There are so many ways to learn this Spring! Here are some of our recommendations including conferences, webinars, and more!

Spring Conferences 

Here are a wide range of spring conferences dedicated to educational technology topics.


Austin, TX, March 4-7, 2024 

Experience unparalleled discovery, learning, professional development, and networking with educators from around the world. The annual SXSW EDU Conference & Festival fosters innovation and learning, and features conference sessions, mentorship, film screeningscompetitions, a world-class exhibitionnetworking opportunities, and much more.

Spring CUE Conference

Palm Springs, CA, March 21-23, 2024

At the 2024 Spring CUE Conference in Palm Springs, educators will unite to ignite inspiration, foster connections, and explore cutting-edge teaching techniques and educational technology for their classrooms.

Spring CUE Conference is not just an event; it’s a jubilant celebration of educators like you! Let’s come together and revel in the joys of being an educator.

You’ll have access to many enriching learning sessions, captivating keynote presentations by thought leaders and esteemed educators, and hands-on adventures in eSports, AR/VR, wellness, and more.

OLC Innovate 2024

Online, April 10 to April 13, 2024

Denver, CO, April 23 to April 25, 2024

OLC Innovate, a joint conference presented by OLC and MERLOT, provides a path for innovators of all experience levels and backgrounds to share best practices, test new ideas, and collaborate on driving forward online, digital, and blended learning.

This year’s conference will take place onsite April 10-13, 2024 at the Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center in Denver, CO or virtually April 23-25, 2024!

Our theme this year is, “Elevating Pathways: Navigating the Terrain of Future Learning.” Join us as we challenge our teaching and learning paradigms, reimagine the learning experience, and ideate on how disruptions in education today will shape the innovative classroom of tomorrow.

ION Courses

Learn more about teaching online through these valuable courses. Bonus–COD employees get a discounted rate! Email us for information. Upcoming Spring courses include: 

  • Universal Design 
  • Blended Instruction and Design
  • Instructional Design for Online Course Development 
  • Overview of Online Instruction 
  • Overview of Online Instruction 
  • Practicum for Master Online Teacher Certificate 
  • Student Assessment in Online Courses 

Register for ION Courses here

Other Opportunities 

Still looking for ways to learn? Here are a few other things to check out. 

Adobe Education Exchange

The ADE is a great place to learn more about Adobe products and teaching with technology. They have a large slate of upcoming courses that cover topics like graphic design, flipped learning, video creation and more.

3Play Media Upcoming Webinars

There are some great webinars on here for those looking to learn more about creating truly accessible course content.

Education Week Webinars

While sometimes geared more towards K-12, there are plenty of topics that are broad enough to engage higher ed professionals, too. 

ASCD Webinars

Again, while sometimes more K-12 driven, these webinars offer advice on teaching from experts, with tips and tools that can also work in higher ed.

OLC Webinars

The OLC offers a wide range of webinars on teaching and technology. If you can’t attend, you can also access the recordings. 

Magna Online Seminars

COD employees now have access to the full Magna Commons– 200 recorded webinars on a variety of topics! You will need to sign in with your institutional membership information.  

Have something else you think people should know about? Let us know! We’ll add it to the list and send it out in our newsletter.