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The Division of Digital Learning (DDL) invites you to our Digital Learning Day event!

Here at UCF and across higher education, “digital learning” may have a different meaning based on the context. For this event, Digital Learning means empowering faculty to leverage educational technology, tools, and resources in support of UCF’s mission. This includes a particular emphasis on exploring pioneering ways to positively impact students and the quality of the learning experience in all course modalities.

To promote digital learning at UCF, Digital Learning Day (DLD) is an opportunity to:

  • Learn more about DDL’s services and tools
  • Learn from fellow peers on how they are implementing state-of-the-art techniques in their courses
  • Connect with colleagues and staff across the university
  • Celebrate the great work that is conducted every day at UCF

We look forward to being in person again for the 2024 DLD Event!

DAYS
HOURS
MINUTES
SECONDS

AGENDA

  • 8:30am – 9:00am ~ Registration & Catered Breakfast
  • 9:00am – 9:15am ~ Welcome & Opening Remarks
  • 9:15am – 10:00am ~ Introduction & Keynote Address
  • 10:00am – 10:45am ~ Expo Hall & Poster Sessions
  • 10:45am – 11:15am ~ Concurrent Session 1
  • 11:25am – 11:55am ~ Concurrent Session 2
  • 12:05pm – 1:05pm ~ Catered Lunch & Award Presentations
  • 1:15pm – 1:45pm ~ Concurrent Session 3
  • 1:55pm – 2:25pm ~ Concurrent Session 4
  • 2:35pm – 3:05pm ~ Concurrent Session 5
  • 3:15pm – 4:00pm ~ Closing Speaker & Closing Remarks with Raffle
  • 4:00pm – 4:30pm ~ Networking Social (To Be Determined)

The agenda may be subject to change before the event. An extended program will be added as soon as it is available.

call for proposals

The Call for Proposals is now closed! Notices of acceptances will be distributed after May 3, 2024.

For any questions regarding proposals, please contact us at iLab@ucf.edu.

registration

Registration is now open!

Registration is free for all UCF attendees. The event is open ONLY for Faculty, Staff, and/or Administrators. Please reach out to us for any exceptions.

important dates

March 11, 2024

Proposals Open

Proposals for the event become available to the public.

March 11, 2024
April 19, 2024

Proposals Close

Deadline for submitting proposals to the event.

April 19, 2024
May 3, 2024

Notice of Acceptances

Applicants will be notified of their proposals to the event.

May 3, 2024
May 8, 2024

Registration Opens

Registration for the event opens.

May 8, 2024
September 6, 2024

Registration Closes

The deadline to registration for the event.

September 6, 2024
September 27, 2024

Event Begins

The date of the event itself.

September 27, 2024

Keynote – Dr. Nelson Baker

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Dr. Nelson Baker

Nelson C. Baker, Ph.D., is the inaugural interim dean of the Lifetime Learning Division and professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. As dean, Dr. Baker leads a multifaceted enterprise that consists of Georgia Tech’s research, educational programs as well as activities and services for the on-going learning needs for both individuals and employer workforce demands throughout a lifetime, from early stages of one’s life to the later stages in their career.

This new division which was formed in 2023 under Dr. Baker’s leadership now touches more than 250,000 K-12 teachers, students and working professionals from nearly half the world’s countries, providing them new knowledge and skills for tomorrow’s world. Prior to this role, Dr. Baker served as the dean of professional education for the last decade.

Dr. Baker’s award-winning work on the impact of technology on students’ learning has generated projects such as intelligent simulations and tutors, among others. Leading Dr. Baker’s list of honors are the W.M. Keck Foundation Award for Engineering Teaching Excellence and the University Professional Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) Julia M. Nolte Award for Extraordinary Leadership.

Currently, Dr. Baker serves as the Secretary General of the International Association of Continuing Engineering Education (IACEE) and is also a Past President of the University Professional Continuing Education Association (UPCEA). He is the Past-Chair of the Georgia Board of Regents Administrative Committee on Public Service and Continuing Education, and he is an active member of ASEE and ASCE.

As we all strive to continue our knowledge and education, we look forward to Dr. Baker’s keynote address, Creating Lifetime Learning: Georgia Tech’s Journey in Progress & Service.

Closing – Kevin Corcoran

Kevin Corcoran

Kevin Corcoran is the Assistant Vice Provost of the Center for Distributed Learning. Kevin has over 25 years of experience in the development and support of strategies for the effective use of digital learning tools and content that focuses on quality standards and practices, student engagement, accessibility and affordability. Kevin has supported system, state, and national open education efforts over the past decade, including chairing the statewide Connecticut OER Coordinating Council and the DOERS3 collaborative.

As we continue to make efforts to improve student success and learn to meet and support student needs, we look forward to Kevin Corcoran’s closing address, Coming Soon: Generation Alpha!

LOCATION INFORMATION

The Digital Learning Day event will be held in person at the UCF Fairwinds Alumni Center.

Parking Garage H is recommended. Upon exiting the garage, walk across the bridge towards the Fairwinds Alumni Center.

Watch the 2023 livestream

Don’t miss the chance to catch up on the latest developments and strategies in digital learning. Watch the recording of our recent live stream event to gain valuable insights from experts, hear new perspectives, and discover innovative ideas that can enhance your teaching. This is an opportunity to stay up-to-date on digital learning trends and learn best practices from your peers.

View the 2023 Event Page

EVENT COMMITTEE

  • Dr. Denise Lowe, Senior Instructional Designer, Committee Co-Chair
  • Nicole Stahl, Project Coordinator II, Committee Co-Chair
  • Tina Calandrino, Associate Instructional Designer
  • Carlos Diaz, App Dev & Systems Integration
  • Wendy Dye, Instructional Tech Specialist II
  • Anita Gabbard, Program Director for Division Strategy and Engagement
  • Grace Kaletski-Maisel, Assistant Instructional Designer
  • Ailin Le Bellot, Web Content Specialist I
  • Samantha Richardson, Communications Specialist
  • Renee White, IT Client Support Specialist I

Questions, Concerns, or Special Requests? Contact us at iLab@ucf.edu.