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OTAN Webinars Coming Up!

Join us for some more great OTAN webinars!

Use a Backchannel Tool to Increase Student Participation

Consider using a backchannel tool in your class to increase student participation and check for understanding.

Evaluating Technology Use with the Triple E Framework

As you integrate more technology into your instruction, it becomes important to evaluate the effectiveness of technology use in the classroom and whether it skims the surface of effectiveness or makes an impact in a deep and meaningful way.

Our office will be closed Monday, November 11th in observance of Veterans Day

Our office will be closed Monday, November 11th in observance of Veterans Day

Apply to Be a Part of the Skilled Immigrant Integration Program

WES Global Talent Bridge is pleased to announce a new round of applications for the third year of its innovative Skilled Immigrant Integration Program (SIIP).

OTAN Curriculum Offers to Consider for Your Instruction

During National Distance Learning Week, we focus on ways that we can incorporate more online learning and distance education into our classrooms and adult education programs.

National Distance Learning Week 2019 Begins

The purpose of National Distance Learning Week is “...to generate greater awareness and appreciation for distance learning, including K-12, Higher Education, Corporate and Military, while recognizing leaders and best practices in the field;” the goal during the week is “for schools, colleges, and corporations to conduct local events during NDLW to celebrate and promote the field of online learning.”

OTAN Tech Talk on HyperDocs and Rescheduled OERs Webinar Coming Up!

Join us for our upcoming Tech Talk and Webinar! Learn some helpful information about HyperDocs and OER's!

A Framework for Understanding Extended Reality

We are beginning to see the integration of augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), and mixed reality (MR), collectively known as extended reality (XR), into the education space. As XR makes inroads into the realm of education, it’s helpful to have a framework to understand how XR might be introduced and used in the classroom by teachers and students.

Different Ways that Students Can Demonstrate Learning

All too often, the quick and easy way to see if students have learned something is to give them a quiz or test, score it, and pass it back. Formal assessments like these are definitely one way to see if and what students have learned, but there are many other ways for students to demonstrate their learning that are richer and more creative and exciting than always taking tests.

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