Exploring Emerging and Innovative Learning Models in Higher Education

Wednesday, October 16 | 11:30AM–12:20PM | Meeting Room 207D
Session Type: Professional Development
More than 6.7 million students are taking at least one course online. To meet the growing demand for online programs that lead to better outcomes in the classroom and beyond, institutions are exploring emerging online learning models that improve the teaching and learning experience. From competency-based learning and self-paced learning to the flipped classroom and redesigned courses using the Emporium Model, this session will explore the impact and merits of each emerging model.

Learn about the benefits of competency-based learning | Learn how self-paced online learning improves access to education while providing flexibility and affordability | Hear successful course redesign stories around the NCAT Emporium Model and the flipped classroom approach


  • Fred Hurst

  • Bill Zobrist

    Vice-President, Smarthinking.com, Pearson