacy Education" at the National Council for Teachers of English annual convention in Houston. This…
October 5, 2017
Benjamin Root and Philip Voorhees (Online Education) and their efforts were highlighted in the September release notes of H5P, an open source HTML5 eLearning authoring tool. The duo worked closely with the international H5P software team to test and improve the accessibility of the tool. The office of online education will…
April 1, 2015
Mark Fink (Online Education) recently completed work as an expert panel member for the Horizon Project's "Horizon Report: 2015 Higher Education Edition." The report is read by policymakers and higher education leaders in 160 countries and growing with more than 40 editions and 50 translations. "University administrators and educators across the…