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Understanding Today's Online Learning Environment

Join the conversation and learn how LSU Online & Continuing Education is innovating to meet the needs of today’s online students and educators through Learning Experience Design (LXD). The one-hour session will address the current state of online education, tips on how to adapt to the “new education normal”, and cover several programs offered through LSU to advance your career in education.

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Dr. Oliver Crocco

Assistant Professor of Leadership and Human Resource Development at Louisiana State University (LSU)

Before coming to LSU, Dr. Crocco was a Lecturer of Human and Organizational Learning at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and also served as a Lecturer and Head of International Campus Life at Payap University in Chiang Mai, Thailand. In Thailand, Dr. Crocco collaboratively developed a certificate program in organizational development that was offered to community-based organization workers in Myanmar and along the Thai-Myanmar border. Dr. Crocco’s research focuses on HRD in Southeast Asia, learning experience design, adult development, and enhancing global mindset in university and work contexts. He is Past Chair of the Leadership Special Interest Group (SIG) of the Association of Human Resource Development and is an Editorial Board Member for Advances in Developing Human Resources and Industrial and Commercial Training.

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Lydia Treadwell

Senior Learner Experience Designer, LSU Online & Continuing Education

Lydia has worked with LSU faculty to transform their courses into high quality, fully online learning experiences since 2018. Additionally, she teaches Art History and Art Appreciation courses with LSU and Clemson University. She is Quality Matters APPQMR Certified, and her research interests include leveraging visual design to enhance learning outcomes and maximizing student engagement through technology.

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Evan Gautier

Enrollment Concierge, LSU Online

Evan currently works as an Enrollment Concierge (EC) at LSU Online and Continuing Education where his main focus area is LSU A&M undergraduate online programs. He helps students throughout the enrollment process from application to admissions review.

During the Webinar

Learning Experience Design, or LXD, is often cited as the 21st-century answer to instructional design. The goal is to combine traditional teaching and learning theories with design-thinking, user experience design, and emerging education to create immersive learning experiences. And while the goal is simple, the recent global pandemic has accelerated the need for highly-trained Learning Experience Designers. These professionals are being recruited more and more in higher education, corporate, and professional organizations especially as they continue to look to technology and online education to enhance and expand learning opportunities remotely. This webinar will explore how educators can better align their skillsets to become highly-effective and highly-employable professionals.

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The current state of online education

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What is Learning Experience Design (LXD)?

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Career options in LXD

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Program costs and options

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