April 22, 2015 - 1:00pmKenneth Pierce (University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), USA)Sunay Palsole (The University of Texas at San Antonio, USA)Effective Teaching and Learning PedagogyInformation SessionLone Star C4Concurrent Session 150 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
Gamification strategies applied to online courses increase learner engagement, success, and eases course management. This session shares our transferrable implementation strategies and outcomes analysis.
April 22, 2015 - 2:00pmMatthew Marzullo (Saint Leo University, USA)Samantha Coen (Saint Leo University, USA)David Schönstein (Smart Sparrow, USA)Learning Environments and FrameworksInformation SessionLone Star C4Concurrent Session 250 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
Adaptive learning is more than a series of questions and answers. Learn how rule-based adaptive simulations can be used and see real student results.
April 23, 2015 - 1:30pmAlan Girelli (University of Massachusetts Boston & Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA)Organization, Leadership and Challenges for InnovationInformation SessionLone Star C4Concurrent Session 550 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
The Open Data Analytics Initiative will describe a learning analytics engine for extensible application across Learning Management Systems and propose formation of a research consortium.
April 23, 2015 - 3:30pmTami Seifert (Kibutzim College of Education, Israel)Open and Collaborative EducationInformation SessionLone Star C4Concurrent Session 750 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
The aim of the study was to identify the characteristics of "successful" groups on the "Shluvim" network and to suggest recommendations to assist educators.
April 24, 2015 - 9:25amB. Jean Mandernach (Grand Canyon University, USA)Evidence-based Learning and AssessmentInformation SessionLone Star C4Concurrent Session 850 MinutesVirtual SessionBest in Track
Data analytics provides an effective and efficient means of evaluating online faculty in a manner designed to improve the quality of online teaching.