A banner showing information for the 2017 MCO conference, with a photo of its location at Greenfield Community College


The Massachusetts Colleges Online Conference on eLearning: Sharing Best Practices allows attendees to explore, discuss, and understand how colleges and universities in Massachusetts are exploring online education to improve teaching, learning, interacting, and communicating with our students. The conference sessions address:

  • Increasing access to higher educational opportunities through online and blended learning
  • Managing the dramatic growth of online and blended programs in Massachusetts public higher education
  • Reaching students in new pedagogical ways
  • Meeting the technical demands of eLearning delivery
  • Meeting administrative challenges
  • Meeting the challenges of creating student services

Who Should Attend

  • Faculty teaching online and blended courses
  • Faculty interested in learning to teach online and blended courses
  • Administrators
  • Instructional Designers
  • Librarians
  • elearning Support Staff

Featuring the COD Award (Courses of Distinction) Showcase

Attend course presentation showcases of the online and hybrid courses recognized by the MCO institutions as representing the best uses of eLearning instructional technology to enhance student success.



Steven Courchesne
Framingham State University
Phone: 508-626-4957
Lynn Zayac
Director Center for Instructional Technology
Westfield State University
Phone: 413-572-8142