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Distance Education Committee



Forms & Resources

LMC Distance Education Forms

Accessibility Information

Distance Education Organizations, Training, News & Resources

Conferences on Distance Education, Online Teaching & Educational Technology

  • EDUCAUSE 2014 Annual Conference, September 29 - October 2 Orlando, Florida: EDUCAUSE® is a nonprofit association and the foremost community of IT leaders and professionals committed to advancing higher education.
  • Teaching Professor Technology Conference, October 10-12, 2014, Denver, Colorado: The Teaching Professor Technology Conference will examine the technologies that are changing the way teachers teach and students learn while giving special emphasis to the pedagogically effective ways you can harness these new technologies in your courses and on your campus.
  • Leveraging Technology to Support Students, Faculty & Staff, October 23rd & 24th, 2014, Online: Learn firsthand how inventive technology-based solutions can reduce staff overload, engage students, support innovative instruction, promote career opportunities and supplement services impacted by budgetary reductions.
  • DET/CHE 2014 Annual Conference, December 2-5, 2014, Long Beach, CA: "Sailing the Turning Tide of Technology." Leaders in educational technology in California higher education will: explore emerging trends with thought leaders in the field, share successes, innovations and productive strategies with higher education colleagues, engage in a variety of dynamic and engaging social networking events, tour exemplary higher educational technology installations.

OEI/Canvas Information

  • OEI/Canvas Information Session at LMC: A recording of the OEI and Canvas information and demonstration session presented to LMC on 10/13/15 is now available.
  • Canvas Demonstration (44 min): A concise demonstration of Canvas. This screen-recorded demo is shorter and easier to view than the Canvas demonstration presented at LMC.
  • Canvas Upgrade Resources: Detailed information on the OEI's Common Course Management System (CCMS) selection process, reasons to upgrade to Canvas, and a Canvas implementation guide.
  • Canvas Community: Search Canvas user guides and tutorial videos for instructors and students. Check out Canvas features that are currently in development or recently released, and explore CanvasLIVE for webinars and demo courses.
  • Try Canvas: Experience Canvas hands-on through a two-week trial with sample courses and content, or sign up for a free course shell and customize it with your own content. If you sign up for a free course shell, you can import content from your D2L course shell into Canvas (make sure to export your D2L course components first).
  • Introduction to Teaching with Canvas - Self-Paced: Free training provided by @ONE. This course introduces you how to teach using the Canvas learning management system by Instructure. You will learn how the system works through a series of curated readings and recall what you have learned through formative quizzes. You will also be provided with an opportunity to practice what you have learned through a series of hands-on exercises focused on the subject you teach.