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Exploring the Wild West of Online Education

Spring Conference

The ICCOC holds an annual conference that offers a variety of sessions for faculty and college staff for all its partner colleges.  Others are welcome to attend the conference by registering on the link below.

March 25-26, 2024
Cedar Falls, Iowa


Conference Schedule

Sunday, March 24, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 PM  Welcome Reception

Hotel Lobby of the Holiday Inn & Suites


Monday, March 25, 2024

8:00 - 8:40 AM 

     Check-In for Conference

8:45 - 9:45 AM

     Welcome & Keynote Speaker

10:00 AM  Breakout Sessions 

11:00 AM  Breakout Sessions

Noon - Lunch at Conference Center

1:00 PM   Breakout Sessions

2:00 PM   Breakout Sessions

5:00 PM Dinner and Entertainment to follow

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

8:30 - 9:00 AM  Awards and Prizes 

9:00 AM  Potential Student Panel

10:00 AM  Breakout Sessions

11:00 AM  Breakout Sessions

Conference will adjourn at Noon
with To-Go lunches available

Keynote Speaker

A Syllabus for the Unknown:
Artificial Intelligence & Higher Education

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Jim O’Loughlin

Department of Languages & Literatures
University of Northern Iowa


Jim O’Loughlin is a Professor of English and head of the Department of Languages & Literatures at the University of Northern Iowa. Jim brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his role. Not only is he a prolific author, having written the captivating science fiction novel, The Cord, but he also holds the title of editor for the enlightening work of, Kurt Vonnegut Remembered.


Jim’s recent endeavors have extended beyond the traditional realm of literature into the intriguing world of artificial intelligence. Earlier this year, he conducted a thought-provoking roundtable series titled, The New Digital TerrAIn: A Look at Generative Artificial Intelligence, showcasing his dedication to exploring cutting-edge topics at the intersection of technology and creativity.

Conference Registration

If you are wanting to register, please contact Madi Bolin at




Brainfuse Online Tutoring | Gianni Lecciso

CopyLeaks | Gavin Philippas

Harmonize Learning | Eric Brown

IntelliBoard | Marshall Hill & Charles Lee

Lumen Learning | 
Brianna Lyons

McGraw Hill | Cassie Steil

Pressbooks | Sandra Chindalo

W. W. Norton & Co, Inc 
Ellie Zupancic & Carrie Mattaini


Special Thank You

The 2024 ICCOC Spring Conference is sponsored in part by the Cedar Falls Tourism and Visitors Bureau!

Thank you Cedar Falls for having us in your beautiful town!

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