July 2021: OCI – General Updates

Congratulations, Dr. Matthew Vaughan and David McAlinden We are pleased to announce that Matthew Vaughan and David McAlinden have been promoted to the role of Senior Instructional Designer. As senior leaders on the Instructional Design team, Matthew and David will continue to collaborate with programs and faculty in the design of online and hybrid courses, and assume additional responsibilities of mentoring instructional designers and course … Continue reading July 2021: OCI – General Updates

May 2021: OCI – General Updates

Academic Affairs Website The Academic Affairs website is a resource for programs, faculty, and staff to support communication, engagement, and collaboration between programs and Academic Affairs. It is maintained by a committee, with representation from each unit across the division. The website includes: SPS and Columbia University onboarding resources Teaching resources for HyFlex, remote, and online delivery Academic policies and resources from the Committee on … Continue reading May 2021: OCI – General Updates

April 2021: OCI – General Updates

Congratulations, Colleen DavyWe are pleased to announce that Dr. Colleen Davy has accepted the position of Director of Assessment at Kingsborough Community College in New York. Her last day at Columbia was Tuesday, April 13. Please join us in wishing Colleen great success in her new role and thanking her for nearly 3 years of dedicated service at the School of Professional Studies. Continue reading April 2021: OCI – General Updates

February 2021: OCI – General Updates

OCI Team Members to Present at Learning Ideas 2021Domi Enders, Cassie Scannella, and Camilo Irizarry will be presenting at the Learning Ideas 2021 Conference, hosted at Columbia University. Their presentation, “Empowering Collaboration in Asynchronous Problem-Based Learning”, will share how instructional design and educational technology perspectives, along with student data insights, can be leveraged to empower student collaboration using a rubric designed to optimize group dynamics, … Continue reading February 2021: OCI – General Updates

October 2020: OCI – General Updates

OSAT Team Members Present at OLC AccelerateMembers of the Online Support and Academic Technology (OSAT) team are presenting at the Online Learning Consortium’s (OLC) Accelerate 2020 Virtual Conference in mid-November. Michael Fleming and Sandesh Tuladhar — Columbia’s Assistant Provost for Online Education — will co-present “Moving Mountains: The Rapid Transition to Remote Instruction Forced by COVID-19”. Beth Cohen’s presentation, “The Promise and Practice of Online … Continue reading October 2020: OCI – General Updates

August 2020: OCI – General Updates

Congratulations, Michael FlemingWe are pleased to announce that Michael Fleming has been promoted to the role of Interim Senior Director of Online Support and Academic Technology. In his expanded role, Michael will oversee the Online Support and Innovation and Academic Technology teams, continue to oversee the centralized Helpdesk and support strategy to ensure the successful delivery of all online and hybrid courses, and oversee the … Continue reading August 2020: OCI – General Updates