ETOM Meet-up

Greetings ETOM! Our next Meet-up is Wed, March 23 at noon. We will be discussing teaching and grading math online. Our special guest Linda Wanless (MTU) will share about Gradescope. The Zoom info was shared via e-mail. If you are a member and still need it, e-mail

Community, Course Climate, and Connection

Are you overwhelmed by the facilitation of student interaction and content development for your online courses? Do you feel disconnected and overwhelmed by the process of creating culturally responsive virtual environments? This interactive keynote and workshop will offer applicable strategies to increase interactions in online spaces. Using the community inquiry theory as the framework, we


ETOM Meet-up

Greetings ETOM! Our next Meet-up is Wed, May 18 at noon. We will be discussing accelerated and alternative format courses. Most of us have accelerated courses during thesummer, but more of us are starting to run accelerated alongside regular timed courses throughout the year. We'll also discuss micro-credentialing. The Zoom info was shared via e-mail. If you are

ETOM Summer 2022 Retreat

Revised Agenda (PDF) Slides Online Teaching Tools for Engaging Learners Hyflex Learning Spaces (Panel) It's time for an ACTUAL (not virtual) retreat! That's right, we're heading to Traverse City. This two-day retreat will be hosted by Northwestern Michigan College (NMC). We will be meeting at (and touring) the Timothy J. Nelson Innovation Center (Main Campus,


ETOM Fall 2022 Conference – “Moments”

Grand Valley State UniversityRussel H. Kirkhof Center1 Campus DriveAllendale, Michigan 49401 Conference Resources Keynote Video Presentations  Keynote SpeakerWhile we can gain insight by looking back (or forward), how should we handle what's going on NOW? We've invited one of our most popular workshop speakers back to give this year's keynote .... Dr. Tazin Daniels is an educational

ETOM Meet-up

Alternative Assessment Strategies Greetings ETOM! Our next Meet-up is Wed, Dec 7 at noon. The Zoom info was shared via e-mail. If you are a member and still need it, e-mail

ETOM Meet-up

ETOM will be facilitating an informal discussion of ChatGPT. This meet-up is free to members. Access information will be shared on our Google Group. E-mail if you have any questions.

Alternative Assessments Using UDL

Workshop Facilitator Lillian Nave is a Senior Lecturer and UDL Coordinator at Appalachian State University where she leads VITAL (Visiting, Instructor, Temporary, Adjunct, Lecturer) faculty, supports Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives, and implements Universal Design for Learning programs. As the host of the Think UDL podcast, she interviews practitioners all over the world who are improving educational environments through


ETOM Meet-up (DL Orientations)

Our next meet-up will be about Distance Learning Orientations. We will share the results of a recent Quick Poll and discuss what are members are planning for the future. The format is informal. It will not be recorded. Zoom information will be sent out via the list.

Stories of Student Success

In our recent Quick Poll and Meet-up, we started the conversation about student success. Now, we're going to hear from those who support our students every day! Success Coordinator and Coach Sally Smarsty will share what they are doing at Northwestern Michigan College. You'll also hear from the "Conductors" at Montcalm Community College's Express. Our


ETOM Summer 2023 Retreat and Mini-Conference

RAM Conference Center - Higgins Lake, 104 Conservation Dr., Roscommon, MI 48653 Course Design 2030: The Future of Distance Education "Join us as we discuss high-tech in a low-tech environment (with good WiFi)!" Guest Speaker Fred Lokken, Past Chair of ITC and Professor of Political Science at Truckee Meadows Community College in Reno, NV. Presentations