Online Open House Clinic Organizational Change and Emerging Leadership in Online Education

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When: Friday, September 19 at 2:00pm ET

Length: 45 minutes

Online learning is now the focus of conversation and strategic planning on most campuses the world over. Some institutions chose to dive in head first years ago with robust online programs, others have recently begun wading in the experimental waters of MOOCs, and others still have yet to put a toe in the water. Models for leadership and governance in online education present significant challenges. How are colleges and universities contemplating their plunge into online education, who should lead this effort, and what will it take to compete successfully? Jay Halfond has conducted qualitative research with academic leaders at 29 institutions where significant progress has been made with online initiatives. Jay's work and perspective will inform the conversation in this webinar. Join us as Jay shares what he has learned and answers questions from the viewers.

Debbie Cavalier is the Vice President of Online Learning & Continuing Education / CEO Berklee Online. Debbie was part of the leadership team that founded Berklee's online school twelve years ago. Prior to this, Debbie was the Dean of Online and Continuing Education at Berklee, a music publishing executive at CPP/Belwin and Warner Bros. Publications, and a music educator. She is a graduate of Berklee's Music Ed program and spent many years as a music educator teaching k-12 general music and directing choirs.

Jay Halfond, is the former dean of Boston University’s Metropolitan College, Boston. He is currently the Wiley Deltak Senior Faculty Fellow and a Senior Fellow at the Center for Online Leadership and Strategy, as he joins the full-time faculty at BU.