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Register for April 15 Webinar: Uncovering Lessons Learned and Strategies for Higher Education During COVID-19 Pandemic

AACTE Responds to COVID-19


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There is only one day left to register for the AACTE and Old Dominion University co-sponsored webinar featuring education faculty advising world nations on COVID-19, Wednesday, April 15 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. The 60-minute webinar is open to all AACTE members.

The webinar, “Uncovering Lessons Learned and Strategies for Higher Education During COVID-19 Pandemic,” will feature President and CEO Lynn M. Gangone in an interview with Helen Crompton, associate professor from the Darden College of Education and Professional Studies at AACTE member institution Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. She will address pressing questions such as

  • How is education being disrupted globally?
  • What are lessons learned from China and other countries about how they are managing the impacts of the coronavirus on education?
  • What can universities do to improve the social impact and reduce isolation for college students?
  • How can universities advance equitable access to online instruction for disadvantaged students?
  • What are best practices for faculty transitioning to teaching online?
  • What are recommended education technology tools and other resources to help stay connected with students?

Helen CromptonCrompton specializes in examining lessons learned from how the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted education. She was working at the United Nations (UNESCO) Headquarters in Paris where she studied the disruptive impact of COVID-19 on education in international countries that were affected before the pandemic became widespread in America. Crompton is an associate professor of Instructional Technology, director of the Virtual Reality Lab, and director of the Technology Enhanced Learning Lab (TELL) at Old Dominion University. She is a highly experienced researcher, educator, author and presenter in the field of educational technology. She draws from over 25 years in education and holds a Ph.D. in educational technology and mathematics education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Crompton was officially recognized as one of nine mobile learning experts in the world by the United Nations. She has received numerous awards in the United States and England, her home country, for her work in technology integration. She works as a consultant for the United Nations advising and writing on technology in education and for the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), designing courses and coaching. She has published over 100 articles on technology integration.

Old Dominion University’s Darden College of Education and Professional Studies is nationally recognized for preparing students to be education, industry and clinical service professionals. The Darden College offers programs of study that lead to both initial and advanced licensure as well as additional graduate degree programs.

The webinar will be recorded and hosted on the AACTE COVID-19 Resource Hub for members to access at any time.

Register today.

Jerrica Thurman

Director of Marketing & Communications, AACTE