Distance Teaching & Learning Conference

HOL to Present at DTLC

Hands-On Learning will be presenting two sessions at the Distance Teaching & Learning Conference, August 11-13 in Madison, WI.

The UW-Madison Distance Teaching & Learning Conference is recognized internationally for its quality, integrity, and longevity. During its 30-year history, this premier conference has gathered thousands of speakers and distance education professionals to share ideas, resources, research, and best practices.

WHY DISTANCE LABS TRUMP TRADITIONAL: 5 REASONS IN 10 MINUTES

TUESDAY SPEED SESSIONS – Session 3 – 2:00-2:15 pm
https://dtlconference.wisc.edu/speed-sessions/
Holly Houtz, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Hands-On Learning
Science in the distance classroom is often belittled, frowned upon, and outright argued against. “How could we ever create an online lab course better than the traditional classroom?!” Join this lively session to find out five ways that distance labs trump traditional labs. Leave prepared to convince your skeptical colleagues.

LEARNING ANALYTICS BEYOND THE HYPE: THREE TYPES OF ‘MUST-HAVE’ DATA

WEDNESDAY INFORMATION & SPOTLIGHT SESSIONS – 2:00-2:45 pm
https://dtlconference.wisc.edu/information-sessions/#tab-9e12fec2c379b5b217a
Holly Houtz, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Hands-On Learning
Find out how to get and use the data you NEED to improve courses and increase student retention. Discover three types of essential analytics for tracking, action, and prediction. The presenters will also discuss how to reduce course drop rates, increase student engagement, and promote student success.
Track: Analyze & Manage

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