Conference Schedule

Note: Room locations for each session are noted in brackets (Commons, Media Center, A Forum and B Forum, Computer Lab). To view a description for each session, click on the session title below or click here to view all descriptions.
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THURSDAY, March 14, 2013
8:00 AM Registration, Coffee and Rolls, Visit Vendors
[Commons]
9:00 AM Keynote Address:
TEN TIPS IN DESIGNING AND IMPLEMENTING A BLENDED LEARNING ENVIRONMENT — Dr. Michael V. Pregot
[Commons]
9:45 AM Members Meeting, Wayne Fisher Award
[Commons]
10:00 AM Vendor Break
[Commons]
Session 1
10:30 AM
Visit Vendors Blended Learning Strategies and Discussion –Michael Pregot
[Media Center]
Evolution of Video Communication in Education –Simon Dudley & Bruce Christensen
[A Forum]
NET Virtual Learning LIbrary: Learning Objects for P-16 –Gary Targoff
[B Forum]
Session 2
11:30 AM
National Archives and Records Administration –David Rosenbaum
[IVC - A Forum]
12:15 PM Lunch, Visit Vendors
[Food Service and Commons]
Session 3
1:15 PM
Visit Vendors Surprising Successful Uses of Videoconference Recording and Streaming in Education –Linda Dickeson
[Media Center]
You have a SMART board, they have iPads (or laptops). Now what? –Shelly Thompson
[A Forum]
Award-Winning Instructional Design for Distance Education –Judy Montgomery
[B Forum]
Session 4
2:15 PM
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
[IVC - A Forum]
Session 5
3:15 PM
Blended Learning: Designing a Comprehensive Learning Environment –Craig Hicks
[Media Center]
Educational Needs in the Criminal Justice System –Judge M. Boyd Patterson, Jr. (ret)
[A Forum]
Making the Most Out of Your Virtual Field Trip –Abby Jung
[B Forum]
4:30 PM Join us at the Aura Restaurant for
complimentary hors d’oeuvres (beverages available for purchase)
(Restaurant attached to the Holiday Inn Southwest, 2500 Tamarin Ridge Rd)
FRIDAY, March 15, 2013
8:00 AM Registration, Coffee and Rolls, Visit Vendors
[Commons]
8:30 AM Announcements and Door Prize Drawing
[Commons]
Session 1
9:00 AM
Visit Vendors Cyber Surgeons –Jackie Shia, Challenger Learning Center
[Media Center - Mac Lab, Limited Seating]
ABCs of VFTs –Beth Kabes, Molly Aschoff & John Stritt
[A Forum]
Mobile Tools for the Distance Learning Classroom –Jamey Boelhower
[B Forum]
Session 2
10:00 AM
Adventures in Medicine and Science (AIMS) of Saint Louis University: Forensic Autopsy
[IVC - A Forum]
10:45 AM Vendor Break
[Commons]
11:15 AM Manhattan School of Music Performance, Lunch
[Food Service and Commons]
Session 3
12:30 PM
Visit Vendors Blended Learning in Higher Education –Michael Pregot
[Media Center]
SMART Recorders make adding audio and video to your SMART lessons easy for your flipped classroom –Shelly Thompson
[A Forum]
Nebraska’s Blend ED Initiative, an Impressive Collaboration –Matt Blomstedt, Linda Dickeson, Beth Kabes, Craig Hicks
[B Forum]
Session 4
1:30 PM
Towards a Taxonomy of Blended Course Designs –Sydney E. Brown
[Media Center]
IT or Educators: Who’s driving the bus? –Mary Schlegelmilch
[A Forum]