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D2L Connection: Chicago Edition

Friday, December 13, 2019
8:45am–2:20pm (Central Time)
DePaul University
1 E. Jackson Blvd.
8th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604

D2L Connection: Chicago is your opportunity to connect with peers and D2L staff, exchange product feedback, share effective practices, and network with other Learning Professionals.

This D2L Connection will showcase teaching and learning within Brightspace, and sessions will feature topics such as effective practices in instructional design, technology integration, and administrative management. It’s a great opportunity to exchange new ideas, as well as learn more about the Brightspace community.

This event is sponsored by D2L and hosted by DePaul University.

We have reached capacity for this event. Registration is now closed.


Registration & Refreshments
Opening session - Fireside Chat with John Baker
Breakout sessions
Using D2L to Deliver Professional Development for Graduate Students, Khara Lukancic and Leslie Short of Southern Illinois University

Dive Deep with IntelliBoard: Surfacing information from D2L, Don Hazelwood IntelliBoard

The D2L 90-Day Review/Preview, Dan Semi of D2L

Office Documents: Making Word™ and PowerPoint™ Docs Accessible, Barry Dahl of D2L

Breakout sessions
Next Gen Co-Creation, Karla Berry and Kayeleigh Sharp, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Gamification in D2L, Leslie Van Wolvelear, Oakton Community College

Ten Bright Ideas to make your Brightspace Courses More Accessible to Students with Disabilities, Dan Semi of D2L

Designing Online Courses for Flexibility – a Key component for student satisfaction, Barry Dahl of D2L

Breakout sessions
Distinctive Design: Branding in Brightspace, JP Dunn and Nicole Davis, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

The Basics of Online Learning and Course Development: An Overview of a Faculty Training Course, Quentin Conkle, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science

Using Brightspace Tools to Increase Student Engagement and Instructor Presence, Dan Semi of D2L

Evaluating the Quality of Online Teaching, Barry Dahl of D2L

Closing session
wrap-up and prize drawings
schedule subject to change

Hotels & Accommodations

Hotels close by include Hotel Blake. Hotel Blake 500 South Dearborn Chicago, IL 60605 Hotel Blake is a 5-minute walk from DePaul University. Contact Tel: (312) 986-1234 Email: Book your hotel reservation now.

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