Author Archives: Heather Zink

About Heather Zink

searching for the right balance between face2face & online instruction -- manager of hybrid classroom initiatives at Rasmussen College

Slides for SLOAN-C #blend14 – Online+

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Online+ is ready for SLOAN-C

As usual, I’m using the blog to post about my next conference — this year it’s the SLOAN-C Blended Learning Conference in Denver, CO. I’m really pumped as it will be my first time attending this event. It is also … Continue reading

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HETL 2013 in Orlando!

I’m in Orlando again…at another conference-do you see a trend of conferences in a sunny region? I’m excited to be here presenting with a colleague, fellow online faculty member Miranda Dyer. She and I have been working on the Live … Continue reading

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Sloan-C: Student Success & Engagement with Virtual Synchronous Learning Sessions Using a College-wide Lecture Series Approach

It’s Day 2 of the Sloan-C International Online Conference and it’s been a great experience so far. I’m meeting so many great folks interested in learning more about our live lecture project and the types of activities we add to … Continue reading

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Improving Online Student Engagement through Synchronous Learning Sessions

Do you see a trend in the last few posts? I’m talking to a lot of folks about the required synchronous learning sessions we’re doing at Rasmussen. They have been highly successful in improving student success in Q1/Q2 higher volume … Continue reading

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Spring 2012 Faculty Development Week: Live Lecture Training

This quarter I’m serving more as a presenter during our week of faculty development as opposed to a participant. I have frequently presented sessions in the past, but this quarter there is a specific purpose and goal behind my presentations … Continue reading

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Hybrid Classroom Delivery

I was asked by CollegeOnline to speak about my thoughts on the future of online learning and ideas surrounding the hybrid classroom. It was a pleasure to offer up my experiences so far and where I think it’s heading. I’m … Continue reading

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