Home » Teach Online » Teaching Online Resources » The Teaching Online Podcast (TOPcast) The Teaching Online Podcast (TOPcast) The Teaching Online Podcast (TOPcast), hosted by Dr. Thomas Cavanagh and Dr. Kelvin Thompson, is a monthly podcast for online and blended learning professionals conducted over a shared cup of coffee. Share with the hosts your thoughts on past episodes or ideas for new episodes via email (email@example.com), or join the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #topcastnow. Follow us on Twitter at @topcastnow Episode List Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Android Subscribe via RSSCheck the Latest EpisodeEpisode 31: WGU Did What? (Or DID They?)3 weeks agoIn this episode, Tom and Kelvin discuss the recent US Department of Education Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) recommendation about Western Governors University (WGU). Specifically, what are the issues, and what are the implications for WGU and all US institutions offering online courses?Read More » This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.Want More TOPcast?Subscribe (via iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, TuneIn, Android, or RSS) to never miss an episode or check out the TOPcast Episode List for a comprehensive list of past episodes and shownotes. Become a TOPcast Insider (registered listener) to receive a monthly email containing exclusive bonus content, a reminder of the current episode, and occasional interaction opportunities with the hosts.Meet the HostsDr. Thomas CavanaghDr. Thomas B. Cavanagh is the Vice Provost for Digital Learning at the University of Central Florida (UCF). In this role he oversees the distance learning strategy, policies, and practices of the nation’s second-largest university, including program and course design, development, and assessment. In his career, Tom has administered e-learning development for both academic (public and private) and industrial (Fortune 500, government/military) audiences. – Read MoreDr. Kelvin ThompsonA popular speaker, Dr. Kelvin Thompson regularly appears throughout the US while serving as the Director of Online Design & Development Strategy for the University of Central Florida’s (UCF) Center for Distributed Learning with a faculty appointment as a graduate faculty scholar in UCF’s College of Education & Human Performance. Kelvin has collaborated on the design of hundreds of online and blended courses over the past nineteen years. – Read MoreLike what you see? Tell the world!