External Professional Development Opportunities

External Professional Development Opportunities

The Office of Digital Learning and Instructional Design Services has joined several organizations as institutional members. We actively participate in activities organized by following organizations:

MSMC faculty and staff can join these organizations and link their accounts to the Mount Saint Mary College for resources only available to members.

The following list was adapted from Clayton R. Wright’s Educational Technology and Education Conferences List #40 and Patrick Lowenthal’s updated list. Please refer to Wright’s and Lowenthal’s complete list for other conferences as well as each conference website for more details.

Open SUNY Resources

Open SUNY Online Teaching has developed a collection of openly-licensed videos for online practitioners, online instructional designers, and online faculty. They have close to 200 videos developed in-house, and 22 targeted playlists available for online faculty.  To access the collection visit: http://bit.ly/OpenSUNYyoutube

The collection provides video playlists on specific topics of interest, such as:

  • Online Teaching resources
  • Effective Practices Series
  • Topics and Ideas for New Online Faculty
  • Recommendations for Experienced Online Faculty
  • Topics for Online Instructional Designers
  • Topics for Online Administrators
  • Advanced Topics in Online Learning
  • A series of playlists on Faculty Questions about Online Learning
  • Collections of videos from Open SUNY events
  • OSCQR resources (rubric for quality online instruction)