The Teaching Online Podcast (TOPcast)

Join Us for Our First Ever Virtual Coffee Date!

Join Tom & Kelvin during their first online TOPcast Meet-Up. This live event will be held on Thursday, August 24, from 12:00pm-1:00pm (US EDT; UTC -4). You can help shape the (informal) agenda by responding to the following brief poll: http://bit.ly/polltopcastmeetup.

How Do I Join in on the Fun?
Simply connect with us on the date and time listed above at http://ucf.adobeconnect.com/topcast. Need a reminder? We got you covered. Download and open this Event File (.ics) in your preferred calendar application.

Can I Interact with Tom & Kelvin During the Meet-up?
Yes! In fact, this is encouraged. Make sure you have your favorite headset/mic with you, participant mics will be enabled.

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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 (topcast@ucf.edu), or join the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #topcastnow. Follow us on Twitter at @topcastnow

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  • Episode 28: Understanding Policy

    Join Us for Our First Ever Virtual Coffee Date! Join Tom & Kelvin during their first online TOPcast Meet-Up. This live event will be held on Thursday, August 24, from 12:00pm-1:00pm (US EDT; UTC -4). You can help shape the (informal) agenda by responding to the following brief poll: http://bit.ly/polltopcastmeetup. How Do I Join in … Continue reading "Episode 28: …Read More »

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Meet the Hosts

Dr. Thomas Cavanagh

Dr. 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.
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Dr. Kelvin Thompson

Image of Dr. 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.
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