DE Summit

5th Annual VCCCD

Distance Education Summit

Hosted by Oxnard College and VCCCD Distance Education Advisory Group

Thursday, March 19, 2020

DE Summit Poster with embedded linkEvent Description:

Join your colleagues from across the district from 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 19th as we explore new and effective practices in online education. Coffee, tea, breakfast sandwiches & snacks are included.

This professional development opportunity at Oxnard College is presented by the VCCCD Districtwide Distance Education Advisory Group, and includes these presentations and workshops:

  • Faculty showcase- Three-minute demos of favorite faculty tips & tricks.

  • Student panel - Hear from the mouths of learners what works and what does not!

  • Humanizing your online class - Using synchronous (live) and recorded videos in your class.

  • Reaching the underrepresented - Tools & Strategies to reach under-represented students in your online classroom.

  • Sex and gender in your classes - How gender-based cultural assumptions play out online.

  • Welcoming with video - Create your own welcome video in 15 minutes with one-on-one help!

  • Regular and Effective - Top 5 tips for regular, effective & substantive contact & interaction online.

  • Screen reader demonstration- Walk a mile in our students' shoes and hear how screen readers sound to students with disabilities.

  • Open Educational Resources - Why to consider them and how to find them.


Oxnard College
4000 S Rose Avenue
Oxnard, CA 93033



Presentations from the 2017 DE Summit:

Presentation Presenter  
Exploring Open Educational Resources (OER) Barbara Illowsky, PhD Chief Academic Affairs Officer, CCC Online Education Initiative