UTSAs Office of Online Learning Presents at the 2016 International Forum for Women in eLearning IFWE Conference

January 03, 2016



by Danicia Steele at 12:15 PM in Campus CommunityInterestingEvents

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The UTSA Office of Information Technology's (OIT's) Online Learning department presented at the 2016 International Forum for Women in eLearning (IFWE) conference, hosted by the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), from November 30- December 2. The conference, which took place at Hotel Contessa in San Antonio, Texas, included open discussions, a voicing of ideas, and a number of presentations involving conversations that included audience participation. IFWE recognizes the role of women leaders in eLearning and is held every two years.

ifwe2016_4.jpgDuring the conference, members were given two presentations from OIT's Online Learning staff. Senior Instructional Designer Claudia Arcolin, Ph.D., Director of Online Learning Marcela Ramirez, and Instructional Development Specialist Diana Amis presented "Empathy in Action to Engage in Meaningful Conversations about Digital Learning." Amis also presented, "15 Tips When Working with New Technologies and Learning Ideas." During the presentation she provided 15 tips on how to work with new-fangled learning techniques and/or technologies.

The IFWE conference is a great opportunity to share ideas and concerns, learn about eLearning programs and products, and gain better insight on what it takes to be a successful leader. Attendees are given an opportunity to network and establish new relationships and contacts.

For more information on the IFWE, click here.

For more information on OIT's Online Learning, please visit:

http://utsa.edu/online