Tuesday, October 27th, 2020
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM: Concurrent Sessions
Foreseeing the Future
Designing Online for K20: A Conversation between K12 and HE
While K12 and HE online programs share many similarities, too often they remain siloed from one another. Join the conversation between a HE faculty member and a K12 instructional designer as they share how they design their courses to help learners flourish at the next level.
Learning Objectives
Identify a potential topic for K20 conversation and/or collaboration
Listen to a HE/K12 colleague describe ways they promote student readiness in an online course
Articulate a newly proposed action for improving an online class to promote student readiness
Intended Participants: Role
Instructional Designers
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
People with some experience in the topic, but looking to grow
Clay Ham, Senior Instructional Designer, VirtualSC
Clay Alan Ham, Ph.D., PMP serves as a senior instructional designer/project manager supporting teams in developing online courses for VirtualSC, a program of the South Carolina Department of Education. He regularly leads review teams for Quality Matters as a certified K-12 Master Reviewer. Clay received the 2019 Directors’ Award for Exceptional Service to Quality Matters for K-12. Clay is a proud Navy Dad!

Calvin Scheidt, Professor, Naval War College
Calvin R. Scheidt, Jr., Ph.D., Lt. Cdr. U.S. Navy (Ret.) serves as professor at the Naval War College in Norfolk, VA. He recently retired as Director of Military Contract Programs with Tidewater Community College, where he was responsible for developing innovative educational programs through the Center for Military and Veterans Education. He regularly leads review teams for Quality Matters as a certified HE and K-12 Master Reviewer. Calvin is a Clemson Tigers fan!