2016 Agenda and Program
|8:00AM - 9:00AM||Registration Opens, Breakfast|
|9:00AM - 9:15AM||Welcome and Introduction:
Dr. Todd Rickel
|9:15AM - 10:15AM||
The good news is that 96% of university leaders think they're doing a good job of preparing students for the workforce. The bad news is that only 11% of business leaders agree. Join John Baker, the CEO of D2L, as he talks about the future of learning -- and what universities can do to make sure their graduates are ready for the workforce.
|10:15AM - 10:30AM||Morning Break|
|10:30AM - 10:50AM||
Session 1: "Using Designed Interaction to Scaffold Student-Student Engagement"
The presenters will share their pedagogical framework for scaffolding student-student engagement in asynchronous online discussions.
|11:00AM - 11:45AM||Session 2: Panel on Student Engagement in large classes
|11:45AM - 1:00PM||Lunch|
|1:00PM - 1:20PM||
Session 3: "Explain Everything in STEM"
The presenters will discuss how they use the Explain Everything app to teach math and engineering problem-solving online.
|1:20PM - 1:40PM||
Session 4: "Becoming a More Effective Teacher"
With more than 30 years of teaching experience, the presenter will describe his perspective on how technology has helped him to become a more effective teacher.
|1:40PM - 2:00PM||
Session 5: "Using LMS Tools for Multiple Assessment"
The LMS tools allow instructors to provide multiple assessment with minimal additional time commitment for the instructor while still providing helpful feedback to students. This session presents some pilot study results showing the benefit of using multiple assessment.
|2:00PM - 2:30PM||
Breakout discussions on 20-minute presentations
Each of the 20-minute session presenters will host an extended conversation for those who want to learn more about their topic. Attendees can choose one breakout session to attend. Options include:
|2:30PM - 2:40PM||Afternoon Break|
|2:40PM - 3:25PM||Session 6 - Student / Faculty Panel Discussion survey results
Ms. Michele Thornton, Lauren Garcia-DuPlain, Will Huhn, J.D., Dr. Barbara Osyk, Dr. Meera Chatterjee
|3:30PM - 4:15PM||
Steal My Idea
Faculty will present quick demonstrations of innovative tools and strategies in use in their classes. Each presenter will be limited to 5 minutes with the time limit strictly enforced.
|4:15PM - 4:30PM||Closing:
Dr. Todd Rickel