April 9, 2014 - 1:30pmTimothy Tirrell (California State University, USA)Rick Lumadue (Texas A&M Commerce, USA)Robbie K. Melton (Tennessee Board of Regents, USA)Innovative Media and ToolsFeatured SessionLone Star C3Information Session 150 MinutesVirtual Session
Use MERLOT resources to create learning materials for teaching on Mobile platforms whether stand-alone or 3rd party/LMS. Apply these strategies to any course level.MERLOT Session
April 9, 2014 - 2:30pmMichelle Pacansky-Brock (California State University, Channel Islands, USA)Learning EnvironmentsFeatured SessionLone Star C3Information Session 250 MinutesVirtual Session
An action research study that explores the realities of community college students who participate in online asynchronous voice discussions.
April 10, 2014 - 10:10amKyle Bowen (Penn State, USA)Innovative Media and ToolsFeatured SessionLone Star C3Information Session 350 MinutesVirtual Session
This session will explore an emerging techniques for engaging students using mobile devices during live learning experiences.
April 10, 2014 - 11:10amSam Gliksman (Independent Consultant, USA)Innovative Media and ToolsFeatured SessionLone Star C3Information Session 450 MinutesVirtual Session
As the tablet computing industry begins to mature, new technologies are rapidly surfacing that impact their use as educational tools. This session will demonstrate several emerging technologies and trends that shape how iPads connect learners, help users work and study collaboratively, add depth and interaction to media, facilitate more intelligent information research and mapping, assist in differentiated note taking, aid in the organization and sharing of information, and more.
April 10, 2014 - 1:30pmD. Christopher Brooks (EDUCAUSE, USA)Learning EnvironmentsFeatured SessionLone Star C3Information Session 550 MinutesVirtual Session
Six years of empirical research on the impact of Active Learning Classrooms (ALCs) on teaching and learning that can convince even the greatest of skeptics.
April 10, 2014 - 2:30pmJesse Stommel (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA)Sean Michael Morris (Hybrid Pedagogy Inc, USA)Faculty and Student DevelopmentFeatured SessionLone Star C3Information Session 650 MinutesVirtual Session
Hybrid Pedagogy is a journal of digital and critical pedagogy, and online learning. This presentation focuses on new approaches to scholarly writing, pedagogy, and publishing.
April 10, 2014 - 3:30pmTanya Joosten (University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, USA)Open EducationFeatured SessionLone Star C3Information Session 750 MinutesVirtual Session
Higher education is undergoing a rapid transformation due to changes in societal interests and values. As educators, we must be responsive to these changes and look to develop strategies to best meet the needs of our students inside and outside of the classroom.
April 11, 2014 - 9:25amTimothy Tirrell (California State University, USA)Jane Moore (MERLOT, USA)Catherine Honig (National Louis University, USA)Open EducationFeatured SessionLone Star C3Information Session 850 MinutesVirtual Session
This workshop will demonstrate a variety of tools and strategies which can help you find quality content quickly and efficiently.MERLOT Session
Does Video Improve Social Presence? Investigating Students' Perceptions of Asynchronous Video and Social PresenceApril 11, 2014 - 10:40amPatrick Lowenthal (Boise State University, USA)Innovative Media and ToolsFeatured SessionLone Star C3Information Session 950 MinutesVirtual Session
This session explores students' perceptions of using asynchronous video to establish social presence and provide rich feedback in online courses.
April 11, 2014 - 11:40amSusan Gautsch (USC Price School of Public Policy, USA)Charla Griffy-Brown (Pepperdine University - Graziadio School of Business & Management , USA)Innovative Media and ToolsFeatured SessionLone Star C3Information Session 1050 MinutesVirtual Session
In fully online, blended, and on-campus programs, our schools engage students in once unimaginable ways with a suite of new simple yet powerful tools integrated into our LMS.