e-Learning Showcase Tracks

Fri Mar 9, 2007 10:00am - 3:00pm @ Cline Library Room 200  

e-Learning Showcase


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e-Learning Showcase

Welcome

Fri Mar 9, 2007 10:00am - 10:10am Cline Library Room 200

Don Carter (Director of the e-Learning Center)

Don Carter
Don Carter

Panel Discussion: Creating a Successful Learning Culture: Connecting Learners, Communities, and Information

Fri Mar 9, 2007 10:10am - 10:50am Cline Library Room 200

Jean Boreen, Associate Dean of Arts and Letters, Laura Rose Taylor, Interim Coordinator of Academic Programs and Course Support, Cline Library, Georgia Michalicek, Distance Education Consultant for ITS, and Don Carter, Director of the e-Learning Center, attendees at this year's annual Educause Learning Initiative conference, Creating a Successful Learning Culture: Connecting Learners, Communities, and Information, will host a panel session to discuss topics from the conference.

Don Carter
Don Carter
Jean Boreen
Jean Boreen
Laura Taylor
Laura Taylor
Georgia Michalicek
Georgia Michalicek

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Fri Mar 9, 2007 10:50am - 11:00am Cline Library Room 200


Evolving Human Evolution. A Hybrid Course

Fri Mar 9, 2007 11:00am - 11:30am Cline Library Room 200

Wolf Gumerman, Chair of the Anthropology Department, presents on his hybrid course. The goal of this project was to increase retention and student success in ANT 101 by creating a web enhanced course that actively engages students through interactive modules. Wolf will discuss the processes he used in this project.

George Gumerman
George Gumerman

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Fri Mar 9, 2007 11:30am - 11:40pm Cline Library Room 200


Preparing Students for a Study Abroad Cultural Immersion Experience

Fri Mar 9, 2007 11:40am - 12:10pm Cline Library Room 200

Andrea A. Hunter, Professor of Anthropology, and Clint Humphrey, Instructor of Anthropology, will discuss how the anthropology department is successfully using hybrid and web courses to prepare students for a life altering experience traveling abroad, studying, and engaging with indigenous cultures worldwide. The use of e-Learning tools facilitates students' experiences and makes it possible for our department to provide an outstanding and innovative program of study.

Andrea Hunter
Andrea Hunter
 Humphrey
Humphrey

Lunch

Fri Mar 9, 2007 12:10pm - 1:10pm Cline Library Room 200

Self-serve buffet
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Integrating GIS Technology into the Environmental Sciences Core Curriculum to Engage Students

Fri Mar 9, 2007 1:10pm - 1:40pm Cline Library Room 200

Taylor Joyal, Visiting Instructor of Environmental Sciences, discusses how Environmental Sciences faculty have integrated field and lab based projects throughout their core curriculum that are designed to build a "tool box" of skills that students can apply to natural systems analyses.

Taylor Joyal
Taylor Joyal

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Fri Mar 9, 2007 1:40pm - 1:50pm Cline Library Room 200


Enhancing Public Participation with Technology

Fri Mar 9, 2007 1:50pm - 2:20pm Cline Library Room 200

Dawn Hawley, Professor of Geography - Planning and Recreation, presents on her course on public participation techniques that was enhanced with technological tools including chat, blogs, and tablet PCs to better ready students for the evolving planning profession and its work with the public.

Rebecca Hawley
Rebecca Hawley

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Fri Mar 9, 2007 2:20pm - 2:30pm Cline Library Room 200


Media Enhanced Applied Learning System

Fri Mar 9, 2007 2:30pm - 3:00pm Cline Library Room 200

Chris Johnson, Associate Professor in the School of Communication, presents on the process and transformation of basic learning aspects of an introductory class into highly interactive and participatory lessons. By conducting a brief pre-class survey, looking at the technology the students are using, and the expectation of engaging education, Chris developed written, audio and visual snippets of content that students can easily digest and successfully master.

Christopher Johnson
Christopher Johnson