17th Annual Conference on eLearning – Save the Date!

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The 17th Annual Conference on eLearning by Mass Colleges Online (MCO)
will take place Online

on June 2nd

Conference Focus-

Lessons Learned from COVID-19

The 17th Annual Conference on eLearning by Mass Colleges Online (MCO) will take place on June 2nd as a virtual event. This year, our theme for the conference is Sharing Best Practices: Lesson Learned from COVID.

The MCO Conference is a great opportunity to explore and discuss how colleges and universities in Massachusetts are designing and delivering online and hybrid education. Get tips and ideas to:

  • Engage Students Online
  • Create an Accessible Learning Environment
  • Innovate with Technology
  • Manage eLearning Programs

And More!

Who should attend?

  • Faculty teaching (or interested to teach) online and blended courses
  • Administrators
  • Instructional Designers
  • Librarians
  • eLearning Support Staff

Keynote Info 

MCO is Pleased to Announce this Years Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Michelle Pacansky-Brock

Title: Finding Ourselves through Identity-rich Online Teaching

Click Here to view more Keynote and Presentation Information

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Registration Link: Coming Soon

Call for Proposals

Faculty and staff are invited to submit proposals for presentations, panel discussions and brainstorming sessions. See the Proposal Guidelines for descriptions of tracks and session formats. The deadline to submit a proposal is April 29, 2022


Email and reserve your spot attendance free for the first 20 people.
Lynn Zayac MCO ( Massachusetts Colleges Online) Co Chair
Westfield State Liaison

Call for Proposals “Share Your Best Practices”
Deadline for Proposals: Not yet determined

The Conference Committee encourages the submission of proposals that support the following topics:

Teaching and eLearning

  • Delivering course content in an online and blended modality
  • Innovative ways of engaging students online
  • Maximizing student success
  • Promoting positive student interaction
  • Online class management
  • Copyright issues
  • Accessibility and learning accommodations
  • OER Education Resources


  • Innovative applications of technology
  • Learning Management Systems:
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Integrating Student Information Systems

Academic and Administrative Support

  • Library resources for online learners
  • Academic advising issues in eLearning
  • Tutoring Online Students
  • Best Practices in Managing eLearning Programs
  • Evaluating Blended Courses Instructional Effectiveness
  • Cyber/Internet Security

Please utilize the following guidelines when creating a conference presentation proposal.

You Will be Asked to Provide:
Title of Program (7 word maximum), Primary Presenter/ contact, Summary (500 character maximum summary ), Presentation Format, Presentation, Panel discussion, Hands-on workshop, Technology Requirements, Special Accommodations Required