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Tuesday April 19, 2016 - 9:00am
Nottoway (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • OLC Session
Pre-conference Workshop
In Search of a Quality Online Program: Steps for Program Evaluation and Improvement
Date: 04/19
Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Pre-Conference Workshop Session 1
Lead Presenter: Dr. Kaye Shelton
Co-presenter: Karen Pedersen
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Nottoway (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 3hr
Brief Abstract:

Participants will learn to apply the OLC Quality Scorecard metrics, uncover and evaluate quality indicators in key categories, and consider thoughtful recommendations for implementation.


There is a fee for this Pre-Conference Workshop: $195 Early Bird / $225 Full Price

Tuesday April 19, 2016 - 9:00am
Oak Alley (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • OLC Session
Pre-conference Workshop
Going Digital: Strategies to Move to Open and Digital Resources
Date: 04/19
Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Pre-Conference Workshop Session 1
Lead Presenter: Jill Buban
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Oak Alley (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 3hr
Brief Abstract:

Gain knowledge of how to build a faculty=friendly open repository of open access and digital resources, implement a program that supports the use of such resources, and navigate the publishing industry to advocate for student-friendly eBooks for students.


There is a fee for this Pre-Conference Workshop: $195 Early Bird / $225 Full Price

Tuesday April 19, 2016 - 1:00pm
Nottoway (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • OLC Session
Pre-conference Workshop
Create an Epic Win and Level-Up Your Classroom with Gameful Design
Date: 04/19
Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Conference Session: Pre-Conference Workshop Session 2
Lead Presenter: Jennifer Mathes
Co-presenter: Kevin Bell
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Nottoway (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 3hr
Brief Abstract:

Learn how to effectively implement gameful design in your classroom to improve the student learning experience and enhance intrinsic motivation.


There is a fee for this Pre-Conference Workshop: $195 Early Bird / $225 Full Price

Tuesday April 19, 2016 - 1:00pm
Oak Alley (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • OLC Session
Pre-conference Workshop
The Early College Experience in the Digital Age
Date: 04/19
Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Conference Session: Pre-Conference Workshop Session 2
Lead Presenter: Jill Buban
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Oak Alley (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 3hr
Brief Abstract:

This presentation will discuss the next generation of early-college programs, the need for these program to evolve, and effective delivery of such programs.


There is a fee for this Pre-Conference Workshop: $195 Early Bird / $225 Full Price

Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 8:30am
Bayside A (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Workshop
Workshop
Maintaining Access and Inclusion When Innovating
Date: 04/20
Time: 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Conference Session: Workshop Session 1
Lead Presenter: Kathleen Stone
Co-presenters: Michele Forte, Antonia Jokelova, Julie Rummings
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Bayside A (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Innovations need to be available to all learners. Workshop participants will explore accessibility challenges and how to take action to benefit all students.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 8:30am
Bayside C (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Workshop
Workshop
Leveraging Expert Instructional Designer Strategies to Develop Quality Online Courses
Date: 04/20
Time: 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Conference Session: Workshop Session 1
Lead Presenter: Kevin Hulen
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

As the demand for quality online courses continues to increase, the response by many institutions of higher education has been to seek national standards in course design and format to guide the online course development process.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 8:30am
Borgne (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Workshop
Workshop
Blended Learning with Google Classroom
Date: 04/20
Time: 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Conference Session: Workshop Session 1
Lead Presenter: Tracy Purdy
Track: Workforce Innovation
Location: Borgne (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Blended Learning empowers and inspires teachers to create opportunities for choice, exploration and personalization while keeping learning and student achievement at its core.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 8:30am
Grand Chenier (5th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Workshop
  • MERLOT
Workshop
How to Create Open Education Resources (OER) with MERLOT Content Builder
Date: 04/20
Time: 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Conference Session: Workshop Session 1
Lead Presenter: Barbra Bied Sperling
Co-presenter: Jason Stanton
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Grand Chenier (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Learn to create OER with the MERLOT Content Builder web development tool. It allows you create web pages/web sites for use in online teaching.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 8:30am
Grand Couteau (5th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Workshop
Workshop
Teaching Critical Thinking in Online and Blended Environments
Date: 04/20
Time: 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Conference Session: Workshop Session 1
Lead Presenter: Ben Paris
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Grand Couteau (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Struggling to introduce critical thinking activities into your programs? In this session, you'll learn how to integrate this essential skill into any subject matter.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 8:30am
Maurepas (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Workshop
Workshop
Three Tiers: A Flexible Path to Creating Online Media Content
Date: 04/20
Time: 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Conference Session: Workshop Session 1
Lead Presenter: Rob Haley
Co-presenter: Patrick Wirth
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Maurepas (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Discover and build engaging learn objects using a three-tiered structural approach to media development, ranging from free do-it-yourself elements to high end multi-media productions.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 8:30am
Napoleon Ballroom - Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Innovation Lab
Innovation Lab
Bridging the Classroom-workplace Gap: Leveraging Student Ingenuity to Create Authentic Learning Experiences
Date: 04/20
Time: 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Conference Session: Workshop Session 1
Lead Presenter: Joni Tornwall
Co-presenters: Julia Donegan, Phillip Newman
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Napoleon Ballroom - Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Loosen your grip on content creation without losing control of your objectives through student-generated digital course content and the principles of authentic learning.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 8:30am
Nottoway (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Workshop
Workshop
Enhancing Creativity, Critical Thinking, Communication and Collaboration Skills Through Online Double-Looped Peer Review
Date: 04/20
Time: 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Conference Session: Workshop Session 1
Lead Presenter: Dmytro Babik
Co-presenters: Deborah Judge Watt, Eric Ford, Nancy Savino
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Nottoway (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Hands-on workshop on the innovative pedagogical approach and supporting online technology for engaging peer review in large and online courses with complex creative assignments


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 8:30am
Oak Alley (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Workshop
Workshop
Play It: A Game-Based Peer-Review Model for Quality Online Courses
Date: 04/20
Time: 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Conference Session: Workshop Session 1
Lead Presenter: Nora Scully
Co-presenters: Jackson Wilson, Kurt Daw, Jonathan Lee
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Oak Alley (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Motivate faculty to design quality online learning and teaching through the use of games, project based learning, and a validated quality course assessment rubric.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 8:30am
Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Workshop
Workshop
Never Waste a Leadership Opportunity: Reframing Local Technological Changes for Academic Transformation
Date: 04/20
Time: 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Conference Session: Workshop Session 1
Lead Presenter: J. Garvey Pyke
Co-presenter: Liz Ciabocchi
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Left unharnessed, technological changes have the power to disrupt institutions chaotically. However, leaders must control these changes to transform the institution in desired ways.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 8:30am
Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Workshop
Workshop
Fork U! A GitHub Approach to Learning and Collaboration
Date: 04/20
Time: 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Conference Session: Workshop Session 1
Lead Presenter: Adam Croom
Co-presenter: John Stewart
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Learn how educators can appropriate the affordances of GitHub for open teaching and collaborative design.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 10:30am
Bayside A (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Workshop
Workshop
Call to Action: How to Promote Active Learning While Handling the Hard Stuff
Date: 04/20
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Workshop Session 2
Lead Presenter: Laurie Lyons
Co-presenters: Paige McDonald, Linda Cotton
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Bayside A (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Use tools and techniques to blend or enhance for active learning with an emphasis on selecting technologies aligned with pedagogical objectives. Confront common concerns.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 10:30am
Bayside C (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Workshop
Workshop
Synchronous and Asynchronous Video in Education - Tools and Techniques
Date: 04/20
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Workshop Session 2
Lead Presenter: Lyle Wetsch
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

The use of video has become integral to many disciplines and is increasingly accessible. This session will provide the tools and techniques to optimize deployment.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 10:30am
Borgne (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Workshop
Workshop
The Art of Edutaining Using Simulated Learning: Adding a New Dimension to CBE
Date: 04/20
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Workshop Session 2
Lead Presenter: Luvon Hudson
Track: Workforce Innovation
Location: Borgne (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Take part in a fun and interactive workshop that covers a critical component of CBE that uses simulations to teach the 'real world'.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 10:30am
Grand Chenier (5th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Workshop
Workshop
Leading by Solving Problems: A Framework for Motivating Change At Any Level
Date: 04/20
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Workshop Session 2
Lead Presenter: Dylan Herx
Co-presenter: Emily Goldstein
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Grand Chenier (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

In large organizations, it's easy to feel powerless to make a difference. This workshop will layout a hands-on framework for doing just that.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 10:30am
Grand Couteau (5th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Workshop
Workshop
globalEDGE.msu.edu: Your (Free and Open) Source for Global Business Knowledge
Date: 04/20
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Workshop Session 2
Lead Presenter: Sarah Singer
Co-presenter: Tunga Kiyak
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Grand Couteau (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

globalEDGE.msu.edu is used by millions of people and companies in the United States and around the world each year to engage in the global marketplace.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 10:30am
Maurepas (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Workshop
Workshop
Explore the 7 C's of Blended Learning
Date: 04/20
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Workshop Session 2
Lead Presenter: Marcia Kish
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Maurepas (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Explore the 7 C's of Blended Learning. The workshop will showcase how to implement creativity, collaboration, communication, curiosity, compassion into the blended learning classroom.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 10:30am
Napoleon Ballroom - Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Innovation Lab
Innovation Lab
Shooting and Producing Great Video with the iPhone for On-Line Learning
Date: 04/20
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Workshop Session 2
Lead Presenter: Steve Julin
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Napoleon Ballroom - Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Students love learning by watching videos. Producing an effective video is easy & the camera might be in your own pocket!


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 10:30am
Nottoway (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Workshop
Workshop
Crafting Stunning Presentations
Date: 04/20
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Workshop Session 2
Lead Presenter: Michael Berman
Co-presenter: Michelle Pacansky-Brock
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Nottoway (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Learn to take your presentations from stale to stunning by creating persuasive, memorable graphics that will captivate your audience.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 10:30am
Oak Alley (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Workshop
Workshop
Going Out on A LEM
Date: 04/20
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Workshop Session 2
Lead Presenter: Brett King
Co-presenters: Milissa A. Copeland, Kyle Motsinger
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Oak Alley (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

How do you share your teaching knowledge with others? Learn how Learning Environment Modeling (LEM) provides a common language for course design.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 10:30am
Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Workshop
Workshop
OER, Yikes! Jump Over the Moat and Learn How to Use OER in Academic Courses and Faculty Development
Date: 04/20
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Workshop Session 2
Lead Presenter: Linda S. Futch
Co-presenters: Kelvin Thompson, Rohan Jowallah, Sue Bauer
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Open educational resources (OER), sound great but how do we use them? Get hands-on experience finding and using OER for your needs.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 10:30am
Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Workshop
Workshop
Meeting the Potential of Hybridity: Access, Equity, and Inclusion
Date: 04/20
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Workshop Session 2
Lead Presenter: Rebecca Hogue
Co-presenters: Maha Bali, Autumm Caines, Alan Levine, Whitney Kilgore, Andrea Rehn, Patrice Torcivia Prusko, Apostolos Koutropoulos
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Equity and inclusion cannot occur when virtual participants only have access to the Twitter stream. Explore effective ways to engage in hybrid conference attendance.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 1:30pm
Bayside A (4th Floor)
  • Featured Session
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Streamed Session
Featured Session
Today's the Day: Balancing the Reality of Faculty Scholarship with Innovations in Digital Authorship
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Noreen Barajas-Murphy
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Bayside A (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Digital course development is broadly defined yet narrowly embraced. Despite the variety of authoring tools and the proliferation of instructional designers being hired nation wide, faculty still report the most significant barrier is lack of time.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 1:30pm
Bayside C (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Health Literacy Database At Miami University: Visual-Textual & Lexical Patterns for Health
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Valerie Ubbes
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Impacts on health literacy are possible when technological tools help adolescents and adults gain access to routines for daily living through visual-textual media.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Developing a Quality Improvement Process to Optimize Faculty Success
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Linda Merillat
Co-presenter: Monica Scheibmeir
Track: Workforce Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Analysis examines the effectiveness of embedding quality improvement within the School of Nursing based on a data-rich faculty enrichment process that correlate skills with results.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Sense of Belonging in Cyberspace: Examining the Impact of Hybrid Courses on Student Persistence
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Ron Costello
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This session focuses on a quantitative study of the effects of hybrid courses on student sense of belonging and satisfaction at a commuter campus.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 1:30pm
Borgne (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
Creating Official College Procedures and Guidelines Based on Best Practices in Online Learning
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Lead Presenter: Robert Anderson
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Borgne (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Come see how Florida SouthWestern State College was able to get buy in from faculty to create formal policies for teaching online.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 1:30pm
Gallier A/B (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Solutions Showcase
  • Streamed Session
Solutions Showcase
6 Easy Steps to Building a Course in Adaptive Learning
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Judy Komar
Track: N/A
Location: Gallier A/B (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

From objectives to complete learning map, a quick and easy demonstration on how to get started in building an adaptive learning course in six easy steps.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 1:30pm
Grand Chenier (5th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Conversations that Work
Conversations that Work
Using Data and Project-Based Learning to Empower Students
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Lead Presenter: Leif Nelson
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Grand Chenier (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This presentation proposes a pedagogical model that uses data to empower students by offering alternative pathways to project-based curriculum


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 1:30pm
Grand Couteau (5th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Conversations that Work
Conversations that Work
Crafting an Institutional Distance Education Research Agenda
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Lead Presenter: Katie Linder
Co-presenter: Brad Zdenek
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Grand Couteau (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

The presenters will describe the development of research units at two universities, including mission, vision and research priorities.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 1:30pm
Maurepas (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
Macro-Level Barriers to the Rejuvenation of Online Enrollment Growth
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Lead Presenter: Manfred Meine
Co-presenter: Thomas Dunn
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Maurepas (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

The core issue in overcoming barriers is for stakeholders to balance pressures of competition in attracting students with the academic quality of an online degree.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 1:30pm
Napoleon Ballroom - Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Innovation Lab
Innovation Lab
You Can Go Anywhere: The Power of Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Video Creation for Online Courses
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Lead Presenter: Olysha Magruder McRae
Co-presenter: Kelly Tzoumis
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Napoleon Ballroom - Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Are you tired of stodgy video lectures for online courses? At this innovation lab, we will explore atypical video lecture creation like do-it-yourself green-screen recording.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 1:30pm
Nottoway (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
The Design of a Dual-Pathway MOOC to Improve Student Transition From Secondary to Higher Education in Ireland
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Gavin Clinch
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Nottoway (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This paper reports on innovations in MOOC design providing dual-pathways to improve the transition of students from Secondary to Higher Education in Ireland.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 1:30pm
Oak Alley (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Can All Teachers Kahn? A Faculty Development Strategy to Support Instructors in Creating Effective Video Lessons
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Julia VanderMeer
Co-presenter: Christian Burke
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Oak Alley (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

How do you help teachers turn the average lesson into a great video lesson? A design focused and just-in-time faculty development framework


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 1:30pm
Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Creative Design Strategies for Synchronous Online Classes
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Lyra Hilliard
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

In this two-part workshop, participants will collaborate in an interactive mock class and develop a framework for synchronous online classes of their own.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 1:30pm
Rhythms II (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
Do You Speak Learning? Creating a Shared Language for Learning Design and Faculty Development
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Lead Presenter: Erin DeSilva
Co-presenters: Michael Goudzwaard, Ashley Kehoe, Cindy Tobery, Prudence Merton, Elli Goudzwaard
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms II (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Discover how a model of pedagogical knowledge ignited a community of practice, resulting in constructive conversations among diverse campus constituents about effective teaching.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 1:30pm
Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Simulation. Innovation! Exasperation? Education: Lessons Learned with the Anatomage Virtual Dissection Table
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Kimberly Michael
Co-presenter: Tanya Custer
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Presenters will highlight best practices, exam outcomes and student perceptions on the use of the Anatomage Virtual Dissection Table for teaching anatomy and pathology.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 1:30pm
Waterbury (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
I2 - Innovation Via Integration
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Lead Presenter: Antonia Levy
Co-presenter: Carl Moore
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

During this highly interactive conversation, participants will explore how traditional inclusion-related barriers can instead become opportunities for innovation. Facilitators will model what they preach.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Is Your LMS Ready for Faculty to Switch to Hybrid and/or Blended Teaching?
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Lead Presenter: Lydia Cavieux
Co-presenter: Yi (Gloria) Gong
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

How to build a LMS that is ready for your faculty and students to use for blended and online courses


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Faculty Forward Instructional Design: Putting the Heart in Innovation
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Lead Presenter: Amy Hale
Co-presenter: Emily Wood
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Helix Education presents a collaborative approach to instructional design that supports faculty members, promotes their expertise, and creates the conditions for institutional innovation.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Quality Online Preparation: Faculty Preparedness and Faculty Development Programs
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Lead Presenter: Erin O'Brien
Co-presenter: Dorothy Haggerty
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Qualities of a prepared online faculty member will be discussed as well as the development of the faculty preparation program at their institution and others.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Designing Courses, Building Communities: An Online Professional Writing Program as a Socio-digital Landscape
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Lead Presenter: Randy Gonzales
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 3
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Presentation on early steps to develop a community of learners by situating online coursework in public writing spaces and social media platforms.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
BAM! Kick It Up A Notch: Giving Voice to Your Online Course
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Lead Presenter: Sheri Lazare
Co-presenter: Elizabeth Bobo
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 4
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Workshop leaders facilitate the creation of interactive audio/visual modules for use in online classes.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
The Birth of a Mobile App: From Conception to Delivery
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Lead Presenter: Cherri LaMarr
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 4
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Follow the timeline of mobile technology development for the online classroom. Learn the #1 strategy for applying mLearning to your classroom.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
A Design for Teaching Skill-Based Courses - Group Piano Online
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Lead Presenter: SUSAnna Garcia
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 5
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This session will consider the challenges and opportunities of creating and teaching a skill-based class in the distance learning environment.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Profiling the Success of Online Students Through Their Chosen Learning Environments
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Lead Presenter: Maeghen L MacDonald
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 6
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Using Astin's IEO model as a lens to better understand online students' experiences with their educational environments in an effort to improve academic achievement.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
The Roving Reporter: Use Technology and Social Media to Make Every Lesson a Field Trip
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Lead Presenter: Thomas Simmons
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 6
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Often we emphasize content of a lesson without considering the location of its delivery. See how one Instructor breaks through traditional classroom walls.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Using MERLOT to Optimize ICT Literacy
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Lead Presenter: Lesley Farmer
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 6
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Explore how MERLOT's repository of learning objects and online community can be leveraged in instructional design to optimize ICT literacy.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Defining and Measuring Competencies: Best Practices for Competency-based Education
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Lead Presenter: Barbara Rowan
Track: Workforce Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 7
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This presentation will outline where competencies come from and how to write them, as well as present an assessment strategy for measuring learner competence.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Integration of Technology and Academic Support to Create an Open Learning Community for Doctoral Research
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Lead Presenter: Ronald Berman
Co-presenter: Nikki Mancuso
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 7
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This presentation describes the integration of technology and learner support to create and deploy a private on-line collaborative learning community for 5,000+ doctoral learners.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Enhancing the Instructional Paradigm: The CSU Faculty Digital Ambassadors Project
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Lead Presenter: Leslie Kennedy
Co-presenter: Gerry Hanley
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 8
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

CSU Digital Ambassadors champion the use of educational technologies within their campuses. We will discuss how campuses can empower faculty as ambassadors on their campuses.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Master eLearning Delivery with Three Core Principles
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Lead Presenter: Carlos Cuadra
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 8
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Employees take online courses, but will they remember what they learned? Three simple yet elemental principles for success will be explored in this informative presentation.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 2:30pm
Bayside A (4th Floor)
  • Featured Session
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Streamed Session
  • OLC Session
Featured Session
OLC Digital Learning Awards Competition
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Kathleen S Ives
Co-presenter: Karen Pedersen
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Bayside A (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This presentation will provide additional information about the OLC Digital Learning Innovation Award, a new prize competition that is accompanied by a meaningful monetary award. Attendees can expect to learn about the recently released Award Rubric as well as the process for submitting proposals.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 2:30pm
Bayside C (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Robotic Telepresence in Distance Learning
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Michael Rouan
Co-presenter: Kyle Creason
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

A comprehensive look at the state of Robotic Telepresence in Distance Learning including an overview of current players in the space will be critically examined.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 2:30pm
Borgne (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
Building the Infrastructure for Innovative Collaborative Course Design and Development
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Lead Presenter: Jennifer M McVay-Dyche
Co-presenter: Leigh Tedesco
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Borgne (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Gain tips for building an infrastructure to support innovation in online course design and development processes.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 2:30pm
Estherwood (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Career Forum Roundtable
Career Forum Roundtable
Moving from Faculty to Administrator in Ed Tech: What I wish I knew before the move
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Lead Presenter: Rolin Moe
Co-presenters: Sorel Reisman, Jill Leafstedt
Track: Workforce Innovation
Location: Estherwood (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Many faculty take on administration roles at some point of their career. Some are given broadened faculty duties to assist other faculty with educational technology. What it is like making a transition from a faculty member to an administrator? What are the biggest lessons you learned? What were the resources, mentors, and colleagues that helped guide you in your transition? What are the particular resources that you would recommend faculty members utilize?

This session will attempt to answer those questions and more, so come ready for a lively discussion.

 

Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 2:30pm
Gallier A/B (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Solutions Showcase
  • Streamed Session
Solutions Showcase
Solving Two Common eLearning Problems: Student Retention & Proctoring Process Management
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Mac Adkins
Track: N/A
Location: Gallier A/B (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Learn about solutions for boosting student retention by measuring non-cognitive indicators and managing the proctoring process for multiple proctoring modalities.
 


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 2:30pm
Grand Chenier (5th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Conversations that Work
Conversations that Work
Utilizing Innovative Customizable Pathways / Dual-Layer MOOC Course Design for True Individualized Learning
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Lead Presenter: Matt Crosslin
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Grand Chenier (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Recent work on customizable pathways course design points to interesting possibilities for individualized learning. This session will discuss how to create dual-layer courses.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 2:30pm
Grand Couteau (5th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Conversations that Work
Conversations that Work
Advancing Educational Innovation Through Faculty Development for Blended Learning Implementation
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Lead Presenter: Cub Kahn
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Grand Couteau (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This conversation will explore pros and cons of six different means to develop faculty capacity to design and deliver hybrid courses. Brainstorming other approaches encouraged!


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 2:30pm
Maurepas (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
Hybrid Classroom for Three Different Audiences: On-Campus, Synchronous Online, and Asynchronous Online
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Lead Presenter: Marko Suvajdzic
Co-presenter: Ethan Tripp
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Maurepas (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Direct and up to date report on a 2 year research project on hybrid learning at the Digital Worlds Institute, University of Florida


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 2:30pm
Napoleon Ballroom - Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Innovation Lab
Innovation Lab
DIY: Create Your Own Innovation Hub
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Lead Presenter: Madara Mason
Co-presenter: Heidi Olson
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Napoleon Ballroom - Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Learn about structures and games meant to help innovators improve, transform, and disrupt conventional approaches to education. Create your own higher education Innovation Hub.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 2:30pm
Napoleon Foyer (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • MERLOT
Education Session
Data Driven Innovation of MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resources of Learning and Online Teaching)
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Lead Presenter: Sorel Reisman
Co-presenter: Minjuan Wang
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Napoleon Foyer (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

We will describe how MERLOT uses data analytics to make decisions driving its evolution, focusing on interface redesign, innovative functions, user engagement, and community-building.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 2:30pm
Nottoway (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Legitimacy of Digital Badges for Documenting Competencies in Today's Workplace
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Brenda Perea
Co-presenter: Larry Good
Track: Workforce Innovation
Location: Nottoway (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Micro-credentials benefit students providing an explicit record of competencies illustrating mastery of specific industry skills enhancing their employability.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 2:30pm
Oak Alley (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
A Model of Organizational Innovation: A Case Study of Penn State's World Campus
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Maeghen L MacDonald
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Oak Alley (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

As a case study, Penn State's World Campus is used to examine Amabile (1988)'s Model of Organizational Innovation in the context of online education


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 2:30pm
Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Flipping the Laboratory with Interactive Online Exercises
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Sacha Johnson
Co-presenter: SUSAn Galindo
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

We will demonstrate how online instruction can deliver meaningful and engaging learning objects to "flip" the student laboratory similar to flipping the classroom.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 2:30pm
Rhythms II (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
Manufacturing in Indiana: An Integrated K12/Community College Approach
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Lead Presenter: Kara Monroe
Co-presenter: Elizabeth Lerch
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Rhythms II (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Hire Technology uses a blended delivery model to provide Indiana high school students with unparalleled access to industry-driven manufacturing and logistics education.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 2:30pm
Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Free-Range Faculty; Untethering the Teacher in a Technology-Enhanced Classroom
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Michael Avis
Co-presenter: Alexandra MacLennan
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Providing solutions in removing the cables from the technology-enhanced classroom and opening up the space for a truly collaborative experience.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 2:30pm
Waterbury (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
"Clickbait" and Knowledge: What It Takes to Be a " Hyper Literate" Online Educator
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Lead Presenter: Sara McCool
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Master Internet Literacy while dodging "click-bait" with these amazing tricks!


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Using the TPACK Framework to Grow a Center for Teaching and Online Learning
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Lead Presenter: Jennifer Schwedler
Co-presenter: Mark Wilson
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

A collaboration between academic and IT divisions, led to a cohort-based pilot, founded in the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) framework.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Master Series Applied! Central Facets for Leading Effective, Sustainable, High Quality Online Programs
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Lead Presenter: Jennifer Redd
Co-presenter: Sherri Restauri
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This session will discuss the most pertinent topics for developing and sustaining a strong university online program based upon OLC's related Mastery Series workshop.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Utilizing Information Technology for Skills Labs in a Graduate Nursing Program
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Lead Presenter: Kelli Whitted
Co-presenter: Noreen Lennen
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Graduate nursing faculty must incorporate the use of information technology in order to match the learning styles of today's nursing students.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Course Design: Pedagogical Approaches to Assessing Higher Order Cognitive Skills
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Lead Presenter: Jennipher Murphy
Co-presenter: Tofool Alghanem
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 3
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Courses that teach new pedagogical methods, to include communication, teamwork, leadership, critical thinking, and self-assessment, are required for the 21st century workplace.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Just Sayin': The Benefits of Incorporating Oral Activities in an Cyber Classroom
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Lead Presenter: Martha Ezell
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 3
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Introducing new technologies in an online course requires a mixture of well-designed course tools, consistent technical support, and starting small.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Creating Impactful Student Experiences and Innovation Through Adaptive Learning and Virtual Reality
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Lead Presenter: Robert Hasel
Co-presenter: Lia Osburn
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 5
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Combining new learning technology such as the virtual dissection table and adaptive learning can lead higher levels of student critical thinking and engagement.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Invigorate the Whole Learner Experience and Reawaken Your Love of Teaching with Adaptive Courseware
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Lead Presenter: Sabrina Fuchs
Co-presenter: Jim Thompson
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 5
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Learn how Adaptive Courseware enhances your teaching experience and your students' learning experience. The session includes case-studies and addresses common questions around Adaptive Courseware.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Competency-Based Education: Everyone's Talking About It; UMHB is Making It Happen
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Lead Presenter: Caroline Roma
Co-presenter: Tammi Cooper
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 6
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

We'll take you from theory to action in this informative presentation by UMHB about their Competency-Based Education Program called MyWay.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Effectively Leading and Empowering Student Workers to Promote Job Readiness and Quality Course Development
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Lead Presenter: Erica Curry
Track: Workforce Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 6
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

An interactive session exploring a leadership model that empowers student workers, fostering quality work, innovative culture, and job readiness.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
  • MERLOT
Emerging Ideas Session
It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's an OER?
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Lead Presenter: Phillip Anaya
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 7
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

OERs are teaching and learning materials that permit their use and reuse. Understand how to articulate the benefits and challenges of using OER.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
The Power of the Course Mapping Worksheet for Online Course Development
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Lead Presenter: Megan Linos
Co-presenter: Elissa T. Mitchell
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 8
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Participants will experience how a course mapping worksheet can positively change faculty's motivation and confidence in online teaching. Hands-on exercise and discussion will be encouraged.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 4:00pm
Bayside A (4th Floor)
  • Featured Session
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Streamed Session
Featured Session
Virtual Classroom Training: The Results of A Qualitative Study of Synchronous Teaching Preparation
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Glenn Kessler
Co-presenter: Jill Buban
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Bayside A (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This presentation will review the findings of a research study conducted in January 2016 that focused on the types of training, if any, online instructors have received that pertains to teaching in the online environment.

The study was conducted by a team of researchers from the University of Virginia who have broad experience in the field of online learning and believe that knowledge of the kind of training our colleagues have received will help academics and administrators shape training programs going forward. The Online Learning Consortium collaborated with the team of researchers to distribute the survey and present the research findings.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 4:00pm
Bayside C (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Implementing Innovation: Selecting, Managing, and Sustaining Technology Change
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Judith Bayliss
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

What makes innovation succeed? This session examines 7 institutional actions vital to the successful roll-out of new technology coupled with new responsibilities for faculty.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 4:00pm
Borgne (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
Faculty Bridge the Digital Divide - Using Universal Access
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Lead Presenter: Cheryl Pruitt
Co-presenters: Gerry Hanley, Susan Cullen
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Borgne (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

An emerging framework to remove barriers to innovation by providing the faculty support services needed to embrace universal design and accessibility of instructional materials.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 4:00pm
Grand Chenier (5th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Conversations that Work
Conversations that Work
Investigating Course-Level Analytics in Online Classes
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Lead Presenter: Scott Schopieray
Co-presenter: Angelika Kraemer
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Grand Chenier (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This presentation focuses on our work understanding course-level analytic data both during a particular semester and across course offerings.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 4:00pm
Grand Couteau (5th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Conversations that Work
Conversations that Work
Boundless Collaboration: Breaking the Barriers of Communication Within Personal Learning Networks
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Lead Presenter: Jane Moore
Co-presenters: Bruce Bennett, Cris Guenter, Angela Gunder, Elaine Lawrence, Esperanza Zenon, Laurie Tenzer
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Grand Couteau (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

It is difficult to innovate in a vacuum. Come discover the power of personal learning networks, how they work, and what they can do for you.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 4:00pm
Maurepas (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
A Collaborative Approach to Course Redesign with Student-Centered Learning Just One Click Away
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Lead Presenter: Sheree Buikema
Co-presenters: Robert Herrick, Debra Dunlap Runshe
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Maurepas (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Details of an innovative, blended learning course design that promotes student affordability and interactive learning just one click away will be provided.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 4:00pm
Napoleon Ballroom - Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Innovation Lab
Innovation Lab
Creating a Communication Model So That Students Listen (And Take Action!): The "Successful You" Project
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Lead Presenter: Kelvin Thompson
Co-presenter: DeLaine Priest
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Napoleon Ballroom - Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

A model for "translating" institutional messages into "student-to-student voice" via student-friendly media in a high traffic venue with an overt emphasis on clear action steps.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 4:00pm
Nottoway (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Using the OLC Quality Scorecard to Drive Innovation and Change in Distance Education Programs
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Joshua Book
Co-presenters: Debbie Thorne, Matthew Eichler
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Nottoway (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

The OLC Quality Scorecard self-study process broke down barriers between organizational divisions and drives continuing innovation in Texas State University's distance education programs.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 4:00pm
Oak Alley (4th Floor)
  • Featured Session
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Streamed Session
Featured Session
Leveraging Technology in Health Professions and Medical Education: Enhanced, Blended, and Online Learning
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Paige McDonald
Location: Oak Alley (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Interactive discussion between audience and a panel comprised of health professions and medical educators to address integration of technology.  Panelists will briefly address approaches to integration, overcoming barriers, and lessons-learned. Audience members are asked to prepare questions in advance regarding session topics based upon materials made available ahead of the session.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 4:00pm
Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Acting on Actionable Intelligence: Using Learning Analytics to Inform Interventions in a Historically Challenging Course
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Maureen Guarcello
Co-presenter: Phil Denman
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Learn how predictive learning analytics, paired with peer-led Supplemental Instruction, improved student performance by two letter grades within a highly repeatable undergraduate blended learning course.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 4:00pm
Rhythms II (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
More Than Just a Document: Redesigning the Syllabus for Digital Environments
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Lead Presenter: Ary Aranguiz
Co-presenter: Laura Dicht
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms II (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

If your course is delivered online, your face-to-face syllabus won't work! Learn to compose a structurally and discursively appropriate syllabus for teaching online.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 4:00pm
Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Disrupting Education: Best Practice and Discovery for Online Education of Students with Learning Differences
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Adrienne Major
Co-presenter: Melissa Wetherby
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This presentation explores evidence-based practices for creating online courses for students with LD, and offers new findings on the success of innovations for online education.


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 4:00pm
Waterbury (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Building a Culture of Pedagogical Innovation: Overcoming Faculty Resistance to Change
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Lead Presenter: Sheree Meyer
Co-presenter: Frederika Harmsen
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Why do faculty say "no" to innovation? Conversation will focus on identifying sites of resistance and developing "high impact practices" for successful faculty development.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Innovation Fatigue: Pursuing Personally Meaningful Work in the Current Educational Technology Climate
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Lead Presenter: Patrice Torcivia Prusko
Co-presenter: Andrew Saltarelli
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Join a discussion on how edtech professionals can pursue personally meaningful work in a climate (efficiency models, technocentrism) that can sometimes limit agency and creativity.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Course Innovation Grants: Implementing a Successful Professional Development Plan
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Lead Presenter: Francesca Socolick
Co-presenter: Ilana Levinson
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

How does an institution encourage a culture of technology-driven pedagogical experimentation? This session examines how NYU Steinhardt designed a school-wide framework supporting faculty to develop high-quality, technology-enhanced courses within an 8 week period.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
LEARN: A New Model for Instructional Design
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Lead Presenter: Carolyn Schmidt
Co-presenter: John Jones
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Current models for instructional design cannot keep up with today's demands. Time to embrace a new model focusing on satisfaction and the joy of discovery.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
An Active Learning Cohort Model for Adult Education
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Lead Presenter: Eric Malm
Co-presenter: Marguerite Weber
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 3
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

We present an Active Learning Cohort Model for adult students that restructures content delivery, rethinks student participation, and reimagines how students learn and succeed.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Collaborative Design of a Novel Electronic Platform to Support Innovative Teaching Strategies in Nursing
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Lead Presenter: William Matcham
Co-presenters: Cindra Holland, Matthew Davis, Todd Pavlack
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 3
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Collaborative design of a novel electronic platform to support innovative teaching strategies utilizing unfolding case studies in gateway courses to support knowledge transfer.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
New From the AMS Education Program: Dynamic Ebooks That Add Excitement to Your Online and Blended Courses
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Lead Presenter: James Brey
Co-presenters: Ira Geer, Elizabeth Mills, Kira Nugnes, Abigail Stimach
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 4
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Look no further than the AMS for brand new, innovative ebooks that engage students with dynamic content.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Accelerated Summer College: Timely Pedagogical Innovation
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Lead Presenter: Kellie Campbell
Co-presenter: William Anderson
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 5
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

The Accelerated Summer College at Saint Michael's is a six-week, eight-credit experience that offers an innovative instructional model to help students get ahead.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
The Articles of Pyratical Pedagogy: The Classroom as Hydrarchy
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Lead Presenter: Stacy Greathouse
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 5
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Sign on to hear tale of classroom crews finding authentic treasures under "The Articles of Pyratical Pedagogy".


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Building a Community of Learners Through Faculty Development
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Lead Presenter: Debra Wenzel
Co-presenter: Matt Norsworthy
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 7
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Northern State University has built a community of learners in faculty development by providing a faculty grant to become certified in online teaching through OLC.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Design Lab! Developing and Sustaining Capacity to Design Effective Online Courses and Programs
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Lead Presenter: Lisa Johnson
Co-presenters: PhD, Michael Kolodziej, Andrew Shean
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 7
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This session explains how Ashford University created the "Design Lab" for developing and sustaining faculty capacity to design effective online courses and programs.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Digital Collaboration in a Cloud Based World
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Lead Presenter: Connie Lavergne
Track: Workforce Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 8
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Ideas for building Community, Collaboration and Real World Competency using Google Cloud Based Features


Wednesday April 20, 2016 - 5:00pm
Grand Ballroom (5th Floor)
  • Keynote Address - Lightning Talk
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Streamed Session
Keynote Address - Lightning Talk
Reachin' Out to Meet the Changes
Date: 04/20
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Rolin Moe
Location: Grand Ballroom (5th Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Embracing the structures of education means understanding the complexities of all members of the community. There are no shortcuts.


  • Keynote Address - Lightning Talk
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Streamed Session
Keynote Address - Lightning Talk
Using Core Values to Collaborate, Innovate, and Educate
Date: 04/20
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Julie Larsen
Location: Grand Ballroom (5th Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Starting with values identification allows peer educators to name their own “why” and develop better mentoring relationships. Give your learners the toolbox, and let them build their own course.


  • Keynote Address - Lightning Talk
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Streamed Session
Keynote Address - Lightning Talk
From Redlining to Digital Redlining
Date: 04/20
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Chris Gilliard
Location: Grand Ballroom (5th Floor)
Position: 3
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Digital footprints serve discriminatory purposes similar to traditional forms of redlining that are now outlawed. Academic IT policies risk complicity with such discrimination.


  • Keynote Address - Lightning Talk
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Streamed Session
Keynote Address - Lightning Talk
Today's the Day: Balancing the Reality of Faculty Scholarship with Innovations in Digital Authorship
Date: 04/20
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Noreen Barajas-Murphy
Location: Grand Ballroom (5th Floor)
Position: 4
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Digital course development is broadly defined yet narrowly embraced. Despite the variety of authoring tools and the proliferation of instructional designers being hired nation wide, faculty still report the most significant barrier is lack of time.


  • Keynote Address - Lightning Talk
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Streamed Session
Keynote Address - Lightning Talk
There's A Lot More Going on Behind That Screen
Date: 04/20
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Paul Brown
Location: Grand Ballroom (5th Floor)
Position: 5
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Moving learners from external to internal motivation and how the developmental process plays out online.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 9:00am
Bayside A (4th Floor)
  • Featured Session
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Streamed Session
Featured Session
What's Going on Behind the Screen with Traditionally-Aged College Undergraduates
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Paul Brown
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Bayside A (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Presenting research on how social and digital technology impacts the development of 18-24 year old college undergraduates and implications for practice.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 9:00am
Bayside C (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Overcoming Barriers to Effective Blended Learning: Research Findings to Support Student Success
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Linda S. Futch
Co-presenters: Kelvin Thompson, Aimee deNoyelles, Wendy Howard
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Research findings identified best practice strategies for the design of effective blended courses. "Comfort" emerged as an important construct to mediate student success.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Innovative Writing Support: Who Needs It, Uses It, Benefits From It, and What Can Be Done to Increase Utilization?
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Amanda Saw
Co-presenter: Mindy Sloan
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This presentation showcases the results of a study of learners in an online learning setting, and challenges to increasing utilization of innovative writing supports.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Assessing Readiness for Online Education - Research Models for Identifying Students At Risk
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Katherine Conway
Co-presenters: Claire Wladis, Alyse C Hachey
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 3
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This study explored the interaction between student characteristics and the online environment, to explore differential results between online versus face-to-face course performance and subsequent persistence.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 9:00am
Borgne (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
Developing a Mission Critical Operations Curriculum Using Emerging Technologies
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Lead Presenter: Noah Spencer
Co-presenter: Jennifer Lawson
Track: Workforce Innovation
Location: Borgne (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This presentation will cover the development of a new Mission Critical Operations curriculum and new technologies being used to encourage student engagement.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 9:00am
Edgewood A/B (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Solutions Showcase
Solutions Showcase
Paving the Way to Academic Success for At Risk Students
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Lead Presenter: Tina Sillavan
Track: N/A
Location: Edgewood A/B (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Blended / Personalized Learning is transforming traditional classrooms into interactive, individualized work spaces where at risk students are engaged, motivated, and successful.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 9:00am
Grand Chenier (5th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Conversations that Work
Conversations that Work
Innovating the Pedagogy of Group Work with New Technology
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Lead Presenter: Erin DeSilva
Co-presenter: Rebecca Taub
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Grand Chenier (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Successful group assignments include: appropriate support, excellent learning questions, and optimum technologies. Discuss and explore these technologies and best practice for student use.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 9:00am
Grand Couteau (5th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Conversations that Work
Conversations that Work
Women Who Innovate in Higher Ed: Challenges & Strategies
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Lead Presenter: Patrice Torcivia Prusko
Co-presenters: Laura A. Pasquini, Tanya Joosten, Jessica L. Knott, Amy Collier, Noreen Barajas-Murphy
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Grand Couteau (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

A conversation about the barriers and potential solutions to how women can lead innovation in edtech.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 9:00am
Maurepas (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
Don't Put Your Phones Away: Using Cellphones to Engage Students in Real-time"
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Lead Presenter: Shani Suber
Co-presenter: Sherry Boyd
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Maurepas (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Faculty will integrate technology with devices students already have in their pockets


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 9:00am
Napoleon Ballroom - Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Innovation Lab
Innovation Lab
Interaction Beyond the Discussion Board
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Lead Presenter: Rebecca Farivar
Co-presenter: Megan Mulholland
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Napoleon Ballroom - Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Tools like blogs, wikis, VoiceThread, and social media can be used in online and hybrid courses to foster greater interactivity and engagement beyond discussion boards.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 9:00am
Oak Alley (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Diving in: Scaffolding the Online Design Process for Accelerated Change
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Natalio Avani
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Oak Alley (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This presentation describes the accelerated design process undertaken by a senior faculty member new to online teaching;an exemplar model for continued faculty design partnerships.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 9:00am
Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Transformative Learning: Going Mobile with Your Students
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Shaun Beaty
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Discover why mobility matters and explore techniques for mobilizing your blended and/or online course.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 9:00am
Rhythms II (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
Tomorrow's Technology for Today's Professional Certification: Adaptive Learning for High Stakes Licensure Preparation
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Lead Presenter: Joel English
Co-presenter: Mark Brodsky
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms II (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Learn how Aviation Institute of Maintenance is using adaptive, personalized learning and hands-on test preparation to ensure students' success with professional licensure from the FAA.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 9:00am
Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Reimagining an Online Leadership Course to Inspire Student Engagement, Learning, and Satisfaction: A Data-Based Inquiry
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Catherine Honig
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

An undergraduate leadership course is retooled and reenergized by experimenting with OER in service of a high-engagement, high-quality online teaching and learning experience.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 9:00am
Waterbury (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Creating a Buzz with Screencasts: Helping Faculty Design, Produce, and Utilize Compelling Screencasts
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Lead Presenter: James Brooks
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Learn not only what makes a screencast highly valuable, but also how best to promote their use by faculty within the online classroom.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Wall of COOL: Engaging Faculty Through Recognition
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Lead Presenter: April Dawn
Co-presenter: Erick Zelaya
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Recognition is a positive force. Cal Poly Pomona's resource was created to celebrate sharing of ideas, techniques, and best practices that support student success.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Exploring Innovative Ways to Motivate Faculty to Stay On-Track with Online Course Development
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Lead Presenter: Darlene Smucny
Co-presenter: Stephen Nodine
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Join in an interactive discussion exploring ways to motivate faculty in online course development through timing of stipends, instructional design support, and other incentives.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Innovation At Scale: Remaining Innovative and Data-Driven in the Large Organization
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Lead Presenter: Matthew Belanger
Co-presenter: Kevin Seaman
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This session describes the importance and challenges of remaining innovative and data-driven at scale and provides practical examples for the growing organization.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Leveraging the Affordances of Virtual Reality Systems Within A Blended Course Design Model
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Lead Presenter: Rohan Jowallah
Co-presenter: Luke Bennett
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 3
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This presentation will focus on leveraging the affordances of virtual reality systems within a blended course design model.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
The Construction and Validation of an Instructor Learning Analytics Implementation Model to Support At-Risk Students
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Lead Presenter: Holly McKee
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 3
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This research study will explore how instructors can effectively implement learning analytics to support academically at-risk students with the purpose of improving learning outcomes.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
My Online Course Quality Review Rubric Has a First Name, It's O-S-C-Q-R
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Lead Presenter: Alexandra Pickett
Co-presenter: Dan Feinberg
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 4
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Meet OSCQR, the Open SUNY online course design rubric and process.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Online-Hybrid Course Sharing in Native American Studies: A Consortial Approach
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Lead Presenter: Roxanne Harde
Co-presenter: Brittany Johnson
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 4
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Growing out of research on an online-hybrid course sharing consortium's project, this presentation considers the project's sustainability and impact alongside its learning outcomes.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Taking Canada Online: Converting the Face-To-Face Geography of Canada Course to an Online Version
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Lead Presenter: Joanne Kehoe
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 5
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Moving a f2f course online? Learn from our experience as we share our course redesign framework, storyboarding process, assessment design and preliminary research results.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Teaching in Virtual Classrooms: Meeting the Pedagogical Challenge
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Lead Presenter: Joseline Castanos
Co-presenter: Laura Patsko
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 5
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Sharing lessons from ongoing research with English language teachers worldwide on best practices for teaching in virtual classrooms as part of a blended course.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Badges, Certificates, and Self-Paced... Oh My! How to Develop a Faculty Training Program on Accessibility and UDL
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Lead Presenter: Marc Nash
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 6
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

The development of a faculty training program that incorporates accessibility, UDL, badges, higher levels of Bloom's Taxonomy, and uses technology to be self-paced.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Providing Flexible, Practical, and Transformative Online Faculty Development
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Lead Presenter: Karen Skibba
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 6
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Learn how varying flexible faculty development approaches were leveraged and combined into one web portal to help instructors plan and teach quality online courses.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
The Collaboratory At Drexel University: Advancing Campus Collaboration Around Technology Enhanced Learning
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Lead Presenter: John Davis
Co-presenter: Cory Schmitt
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 7
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

The Collaboratory at Drexel is a way for faculty, SMEs, and instructional designers to share new and innovative technologies across curricula and departments


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
A Virtual Career Preparation Program: Exploring Experiential Learning for Online Students
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Lead Presenter: Jasmine D. Darnell
Track: Workforce Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 8
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

The objective of this presentation is to introduce a program which provides students with access to engage in virtual career preparation experiential learning opportunities.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 10:00am
Bayside A (4th Floor)
  • Featured Session
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Streamed Session
Featured Session
A New Lens on Digital Courseware: Navigating and Evaluating the Changing Landscape
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Emily Lammers
Co-presenters: Karen Pedersen, Barbara Means
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Bayside A (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This session will feature a digital courseware taxonomy and framework for evaluating courseware, a result of a collaboration between Tyton Partners, the Online Learning Consortium and SRI International, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 10:00am
Bayside C (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Validating Students' "Career-ready Skills": Lessons Learned (So Far) From a System-wide Digital Badging Initiative
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: MJ Bishop
Co-presenters: Sherri N Braxton-Lieber, Mary Lang, Elizabeth (Beth) Mulherrin, Jane Neapolitan, Paul Walsh
Track: Workforce Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Lessons learned from a 2-year, system-wide project that is collaboratively exploring the feasibility of digital badges, both for our students and for prospective employers.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 10:00am
Borgne (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
Rethinking Personalized Learning in Next Generation Courseware
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Lead Presenter: Kelly Gillerlain
Co-presenters: Kim Thanos, Patricia Beckenholdt
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Borgne (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

To "personalize" learning, we must rethink learning design, pedagogy, content delivery, metacognition and learner-instructor relationships. Explore next generation digital courseware that applies this approach.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 10:00am
Edgewood A/B (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Solutions Showcase
Solutions Showcase
Captioning--A Cause for Concern?
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Lead Presenter: Mike Robichaux
Track: N/A
Location: Edgewood A/B (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

The Docsoft AV appliance is a software and hardware solution designed to audio mine the spoken content in digital audio files and can automatically generate text transcripts.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 10:00am
Grand Chenier (5th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Conversations that Work
Conversations that Work
Scaling Up - Meeting the Challenges of Teaching a Large Online Class
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Lead Presenter: Mayuko Nakamura
Co-presenter: Linda Summers
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Grand Chenier (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This interactive session explores the challenges faced while redesigning online and blended courses for large enrollment and explores ideas for scaling up activities and assessments.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 10:00am
Grand Couteau (5th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Conversations that Work
Conversations that Work
Dissolving the Divides Generated by the Growing Number of Stakeholders in the Lucrative Arena of Online Education
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Lead Presenter: Manfred Meine
Co-presenter: Thomas Dunn
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Grand Couteau (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Key stakeholders in online education have expanded potentially creating new divides in the complex interrelationships between these actors.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 10:00am
Maurepas (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
Phantom Vibrations: Technopathology and the Mindfulness Movement
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Lead Presenter: Bart Everson
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Maurepas (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Technology enables, but it can also cause harm. Online teachers have an ethical responsibility to be aware of harm reduction practices.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 10:00am
Napoleon Ballroom - Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Innovation Lab
Innovation Lab
Converting Analytics to Insights: Dissolving Divides Across Faculty, Advisors, & Students
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Lead Presenter: Trish Bonica
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Napoleon Ballroom - Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Building an intervention approach to advising utilizing an analytics based, predictive case management framework that places students at the center of the learning experience.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 10:00am
Nottoway (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
At Scale - Leveraging Technology Toolsets to Support Instructional Design and Course Quality Metrics
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Natalie Murray
Co-presenter: Matt Gunkel
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Nottoway (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

An inside look at how Indiana University uses cutting-edge analytics to survey courses efficiently, based on industry-standard metrics across multiple disciplines.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 10:00am
Oak Alley (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
Buyers are From Saturn, Sellers are From Jupiter: Navigating the Vendor/Client Relationship
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Lead Presenter: Carey Hamburg
Co-presenters: Claire Arabie, Jefre Hargroder
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Oak Alley (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Implementing effective instructional technology for your campus is a challenging process with many potential barriers. Come learn from our experiences navigating our complex vendor/client relationships.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 10:00am
Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
FACULTY SUPPORT: A Playlist of Collaboration and Service "You've Got a Friend in Me"
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Judy Somers
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

"Name That Tune" Does the music in your head influence your interactions in your organization?


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 10:00am
Rhythms II (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
Reimagining Data Driven Decisions Making with the Use of Innovative Technology
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Lead Presenter: Daniela Foerch
Co-presenter: Andrea Adelman
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms II (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Utilization of pre/in-service teachers targeted video analysis with the intent of instructional decision-making deeply rooted in assessment data.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 10:00am
Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Hybrid Flexible Course and Program Design: Models for Student-Directed Hybrids
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Brian Beatty
Co-presenters: Cathy Littlefield, Jackie Miller, David Rhoads, Mike Shurance, Maggie Beers, Dean R Shaffer
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

In this panel presentation, representatives from five institutions of higher education present a summary of their approach for student-directed hybrid flexible design: courses and programs.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 10:00am
Waterbury (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Supportive Peer Feedback in the Digital Environment: Peer Review Design for Courses and the Workplace
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Lead Presenter: Joni Tornwall
Co-presenter: Elizabeth Fitzgerald
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Design and implement a supportive peer review process in the digital environment for an online course or in your workplace.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
The Role of the Instructional Designer in Driving Innovation in the Online Classroom
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Lead Presenter: Stephen Turner
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

An exploration of how an instructional designer can support faculty members and encourage the use of innovative online teaching methods.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Applying Design Thinking and Agile Methodologies to Foster Rapid Innovation in Higher Education
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Lead Presenter: Michael Cottam
Co-presenter: Michelle Loyet
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Explore an innovation model and process that have helped Webster University to improve course development, academic advising, student enrollments and student success.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
The One-Stop Shop: Effective Delivery of Course Content
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Lead Presenter: Alison Hedrick
Co-presenter: Debra Geist
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 4
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

So many resources, so little time for viewing. Are your students overwhelmed with the amount of material offered? Perhaps you should consider repackaging your course!


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Fragmented Learning? Making the Most Out of Course Design with Instructional Alignment
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Lead Presenter: Siyuan (Grace) Zhou
Co-presenter: Briana Johnson
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 5
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Help faculty to maximize course design with an easy to use instrumental approach to instructional alignment.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Less is More - Digital Convergence Grading
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Lead Presenter: Martin Mehl
Co-presenter: Luanne Fose
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 5
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This session will detail our experience training faculty to provide student feedback via video assessments. Save time and space while supporting transparency and mentoring.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Seeing Triple! Evaluating a Flipped Classroom Approach Through Three Lenses
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Lead Presenter: Brian Beatty
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 6
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This session presents student-focused research on a large flipped undergraduate lecture course , looking at student performance, student satisfaction, and student use of videos.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Building Learning for Learners' Hands: A Multimedia Interactive Learning Experience
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Lead Presenter: Audrey Gramstad
Co-presenters: Gaylon Emerzian, Roger S. Brown
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 7
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Hear, touch and see what Central New Mexico Community College with Trillium Productions is doing to create a digital multimedia interactive learning experience for learners.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Panopticon or Path to Redemption? Supporting New Academic Policies with Intrusive Advising and Early Alert Systems
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Lead Presenter: Greg Ketcham
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 7
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Policy and technology solutions applied in tandem to build a success plan for academically at risk students. Big Brother or Big Idea?


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 11:15am
Bayside A (4th Floor)
  • Featured Session
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Streamed Session
Featured Session
The Politics of Academic IT Policy: From Redlining to Digital Redlining
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Chris Gilliard
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Bayside A (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Reinventions of redlining appear in digital practices affecting finance, employment, policing, and education. This digital redlining threatens working class students at community colleges


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 11:15am
Bayside C (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Do Students Really Want Learning to Be Adaptive?
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Patsy Moskal
Co-presenter: Chuck Dziuban
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This presentation will concentrate on students' evaluation of their adaptive learning experience with the RealizeIT platform at the University of Central Florida (UCF).


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Examining Interactive and Metacognitive Processes in Student Learning: Findings From a Hybrid Instructional Environment
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Linda Feeney
Co-presenter: Shelly Meyers
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

The researchers examined students' interaction, engagement, learning, critical thinking and problem solving skills in synchronous and asynchronous instructional environments.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Implementing Adaptive Learning:A Pilot Study of Student Outcomes
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Katrice Hawthorne
Co-presenters: Cristi Ford, Karen Vignare
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 3
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

An evaluation of the effectiveness of adaptive learning at the University of piloting a number of adaptiveMaryland University College (UMUC).


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 11:15am
Borgne (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
Innovation is Not Enough: Building Soft Infrastructure to Incubate Good Ideas
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Lead Presenter: Andrew Saltarelli
Co-presenter: Amy Collier
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Borgne (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Following its early support for MOOCs, Stanford built "soft infrastructure" that fostered and affirmed a diversity of faculty members' values, motivations, and interests.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 11:15am
Edgewood A/B (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Solutions Showcase
Solutions Showcase
Empowering Faculty and Students With High Quality Modular
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Lead Presenter: Steve Ernst
Track: N/A
Location: Edgewood A/B (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

In this session we will explore emerging trends in the use of openly licensed educational content, and demonstrate how openly licensed digital courseware solutions can be used to replace textbooks and demonstrate documented improvement in student outcomes


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 11:15am
Estherwood (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Career Forum Roundtable
Career Forum Roundtable
Moving from Instructional Designer to Ed Tech Manager: What I wish I knew before the move
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Lead Presenter: Sherri Restauri
Track: Workforce Innovation
Location: Estherwood (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Educational technology managers of various types need to develop additional skills that are quite different from being an instructional designer. What are the key competencies of an Ed Tech manager and how to acquire them? What are the most important changes in your thought process and approaches?  How should newbies re-orient their thought process and approaches? What are the key management strategies they should learn to be successful as a manager?

This session will attempt to answer those questions and more, so come ready for a lively discussion.

 

Thursday April 21, 2016 - 11:15am
Grand Chenier (5th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Conversations that Work
Conversations that Work
Implementing an Online Research Methods Course for Community College Students
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Lead Presenter: Nina Leonhardt
Co-presenters: Candice Foley, Sharadha Sambasivan, Tracy Callender
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Grand Chenier (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Participate in a conversation about opportunities and challenges when implementing a research methods course at a community college.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 11:15am
Grand Couteau (5th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Conversations that Work
Conversations that Work
Increasing Leadership Capacity to Build a Change Model for Higher Ed
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Lead Presenter: J. Garvey Pyke
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Grand Couteau (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

We need to intentionally develop more leaders at all levels of academic departments and support units, who share a common language and purpose regarding innovation.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 11:15am
Maurepas (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • MERLOT
Education Session
CRIME101x: The Psychology of Criminal Justice Online and in Class
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Lead Presenter: John Zornig
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Maurepas (3rd Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

The Psychology of Criminal Justice is an online course based around a crime drama that can be used to teach on campus in a workshop format.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 11:15am
Napoleon Ballroom - Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Innovation Lab
Innovation Lab
Access FREE AND OPEN Workforce Development Curriculum with the US Department of Labor's National Repository
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Lead Presenter: Gerry Hanley
Track: Workforce Innovation
Location: Napoleon Ballroom - Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Explore the SkillsCommons library of open educational resources for workforce development being produced by the $2 Billion investments in community colleges across the nation.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 11:15am
Nottoway (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Reimagining Faculty Development: Organic Innovation for Change
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Michelle Pacansky-Brock
Co-presenters: Maria Ballesteros-Sola, Jaime A Hannans, Kristi O'Neil
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Nottoway (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

CSU Channel Islands is exploring how the Lean Startup model (Ries, 2011) can foster teaching and learning innovations within a public university.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 11:15am
Oak Alley (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Fishbowl: So What's Virtually Connecting All About Anyways?
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Maha Bali
Co-presenters: Rebecca Hogue, Autumm Caines, Alan Levine, Whitney Kilgore, Andrea Rehn, Patrice Torcivia Prusko, Apostolos Koutropoulos
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Oak Alley (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Virtually Connecting seeks to enliven virtual participation in academic conferences.This session demonstrates what a Virtually Connecting session looks like.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 11:15am
Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Practical Tips to Integrating Gamified Learning
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: James Bussiere
Co-presenter: Timothy Oberlin
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Transitioning from gamification theory to applied practice can be difficult. This session will snapshot our experiences in practical first steps.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 11:15am
Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Online Proctoring: Anything BUT One Size Fits All
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Lindsey Mercer
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

How do you know which type of online proctoring is best for you and your organizationÖaren't they pretty much all the same ? NO


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 11:15am
Waterbury (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
The Digital Dog Ate My Homework: Building a Foundation for Effective Digital Learners
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Lead Presenter: Laurie Tenzer
Co-presenter: Katherine Humphreys
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

The computer ate my homework. How faculty can ensure that digital natives are well-versed in fundamental technical skills.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
(Cross) Purposes of Policy to Promote Innovation in Online Education
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Lead Presenter: Jackson Wilson
Co-presenter: Maggie Beers
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

How respectful consideration of both collegial and managerial perspectives when developing online learning policies on operations, academic freedom, and institutional risk can positively promote innovation.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
CALMing the Cost of Textbooks: How to Create an Affordable Learning Materials Solution on Your Campus
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Lead Presenter: Barbara Taylor
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 3
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

The Cougars Affordable Learning Materials (CALM) Project aims to aid faculty in replacing costly textbooks by using quality open educational resources, journals, and online resources.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Using Voice Thread to Help Online Students Find Their Voice: Towards a Bridge Between Speaking and Writing
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Lead Presenter: Daniel Quigley
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 3
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Incorporating VoiceThread allows online students to replicate in-class discussion more accurately. It also provides a bridge between student's spoken and written expression.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
A Comprehensive Research-Based Approach to Professional Development
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Lead Presenter: Carl Weckerle
Co-presenter: Sarah Brittain Dysart
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 4
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

We propose a model of continuing professional development beyond workshops that provides instructors with the ability to meaningfully integrate technology into their teaching practices.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Using Social Media to Enhance Student Learning Opportunities in Social Work
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Lead Presenter: Summer Gainey
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 4
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

As an increasingly popular communication method, this study examines the use of Facebook to enhance student learning in a blended undergraduate social work class.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Strengthening the Conversation: Simple Protocols That Leverage the Learning Power of Online Discussions
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Lead Presenter: Margaret Perrow
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 5
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Discover the benefits of connecting online and in-person conversations, and leave with a set of protocols to leverage the learning power of online discussions.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
The Gamification of Instructional Design
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Lead Presenter: Phylise Banner
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 5
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This session will focus on the gamification of the instructional design process, showcasing mind-flexing approaches to developing instructional strategies through the use of play.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
A Winning Hand: Strengthening DE Quality with POCR
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Lead Presenter: Anna Stirling
Co-presenter: Micah Orloff
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 6
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Free POCR lessons! Learn how Peer Online Course Review is being used to enhance the quality of online courses in the California Community College system.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Sneak in the Veggies: Deceptively Delicious Innovations in Faculty Development
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Lead Presenter: Tawnya Means
Co-presenters: Sarah Bleakney, Megan Leroy, Staci Graff
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 6
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Just as smart parents hide spinach in brownies, or cauliflower in mashed potatoes, faculty can be encouraged to "eat their broccoli" and innovate their teaching.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Industry-Higher Education Collaboration for the Advancement of Knowledge and Innovation
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Lead Presenter: Marjorie Chan
Track: Workforce Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 7
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This paper examines examples of existing industry-education collaboration in STEM and other areas and suggests ways to operationalize the partnership in various business disciplines.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
The Writing IS on the Walls; Designing a Learning Studio
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Lead Presenter: Eric Howd
Co-presenters: Paula Russell, James Pitarresi
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 7
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

To meet the needs of 21st century learners, we're studying how to best support students/faculty in their learning environments through an experimental learning studio.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
The Design and Development of Interactive Formative Assessments for the on Demand Environment
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Lead Presenter: Andrew Swanson
Co-presenter: Hannah Digges Elliott
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 8
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This session explores the design and development of formative, stealth assessment opportunities essential to increasing engagement in an on-demand environment.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 1:30pm
Bayside A (4th Floor)
  • Featured Session
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Streamed Session
Featured Session
Using Core Values in Peer Education to Collaborate, Innovate, and Educate
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Julie Larsen
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Bayside A (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

How do you innovate a 25 year old program? Go back to the roots and start with core values and collaboration.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 1:30pm
Bayside C (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Virtual Campus for Real Students: How LMS and Libraries Can Work Together to Overcome Barriers to Access
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Lauren Fancher
Co-presenter: Lisa Kafati
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Access to learning materials is via the LMS for students in both distance and blended courses. Libraries need to be in the mix. How?


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 1:30pm
Borgne (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
Online Discussion Forum Construction and Facilitation: Applying the Community of Inquiry Framework to Promote Presence
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Lead Presenter: Thomas Mays
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Borgne (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This session explores the use of a tool for discussion forum design and facilitation that is grounded in the Community of Inquiry framework.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 1:30pm
Grand Chenier (5th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Conversations that Work
Conversations that Work
Starting From the Design: Effective Ways to Promote Student Engagement in Online Learning Environments
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Lead Presenter: Yajuan Xiang
Co-presenter: Megan Linos
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Grand Chenier (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Participants will be introduced to and exchange effective methods, to engage students in interactive online learning environments. Related research and sample rubrics will be provided.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 1:30pm
Grand Couteau (5th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Conversations that Work
Conversations that Work
Disciplinary Boundaries and Professional Skill Development in the Digital Classroom
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Lead Presenter: Kim Grippa
Track: Workforce Innovation
Location: Grand Couteau (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

We invite the audience to engage in a conversation envisioning solutions that are cross-disciplinary and experiential while working within the constraints of the virtual classrooms.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 1:30pm
Napoleon Ballroom - Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Innovation Lab
Innovation Lab
Bridging the Gap: Creating Technical and Pedagogical Training Videos for Faculty and Students
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Lead Presenter: Victoria Wynn
Co-presenter: Jay Castor
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Napoleon Ballroom - Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

A newly-formed design team at Wichita State University explains the management and production strategies to create pedagogical and technical training videos for faculty and students.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 1:30pm
Nottoway (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
MSU Denver Agile Instructional Design Network (AIDNet)
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: William Kendal
Co-presenter: Michael Erskine
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Nottoway (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Learn about the emergence of a new agile paradigm in higher education for effective instructional design and optimal design team structure and management.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 1:30pm
Oak Alley (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
  • OLC Session
Education Session
Partner with OLC
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Jennifer Mathes
Co-presenter: Jennifer Rafferty
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Oak Alley (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Do you know everything the OLC can do for you and your institution? Join us to learn about the OLC Institute and Advisory Services.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 1:30pm
Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
DIY Analytics to Empower Faculty Intervention
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: David Lindrum
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Mining gradebook data uncovers valuable information about work patterns of successful students and efficacy of course design. Finding these patterns just requires looking. And Excel.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 1:30pm
Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Innovation Station: A Lively Conversation on Fostering Pedagogical Breakthroughs
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Angela Gunder
Co-presenters: Whitney Kilgore, Patrice Torcivia Prusko, Kristen Eshleman, Jessica L. Knott
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

In an educational landscape filled with silos, let's tear down the walls for a few minutes and share examples of innovations across our organizations.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 1:30pm
Waterbury (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Structural Innovation: Blending to Connect the Classroom, Clinic, and Community At Large (C4Tech)
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Lead Presenter: Paige McDonald
Co-presenters: Howard Straker, Jacqueline Barnett, Debra Herrmann, Karen Schlumpf
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This session reviews an innovative course structure which connects the classroom, clinician and community at large through technology to promote active and authentic learning.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Toward a Culture of Innovation: Challenges and Lessons Learned
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Lead Presenter: Brad Zdenek
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This session will highlight the strategies employed and challenges faced in developing a culture of innovation at a large, distributed University.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Addressing the Challenges of Multimedia - Creation, Distribution, and Consumption of Content with Limited Resources
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Lead Presenter: Allison White
Co-presenters: Neal C Legler, Tim Walker
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Providing rich multimedia content in online and hybrid environments is something we are all trying to address. Let's face the challenges of multimedia together!


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Opening Spaces for Learning
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Lead Presenter: Michelle Harrison
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 3
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This paper outlines a case study which explores the tensions and enabling factors encountered by both instructors and participants in an open boundary course.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Pitt Online Toolbox: Building a Centralized Staff Resource Depot
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Lead Presenter: Jonathan Gunnell
Co-presenters: Amanda Piccolini, John Shaw
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 3
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Achieving quality and consistency in online courses can be challenging. Find out how we share internal best practices among course development staff using our LMS.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
QOLTivating Best Practices for Blended-Online Learning
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Lead Presenter: Brett Christie
Co-presenter: Ashley Skylar
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 4
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Sharing extensive information and resources regarding the CSU Quality Assurance program to support, develop, and feature innovative and exemplary blended-online instructors and courses.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Taking the Bored Out of Discussion Boards
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Lead Presenter: Nichole Karpel
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 4
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Learn how to infuse creativity and relevancy in discussion board questions that drive higher engagement and result in greater student satisfaction.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
It's All in the Mix: Creating a Design Model for Blended Learning Course Redesign
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Lead Presenter: Kristen Shand
Co-presenter: Susan Glassett Farrelly
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 5
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

A model for blended learning course redesign based on principals and best practice synthesized from a literature review is put into practice and refined.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
How to Manage an Online School to Meet State Standards
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Lead Presenter: Monica Santiago
Co-presenter: Micheal Wood
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 6
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Virtual Schools are often managed by for-profit partnersÖ.How do charter holders manage and collaborate with partners to effectively serve students? Learn how we've done it!


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Supporting International Students in Online/ Hybrid Courses Using Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Lead Presenter: Hala Esmail
Co-presenter: S. MacGregor
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 6
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Presenters will discuss best practices for the use of technology to support the academic needs of international students within the online/ face-to-face classroom environment.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Beyond Blended Learning: Connecting with Students in the Digital Age
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Lead Presenter: Catherine Lombardozzi
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 7
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Discuss how to engage your students in your field, not just in your course, through a rich, open web resource site.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Collaborations Toward Quality: Facilitating Student-faculty Partnerships for Online Course Design. - A Pilot Study
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Lead Presenter: Dan Clark
Co-presenter: David Bentz
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 7
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Initial results of a collaborative program teaming students with faculty to provide support and feedback for the design and development of effective online courses.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
A Workforce Development Nurse Refresher Program
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Lead Presenter: Kim Uddo
Track: Workforce Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 8
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

One community college-based nursing program in New Orleans has offered a nurse refresher program through the office of workforce development.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Conversations on Evidence-based Practices for Virtual Science Laboratory (VSL) Adoption for STEM Education
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Lead Presenter: Moustapha Diack
Co-presenters: Abdus Salam, Gerry Hanley, Sundee Warren, Ni'Shawn Stovall
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 8
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This raises awareness about Virtual Science Laboratory (VSL) for STEM Education. Best practices and the initiation of a Professional Learning Community will be discussed.


Thursday April 21, 2016 - 3:30pm
Grand Ballroom (5th Floor)
  • Keynote Address
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Streamed Session
Keynote Address
Collaborative Intelligence: Thinking with People Who Think Differently
Date: 04/21
Time: 3:30 PM to 4:45 PM
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Angie McArthur
Location: Grand Ballroom (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 15min
Brief Abstract:

The key to collaborating effectively is respecting “intellectual diversity,” the ways in which we think and process information differently. Each of us brings unique and varied thinking talents to the table, and when we understand intellectual diversity, we can work together more effectively. Through fascinating exercises and revealing case studies, Angie McArthur teaches audiences how to discover their own unique mind patterns and thinking talents, and how to recognize the same in others.


Friday April 22, 2016 - 8:15am
Grand Ballroom (5th Floor)
  • Plenary Address
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Streamed Session
Plenary Address
Innovating Learning in Organizations
Date: 04/22
Time: 8:15 AM to 9:30 AM
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Karen Vignare
Co-presenters: Gerry Hanley, Marni Stein, Jeff Grabill, Cathy Sandeen
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Grand Ballroom (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 15min
Brief Abstract:

From single institutions to large systems, the challenge of innovating within higher education has never been more necessary. The process of innovation is not well understood throughout education, yet these leaders are succeeding. What are the keys to success? What are the challenges? How do they establish goals? What is the leadership style necessary? What does the future look like if we are to become innovation engines? Listen to leaders in the field answer these questions and debate the necessary changes for success.


Friday April 22, 2016 - 9:45am
Bayside A (4th Floor)
  • Featured Session
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Streamed Session
  • MERLOT
Featured Session
Innovation in Higher Education: Unprecedented Opportunity
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Sharon Leu
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Bayside A (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Learn about the U.S. Department of Education's new strategies, fundamental changes in the higher education landscape and the unprecedented opportunities they provide for innovation.


Friday April 22, 2016 - 9:45am
Bayside C (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Faculty Metamorphosis Through Mobile Technology
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Winifred Ann Wolven
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Mobile technology significantly influences students' learning. Research delineates the necessity of faculty professional development and support for the inclusion of mobile technology within pedagogy.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Pop-ups and Hackathons: New Horizons in Teaching and Learning Habits in Business Schools
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Sandra Peter
Co-presenter: Kishi Di Pan
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

We argue for short, problem-focused units to align learning and teaching styles to learning that has become increasingly open, fragmented, on demand, and problem driven.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Adaptive Learning: Challenges and Opportunities in Online Learning
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Phu Vu
Co-presenter: Martonia Gaskill
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 3
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

The hype surrounding adaptive learning results from its potential to modify instruction to meet learners' specific content needs or learning demands.


Friday April 22, 2016 - 9:45am
Borgne (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • OLC Session
Education Session
A Suite of Quality Scorecards: What are They? How Can I Use Them?
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Lead Presenter: Karen Pedersen
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Borgne (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Since 2011 with the launch of the Online Learning Consortium Quality Scorecard, hundreds of faculty members and administrators just like you have learned about the Quality Scorecard and implemented it on their campuses. Now the Online Learning Consortium is building out a 'suite' of scorecards. This session will provide an overview of the direction for these research-based tools. So, if you have implemented the Quality Scorecard or attended a past Quality Scorecard session, you will not want to miss this one We have new and exciting advances to share!


Friday April 22, 2016 - 9:45am
Estherwood (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Career Forum Roundtable
Career Forum Roundtable
Moving From Operational Management to Leadership: What I wish I knew before the move
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Lead Presenter: Lorah Bodie
Co-presenter: Lisa Dowdy
Track: Workforce Innovation
Location: Estherwood (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Moving from operational management to leadership role seems to be a natural career path. In this session, we will explore:

  • What are the key attributes of today’s strategic leaders?
  • What are the strategic leadership models to follow?
  • How can one prepare for the move?
  • How to develop persuasive and communication skills?  

The panelists will also share how they developed a strategic leader’s approach for their own work environment.

 

Friday April 22, 2016 - 9:45am
Grand Chenier (5th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Conversations that Work
Conversations that Work
A Theoretical Framework for Co-teaching in Higher Education Through Multiple Instructional Platforms
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Lead Presenter: Salena Rabidoux
Co-presenter: Amy Rottmann
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Grand Chenier (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This paper explores the theoretical framework for co-teaching in higher education in traditional, asynchronous online, synchronous online, and synchronous hybrid courses.


Friday April 22, 2016 - 9:45am
Grand Couteau (5th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Conversations that Work
Conversations that Work
Audiovisual OER in a Text World: Breaking Down the License
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Lead Presenter: Adam Croom
Co-presenter: Rolin Moe
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Grand Couteau (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Grounded in pedagogical and media theories, we want to guide a conversation on media nuances with respect to media literacy, accessibility, remix, and beyond.


Friday April 22, 2016 - 9:45am
Maurepas (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
Academic Integrity: Physical, Virtual and/or Universal Design for Learning Strategies?
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Lead Presenter: Maggie Beers
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Maurepas (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

A research review on whether students cheat more online, and discussion of deterrents including virtual and physical test proctoring, and universal design instructional strategies


Friday April 22, 2016 - 9:45am
Napoleon Ballroom - Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Innovation Lab
Innovation Lab
Groupthink: Strategies to Engage Student Collaboration
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Lead Presenter: Valerie Green
Co-presenter: Tori Waskiewicz
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Napoleon Ballroom - Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Trouble motivating students to do group work in your class? Use these tools to enrich content and create engaging projects.


Friday April 22, 2016 - 9:45am
Nottoway (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Promoting 21st Century Skills Through Quality Course Design
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Tianhong Shi
Co-presenter: Robert John Robertson
Track: Workforce Innovation
Location: Nottoway (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Explore with us how quality course design can promote a 21st Century Skills agenda within courses and prepare students for career success and life-long learning.


Friday April 22, 2016 - 9:45am
Oak Alley (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Balancing Act: Creating Online Videos That Honor Your Teaching Style Without a Full Scale Video Production Team
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Jennifer M McVay-Dyche
Co-presenter: Shannon Sellars
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Oak Alley (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Gain tips for developing your own low-budget, good quality video materials that honor your teaching style and convey your subject matter expertise.


Friday April 22, 2016 - 9:45am
Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
So, You Have a Domain....Now What?
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Jill Leafstedt
Co-presenters: Jacob Jenkins, Jaime A Hannans, Michael McGarry
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Using keys to unlock access to domains, we discuss the approach at one campus to offer faculty, staff, and students open doors to online spaces.


Friday April 22, 2016 - 9:45am
Waterbury (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Competency-Based Education and the Liberal Arts
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Lead Presenter: Melanie Borrego
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Liberal Arts and self-paced learning--can they coexist? Come discuss best practices for building a strong liberal arts core into a CBE program.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
The Hero's Journey: Leveraging Narrative in Online Course Design
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Lead Presenter: Cathy Russell
Co-presenters: Angela Gunder, Stephen Clarke, Brandie VanOrder
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Building learning experiences that support autonomy proves challenging. Learn how narrative coupled with emerging technology redefines students as epic heroes driving knowledge creation.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Who's Really Doing the Teaching: Parental Involvement in K-12 Full-time Virtual Schooling
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Lead Presenter: Ni'Shawn Stovall
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

The researcher uses both qualitative and quantitative approaches to examine the level at which parents are really involved in full-time K-12 virtual schooling.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Enabling a Culture of Innovation: Leadership Within Complex Adaptive Systems
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Lead Presenter: MJ Bishop
Co-presenter: Joann Boughman
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 3
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Presents a new lens for thinking about leading change based on complex adaptive systems theory and the University System of Maryland's recent academic transformation experiences.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Embedded Librarian in Online Nursing Courses: A Preliminary Study
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Lead Presenter: Janet Levey
Co-presenter: Karen Nowak
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 4
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Levey-Nowak Embedded Librarian Presence Instrument was piloted to measure online nursing student perceptions of helpfulness, usefulness, presence, and confidence with an embedded librarian.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
The Course Design Toolkit: A Bird's Eye View on the Blended / Online Course Design Process
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Lead Presenter: Rayane Fayed
Co-presenters: Rana Haddad, Hossein N Hamam
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 4
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This session presents a comprehensive toolkit that serves instructors and e-Learning professionals involved in designing Blended and Online courses.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
(Re)Defining Student Success and Instruction Using Adaptive Technology in General Education Courses
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Lead Presenter: Emma Zone
Co-presenter: Amy Sloan
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 5
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This presentation focuses on leveraging adaptive technology to redefine faculty engagement and instruction in introductory courses where content and assessment are delivered via adaptive technology.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Attention, Relevance, Confidence, Success: Maximizing Critical Thinking Skills in an Art History Course
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Lead Presenter: Ingrid Steiner
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 5
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Maximize student performance and success by transforming what we know works in the art history classroom to an online environment.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Case Study of One Faculty Member's Transition From Traditional Online Courses to CBE Courses
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Lead Presenter: Dave Dawson
Co-presenter: Robin Colson
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 6
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Hear the experience of one faculty member who made the transition from traditional credit-hour, semester-based online courses to CBE courses.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Online Synchronous Seminars with Virtual Field Trips - Bringing Experiences Together From Across the World
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Lead Presenter: Celine Santiago Bass
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 6
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Online education supports diverse student groups across the world. With online, synchronous seminars, geographic boundaries disappear and make 'virtual' field trips a reality.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Bringing Palliative Medicine to the World
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Lead Presenter: Grace Lyo
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 7
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

How do you teach empathy and good communication skills online? This MOOC on palliative care featured a fictional drama and structured Google hangouts discussions.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
The Faculty Commons: Faculty Development, Academic Technology, and Online Education, Collaborate & Coordinate as a Team
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Lead Presenter: Susan Glassett Farrelly
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 7
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Three departments across two divisions come together to transform teaching and learning at California State University, Fullerton. This innovative, collaborative structure seems to have potential


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
From Pitch to Prototype: New Online Models for Collaboration, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Lead Presenter: Cindy Gilbert
Track: Workforce Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 8
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Successful models of industry/higher education collaborations implemented in a fully online program at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) will be shared.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Lessons Learned Driving Structural Innovation At the University of Kentucky
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Lead Presenter: Nigel Haarstad
Co-presenters: Jessica Wilson, Sarah Asher
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 8
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Presentation of initial outcomes and key lessons learned from a major grant project designed to spur eLearning innovation at a flagship state university.


Friday April 22, 2016 - 11:15am
Bayside A (4th Floor)
  • Featured Session
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Streamed Session
Featured Session
Facilitating & Fostering Passion and Inventiveness: Embodied Experiences From a University Unit Start Up
Date: 04/22
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 9
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Leigh Wolf
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Bayside A (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Come for embodied experiences in design thinking and insight into how these techniques are being used to start a new unit at Michigan State University.


Friday April 22, 2016 - 11:15am
Bayside C (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Comparing Online & Other Delivery Modes: Bending Rules to Improve Outcomes for Intro Psych Students
Date: 04/22
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 9
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Bruce Tsuji
Co-presenters: Matthew Sorley, Lisa Ralph, Erika Strathearn
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

University rules may have outlived their usefulness in the world of online learning. We bent the rules for students enrolled in online Intro Psych courses.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Large or Small Online Discussion Groups: Which are Better?
Date: 04/22
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 9
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Pam Epler
Co-presenter: Bruce Bennett
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

The number of participants in an online discussion group can be intimidating for some learners. But are smaller groups beneficial to this learning environment?


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Pioneering Online Learning for Obesity and Weight Management
Date: 04/22
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 9
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Laura A. Richardson
Co-presenters: Marissa Baranauskas, Judith Juvancic-Heltzel
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 3
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Students' satisfaction with integrating various online learning technologies for comprehension of multifactorial obesity complexities


Friday April 22, 2016 - 11:15am
Borgne (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
A Multi-Strand Institutional Strategy for Blended and Online Learning
Date: 04/22
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 9
Lead Presenter: Frank Coton
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Borgne (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This presentation describes the approach the University of Glasgow has taken to effect a significant institutional move towards blended and online learning


Friday April 22, 2016 - 11:15am
Grand Chenier (5th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Conversations that Work
Conversations that Work
Project Based Assessment: Right for Your Class?
Date: 04/22
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 9
Lead Presenter: Jennifer Bradley
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Grand Chenier (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Project based assessment can coherently incorporate gen ed and program learning goals into your course.


Friday April 22, 2016 - 11:15am
Grand Couteau (5th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Conversations that Work
Conversations that Work
Sustaining Innovation: Staying Out of the "Good Enough" Rut
Date: 04/22
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 9
Lead Presenter: Elli Goudzwaard
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Grand Couteau (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Walking the line between innovation and inertia: a discussion on surviving beyond the start-up phase and achieving long term viability


Friday April 22, 2016 - 11:15am
Maurepas (3rd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
Implementing Flipped Classroom and Team-based Learning in a Large Enrollment Course: Successes, Challenges and Next Step
Date: 04/22
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 9
Lead Presenter: Yi Jin
Co-presenters: Wei Wang, Nadia Jaramillo
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Maurepas (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

We will present how the creative implementation of flipped classroom and team-based learning transformed a didactic undergraduate orientation course into an active learning environment.


Friday April 22, 2016 - 11:15am
Oak Alley (4th Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Strategies for Overcoming Obstacles on the Road to Innovation
Date: 04/22
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 9
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Brenda Ravenscroft
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Oak Alley (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This presentation examines successful strategies for overcoming barriers to innovation, by applying a four-quadrant change model to a large-scale, complex blended learning initiative.


Friday April 22, 2016 - 11:15am
Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
  • MERLOT
Education Session
Discoveries From Interviewing 75+ Experts in Teaching and Learning on the Teaching in Higher Ed Podcast
Date: 04/22
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 9
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Bonni Stachowiak
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This session will highlight 75+ podcast interviews on teaching and learning and give participants a chance to engage. Educational technology will be used.


Friday April 22, 2016 - 11:15am
Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
The Exam is About to Begin, Please Turn on Your Smartphones
Date: 04/22
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 9
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Alisha Nypaver
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

What happens when students are allowed to use smartphones on an exam? This presentation details the rationale behind such an idea and experiment results.


STREAMED SESSIONS (69)
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Featured Session
Today's the Day: Balancing the Reality of Faculty Scholarship with Innovations in Digital Authorship
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Noreen Barajas-Murphy
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Bayside A (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Digital course development is broadly defined yet narrowly embraced. Despite the variety of authoring tools and the proliferation of instructional designers being hired nation wide, faculty still report the most significant barrier is lack of time.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Health Literacy Database At Miami University: Visual-Textual & Lexical Patterns for Health
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Valerie Ubbes
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Impacts on health literacy are possible when technological tools help adolescents and adults gain access to routines for daily living through visual-textual media.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Developing a Quality Improvement Process to Optimize Faculty Success
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Linda Merillat
Co-presenter: Monica Scheibmeir
Track: Workforce Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Analysis examines the effectiveness of embedding quality improvement within the School of Nursing based on a data-rich faculty enrichment process that correlate skills with results.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Sense of Belonging in Cyberspace: Examining the Impact of Hybrid Courses on Student Persistence
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Ron Costello
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This session focuses on a quantitative study of the effects of hybrid courses on student sense of belonging and satisfaction at a commuter campus.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Solutions Showcase
6 Easy Steps to Building a Course in Adaptive Learning
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Judy Komar
Track: N/A
Location: Gallier A/B (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

From objectives to complete learning map, a quick and easy demonstration on how to get started in building an adaptive learning course in six easy steps.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
The Design of a Dual-Pathway MOOC to Improve Student Transition From Secondary to Higher Education in Ireland
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Gavin Clinch
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Nottoway (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This paper reports on innovations in MOOC design providing dual-pathways to improve the transition of students from Secondary to Higher Education in Ireland.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Can All Teachers Kahn? A Faculty Development Strategy to Support Instructors in Creating Effective Video Lessons
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Julia VanderMeer
Co-presenter: Christian Burke
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Oak Alley (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

How do you help teachers turn the average lesson into a great video lesson? A design focused and just-in-time faculty development framework


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Creative Design Strategies for Synchronous Online Classes
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Lyra Hilliard
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

In this two-part workshop, participants will collaborate in an interactive mock class and develop a framework for synchronous online classes of their own.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Simulation. Innovation! Exasperation? Education: Lessons Learned with the Anatomage Virtual Dissection Table
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Kimberly Michael
Co-presenter: Tanya Custer
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Presenters will highlight best practices, exam outcomes and student perceptions on the use of the Anatomage Virtual Dissection Table for teaching anatomy and pathology.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Featured Session
OLC Digital Learning Awards Competition
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Kathleen S Ives
Co-presenter: Karen Pedersen
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Bayside A (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This presentation will provide additional information about the OLC Digital Learning Innovation Award, a new prize competition that is accompanied by a meaningful monetary award. Attendees can expect to learn about the recently released Award Rubric as well as the process for submitting proposals.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Robotic Telepresence in Distance Learning
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Michael Rouan
Co-presenter: Kyle Creason
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

A comprehensive look at the state of Robotic Telepresence in Distance Learning including an overview of current players in the space will be critically examined.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Solutions Showcase
Solving Two Common eLearning Problems: Student Retention & Proctoring Process Management
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Mac Adkins
Track: N/A
Location: Gallier A/B (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Learn about solutions for boosting student retention by measuring non-cognitive indicators and managing the proctoring process for multiple proctoring modalities.
 


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Legitimacy of Digital Badges for Documenting Competencies in Today's Workplace
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Brenda Perea
Co-presenter: Larry Good
Track: Workforce Innovation
Location: Nottoway (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Micro-credentials benefit students providing an explicit record of competencies illustrating mastery of specific industry skills enhancing their employability.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
A Model of Organizational Innovation: A Case Study of Penn State's World Campus
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Maeghen L MacDonald
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Oak Alley (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

As a case study, Penn State's World Campus is used to examine Amabile (1988)'s Model of Organizational Innovation in the context of online education


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Flipping the Laboratory with Interactive Online Exercises
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Sacha Johnson
Co-presenter: SUSAn Galindo
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

We will demonstrate how online instruction can deliver meaningful and engaging learning objects to "flip" the student laboratory similar to flipping the classroom.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Free-Range Faculty; Untethering the Teacher in a Technology-Enhanced Classroom
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Michael Avis
Co-presenter: Alexandra MacLennan
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Providing solutions in removing the cables from the technology-enhanced classroom and opening up the space for a truly collaborative experience.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Featured Session
Virtual Classroom Training: The Results of A Qualitative Study of Synchronous Teaching Preparation
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Glenn Kessler
Co-presenter: Jill Buban
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Bayside A (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This presentation will review the findings of a research study conducted in January 2016 that focused on the types of training, if any, online instructors have received that pertains to teaching in the online environment.

The study was conducted by a team of researchers from the University of Virginia who have broad experience in the field of online learning and believe that knowledge of the kind of training our colleagues have received will help academics and administrators shape training programs going forward. The Online Learning Consortium collaborated with the team of researchers to distribute the survey and present the research findings.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Implementing Innovation: Selecting, Managing, and Sustaining Technology Change
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Judith Bayliss
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

What makes innovation succeed? This session examines 7 institutional actions vital to the successful roll-out of new technology coupled with new responsibilities for faculty.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Using the OLC Quality Scorecard to Drive Innovation and Change in Distance Education Programs
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Joshua Book
Co-presenters: Debbie Thorne, Matthew Eichler
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Nottoway (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

The OLC Quality Scorecard self-study process broke down barriers between organizational divisions and drives continuing innovation in Texas State University's distance education programs.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Featured Session
Leveraging Technology in Health Professions and Medical Education: Enhanced, Blended, and Online Learning
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Paige McDonald
Location: Oak Alley (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Interactive discussion between audience and a panel comprised of health professions and medical educators to address integration of technology.  Panelists will briefly address approaches to integration, overcoming barriers, and lessons-learned. Audience members are asked to prepare questions in advance regarding session topics based upon materials made available ahead of the session.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Acting on Actionable Intelligence: Using Learning Analytics to Inform Interventions in a Historically Challenging Course
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Maureen Guarcello
Co-presenter: Phil Denman
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Learn how predictive learning analytics, paired with peer-led Supplemental Instruction, improved student performance by two letter grades within a highly repeatable undergraduate blended learning course.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Disrupting Education: Best Practice and Discovery for Online Education of Students with Learning Differences
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Adrienne Major
Co-presenter: Melissa Wetherby
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This presentation explores evidence-based practices for creating online courses for students with LD, and offers new findings on the success of innovations for online education.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Keynote Address - Lightning Talk
Reachin' Out to Meet the Changes
Date: 04/20
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Rolin Moe
Location: Grand Ballroom (5th Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Embracing the structures of education means understanding the complexities of all members of the community. There are no shortcuts.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Keynote Address - Lightning Talk
Using Core Values to Collaborate, Innovate, and Educate
Date: 04/20
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Julie Larsen
Location: Grand Ballroom (5th Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Starting with values identification allows peer educators to name their own “why” and develop better mentoring relationships. Give your learners the toolbox, and let them build their own course.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Keynote Address - Lightning Talk
From Redlining to Digital Redlining
Date: 04/20
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Chris Gilliard
Location: Grand Ballroom (5th Floor)
Position: 3
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Digital footprints serve discriminatory purposes similar to traditional forms of redlining that are now outlawed. Academic IT policies risk complicity with such discrimination.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Keynote Address - Lightning Talk
Today's the Day: Balancing the Reality of Faculty Scholarship with Innovations in Digital Authorship
Date: 04/20
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Noreen Barajas-Murphy
Location: Grand Ballroom (5th Floor)
Position: 4
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Digital course development is broadly defined yet narrowly embraced. Despite the variety of authoring tools and the proliferation of instructional designers being hired nation wide, faculty still report the most significant barrier is lack of time.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Keynote Address - Lightning Talk
There's A Lot More Going on Behind That Screen
Date: 04/20
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Paul Brown
Location: Grand Ballroom (5th Floor)
Position: 5
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Moving learners from external to internal motivation and how the developmental process plays out online.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Featured Session
What's Going on Behind the Screen with Traditionally-Aged College Undergraduates
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Paul Brown
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Bayside A (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Presenting research on how social and digital technology impacts the development of 18-24 year old college undergraduates and implications for practice.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Overcoming Barriers to Effective Blended Learning: Research Findings to Support Student Success
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Linda S. Futch
Co-presenters: Kelvin Thompson, Aimee deNoyelles, Wendy Howard
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Research findings identified best practice strategies for the design of effective blended courses. "Comfort" emerged as an important construct to mediate student success.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Innovative Writing Support: Who Needs It, Uses It, Benefits From It, and What Can Be Done to Increase Utilization?
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Amanda Saw
Co-presenter: Mindy Sloan
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This presentation showcases the results of a study of learners in an online learning setting, and challenges to increasing utilization of innovative writing supports.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Assessing Readiness for Online Education - Research Models for Identifying Students At Risk
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Katherine Conway
Co-presenters: Claire Wladis, Alyse C Hachey
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 3
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This study explored the interaction between student characteristics and the online environment, to explore differential results between online versus face-to-face course performance and subsequent persistence.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Diving in: Scaffolding the Online Design Process for Accelerated Change
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Natalio Avani
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Oak Alley (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This presentation describes the accelerated design process undertaken by a senior faculty member new to online teaching;an exemplar model for continued faculty design partnerships.


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  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Transformative Learning: Going Mobile with Your Students
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Shaun Beaty
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Discover why mobility matters and explore techniques for mobilizing your blended and/or online course.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Reimagining an Online Leadership Course to Inspire Student Engagement, Learning, and Satisfaction: A Data-Based Inquiry
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Catherine Honig
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

An undergraduate leadership course is retooled and reenergized by experimenting with OER in service of a high-engagement, high-quality online teaching and learning experience.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Featured Session
A New Lens on Digital Courseware: Navigating and Evaluating the Changing Landscape
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Emily Lammers
Co-presenters: Karen Pedersen, Barbara Means
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Bayside A (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This session will feature a digital courseware taxonomy and framework for evaluating courseware, a result of a collaboration between Tyton Partners, the Online Learning Consortium and SRI International, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Validating Students' "Career-ready Skills": Lessons Learned (So Far) From a System-wide Digital Badging Initiative
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: MJ Bishop
Co-presenters: Sherri N Braxton-Lieber, Mary Lang, Elizabeth (Beth) Mulherrin, Jane Neapolitan, Paul Walsh
Track: Workforce Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Lessons learned from a 2-year, system-wide project that is collaboratively exploring the feasibility of digital badges, both for our students and for prospective employers.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
At Scale - Leveraging Technology Toolsets to Support Instructional Design and Course Quality Metrics
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Natalie Murray
Co-presenter: Matt Gunkel
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Nottoway (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

An inside look at how Indiana University uses cutting-edge analytics to survey courses efficiently, based on industry-standard metrics across multiple disciplines.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
FACULTY SUPPORT: A Playlist of Collaboration and Service "You've Got a Friend in Me"
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Judy Somers
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

"Name That Tune" Does the music in your head influence your interactions in your organization?


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Hybrid Flexible Course and Program Design: Models for Student-Directed Hybrids
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Brian Beatty
Co-presenters: Cathy Littlefield, Jackie Miller, David Rhoads, Mike Shurance, Maggie Beers, Dean R Shaffer
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

In this panel presentation, representatives from five institutions of higher education present a summary of their approach for student-directed hybrid flexible design: courses and programs.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Featured Session
The Politics of Academic IT Policy: From Redlining to Digital Redlining
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Chris Gilliard
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Bayside A (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Reinventions of redlining appear in digital practices affecting finance, employment, policing, and education. This digital redlining threatens working class students at community colleges


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Do Students Really Want Learning to Be Adaptive?
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Patsy Moskal
Co-presenter: Chuck Dziuban
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This presentation will concentrate on students' evaluation of their adaptive learning experience with the RealizeIT platform at the University of Central Florida (UCF).


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Examining Interactive and Metacognitive Processes in Student Learning: Findings From a Hybrid Instructional Environment
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Linda Feeney
Co-presenter: Shelly Meyers
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

The researchers examined students' interaction, engagement, learning, critical thinking and problem solving skills in synchronous and asynchronous instructional environments.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Implementing Adaptive Learning:A Pilot Study of Student Outcomes
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Katrice Hawthorne
Co-presenters: Cristi Ford, Karen Vignare
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 3
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

An evaluation of the effectiveness of adaptive learning at the University of piloting a number of adaptiveMaryland University College (UMUC).


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Reimagining Faculty Development: Organic Innovation for Change
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Michelle Pacansky-Brock
Co-presenters: Maria Ballesteros-Sola, Jaime A Hannans, Kristi O'Neil
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Nottoway (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

CSU Channel Islands is exploring how the Lean Startup model (Ries, 2011) can foster teaching and learning innovations within a public university.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Fishbowl: So What's Virtually Connecting All About Anyways?
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Maha Bali
Co-presenters: Rebecca Hogue, Autumm Caines, Alan Levine, Whitney Kilgore, Andrea Rehn, Patrice Torcivia Prusko, Apostolos Koutropoulos
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Oak Alley (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Virtually Connecting seeks to enliven virtual participation in academic conferences.This session demonstrates what a Virtually Connecting session looks like.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Practical Tips to Integrating Gamified Learning
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: James Bussiere
Co-presenter: Timothy Oberlin
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Transitioning from gamification theory to applied practice can be difficult. This session will snapshot our experiences in practical first steps.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Online Proctoring: Anything BUT One Size Fits All
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Lindsey Mercer
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

How do you know which type of online proctoring is best for you and your organizationÖaren't they pretty much all the same ? NO


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Featured Session
Using Core Values in Peer Education to Collaborate, Innovate, and Educate
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Julie Larsen
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Bayside A (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

How do you innovate a 25 year old program? Go back to the roots and start with core values and collaboration.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Virtual Campus for Real Students: How LMS and Libraries Can Work Together to Overcome Barriers to Access
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Lauren Fancher
Co-presenter: Lisa Kafati
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Access to learning materials is via the LMS for students in both distance and blended courses. Libraries need to be in the mix. How?


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
MSU Denver Agile Instructional Design Network (AIDNet)
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: William Kendal
Co-presenter: Michael Erskine
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Nottoway (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Learn about the emergence of a new agile paradigm in higher education for effective instructional design and optimal design team structure and management.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Partner with OLC
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Jennifer Mathes
Co-presenter: Jennifer Rafferty
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Oak Alley (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Do you know everything the OLC can do for you and your institution? Join us to learn about the OLC Institute and Advisory Services.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
DIY Analytics to Empower Faculty Intervention
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: David Lindrum
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Mining gradebook data uncovers valuable information about work patterns of successful students and efficacy of course design. Finding these patterns just requires looking. And Excel.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Innovation Station: A Lively Conversation on Fostering Pedagogical Breakthroughs
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Angela Gunder
Co-presenters: Whitney Kilgore, Patrice Torcivia Prusko, Kristen Eshleman, Jessica L. Knott
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

In an educational landscape filled with silos, let's tear down the walls for a few minutes and share examples of innovations across our organizations.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Keynote Address
Collaborative Intelligence: Thinking with People Who Think Differently
Date: 04/21
Time: 3:30 PM to 4:45 PM
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Angie McArthur
Location: Grand Ballroom (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 15min
Brief Abstract:

The key to collaborating effectively is respecting “intellectual diversity,” the ways in which we think and process information differently. Each of us brings unique and varied thinking talents to the table, and when we understand intellectual diversity, we can work together more effectively. Through fascinating exercises and revealing case studies, Angie McArthur teaches audiences how to discover their own unique mind patterns and thinking talents, and how to recognize the same in others.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Plenary Address
Innovating Learning in Organizations
Date: 04/22
Time: 8:15 AM to 9:30 AM
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Karen Vignare
Co-presenters: Gerry Hanley, Marni Stein, Jeff Grabill, Cathy Sandeen
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Grand Ballroom (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 15min
Brief Abstract:

From single institutions to large systems, the challenge of innovating within higher education has never been more necessary. The process of innovation is not well understood throughout education, yet these leaders are succeeding. What are the keys to success? What are the challenges? How do they establish goals? What is the leadership style necessary? What does the future look like if we are to become innovation engines? Listen to leaders in the field answer these questions and debate the necessary changes for success.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Featured Session
Innovation in Higher Education: Unprecedented Opportunity
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Sharon Leu
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Bayside A (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Learn about the U.S. Department of Education's new strategies, fundamental changes in the higher education landscape and the unprecedented opportunities they provide for innovation.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Faculty Metamorphosis Through Mobile Technology
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Winifred Ann Wolven
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Mobile technology significantly influences students' learning. Research delineates the necessity of faculty professional development and support for the inclusion of mobile technology within pedagogy.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Pop-ups and Hackathons: New Horizons in Teaching and Learning Habits in Business Schools
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Sandra Peter
Co-presenter: Kishi Di Pan
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

We argue for short, problem-focused units to align learning and teaching styles to learning that has become increasingly open, fragmented, on demand, and problem driven.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Adaptive Learning: Challenges and Opportunities in Online Learning
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Phu Vu
Co-presenter: Martonia Gaskill
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 3
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

The hype surrounding adaptive learning results from its potential to modify instruction to meet learners' specific content needs or learning demands.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Promoting 21st Century Skills Through Quality Course Design
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Tianhong Shi
Co-presenter: Robert John Robertson
Track: Workforce Innovation
Location: Nottoway (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Explore with us how quality course design can promote a 21st Century Skills agenda within courses and prepare students for career success and life-long learning.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Balancing Act: Creating Online Videos That Honor Your Teaching Style Without a Full Scale Video Production Team
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Jennifer M McVay-Dyche
Co-presenter: Shannon Sellars
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Oak Alley (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Gain tips for developing your own low-budget, good quality video materials that honor your teaching style and convey your subject matter expertise.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
So, You Have a Domain....Now What?
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Jill Leafstedt
Co-presenters: Jacob Jenkins, Jaime A Hannans, Michael McGarry
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Using keys to unlock access to domains, we discuss the approach at one campus to offer faculty, staff, and students open doors to online spaces.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Featured Session
Facilitating & Fostering Passion and Inventiveness: Embodied Experiences From a University Unit Start Up
Date: 04/22
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 9
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Leigh Wolf
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Bayside A (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Come for embodied experiences in design thinking and insight into how these techniques are being used to start a new unit at Michigan State University.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Comparing Online & Other Delivery Modes: Bending Rules to Improve Outcomes for Intro Psych Students
Date: 04/22
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 9
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Bruce Tsuji
Co-presenters: Matthew Sorley, Lisa Ralph, Erika Strathearn
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

University rules may have outlived their usefulness in the world of online learning. We bent the rules for students enrolled in online Intro Psych courses.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Large or Small Online Discussion Groups: Which are Better?
Date: 04/22
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 9
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Pam Epler
Co-presenter: Bruce Bennett
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

The number of participants in an online discussion group can be intimidating for some learners. But are smaller groups beneficial to this learning environment?


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Pioneering Online Learning for Obesity and Weight Management
Date: 04/22
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 9
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Laura A. Richardson
Co-presenters: Marissa Baranauskas, Judith Juvancic-Heltzel
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 3
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Students' satisfaction with integrating various online learning technologies for comprehension of multifactorial obesity complexities


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Strategies for Overcoming Obstacles on the Road to Innovation
Date: 04/22
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 9
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Brenda Ravenscroft
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Oak Alley (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This presentation examines successful strategies for overcoming barriers to innovation, by applying a four-quadrant change model to a large-scale, complex blended learning initiative.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Discoveries From Interviewing 75+ Experts in Teaching and Learning on the Teaching in Higher Ed Podcast
Date: 04/22
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 9
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Bonni Stachowiak
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This session will highlight 75+ podcast interviews on teaching and learning and give participants a chance to engage. Educational technology will be used.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
The Exam is About to Begin, Please Turn on Your Smartphones
Date: 04/22
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 9
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Alisha Nypaver
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

What happens when students are allowed to use smartphones on an exam? This presentation details the rationale behind such an idea and experiment results.


PRESENTERS' SCHEDULE

Florida International University - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
Reimagining Data Driven Decisions Making with the Use of Innovative Technology
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Lead Presenter: Daniela Foerch
Co-presenter: Andrea Adelman
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms II (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Utilization of pre/in-service teachers targeted video analysis with the intent of instructional decision-making deeply rooted in assessment data.


President, SmarterServices - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Solutions Showcase
  • Streamed Session
Solutions Showcase
Solving Two Common eLearning Problems: Student Retention & Proctoring Process Management
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Mac Adkins
Track: N/A
Location: Gallier A/B (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Learn about solutions for boosting student retention by measuring non-cognitive indicators and managing the proctoring process for multiple proctoring modalities.
 


Tufts University School of Dental Medicine - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Course Design: Pedagogical Approaches to Assessing Higher Order Cognitive Skills
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Lead Presenter: Jennipher Murphy
Co-presenter: Tofool Alghanem
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 3
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Courses that teach new pedagogical methods, to include communication, teamwork, leadership, critical thinking, and self-assessment, are required for the 21st century workplace.


Alamo Colleges - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
  • MERLOT
Emerging Ideas Session
It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's an OER?
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Lead Presenter: Phillip Anaya
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 7
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

OERs are teaching and learning materials that permit their use and reuse. Understand how to articulate the benefits and challenges of using OER.


Director, FSW Online, Florida SouthWestern State College - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
Creating Official College Procedures and Guidelines Based on Best Practices in Online Learning
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Lead Presenter: Robert Anderson
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Borgne (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Come see how Florida SouthWestern State College was able to get buy in from faculty to create formal policies for teaching online.


Saint Michael's College - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Accelerated Summer College: Timely Pedagogical Innovation
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Lead Presenter: Kellie Campbell
Co-presenter: William Anderson
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 5
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

The Accelerated Summer College at Saint Michael's is a six-week, eight-credit experience that offers an innovative instructional model to help students get ahead.


Instructional Support Manager, University of Louisiana at Lafayette - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
Buyers are From Saturn, Sellers are From Jupiter: Navigating the Vendor/Client Relationship
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Lead Presenter: Carey Hamburg
Co-presenters: Claire Arabie, Jefre Hargroder
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Oak Alley (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Implementing effective instructional technology for your campus is a challenging process with many potential barriers. Come learn from our experiences navigating our complex vendor/client relationships.


Instructional Designer, NYU - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
More Than Just a Document: Redesigning the Syllabus for Digital Environments
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Lead Presenter: Ary Aranguiz
Co-presenter: Laura Dicht
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms II (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

If your course is delivered online, your face-to-face syllabus won't work! Learn to compose a structurally and discursively appropriate syllabus for teaching online.


University of Kentucky - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Lessons Learned Driving Structural Innovation At the University of Kentucky
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Lead Presenter: Nigel Haarstad
Co-presenters: Jessica Wilson, Sarah Asher
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 8
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Presentation of initial outcomes and key lessons learned from a major grant project designed to spur eLearning innovation at a flagship state university.


Professor of Educational Psychology , San Francisco State University-Graduate College of Education - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Diving in: Scaffolding the Online Design Process for Accelerated Change
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Natalio Avani
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Oak Alley (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This presentation describes the accelerated design process undertaken by a senior faculty member new to online teaching;an exemplar model for continued faculty design partnerships.


Professor of Communications , George Brown College - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Free-Range Faculty; Untethering the Teacher in a Technology-Enhanced Classroom
Date: 04/20
Time: 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 2
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Michael Avis
Co-presenter: Alexandra MacLennan
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Providing solutions in removing the cables from the technology-enhanced classroom and opening up the space for a truly collaborative experience.


Instructor / Partner, James Madison University & Social Learning Solutions/CTASIT - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Workshop
Workshop
Enhancing Creativity, Critical Thinking, Communication and Collaboration Skills Through Online Double-Looped Peer Review
Date: 04/20
Time: 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Conference Session: Workshop Session 1
Lead Presenter: Dmytro Babik
Co-presenters: Deborah Judge Watt, Eric Ford, Nancy Savino
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Nottoway (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Hands-on workshop on the innovative pedagogical approach and supporting online technology for engaging peer review in large and online courses with complex creative assignments


Associate professor of practice , American University in Cairo - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Workshop
Workshop
Meeting the Potential of Hybridity: Access, Equity, and Inclusion
Date: 04/20
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Workshop Session 2
Lead Presenter: Rebecca Hogue
Co-presenters: Maha Bali, Autumm Caines, Alan Levine, Whitney Kilgore, Andrea Rehn, Patrice Torcivia Prusko, Apostolos Koutropoulos
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Equity and inclusion cannot occur when virtual participants only have access to the Twitter stream. Explore effective ways to engage in hybrid conference attendance.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Fishbowl: So What's Virtually Connecting All About Anyways?
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Maha Bali
Co-presenters: Rebecca Hogue, Autumm Caines, Alan Levine, Whitney Kilgore, Andrea Rehn, Patrice Torcivia Prusko, Apostolos Koutropoulos
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Oak Alley (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Virtually Connecting seeks to enliven virtual participation in academic conferences.This session demonstrates what a Virtually Connecting session looks like.


California State University Channel Islands - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Reimagining Faculty Development: Organic Innovation for Change
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Michelle Pacansky-Brock
Co-presenters: Maria Ballesteros-Sola, Jaime A Hannans, Kristi O'Neil
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Nottoway (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

CSU Channel Islands is exploring how the Lean Startup model (Ries, 2011) can foster teaching and learning innovations within a public university.


Grant Director, Online Learning Consortium - Bio & Photo
  • Featured Session
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Streamed Session
Featured Session
Today's the Day: Balancing the Reality of Faculty Scholarship with Innovations in Digital Authorship
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Noreen Barajas-Murphy
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Bayside A (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Digital course development is broadly defined yet narrowly embraced. Despite the variety of authoring tools and the proliferation of instructional designers being hired nation wide, faculty still report the most significant barrier is lack of time.


  • Keynote Address - Lightning Talk
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Streamed Session
Keynote Address - Lightning Talk
Today's the Day: Balancing the Reality of Faculty Scholarship with Innovations in Digital Authorship
Date: 04/20
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Noreen Barajas-Murphy
Location: Grand Ballroom (5th Floor)
Position: 4
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Digital course development is broadly defined yet narrowly embraced. Despite the variety of authoring tools and the proliferation of instructional designers being hired nation wide, faculty still report the most significant barrier is lack of time.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Conversations that Work
Conversations that Work
Women Who Innovate in Higher Ed: Challenges & Strategies
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Lead Presenter: Patrice Torcivia Prusko
Co-presenters: Laura A. Pasquini, Tanya Joosten, Jessica L. Knott, Amy Collier, Noreen Barajas-Murphy
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Grand Couteau (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

A conversation about the barriers and potential solutions to how women can lead innovation in edtech.


The University of Akron - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Pioneering Online Learning for Obesity and Weight Management
Date: 04/22
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 9
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Laura A. Richardson
Co-presenters: Marissa Baranauskas, Judith Juvancic-Heltzel
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 3
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Students' satisfaction with integrating various online learning technologies for comprehension of multifactorial obesity complexities


George Washington University - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Structural Innovation: Blending to Connect the Classroom, Clinic, and Community At Large (C4Tech)
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Lead Presenter: Paige McDonald
Co-presenters: Howard Straker, Jacqueline Barnett, Debra Herrmann, Karen Schlumpf
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This session reviews an innovative course structure which connects the classroom, clinician and community at large through technology to promote active and authentic learning.


University of Central Florida - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Workshop
Workshop
OER, Yikes! Jump Over the Moat and Learn How to Use OER in Academic Courses and Faculty Development
Date: 04/20
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Workshop Session 2
Lead Presenter: Linda S. Futch
Co-presenters: Kelvin Thompson, Rohan Jowallah, Sue Bauer
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Open educational resources (OER), sound great but how do we use them? Get hands-on experience finding and using OER for your needs.


Defense Acquisition University - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Implementing Innovation: Selecting, Managing, and Sustaining Technology Change
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Judith Bayliss
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

What makes innovation succeed? This session examines 7 institutional actions vital to the successful roll-out of new technology coupled with new responsibilities for faculty.


AVP Academic Affairs Operations, San Francisco State University - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Hybrid Flexible Course and Program Design: Models for Student-Directed Hybrids
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Brian Beatty
Co-presenters: Cathy Littlefield, Jackie Miller, David Rhoads, Mike Shurance, Maggie Beers, Dean R Shaffer
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

In this panel presentation, representatives from five institutions of higher education present a summary of their approach for student-directed hybrid flexible design: courses and programs.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Seeing Triple! Evaluating a Flipped Classroom Approach Through Three Lenses
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Lead Presenter: Brian Beatty
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 6
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This session presents student-focused research on a large flipped undergraduate lecture course , looking at student performance, student satisfaction, and student use of videos.


Director of Instructional Technologies, Colorado State University - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Transformative Learning: Going Mobile with Your Students
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Shaun Beaty
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Discover why mobility matters and explore techniques for mobilizing your blended and/or online course.


University of Maryland University College - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
Rethinking Personalized Learning in Next Generation Courseware
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Lead Presenter: Kelly Gillerlain
Co-presenters: Kim Thanos, Patricia Beckenholdt
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Borgne (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

To "personalize" learning, we must rethink learning design, pedagogy, content delivery, metacognition and learner-instructor relationships. Explore next generation digital courseware that applies this approach.


San Francisco State University - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Hybrid Flexible Course and Program Design: Models for Student-Directed Hybrids
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Brian Beatty
Co-presenters: Cathy Littlefield, Jackie Miller, David Rhoads, Mike Shurance, Maggie Beers, Dean R Shaffer
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

In this panel presentation, representatives from five institutions of higher education present a summary of their approach for student-directed hybrid flexible design: courses and programs.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
(Cross) Purposes of Policy to Promote Innovation in Online Education
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Lead Presenter: Jackson Wilson
Co-presenter: Maggie Beers
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

How respectful consideration of both collegial and managerial perspectives when developing online learning policies on operations, academic freedom, and institutional risk can positively promote innovation.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
Academic Integrity: Physical, Virtual and/or Universal Design for Learning Strategies?
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Lead Presenter: Maggie Beers
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Maurepas (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

A research review on whether students cheat more online, and discussion of deterrents including virtual and physical test proctoring, and universal design instructional strategies


AVP, Operations and First Year & Senior Year Experience, Southern New Hampshire University - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Innovation At Scale: Remaining Innovative and Data-Driven in the Large Organization
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Lead Presenter: Matthew Belanger
Co-presenter: Kevin Seaman
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This session describes the importance and challenges of remaining innovative and data-driven at scale and provides practical examples for the growing organization.


Northeastern University - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • OLC Session
Pre-conference Workshop
Create an Epic Win and Level-Up Your Classroom with Gameful Design
Date: 04/19
Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Conference Session: Pre-Conference Workshop Session 2
Lead Presenter: Jennifer Mathes
Co-presenter: Kevin Bell
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Nottoway (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 3hr
Brief Abstract:

Learn how to effectively implement gameful design in your classroom to improve the student learning experience and enhance intrinsic motivation.


There is a fee for this Pre-Conference Workshop: $195 Early Bird / $225 Full Price

Grand Canyon University - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Conversations that Work
Conversations that Work
Boundless Collaboration: Breaking the Barriers of Communication Within Personal Learning Networks
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Lead Presenter: Jane Moore
Co-presenters: Bruce Bennett, Cris Guenter, Angela Gunder, Elaine Lawrence, Esperanza Zenon, Laurie Tenzer
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Grand Couteau (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

It is difficult to innovate in a vacuum. Come discover the power of personal learning networks, how they work, and what they can do for you.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
  • Streamed Session
Research Highlights and Trends in Innovation
Large or Small Online Discussion Groups: Which are Better?
Date: 04/22
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 9
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Pam Epler
Co-presenter: Bruce Bennett
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Position: 2
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

The number of participants in an online discussion group can be intimidating for some learners. But are smaller groups beneficial to this learning environment?


University of Central Florida - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Leveraging the Affordances of Virtual Reality Systems Within A Blended Course Design Model
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Lead Presenter: Rohan Jowallah
Co-presenter: Luke Bennett
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 3
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This presentation will focus on leveraging the affordances of virtual reality systems within a blended course design model.


Central Wyoming College - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Collaborations Toward Quality: Facilitating Student-faculty Partnerships for Online Course Design. - A Pilot Study
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Lead Presenter: Dan Clark
Co-presenter: David Bentz
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 7
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Initial results of a collaborative program teaming students with faculty to provide support and feedback for the design and development of effective online courses.


Vice President, California State University Channel Islands - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Workshop
Workshop
Crafting Stunning Presentations
Date: 04/20
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Workshop Session 2
Lead Presenter: Michael Berman
Co-presenter: Michelle Pacansky-Brock
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Nottoway (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Learn to take your presentations from stale to stunning by creating persuasive, memorable graphics that will captivate your audience.


Grand Canyon University - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Integration of Technology and Academic Support to Create an Open Learning Community for Doctoral Research
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Lead Presenter: Ronald Berman
Co-presenter: Nikki Mancuso
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 7
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This presentation describes the integration of technology and learner support to create and deploy a private on-line collaborative learning community for 5,000+ doctoral learners.


Director, Kirwan Center for Academic Innovation, University System of Maryland - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Validating Students' "Career-ready Skills": Lessons Learned (So Far) From a System-wide Digital Badging Initiative
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: MJ Bishop
Co-presenters: Sherri N Braxton-Lieber, Mary Lang, Elizabeth (Beth) Mulherrin, Jane Neapolitan, Paul Walsh
Track: Workforce Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Lessons learned from a 2-year, system-wide project that is collaboratively exploring the feasibility of digital badges, both for our students and for prospective employers.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Enabling a Culture of Innovation: Leadership Within Complex Adaptive Systems
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Lead Presenter: MJ Bishop
Co-presenter: Joann Boughman
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 3
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Presents a new lens for thinking about leading change based on complex adaptive systems theory and the University System of Maryland's recent academic transformation experiences.


University of Florida - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Sneak in the Veggies: Deceptively Delicious Innovations in Faculty Development
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Lead Presenter: Tawnya Means
Co-presenters: Sarah Bleakney, Megan Leroy, Staci Graff
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 6
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Just as smart parents hide spinach in brownies, or cauliflower in mashed potatoes, faculty can be encouraged to "eat their broccoli" and innovate their teaching.


University of Louisiana at Lafayette - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
BAM! Kick It Up A Notch: Giving Voice to Your Online Course
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Lead Presenter: Sheri Lazare
Co-presenter: Elizabeth Bobo
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 4
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Workshop leaders facilitate the creation of interactive audio/visual modules for use in online classes.


Associate Director, Regulatory Science Programs, San Diego State University - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Career Forum Roundtable
Career Forum Roundtable
Moving From Operational Management to Leadership: What I wish I knew before the move
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Lead Presenter: Lorah Bodie
Co-presenter: Lisa Dowdy
Track: Workforce Innovation
Location: Estherwood (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Moving from operational management to leadership role seems to be a natural career path. In this session, we will explore:

  • What are the key attributes of today’s strategic leaders?
  • What are the strategic leadership models to follow?
  • How can one prepare for the move?
  • How to develop persuasive and communication skills?  

The panelists will also share how they developed a strategic leader’s approach for their own work environment.

 

Director of Assessment, Bay Path University & The American Women's College - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Innovation Lab
Innovation Lab
Converting Analytics to Insights: Dissolving Divides Across Faculty, Advisors, & Students
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Lead Presenter: Trish Bonica
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Napoleon Ballroom - Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Building an intervention approach to advising utilizing an analytics based, predictive case management framework that places students at the center of the learning experience.


Assistant Director, Office of Distance and Extended Learning, Texas State University - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Using the OLC Quality Scorecard to Drive Innovation and Change in Distance Education Programs
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Joshua Book
Co-presenters: Debbie Thorne, Matthew Eichler
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Nottoway (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

The OLC Quality Scorecard self-study process broke down barriers between organizational divisions and drives continuing innovation in Texas State University's distance education programs.


Brandman University - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Competency-Based Education and the Liberal Arts
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Lead Presenter: Melanie Borrego
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 1
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Liberal Arts and self-paced learning--can they coexist? Come discuss best practices for building a strong liberal arts core into a CBE program.


University System of Maryland - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Enabling a Culture of Innovation: Leadership Within Complex Adaptive Systems
Date: 04/22
Time: 9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 8
Lead Presenter: MJ Bishop
Co-presenter: Joann Boughman
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 3
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Presents a new lens for thinking about leading change based on complex adaptive systems theory and the University System of Maryland's recent academic transformation experiences.


Professor, North Lake College - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
Don't Put Your Phones Away: Using Cellphones to Engage Students in Real-time"
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Lead Presenter: Shani Suber
Co-presenter: Sherry Boyd
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Maurepas (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Faculty will integrate technology with devices students already have in their pockets


Assistant Professor, Northampton Community College - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Conversations that Work
Conversations that Work
Project Based Assessment: Right for Your Class?
Date: 04/22
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 9
Lead Presenter: Jennifer Bradley
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Grand Chenier (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Project based assessment can coherently incorporate gen ed and program learning goals into your course.


University of Maryland-Baltimore County - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Validating Students' "Career-ready Skills": Lessons Learned (So Far) From a System-wide Digital Badging Initiative
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: MJ Bishop
Co-presenters: Sherri N Braxton-Lieber, Mary Lang, Elizabeth (Beth) Mulherrin, Jane Neapolitan, Paul Walsh
Track: Workforce Innovation
Location: Bayside C (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Lessons learned from a 2-year, system-wide project that is collaboratively exploring the feasibility of digital badges, both for our students and for prospective employers.


Director, Education Program, American Meteorological Society - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
New From the AMS Education Program: Dynamic Ebooks That Add Excitement to Your Online and Blended Courses
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Lead Presenter: James Brey
Co-presenters: Ira Geer, Elizabeth Mills, Kira Nugnes, Abigail Stimach
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 4
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Look no further than the AMS for brand new, innovative ebooks that engage students with dynamic content.


Loyola University Chicago - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
A Comprehensive Research-Based Approach to Professional Development
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Lead Presenter: Carl Weckerle
Co-presenter: Sarah Brittain Dysart
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 4
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

We propose a model of continuing professional development beyond workshops that provides instructors with the ability to meaningfully integrate technology into their teaching practices.


Adapt Courseware - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
Tomorrow's Technology for Today's Professional Certification: Adaptive Learning for High Stakes Licensure Preparation
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Lead Presenter: Joel English
Co-presenter: Mark Brodsky
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms II (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Learn how Aviation Institute of Maintenance is using adaptive, personalized learning and hands-on test preparation to ensure students' success with professional licensure from the FAA.


Educator, Boston College - Bio & Photo
  • Keynote Address - Lightning Talk
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Streamed Session
Keynote Address - Lightning Talk
There's A Lot More Going on Behind That Screen
Date: 04/20
Time: 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Paul Brown
Location: Grand Ballroom (5th Floor)
Position: 5
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Moving learners from external to internal motivation and how the developmental process plays out online.


  • Featured Session
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Streamed Session
Featured Session
What's Going on Behind the Screen with Traditionally-Aged College Undergraduates
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Paul Brown
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Bayside A (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Presenting research on how social and digital technology impacts the development of 18-24 year old college undergraduates and implications for practice.


Trillium Productions LLC - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Building Learning for Learners' Hands: A Multimedia Interactive Learning Experience
Date: 04/21
Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 5
Lead Presenter: Audrey Gramstad
Co-presenters: Gaylon Emerzian, Roger S. Brown
Track: Structural Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 7
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Hear, touch and see what Central New Mexico Community College with Trillium Productions is doing to create a digital multimedia interactive learning experience for learners.


Online Learning Consortium - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • OLC Session
Pre-conference Workshop
Going Digital: Strategies to Move to Open and Digital Resources
Date: 04/19
Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Pre-Conference Workshop Session 1
Lead Presenter: Jill Buban
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Oak Alley (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 3hr
Brief Abstract:

Gain knowledge of how to build a faculty=friendly open repository of open access and digital resources, implement a program that supports the use of such resources, and navigate the publishing industry to advocate for student-friendly eBooks for students.


There is a fee for this Pre-Conference Workshop: $195 Early Bird / $225 Full Price

  • Interactive Workshop
  • OLC Session
Pre-conference Workshop
The Early College Experience in the Digital Age
Date: 04/19
Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Conference Session: Pre-Conference Workshop Session 2
Lead Presenter: Jill Buban
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Oak Alley (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 3hr
Brief Abstract:

This presentation will discuss the next generation of early-college programs, the need for these program to evolve, and effective delivery of such programs.


There is a fee for this Pre-Conference Workshop: $195 Early Bird / $225 Full Price

  • Featured Session
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Streamed Session
Featured Session
Virtual Classroom Training: The Results of A Qualitative Study of Synchronous Teaching Preparation
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Glenn Kessler
Co-presenter: Jill Buban
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Bayside A (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

This presentation will review the findings of a research study conducted in January 2016 that focused on the types of training, if any, online instructors have received that pertains to teaching in the online environment.

The study was conducted by a team of researchers from the University of Virginia who have broad experience in the field of online learning and believe that knowledge of the kind of training our colleagues have received will help academics and administrators shape training programs going forward. The Online Learning Consortium collaborated with the team of researchers to distribute the survey and present the research findings.


Purdue University - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
Education Session
A Collaborative Approach to Course Redesign with Student-Centered Learning Just One Click Away
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Lead Presenter: Sheree Buikema
Co-presenters: Robert Herrick, Debra Dunlap Runshe
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Maurepas (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Details of an innovative, blended learning course design that promotes student affordability and interactive learning just one click away will be provided.


University of California San Francisco - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Can All Teachers Kahn? A Faculty Development Strategy to Support Instructors in Creating Effective Video Lessons
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Julia VanderMeer
Co-presenter: Christian Burke
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Oak Alley (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

How do you help teachers turn the average lesson into a great video lesson? A design focused and just-in-time faculty development framework


Lead Instructional Technologist, Liberty University - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Practical Tips to Integrating Gamified Learning
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: James Bussiere
Co-presenter: Timothy Oberlin
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Rhythms I (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Transitioning from gamification theory to applied practice can be difficult. This session will snapshot our experiences in practical first steps.


Virtually Connecting - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Workshop
Workshop
Meeting the Potential of Hybridity: Access, Equity, and Inclusion
Date: 04/20
Time: 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Workshop Session 2
Lead Presenter: Rebecca Hogue
Co-presenters: Maha Bali, Autumm Caines, Alan Levine, Whitney Kilgore, Andrea Rehn, Patrice Torcivia Prusko, Apostolos Koutropoulos
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Rhythms III (2nd Floor)
Session Duration: 1hr 30min
Brief Abstract:

Equity and inclusion cannot occur when virtual participants only have access to the Twitter stream. Explore effective ways to engage in hybrid conference attendance.


  • Interactive Workshop
  • Education Session
  • Streamed Session
Education Session
Fishbowl: So What's Virtually Connecting All About Anyways?
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Streamed session
Lead Presenter: Maha Bali
Co-presenters: Rebecca Hogue, Autumm Caines, Alan Levine, Whitney Kilgore, Andrea Rehn, Patrice Torcivia Prusko, Apostolos Koutropoulos
Track: Propose Your Own
Location: Oak Alley (4th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Virtually Connecting seeks to enliven virtual participation in academic conferences.This session demonstrates what a Virtually Connecting session looks like.


Long Island University/Post - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Conversations that Work
Conversations that Work
Implementing an Online Research Methods Course for Community College Students
Date: 04/21
Time: 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 6
Lead Presenter: Nina Leonhardt
Co-presenters: Candice Foley, Sharadha Sambasivan, Tracy Callender
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Grand Chenier (5th Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Participate in a conversation about opportunities and challenges when implementing a research methods course at a community college.


Saint Michael's College - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Accelerated Summer College: Timely Pedagogical Innovation
Date: 04/20
Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 3
Lead Presenter: Kellie Campbell
Co-presenter: William Anderson
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 5
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

The Accelerated Summer College at Saint Michael's is a six-week, eight-credit experience that offers an innovative instructional model to help students get ahead.


Program Director, Laureate International Universities - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Teaching in Virtual Classrooms: Meeting the Pedagogical Challenge
Date: 04/21
Time: 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 4
Lead Presenter: Joseline Castanos
Co-presenter: Laura Patsko
Track: Pedagogical Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 5
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

Sharing lessons from ongoing research with English language teachers worldwide on best practices for teaching in virtual classrooms as part of a blended course.


Wichita State University - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Innovation Lab
Innovation Lab
Bridging the Gap: Creating Technical and Pedagogical Training Videos for Faculty and Students
Date: 04/21
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 7
Lead Presenter: Victoria Wynn
Co-presenter: Jay Castor
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Napoleon Ballroom - Innovation Lab (3rd Floor)
Session Duration: 45min
Brief Abstract:

A newly-formed design team at Wichita State University explains the management and production strategies to create pedagogical and technical training videos for faculty and students.


Assistant Dean Office of eLearning , New York Medical College - Bio & Photo
  • Interactive Workshop
  • Emerging Ideas Session
Emerging Ideas Session
Is Your LMS Ready for Faculty to Switch to Hybrid and/or Blended Teaching?
Date: 04/20
Time: 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Conference Session: Concurrent Session 1
Lead Presenter: Lydia Cavieux
Co-presenter: Yi (Gloria) Gong
Track: Challenging Barriers to Innovation
Location: Waterbury (2nd Floor)
Position: 1