Distributed Education

Training and Development


Email training.development@volstate.edu to sign up for any of the workshops or for more information. 

Upcoming Workshops

Document Accessibility Workshop

When: The next two available dates are:

Where: Thigpen 224: Technology Learning Center

Who: Star Boe, Disability Services and Rhonda Gregory, Distributed Education

Bring Your Own Brown Bag Lunch & Discussion

Topic: Instructional Strategies for Engaging Students                

Bring your lunch and talk with colleagues across departments. Come to share successful tips with others. Come to ask questions. Come listen to what others are doing. Let’s talk about ways we can improve student engagement with course content, whether teaching on ground, online, or somewhere in between. Come and go as you are able.

When: Thursday, October 1st at 11:30-12:30

Where: Jim Moore Conference Room

Quality Does Matter: Best Practices in Course Design

This workshop will take you through the QM rubric by looking at an example VSCC course in eLearn.

When: Monday, October 5th at 2:30-3:30

Where: Ramer Training Lab room 172S4

Who: Rhonda Gregory, Distributed Education

Technology Spotlight: Using LiveScribe

This session will show you how to use a LiveScribe smart pen to bring your hand-written notes into the digital world for easy storage, organization, and sharing.

When: Tuesday, October 6th at 11:10-12:10

Where: Ramer Training Lab room 172S4

Who: Rita Sowell, Math Faculty

Stay in Touch Online

New articles are posted weekly throughout the semester on the Distributed Education blog (opens in new window).

Innovative Educator Conference

Vol State and APSU are partnering together to provide the Innovative Educator Conference in Clarksville, TN March 16 - 18, 2016. 

As distance education administrators, instructors, and staff, we are challenged daily to transform higher education and keep it on the cutting-edge of progress. Our collective objective is to fulfill the ever changing needs of our 21st century students by providing the newest and most effective technologies, services, and pedagogies. The Innovative Educator Conference (IEC) offers a venue in which to innovate and inspire each other - to create a community for progress.

Whether you are teaching in the classroom or online, writing the curriculum or designing the courses, running the learning management system or other technologies, working with online students, faculty, staff or technology in any way, you will find information and support at IEC to innovate and inspire student success on your campus.

IEC Call for Proposals is open through October 15!

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